WORKSHOPS

In-Office Transperineal Interventions Course

Description:

This course provides users with a didactic lecture followed by an interactive break out session to learn about:

  • Administration of rectal hydrogel spacer (SpaceOARtm)
  • Transperineal prostate biopsy under local anesthesia
  • Transperineal fusion (Uronav, Koelis, Fusion Bx)

Upon completion, participant will be able to:

Learning objectives:

At the end of the didactic portion, participants will:

  • List the indications, contraindications, and limitations of transperineal prostate access
  • Describe the shortcomings of transrectal biopsy including the risk infectious and bleeding complications, and the rising risk of antibiotic resistance.
  • Describe the equipment required and setup for office-based transperineal procedures under local anesthesia
  • Describe outcomes of patients undergoing transperineal systematic prostate biopsy including cancer detection rate, complications, and patient experience
  • List the available TP fusion biopsy platforms and mechanisms of co-registration
  • Describe the outcomes and limitations of transperineal rectal hydrogel spacer placement

At the end of the breakout session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe transperineal peri-prostatic block
  • Describe TP access to any location in prostate for biopsy and markers
  • Know how to assemble the TP access device and perform biopsy in any location of prostate
  • Describes steps for co-registration and targeted sampling using a TP fusion biopsy platform
  • Describe safe placement of hydrogel spacer from start to finish

Fusion Guided FOCAL Therapy

Description:

This course provides users with an interactive opportunity to understand:

  • HIFU treatment planning for prostate HIFU ablation
  • Cryoprobe placement and treatment planning for prostate cryoablation planning using transperineal fusion platforms

At the end of the breakout session, participants will:

  • Understand treatment planning for focal prostate HIFU ablation
  • Describe HIFU probe preparation, placement and beginning a procedure
  • Describe prostate focal cryoablation planning using transperineal fusion platform
  • Describe cryoprobe placement to ensure adequate tumor coverage and avoid vital structures

State-of-the-Art BPH Management Course

Description:

This course provides users with a didactic lecture followed by an interactive breakout session to learn the the following procedures:

Water vapor ablation
Enucleation
Prostatic urethral lift
Water jet ablation
 

Upon completion, participant will be able to:

Learning objectives:

At the end of the didactic portion, participants will:

  • Describe the workup and guidelines for the management of BPH
  • List the indications and contraindications of contemporary minimally invasive surgical options for the treatment of BPH
  • Describe the equipment required and setup for various surgical treatment options
  • Describe the outcomes of various surgical treatment options for BPH

At the end of the breakout session, participants will:

 

  • Describe treatment planning for water jet ablation of prostate
  • Describe optimal implant placement for prostatic urethral lift
  • Describe the steps of thermal water vapor ablation
  • Understand the steps of enucleative of BPH treatments