Endourology: Interactive Masterclass in Stone Disease

Summary

Suitable for: Registrars in urology who are already familiar with ureteroscopy

This advanced course in endourology will be facilitated by an international group of experts. There will be an emphasis on familiarisation of endourological anatomy and the management of stone disease. The indications, efficacy and safety of ureteroscopy (semi-rigid, flexible, usable and disposable) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) will be outlined, including pros and cons of each approach. Considerations and management of complications for all approaches will be discussed. 

Learning outcomes 

  • Increased familiarity with important anatomic considerations, equipment and basic technique
  • Knowledge of the risk factors, complications and management of stone disease
  • Ability to choose the right modality for ureteral and renal calculi
  • Knowledge of tips and tricks for each technique and approaches to optimising outcomes and minimising complications