Available Urology Courses

This page lists the courses and events that may be of interest to a surgeon performing urologic surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System. An Intuitive Surgical representative will be present at each course/event.

Courses & Events*

  • 7th Annual Pediatric Course Technical Master Class on Robotic-assisted Ureteral Reimplantation – Presented by NARUS

    9/13/2018Norcross, GA (ATL)

    One day didactics, videos, and mentored hands-on lab for pediatric robotic ureteral reimplantation with Drs. Chester Koh, Christine Kim, Mohan Gundeti, Craig Peters, Miguel Castellan, Daniel G. da Justa, Aseem Shukla demonstrating their techniques for pediatric robotic-assisted surgery.

  • 7th Annual Pediatric Course Technical Master Class on Robotic-assisted Ureteral Reimplantation – Presented by NARUS

    9/20/2018 – 09/23/2018Paris, France

    World congress focused on minimally invasive surgery in urology. Don’t miss the all Robotic Symposium FREE to WCE attendees on Friday, September 21st from 16:00-17:30 in De Paris Convention Center Amphitheatre Bleu (plenary session room).

  • Advanced Renal Surgery – Presented by NARUS

    10/5/2018Seattle, WA

    One-day didactic robotics course discussing retro partial nephrectomy, radical nephrectomy with ureteral reimplantation, reimplants, adrenalectomies, RPLND (retroperitoneal lymph node dissection) with live surgeries with Drs. James Porter (Swedish), Monish Aron (USC), Sam Bhayani (Wash U), Ronney Abaza (OhioHealth), Michael Stifelman (Hackensack Univ. Med Ctr).

  • Resident / Fellows / New Surgeon Urology Robotic Course

    11/30/2018Sunnyvale, CA

    One-day robotic course with didactic and wet lab with Drs. Rene Sotelo & Monish Aron from USC.

  • 3rd Annual North American Robotic Urologic Symposium (NARUS)

    2/8/2019 – 2/9/2019Las Vegas, NV

    2-day Adult, Pediatric and Allied Health robotic course with live surgery starting with the first day for the young Urologists – content for all Urology health professionals featuring the latest techniques, technology, & research.

  • *The information provided at these educational activities listed above are for educational purposes only. For some, an unrestricted grant for these events has been provided by Intuitive Surgical and/or the event has been supported by Intuitive Surgical. The course content, statements or opinions expressed however, are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of Intuitive Surgical. These events may discuss the use of the da Vinci Xi and Si Surgical Systems in off-label procedures. Intuitive Surgical does not promote or support off-label procedures. Please refer to the specific da Vinci Surgical System’s User Manual for a list of on-label procedures. Physicians can also review available clinical study information on use of robotic-assisted surgery in urology through the National Library of Medicine at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed.

Webinars

  • Robotic-assisted radical cystectomy: video review with tips / tricks for a reproducible procedure

    9/6/20188 AM PSTOnline – FREE

    Dr. Monish Aron from the University of Southern California will be discussing robot-assisted radical cystectomy in men & women and the technique of spaces with video presentation.

  • Robotic Management of Pyeloplasty failures

    9/10/20185 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Learn about exciting updates in the surgical management of pyeloplasty failures and how the paradigm is shifting using technology and techniques. We will discuss various ways to apply Firefly technology and techniques such as buccal mucosa grafts and ureterocalycostomy as alternatives to traditional approaches.

  • Early Recovery Protocols and Reducing Costs in Robotic Urology

    9/21/20181 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Dr. Abaza will discuss strategies for clinical pathway adoption after various robotic urologic procedures including possible narcotic avoidance and potential early discharge with methods, which may help reduce costs to justify increased utilization of robotics.

  • Xi benefits and advanced technology in urologic surgery

    10/15/20185 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Learn about specific benefits of the da Vinci Xi surgical platform for the practicing urologist with a focus on leveraging the technology to approach complex Oncologic and Reconstructive cases. Port placement, positioning, port hopping and Boom readjustment for multi quadrant access will be reviewed. Advanced technology such as Endowrist stapling, vessel sealer and Firefly will be discussed with video based examples.

  • How I use da Vinci Xi for my Urology Procedures

    10/24/20182 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    See how Dr. Vip Patel at Florida Hospital Medical Group uses the da Vinci Xi system to it’s full potential to help him optimize his patient outcomes.

  • Tips and Tricks in Robotic Ureteral Reconstruction

    10/26/20181 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Dr. Abaza will discuss strategies in robotic reconstructive procedures as well as trouble-shooting tricks when the situation becomes complicated.

  • Partial Nephrectomy Tips & Techniques for Robotic-assisted Surgery

    11/1/20188 AM PSTOnline – FREE

    See how Dr. Monish Aron from the University of Southern California simplifies his complex cases with advanced technology and the da Vinci Xi system in kidney surgery.

  • Robotic Management of Proximal Ureteral strictures

    11/5/20185 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Learn about exciting updates in the surgical reconstruction of the proximal and mid ureter. Learn how the paradigm has shifted towards robotic surgery with concepts, advanced technology and techniques. We will discuss various ways to apply Firefly technology, endowrist stapler and techniques with Dr. Daniel Eun from Temple University.

  • Robotic Nephrectomy for Complex Tumors

    11/16/20181 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Dr. Abaza will discuss the application of robotics for increasingly challenging renal tumors and strategies for surgeons to extend their comfort zone with robotic partial nephrectomy. Strategies to help prevent bleeding, urine leakage, will be discussed in order to help surgeons feel more enabled to tackle complex tumors.

  • How I use da Vinci Xi for RARP

    12/5/20182 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    See how Dr. Vip Patel at Florida Hospital Medical Group uses the da Vinci Xi system to it’s full potential to help him optimize his patient outcomes.

  • Renorrhaphy Tips in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

    12/7/20181 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Dr. Abaza will discuss the major concepts involved in renorrhaphy during robotic partial nephrectomy with the goal of understanding how to reconstruct the kidney regardless of sutures and techniques chosen.

  • Robotic Simple Prostatectomy

    12/10/20185 PM PSTOnline – FREE

    Learn about robotic surgical management of simple prostatectomies, comparison with HoLEP, step-by-step video and learn from Dr. Eun’s outcomes.

  • Robotic-assisted Surgery for Benign Urologic Conditions

    12/18/201812/18/2018Online – FREE

    Presentation with video clips of urologic conditions in prostate, kidney, bladder, reconstruction with advanced technology with tips / techniques by Dr. Monish Aron from the University of Southern California.

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Geared towards surgeons interested in maximizing application of da Vinci ® Surgery for prostate, kidney, and beyond through didactics, labs, and case observations with world-renowned urologic surgeons. The Surgeon Lecture Programs will take place at the host surgeon’s site.

To register / more info email: urology@intusurg.com


SLP & CASE OBSERVATIONS
SCHEDULE COMING SOON FOR 2018
SLP 9/4/2018 9/5/2018 Kidney Xi Daniel Eun Temple University TRE-120438
SLP 9/9/2018 9/10/2018 Urology Xi Ronney Abaza OhioHealth TRE-120104
SLP 10/7/2018 10/8/2018 Urology Xi Ronney Abaza OhioHealth TRE-120105
SLP 10/9/2018 10/10/2018 Cystectomy Xi Daniel Eun Temple University TRE-120439
SLP 11/6/2018 11/7/2018 Prostatectomy Xi Daniel Eun Temple University TRE-120440
SLP 11/11/2018 11/12/2018 Urology Xi Ronney Abaza OhioHealth TRE-120106

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