PCNL course – MMISU

PCNL course

PCNL Course
Date: October 27th 2020
Venue: Mostafa Kamel Military Hospital
Course Duration: 11:30-14:30
HALL Ahmed Roshdy Hall
Course Director: Ehab Rifat
Course Coordinator: Ahmed Moussa

Ehab Rifat

Essam Abdelmohsen

Akram Assem

Ahmed Moussa

Objectives and course description:
PCNL is commonly used for treatment of renal stones. Indications and safety of PCNL based on the increasing expertise of urologic surgeons. Since more centres and urologists are interested in minimal invasive surgery, the number of PCNL cases is increasing. In this context PCNL training programmes have become more important than before and playing an important role in learning PCNL.
The workshop provides an interactive hands-on training of different steps and techniques of PCNL. The attendees will be trained in achieving successful and safe access, dilatation, stone fragmentation, stone extraction and how to avoid the complications.
Hands-on training sessions will be carried out under the guidance of experienced Urologists and local tutors who will actively guide trainees through the different training steps. Hands-on training will be carried out using 4 training modules provided by Boston Scientific Industrial Company which allows getting an access under fluoroscopic guidance.
Course Format:

Introduction:  (45 minutes)

PCNL Anatomy, Access, Stone disintegration and Complication:

Ehab Rifat

2 Hand-on Training:  (135 minutes)