About this event

  • Date and time Fri 29 Apr 2022 from 5:00pm to 8:45pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology

Free for everyone

Join this virtual event that will give urology trainees the opportunity to present their original work with the Malcolm Coptcoat Short paper and Poster presentations, allowing the audience to keep updated with the latest research in the field. The presentations will be followed by the lecture Urology training: Lessons from the past and future directions by Professor Phil Cornford, ex SAC Chair for the last three years, who will explain to the trainees the state of British urological training and will impart his experience, knowledge and future direction of urological training. In the end, the winners of the prizes will be announced.

During this session, you will be able:

  • To have an update on salient developments in urology
  • To understand urological research, innovations and best practice
  • To enable the urologists to provide up to date knowledge to enable them to provide the best care to their patients

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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.

Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.

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Welcome and introduction

Professor Seshadri Sriprasad, President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Short paper presentations

Lithotripsy of acute ureteric stones: Does early extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy improve clearance rates?

Richard Menzies-Wilson

Tumour characteristics of multiparametric MRI-visible and -invisible lesions in patients with suspected radiorecurrent prostate cancer: An analysis from the Focal Recurrent Assessment and Salvage Treatment trial.

Alexander James Wen-Qi Light

Characteristics and outcomes of patients with hydronephrosis at initial bladder cancer diagnosis

Dr Sanya Caratella 

Virtual classroom proficiency-based progression for robotic surgery training: A prospective, cross-over, effectiveness study

Mr Arjun Nathan

Renal tumour biopsy before nephrectomy for small renal masses - an analysis of the British Association of Urological Surgeons nephrectomy outcome data from 2012-2019

Vinson Wai-Shun Chan

Renal stones in patients with spinal cord injuries

Yih Chyn Phan

Results of ureteroscopy and laser fragmentation in extremes of age (<10 and >80 years): Comparative outcomes from 2 European tertiary referral centres

Miss Mriganka Mani Sinha

Prognostic value of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio or platelet to lymphocyte ratio for small renal cell carcinomas after image-guided cryoablation or radio-frequency ablation

Vinson Wai-Shun Chan

Mental wellbeing and quality of life in prostate cancer: Preliminary results of the ongoing MIND-P cohort study

Oliver Brunckhorst

Blue-light transurethral resection and biopsy of bladder cancer with hexaminolevulinate: Histopathological characteristics and recurrence rates in a single centred, prospective study

Kimberley Chan

Comparative effectiveness analysis of salvage radical treatment with surgery or radiotherapy following primary focal therapy for localised prostate cancer

Mr Arjun Nathan

Evaluating the diagnostic yield of investigations performed on patients referred with a history of urinary tract infection

Dr Ibifuro Ibiso Dokubo

Supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy experience with a urologist establishing percutaneous access in a district general hospital

Ahmed Haidar Abdalla Mohamed

Urological cancer surgery during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic: Analyses of short-term outcomes from the CovidSurg-cancer study

Vinson Wai-Shun Chan

Management of indeterminate small testicular masses: 10-year single centre experience

Mr Jamie Lindsay

Interventions for upper tract obstructive uropathy in men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer: A national population-based study

Mr Arjun Nathan

Poster presentations

Revisiting Virchow's node in advanced prostate cancer

Max Bayne

Service evaluation of the utilisation and impact of PredictProstate on clinical decision-making in a prostate cancer specialist multidisciplinary service

Isolde Pryle

How diverse are the editorial boards of high impact urology journals?

Edward Armstrong

Generated temperatures and thermal laser damage during endourological procedures using holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet: A systematic review of literature

Patrick Rice

Prostate cancer surveillance strategies in men with confirmed pathogenic germline mutations

Archie Parekh

Comfort break

Urology training: Lessons from the past and future directions

Professor Phil Cornford, Honorary Associate Professor, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Announcement of prizes and concluding remarks
Close of the meeting




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

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