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2008 Robotic Prostatectomy: Expert Panel Review Course

Accelerating the Learning-Curve and Improving Patient Outcomes
What Have We Learned?

June 27-28, 2008

The University of Chicago
Graduate School of BusinessInstrument
Chicago, IL

Arieh L. Shalhav, MD, Course Director

Kevin C. Zorn, MD, Course Co-Director

Gregory P. Zagaja, MD, Live Case Demonstrator

Course Description:

This course is structured to address all key technical steps of RLRP.
Expert faculty will share their experience and illustrate their individual techniques. Learning-based course highlighted with:

  • Video presentations, panel discussions and lectures.
  • Small group, break-out sessions for personalized discussion with faculty.
  • LIVE robotic prostatectomy cases moderated by our expert faculty

Panelists will also review technical modifications for difficult cases:

  • Large prostate glands and median lobes
  • Obese patients
  • Previous prostate surgery (TURP)
  • Management of inguinal hernia, penile prosthesis
  • Previous pelvic radiation, including salvage prostatectomy

As a comprehensive robotic prostate cancer course, discussion will also focus on:

  •  Oncological outcomes and management of high-risk patients
  •  Urinary continence
  •  Sexual function

Keynote - Continence and Sexual Health speaker, Dr. John Mulhall will review current rehabilitation programs to improve functional outcomes.
Keynote - Preventive & Alternative Medicine speaker, Dr. Mark Moyad will overview the impact of lifestyle modifications, diet and supplements in men with prostate cancer.

Course Registration Information:

The course fee includes all course materials, breakfasts, lunches and transportation to & from the Sheraton Chicago Hotel.
Physician: $675
Nurses, Pas, Administrators and Allied Health Professionals: $300
Residents & Fellows: $250