About this event

  • Date and time Fri 10 Dec 2021 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology, BAUS Section of Andrology

This live stream will provide a collaborative forum to share experience and knowledge on Peyronie’s disease, men’s health, fertility treatments, and current best practice in andrology.

Renowned international and national speakers will also debate contentious issues in andrology.

This event is suitable for everyone from trainees to experts.

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Topics to be covered include: 

  • The development of current treatments for Peyronie’s disease and likely future treatment strategies
  • The value of effective counselling of men undergoing treatment for Peyronie’s disease
  • The link between Andrology symptoms and men’s health
  • How to identify and use effective treatments for male infertility and to use them in collaboration with gynaecologists

CPD learning applied. 

This hybrid event is being offered free of charge to all trainees due to funding from the Urology Section.

This hybrid event is in association with BAUS

The Urology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsor KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd for their valued support of the entire 2021 to 2022 Academic Programme. We would also like to thank our sponsor Besins Healthcare for their support of this meeting. This meeting is also supported by Boston Scientific in the form of an educational grant. 

This meeting is also supported by Boston Scientific in the form of an educational grant. 

Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor(s).

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Key speakers

Professor Tom Lue

Professor of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

Speaker's biography

Professor Lue has been at the forefront of developing diagnostic tests and treatments for andrological conditions for many years.

He has developed doppler ultrasound and cavernosography for erectile dysfunction and ultrasonic classification of Peyronie's disease. He has introduced several surgical treatments for Peyronie's disease including the procedure that bears his name. He is one of the foremost researchers in the development of new technologies in urology, particularly stem cell research.



View the programme

Welcome and introduction to the day

Session 1: Peyronie’s disease

Chairs: Mr Nigel Borley, Council Member, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Ms Pippa Sangster, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The passing fads in Peyronie’s: From grafts and injections to surgical innovations

Professor David Ralph, Professor of Urology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Managing expectations: Pre-operative counselling for Peyronie’s surgery

Professor Ian Pearce, Consultant Urological Surgeon and Andrologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Assessing outcomes: PROMS for Peyronie’s disease

Professor Nick Watkin, St George’s Hospital, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Into the future: Stem cells and beyond

Professor Tom Lue, Professor of Urology, University of California, San Francisco

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Session 2: Men’s health

Chairs: Mr Asif Muneer and Professor Tom Lue

Andrology: A barometer of health

Professor Andrea Salonia, Professor of Urology, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele

Testosterone replacement therapy and metabolic syndrome: The way forward?

Dr Channa Jayasena, Reader, Reproductive Endocrinology, Imperial College London

Body perfect: The rise of protein shakes and supplements in young men

Mr Marc Lucky, Consultant Urologist, Liverpool University Hospitals

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Session 3: Controversies in infertility

Mr Majid Shabbir, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Ms Judith Dockray

Paediatric and adolescent varicoceles: How to assess and when to treat

Miss Shabnam Undre, Consultant Paediatric Urologist, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust 

Paediatric and adolescent varicoceles: Cases

Ms Pippa Sangster

Impact of health on fertility potential

Professor Suks Minhas, Imperial College London

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Session 4: Broadening horizons in managing male infertility

Chairs: Mr Marc Lucky and Ms Maria Satchi, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Navigating ‘add-ons’ in infertility management

Dr Jackson Kirkman-Brown MBE PhD, Reader in Human Reproductive Science 

What the andrologists need to know to assist female conception

Dr Julia Kopeika, Consultant Gynaecologist, Guy’s and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust 

Optimising fertility in testis cancer

Mr Majid Shabbir

Panel discussion
Close of the meeting




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this live stream are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this live stream will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the live stream link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This live stream will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the live stream takes place. 

This live stream will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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