Annual Congress of the Armenian Association of Urology to take place in Yerevan on September 23-24

September 17, 2016  17:19

Eighteenth Annual Congress of the Armenian Association of Urology will take place at Elite Plaza Business Center, Yerevan, on September 23-24.






General update on oncological urology

ESU course at the National Congress of the Armenian Urological Association.

Place               Yerevan, Armenia

Date                23 September 2016

Chair               J. Van Moorselaar, Amsterdam (NL)

08.55   European School of Urology: Unique education opportunity for urologists

J. Van Moorselaar, Amsterdam (NL)

09.00   EAU Guidelines recommendations on Bladder cancer update 2016

T. Klatte, Vienna (AT)

09.30   Non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: TURT and postoperative management

J. Van Moorselaar, Amsterdam (NL)

10.00   Cystectomy versus radiotherapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer

T. Klatte, Vienna (AT)

10.30   Break

Localized disease options

11.00   Treatment options for localized prostate cancer: selecting patients for active surveillance, surgery or radiotherapy

O. Yossepowitch, Petah-Tikva (IL)

11.30   Management of small renal masses

T. Klatte, Vienna (AT)

12.00   Interactive case discussion

Local + ESU faculty

12.45   Break


14.00   Prostatectomy: step-by-step

O. Yossepowitch, Petah-Tikva (IL)

14.30   Open (partial) nephrectomy: step-by-step

J. Van Moorselaar, Amsterdam (NL)

15.00   Interactive case discussion

Local + ESU faculty

15.30   Break

Medical treatment

16.00   Chemotherapy in bladder and prostate cancer, smartdrugs in renal cancer

T. Klatte, Vienna (AT)

16.30   Interactive case discussion

Local + ESU faculty

17.30   Close



9.30 – 10.00    American Urological Association: the role in education, organization and practice in Urology in the USA.

Richard Babayan, AUA President, Boston, USA.

Part 1. Urologic Oncology.

Moderatrors: Richard Babayan, Garo Tertzakian, USA

10.00 –10.20 Functional aspect of the Robotic surgery in Urology.

Dmitry Pushkar, Moscow, Russia.

10.20 – 10.45  The role of Surgery in advanced renal cancer in the era of target systemic chemotherapy.

Stephen Bourjian, Mayo Clinic, USA.

10.45 – 11.05  Multimodal management of locally advanced/oligometastatic prostate cancer – update.

Guram Karazanashvili, Tbilisi, Georgia.

11.05 – 11.20  Discussion.

11.20 – 11.45  Coffee break.

Part 2. Urologic oncology.

Moderators: Guram Karazanashvili, Georgia, Stephen Bourjian, Mayo Clinic, USA, Varuzhan

Shahsuvaryan, Armenia

11.45 – 12.05 Robot-assisted, laparoscopic and open surgery for the treatment of localized RCC:

Oncological and functional results.

Mikhail Mosoyan, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

12.05 – 12.25  Perioperative complication of radical cystectomy: golden standards and minimization of the surgical risk.

                        Stephen Bourjian, Mayo Clinic, USA.

12.25 – 12.45  Prostate imaging: State of the Art Lecture.

Zareh Kassardjian, Beirut, Lebanon.

12.45 – 13.00  Discussion.

Part 3. Endourology and Female Urology.

Moderators: Zareh Kassardjian, Lebanon, Nino Turmanidze, Georgia, Sergey Fanarjyan, Armenia

13.00 – 13.20 Update on hottest topics of Endourology.

Richard Babayan, AUA President, Boston, USA

13.20 – 13.40  Female urology: new complications, new solutions.

                        Gevorg Kasyan, Moscow, Russia

13.40 – 14.00  Female urethral ultrasound for diagnostic workup for female urethral pathology.

Nino Turmanidze, Tbilisi, Georgia

14.00 – 14.20 Evidence-based management of ureterocele in children.

                        Paul Merguerian, Seattle, USA

14.20 – 14.35  Discussion.

14.35 – 15.20  Lunch.

Part 4. Satellite symposium.

Moderators: Gevorg Kasyan, Russia, Nino Turmanidze, Georgia, Ivan Aghajanyan, Armenia

15.20 – 15.40  LUTS: the role and effectiveness of medical treatment. Sponsored.

Yervand Harutyunyan, Yerevan, Armenia.

15.40 – 16.00 Contemporary management of the nephrolithiasis. Sponsored.

                        Alexander Prasolov, Moscow, Russia.

16.00 – 16.20  Complications in percutaneous renal surgery.

Vigen Malkhasyan, Moscow, Russia.

16.20 – 16.40  The role α-blockers in the treatment ureteral stones. Sponsored.

                        Armen Avoyan, Yerevan, Armenia.

16.40 – 16.55  Discussion.

Part 5. AAU and Radiologists’ Association of Armenia joint session.

Moderators: Gegham Aghabekyan, Arthur Grabsky, Armenia

16.55 – 17.15  Virtual enhanced CT-urogram: the role, effectiveness and contrast media. Sponsored.

Konstantin Ghalumyan, Yerevan, Armenia.

17.15 – 17.35  MRI in diagnostics of urological pelvic cancers. Sponsored.

Armen Vasilyan, Yerevan, Armenia.

17.35 – 17.50  Discussion.

17.50 – 18.00  AAU organizational issues.

18.00 – 18.20 Closure of the Congress; certificate and credit claim.

19.00   Gala dinner.



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