Endoscopic Urology and Renal Lithiasis Advanced Course

2021, September 16 - 17

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To know the equipment currently available to perform a PCNL
  • To know and to have previously performed the different stages of PCNL in animal models
  • To know the equipment currently available to perform a URS
  • To know and to have previously performed the different stages of laser URS in animal models
  • To know how to use image intensification and radiation protection rules
  • To know how to use a laser
  • To know disinfection protocols of flexible and semi-flexible endoscopes
  • To know PCNL and URS indications

Course directors

O. Traxer (F), C. Saussine (F)

FACULTY PANEL

J. De La Rosette (NL), S. Doizi (F), G. Giusti (I), P.J.s. Osther (DK), A. Ploumidis (GR), B. Somani (UK), O. Wiseman (UK)

Endoscopic Urology and Renal Lithiasis Course - Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy - Flexible, Semi-Flexible and Laser Ureterorenoscopy

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
THEORETICAL SESSION:

PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY (PCNL)
- Materials and technique
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Indications, results, complications
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Special features

FLEXIBLE, SEMI-FLEXIBLE AND LASER URETERORENOSCOPY (URS)

- Materials and technique
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Laser anatomy
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Indications, results, complications
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Tips and tricks

12.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.30 pm
Materials presentation and handling: endoscopes, laser, pump and disposable instruments

PRACTICAL SESSION:
Hands-on training:
- on inanimate models (PCNL and laser flexible URS training)
- on live tissue (mini pigs)

Presentation of clinical cases for live surgery

6.00 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am
LIVE OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS:

3 INTERVENTIONS, DEPENDING ON FOREIGN EXPERT: 2 PCNL AND 1 URS OR 1 PCNL AND 2 URS


1.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.30 pm
THEORETICAL SESSION

- Radiation protection
- Material sterilization
- International recommandations
- Tips and tricks for handling, storage and maintenance of these flexible and semi-flexible endoscopes
- Clinical cases

6.00 pm End of course
Delivery of the certificate of attendance

Programme may be subject to modifications