About this event

  • Date and time Fri 28 Feb 2020 from 8:15am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Urology

Update your knowledge on the endourological practice of urology - a large and important practice in Urology. This meeting will highlight the recent key issues and best practice in endourological practice from lithotripsy to metabolic aspects. 

Well-known experts in the field will share their experiences, updates, and management of stone diseases. All aspects of stone diseases will be discussed including lithotripsy, endourological procedures, PCNL, and metabolic assessment of stones and challenging cases. The programme is comprehensive and advocates the best practice that is to follow in stone management and surgical techniques.

There will be plenty of videos on surgical techniques and lots of time for discussion.

Topics include:

  • Updates on the latest management of stone patients
  • Techniques of surgery
  • Comprehensive care for stone patients including their metabolic workup and complex patients
  • The latest guidelines for the best practice
  • Complex cases and their management with world experts
  • The management of upper urinary tract cancers


Early Bird pricing available until 28 January 2020.

Bursary places for RSM trainee members

If you are RSM Trainee member and would like to register for a bursary place, please call customer services on 020 7290 3941.

Bursary places are available for urology trainees only.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£95.00 £55.00 £55.00 £55.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student Bursary place
£150.00 £75.00 £75.00 £45.00 £0.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mike Dinneen

Miniaturisation of PCNL

Chairs: Mike Dinneen and Sri Sriprasad

RIRS vs Mini PCNL for Renal Stones: Who Will win the Race

John Denstedt

Is suction a game-changer for miniaturised PCNL?

Simon Choong

How small can we go: Pushing the boundaries

Hari Ratan

Tea and coffee break

Genetics and Metabolic Aspects

Chairs: Ben Turney and Kay Thomas

The Exposome of Kidney Stones

David Goldfarb

Exploring the genetic basis for stones

Sarah Howles

Metabolic management of kidney stones

Shabbir Moochhala

Stone dissolution therapy

Zafar Maan

What water should stone formers drink?

Susan Willis

Debate: Potassium Citrate for all!

For: David Goldfarb, Against: Matt Bultitude


Shockwave lithotripsy and Ureteroscopy

Chairs: Ken Anson and Jake Patterson

ESWL - Back in fashion in 2020?

Ben Turney

Let’s be honest … What stone-free rates are we really getting with flexible ureteroscopy?

Marco Bolgeri

Managing stones in children - what's different?

Ben Grey


Upper tract urothelial carcinoma

Chairs: Ben Challacombe and Matthew Bultitude

Getting the most out of ureteroscopic biopsies

Kay Thomas

Personalised management of UTUC

Marianne Brehmer

Nephro-ureterectomy: What to do with the lower end?

Frank Keeley

The expanding role of chemo and immunotherapy in UTUC

Alison Birtle

How I do it? Tips and tricks

Chairs: Ranan DasGupta and Hari Ratan

URS for stone in diverticulum

Sian Allen


Steve Gordon

There's bowel in the way and anomalous kidneys … Laparoscopic guided PCNL

Sri Sriprasad

Supine PCNL in Horseshoe Kidney

Faqar Anjum

Adjusting laser settings for optimal outcome

Jake Patterson

Stones in transplant kidney

Subu Subramonian

Tea and coffee break

Challenging Cases

Chairs: Daron Smith and Sri Sriprasad

David Goldfarb, John Denstedt, Marianne Brehmer, Jonathan Glass, Olly Wiseman and Ken Anson

Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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