January 27th, 2016 • Satellite Symposium

14.00 - 14.20
Welcome & Introduction

G.V. Scagliotti - Chairman, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin

14.20 - 17.30
Session 1 -Prostate Cancer

14.20 - 15.30

Moderators: A. Veltri, D. Cirillo, F. Russo

14.20 - 14.40 • Targeted biopsies for diagnosis of prostate cancer - redefining the disease M. Valerio

14.40 - 15.00 • Diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer: the best MRI I have to buy P. Pueck

15.00 - 15.20 • Imaging for prostate cancer follow-up: What, When, How? J. Walz

15.20 - 15.30 • Discussion

15.30 - 15.50
State-of-the-art Lecture

ISUP groups and gene-profile tests in redefining prostate cancer prognosis: influence on clinical practice

Presenter: M. Volante

Lecturer: S. Falzarano

15.50 - 16.20
Coffee break

16.20 - 17.00
Low risk prostate cancer: Key notes Lectures

16.20 - 16.40 • Screening for prostate cancer: Who does benefit? How to do it?

Presenter: V. Ficarra

Lecturer: A. Briganti

16.40 - 17.00 • Focal therapy for prostate cancer: state-of-the-art

Presenter: F. Porpiglia

Lecturer: J. de La Rosette

17.00 - 17.30
High risk prostate cancer

17.00 - 17.15 • Multi-modal therapy – redefinition: Who? When? How?

Presenter: M. G. Ruo Redda

Lecturer: V. Ficarra

17.15 - 17.30 • Castration resistant prostate cancer: the time for an earlier chemotherapy?

Presenter: G.V. Scagliotti

Lecturer: M. Tucci

17.30 - 18.10
Updates on other urological malignancies

17.30 - 17.50 • Neoadjuvant therapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: which are the best candidates?

Presenter: G.V. Scagliotti

Lecturer: C. Sternberg

17.50 - 18.10 • Chemotherapy for renal cancer: which benefits for whom?

Presenter: M. Di Maio

Lecturer: C. Porta


G.V. Scagliotti - M. Volante

18.10 - 18.30
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January 28th, 2016 • Techno-Urology Meeting

8.00 - 8.30
Welcome & Introduction

E. Ghigo - Director, School of Medicine, University of Turin

G. V. Scagliotti - Director, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin

R. M. Scarpa - Honorary Congress President

P. Dasgupta - Chairman, The Institute of Robotic Surgery, King's College, London, UK

A. Mottrie - Chief of Urology, OLV Hospital, Aalst, Belgium

F. Porpiglia - Associate Professor of Urology, School of Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga, University of Turin

8.30 - 9.00
Opening state-of-the-art lecture: “Outcomes of robotic radical cystectomy: current evidence”

Presenter: V. Ficarra

Lecturer: J. Palou

9.00 - 17.00
Live Surgery Day 1

O.R. Coordinator: F. Porpiglia

O.R. Provokers: A. Breda, B. Rocco


Moderators: V. Pansadoro, V. Ficarra, C. Terrone

Da Vinci Xi HD Robot-assisted radical cystectomy with extended lymph-nodes dissection G. P. Haber

Da Vinci Xi HD Robot assisted intracorporeal ileal neobladder/ileal conduit P. Wiklund

Da Vinci Xi HD Robot-assisted adrenalectomy W. White


Moderators: A. De Lisa, R. Damiano, G.P. Bianchi

Fire-fly Da Vinci Si HD Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy with selective clamping A. Mottrie

Da Vinci Si HD Retroperitoneal Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for posterior renal mass J. Porter

Da Vinci Si HD Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy J. Palou


Moderators: V. Pagliarulo, M. De Sio, R. Autorino

HD Olympus transperitoneal partial nephrectomy A. Alcaraz

KARL STORZ SPIES retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy J. Rassweiler

KARL STORZ SPIES transperitoneal partial nephrectomy R. Bollens

17.00 - 18.00
Key note lectures - Innovations in minimally invasive urologic surgery

Presenter: R. Bollens, J. Rassweiler

17.00 - 17.20 • Imaging-based volumetric assessement in nephron sparing surgery: a new paradigm? H. Zargar

17.20 - 17.40 • The first dedicated robotic platform for single port surgery G. P. Haber

17.40 - 18.00 • Latest development in scarless surgery: percutaneous laparoscopy E. Liatsikos

January 29th, 2016 • Techno-Urology Meeting

8.30 - 9.00
Lecture: what’s new in urologic surgery - How to improve the functional outcomes during Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: optimizing the need of drugs to treat postoperative erectile disfunction

Presenter: V. Patel

Lecturer: F. Porpiglia

9.00 - 17.00
Live Surgery Day 2

O.R. Coordinator: F. Porpiglia

O.R. Provokers: A. Volpe, R. Autorino


Moderators and Provokers: G. Bianchi, V. Pansadoro, H. Zargar

Da Vinci Si HD Nerve-sparing Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with application of amniotic membrane on neuro-vascular bundles V. Patel

Da Vinci Si HD Cognitive MRI-guided nerve-sparing Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy P. Dasgupta

Da Vinci Si HD Robot-assisted nerve-sparing Radical Prostatectomy: Peter Mac technique D. Murphy


Moderators and Provokers: V. Ficarra, C. Terrone, G. Vespasiani

Da Vinci Xi HD Nerve-sparing Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with application of chitosane membrane on NVB F. Porpiglia

Da Vinci Xi HD Surgical intervention M. Morino

Da Vinci Xi HD Robot-assisted ureteral reconstructive surgery N. Buffi


Moderators and Provokers: J. Rassweiler, G. Morgia, G. Carrieri

KARL STORZ SPIES-ICG partial nephrectomy A. Breda

KARL STORZ SPIES bladder diverticulectomy in chronic obstructive BPH V. Pansadoro

KARL STORZ SPIES “2-ports” adrenalectomy F. Porpiglia

"Intermezzo" lectures

Molecular imaging: the right way for reducing positive margins - improving functional results? Future perspectives

Lecturer: S. Aime

Chitosane membrane: an intraoperative experimental method to treat radical prostatectomy-related erectile disfunction?

Lecturer: S. Geuna

Robotic Technology: news from the lab and future perspectives

Presenter: V. Ficarra

Lecturer: P. Dasgupta

Neuronal periprostatic anatomy: new acquisitions in imaging and surgery

Presenter: P. Dasgupta

Lecturer: D. Murphy


P. Dasgupta - A. Mottrie - F. Porpiglia

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