37th Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie
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Industry Supported Sessions

  Session will be available live and/or on-demand on SIU@U

Thursday, October 19

1200-1230  

Blue Light vs. White Light in the Management of Bladder Cancer: An SIU@U Studio Session

   

Chair:

Badrinath Konety, United States
Faculty:

Sia Daneshmand, United States
Per-Uno Malmström, Sweden

 

Objectives:

  • Discuss the clinical uses of BLC™ versus WLC
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of BLC™ versus WLC in the evaluation of bladder cancer.
  • Delve into special cases where one technique may be preferred over the other technique
  • Understand impact of BLC™ versus WLC on disease progression and survival
  • Debate overall costs and benefits for each technique for patients with bladder cancer
  • Identify the type of patients who will most likely benefit from either imaging approach, why and why not
  • Discuss the recent inclusion of a new BLC™ (Cysview®/Hexvix®) in the AUA/SUO 2016 Guidelines Recommendations for the management of NMIBC.

 

This educational activity is supported by Photocure Inc.

1245-1400

Immunotherapy Breakthroughs in Bladder Cancer: From Lab to Practice  

   

Chair:

Michiel van der Heijden, The Netherlands
Faculty:

Jürgen Gschwend, Germany
Yohann Loriot, France

 

The discussion will include:
• An introduction and overview of immunotherapy in treating bladder cancer
• The current status of using immunotherapy in treating bladder cancer:

First-line use
Second-line use

Ongoing clinical trials and the future of immunotherapy in bladder cancer

• Safety and efficacy of immunotherapy treatment for bladder cancer
• Adverse events associated with immunotherapy treatment for bladder cancer

 

This session is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant provided by SIU's Corporate Sponsor, F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd.

 1400-1700  

Prostate MRI Master Class

   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

Faculty:

Tristan Barrett, United Kingdom
Christof Kastner, United Kingdom

 

Topics to be covered:
• Reading mpMRI
• Dynamic Contrast Enhancement Analysis
• Semiautomatic 3D Segmentation of the Prostate
• 3D Target ROI Creation
• Reporting
• Current & Prior Study Linking
• Inter-Sequence Registration
• Prostate Reverse Fusion

 

This session is supported by Invivo Corporation/Philips Healthcare.

 

Friday, October 20

1130-1300

Demo Session | Laser Lithotripsy

   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

This session will focus more on Holmium Laser Technology and tips and tricks in Endourology.

 

Faculty:

Olivier Traxer, France

Silvia Proietti, Italy

 

Objectives:

  • to learn basics of Holmium YAG laser: physical concepts and clinical applications (dusting, fragmentation, pulse duration)
  • to learn about laser fibers
  • to learn basics of Percutaneous access and lithotripsy
  • to learn basics of Retrograde Intra-Renal Surgery and lithotripsy
  • to learn tips and tricks in endourology

 

This session is supported by Electro Medical Systems EMS.

 1130-1430   Prostate MRI Master Class
   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

Faculty:

Tristan Barrett, United Kingdom
Christof Kastner, United Kingdom

 

Topics to be covered:
• Reading mpMRI
• Dynamic Contrast Enhancement Analysis
• Semiautomatic 3D Segmentation of the Prostate
• 3D Target ROI Creation
• Reporting
• Current & Prior Study Linking
• Inter-Sequence Registration
• Prostate Reverse Fusion

 

This session is supported by Invivo Corporation/Philips Healthcare.

1130-1530

SIU Innovators MRI-TRUS Fusion Hands-On Course

Co-Chairs: Peter Black, Canada & Boris Hadaschik, Germany

   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

1130–1230
Didactic Session

 

1130–1145
Multiparametric MRI of the Prostate
• Basic Techniques
• Basic Interpretation
• Performance Characteristics (e.g. Sens/Spec/NPV/PPV)
Robert Reiter, United States


1145–1150
Q&A

 

1150–1205
Basics of TRUS-MRI Fusion
• Rationale
• Techniques (Cognitive, Software-Assisted)
• Limitations
Boris Hadaschik, Germany

 

1205–1210
Q&A

 

1210–1225
Clinical Implementation of TRUS-MRI Fusion
Clinical Evidence for Fusion in 3 Scenarios:
• First Biopsy
• Prior Negative Biopsy
• Active Surveillance
Marc Dall’Era, United States

 

1225–1230
Q&A

 

1230–1255
Introduction to Demo Systems
• Artemis
• Exact Imaging
• Phillips/UroNav
• Koelis
• BK Ultrasound/MIM

 

1255–1520
Hands-On Session
• Artemis
• Exact Imaging
• Phillips/UroNav
• Koelis
• BK Ultrasound/MIM


1520–1530
Wrap-Up and Questions/Answers

 

This session is supported by BK Ultrasound, Eigen, Exact Imaging, Koelis, MIM, Invivo Corporation/Philips Healthcare.

1300-1415

Recent Developments in the Research of GU Malignancies: Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder and Renal Cancer  

   

Faculty:

Jens Bedke, Germany
Peter J. Goebell, Germany
Shilpa Gupta, United States

 

1300–1305
Welcome and Introduction
Shilpa Gupta

 

1305–1320

I-O Therapies: A Review of Practical Learnings and Their Application in the Clinical Management of GU Cancers
Shilpa Gupta

 

1320–1340

Emerging Data for I-O Therapies in GU: Treatment of mUC
Peter J. Goebell

 

1340–1400

Emerging Data for I-O Therapies in GU: First-Line Treatment of aRCC
Jens Bedke

 

1400–1410
Q&A

Panel

Moderator: Shilpa Gupta

Panelists:

Jens Bedke

Peter J. Goebell

 

1410–1415

Summary and Close
Panel

 

This session is supported by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

1415-1545  Demo Session | Tips and Tricks in FURS
   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

Faculty:

Guido Giusti, Italy

Silvia Proietti, Italy

 

This session will focus more on EndoUrological procedures (RIRS and PCNL) in terms of Instrumentation, Technique and Tips and Tricks.

 

Objectives:

  • to learn indications of each technique (PCNL and Retrograde Intra-renal Surgery: RIRS)
  • to learn instrumentation for each technique (disposable and reusable equipment)
  • to learn basics for manipulation of endoscopes and Laser applications
  • to learn principles of management of endourological complications

 

This session is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant provided by SIU's Corporate Sponsor, Coloplast.

1605-1735  

Instructional Course | Practical Management of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS): An International Perspective  

Co-Chairs: Curtis Nickel, Canada & Kenneth M. Peters, United States

   

1605–1610
Introduction/Overview
Kenneth M. Peters


1610–1620
Understanding Bladder and Pelvic Pain
Curtis Nickel

 

1620–1630
Discussion, Q&A

 

1630–1645
Current Therapy for IC/BPS
Philip Van Kerrebroeck, The Netherlands

 

1645–1655
Discussion, Q&A

 

1655–1705
Advanced Therapies for IC/BPS

Kenneth M. Peters

 

1705–1715
European Centric Considerations
Paulo Oliveira, Portugal

 

1715–1725
Discussion, Q&A

 

1725–1735
Open Discussion: Putting It All Together
Moderator: Curtis Nickel
Panelists:

Paulo Oliveira
Kenneth M. Peters
Philip Van Kerrebroeck


This session is supported by IBSA.

 

Saturday, October 21

1130-1530

SIU Innovators MRI-TRUS Fusion Hands-On Course  

Co-Chairs: Peter Black, Canada & Boris Hadaschik, Germany

   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

1130–1230
Didactic Session

 

1130–1145
Multiparametric MRI of the Prostate
• Basic Techniques
• Basic Interpretation
• Performance Characteristics (e.g. Sens/Spec/NPV/PPV)
Robert Reiter, United States


1145–1150
Q&A

 

1150–1205
Basics of TRUS-MRI Fusion
• Rationale
• Techniques (Cognitive, Software-Assisted)
• Limitations
Boris Hadaschik, Germany

 

1205–1210
Q&A

 

1210–1225
Clinical Implementation of TRUS-MRI Fusion
Clinical Evidence for Fusion in 3 Scenarios:
• First Biopsy
• Prior Negative Biopsy
• Active Surveillance
Rafael Sanchez-Salas, France

 

1225–1230
Q&A

 

1230–1255
Introduction to Demo Systems
• Artemis
• Exact Imaging
• Phillips/UroNav
• Koelis
• BK Ultrasound/MIM

 

1255–1520
Hands-On Session
• Artemis
• Exact Imaging
• Phillips/UroNav
• Koelis
• BK Ultrasound/MIM


1520–1530
Wrap-Up and Questions/Answers

 

This session is supported by BK Ultrasound, Eigen, Exact Imaging, Koelis, MIM, Invivo Corporation/Philips Healthcare.

1300-1415

The Changing Face of the Advanced Prostate Cancer Patient: An expert Roundtable  

   

Chair: Karim Fizazi, France
Faculty: Christopher Evans, United States
Nicholas James, United Kingdom

 

Objectives:
• Summarize recent updates to clinical practice guidelines to reflect significant changes in best practices in the management of advanced Prostate Cancer
• Integrate current evidence and guidelines recommendations into the care of patients with advanced Prostate Cancer
• Apply current evidence and best practice recommendations to optimize and tailor the therapy for patients with metastatic castrationresistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC)
• Evaluate available data on emerging investigational drugs and combination regimens used for the treatment of patients with advanced Prostate Cancer


This session has been supported by SIU’s Corporate Sponsor, Janssen Oncology.

1600-1645

Treating Advanced PCa: Designing Better Strategies for Optimal Patient Survival

   

Chair: Peter, Hammerer, Germany
Faculty:

Nicolas Mottet, France
Frederic Pouliot, Canada
Bertrand Tombal, Belgium

 

1. Review the management of advanced prostate cancer in the context of recent developments in treatment and their impact on the current standard of care
2. Discuss the importance of individualizing therapy based on clinical trial data and evidenced-based guidelines and recommendations, to guide the optimal sequencing of therapy for patients
3. Recognize the importance of a multidisciplinary and multimodal approach to prostate cancer management
4. Apply the knowledge gained from the expert discussions to the care of patients with advanced prostate cancer to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life

 

This session is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant provided by SIU's Corporate Sponsor, Sanofi/Sanofi Genzyme.

1700-1730

A Breakthrough in Non-invasive Bladder Cancer Diagnosis – An Expert Roundtable Session

   

Chair: Juan Palou, Spain

Faculty:

Stuart McCracken, United Kingdom

Tim Dudderidge, United Kingdom

 

Session Objectives:

1. Review the challenges in bladder cancer diagnosis.

2. Introduce a new non-invasive bladder cancer diagnostic test.

3. Explore how the new test improves on existing diagnostic solutions.

4. Explore the potential impacts of the new test in clinical practice.

 

This session is supported by Arquer DX.

 

Sunday, October 22

1130-1300 Demo Session | Tips and Tricks in FURS
   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

Faculty:

Olivier Traxer, France

Steeve Doizi, France

 

This session will focus more on EndoUrological procedures (RIRS and PCNL) in terms of Instrumentation, Technique and Tips and Tricks.

 

Objectives:

  • to learn indications of each technique (PCNL and Retrograde Intra-renal Surgery: RIRS)
  • to learn instrumentation for each technique (disposable and reusable equipment)
  • to learn basics for manipulation of endoscopes and Laser applications
  • to learn principles of management of endourological complications

 

This session is supported by Rocamed.

1415-1545

Demo Session | Laser Lithotripsy

   

Pre-registration is required for this session.

 

This session will focus more on Holmium Laser Technology and tips and tricks in Endourology.

 

Faculty:

Guido Giusti, Italy

Steeve Doizi, France

 

Objectives:

  • to learn basics of Holmium YAG laser: physical concepts and clinical applications (dusting, fragmentation, pulse duration)
  • to learn about laser fibers
  • to learn basics of Percutaneous access and lithotripsy
  • to learn basics of Retrograde Intra-Renal Surgery and lithotripsy
  • to learn tips and tricks in endourology

 

This session is supported by Zhuhai Pusen Medical Technology Co. Ltd.