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Flexible Ureteroscopy (ESTs1) course

ESU/ESUT Hands-on training Ureterorenoscopy course
Date: October 27, 2020
Venue: Alexandria Library Convention Center
Course Duration: 08:00-10:00
HALL (Hall A)
Course Director: Bhaskar Somani (GB)
Course Coordinator: Ahmed Moussa (EG)
Course Trainers:
  • Bhaskar Somani (GB)
  • Omar Abdelrazak (EG)
  • Ihab Refaat (EG)
  • Aly Abdel-karim (EG)
  • Murat Arslan (TR)
  • Ahmed Mostafa (EG)
  • Akram Assem ((EG)
  • Panagiotis Kallidonis (GR)
Aims and Objectives
The European Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT) and the EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) offer an intensive hands-on training course with different models focusing on the endoscopic management different upper tract endoluminal diseases (i.a. Urolithiasis).

The delegates will be taken through a sequential program of Ureterorenoscopy using normal endoscopic instruments in different models. The Adjustment of light and camera settings, safety during using of endoscope and flexible uretero-renoscope will be demonstrated. Handling of the instruments during Inspection bladder-urethra-pelvis renalis including orientation, identification of anatomical structures will be showed. The use of various access sheet, guide-wires, baskets and intracorporeal lithotripters will be demonstrated. Tips and tricks as well as problem management will be given in a one-to-one training fashion.

The faculty consists of experienced surgeons in the field of Ureterorenoscopy. A theorical basic presentation demonstrating the different steps and tasks of the procedures will be given before the practical course. Afterwards the delegates will be instructed according to their level of experience in small teams at the models. Finally, all remaining questions can be answered and discussed with all tutors including the demonstration of tips and tricks

Course Format:
1 Introduction by course coordinator (10 minutes)
2 Hands-on-training at different models (100 minutes)
3 Questions and answers, tips and tricks (10 minutes)