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General Urology and Applied Basic Sciences Conference Topics 

(100 Topics)


Week Topic

01 Surgical Anatomy of the Retroperitoneum, Adrenals, Kidneys, and Ureters

02 Anatomy of the Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genitalia

03 Evaluation of the Urological Patient: History, Physical Examination, and Urinalysis

04 Urinary Tract Imaging: Basic Principles

05 Outcomes Research

06 Basic Instrumentation and Cystoscopy

07 Basics of Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery

08 Infections of the Urinary Tract

09 Inflammatory Conditions of the Male Genitourinary Tract

10 Painful Bladder Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis

11 Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS/HIV Infection

12 Cutaneous Diseases of the External Genitalia

13 Tuberculosis, Parasitic and Fungal Infections of the GU System

14 Basic Principles of Immunology

15 Molecular Genetics and Cancer Biology

16 Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy

17 Male Reproductive Physiology

18 Male Infertility

19 Surgical Management of Male Infertility

20 Physiology of Penile Erection and Pathophysiology of Erectile Dysfunction

21 Evaluation and Non-Surgical Management of Erectile Dysfunction and Premature Ejaculation

22 Prosthetic Surgery for Erectile Dysfunction

23 Vascular Surgery for Erectile Dysfunction

24 Peyronie's Disease

25 Priapism

26 Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male

27 Urologic Management of Women with Sexual Health Concerns

28 Neoplasms of the Testis

29 Surgery of Testicular Tumors

30 Tumors of the Penis

31 Surgery of Penile and Urethral Carcinoma

32 Surgery of Penis, Urethra, Scrotum and Seminal Vesicles

33 Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology

34 Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy

35 Pathophysiology of Urinary Tract Obstruction

36 Management of Upper Urinary Tract Obstruction

37 Renal and Ureteral Trauma

38 Renal Transplantation

39 Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Management of Renal Failure

40 Urinary Lithiasis: Etiology, Epidemiology, and Pathogenesis

41 Evaluation and Medical Management of Urinary Lithiasis

42 Surgical Management of Upper Urinary Tract Calculi

43 Ureteroscopy and Retrograde Ureteral Access

44 Percutaneous Management of the Upper Urinary Tract

45 Renal Tumors

46 Urothelial Tumors of the Upper Urinary Tract

47 Open Surgery of the Kidney

48 Laparoscopic Surgery of the Kidney

49 Ablative Therapy of Renal Tumors

50 Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Medical Management of Adrenal Disorders


Week Topic

01 Physiology and Pharmacology: Renal Pelvis, Ureter, Bladder and Urethra

02 Pathophysiology and Classification of Voiding Dysfunction

03 Urodynamic and Videourodynamic Evaluation of Voiding Dysfunction

04 Urinary Incontinence Overview

05 Overactive Bladder / Pharmacologic Management of Storage and Emptying Failure

06 Conservative Mgmt-Urinary Incontinence / Electrical Stimulation for Storage and Emptying Failure

07 Retropubic Suspension Surgery for Incontinence in Women

08 Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery / Pubovaginal Sling

09 Tension-Free Vaginal Tape Procedures / Injection Therapy for Urinary Incontinence

10 Additional Therapies for Storage & Emptying Failure/Geriatric Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction

11 Urinary Tract Fistula

12 Surgical Treatment of Male Sphincteric Urinary Incontinence

13 Urothelial Tumors of the Bladder / Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

14 Management of Invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer

15 Surgery of Bladder Cancer / Laparoscopic Surgery of the Urinary Bladder

16 Use of Intestinal Segments in Urinary Diversion

17 Cutaneous Continent Urinary Diversion / Orthotopic Urinary Diversion

18 Genital and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma / Lower Urinary Tract Calculi

19 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

20 Evaluation and Non-Surgical Mgmt of BPH / Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Management-BPH

21 Retropubic and Suprapubic Open Prostatectomy

22 Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention of Prostate Cancer / Pathology-Prostatic Neoplasm

23 Ultrasonography and Biopsy of the Prostate

24 Prostate Cancer Tumor Markers / Diagnosis and Staging of Prostate Cancer

25 Definitive Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer / Expectant Management of Prostate Cancer

26 Anatomic Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy / Radical Perineal Prostatectomy

27 Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Laparo.Radical Prostatectomy and Pelvic Lymphadenectomy

28 Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer / Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer

29 Treatment of Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer / The Clinical State of the Rising PSA Level

30 Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

31 Treatment of Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer

32 Normal Development of the Urogenital System / Renal Function in the Fetus, Neonate and Child

33 Congenital Urinary Obstruction: Pathophysiology

34 Perinatal Urology

35 Evaluation of the Pediatric Urology Patient

36 Renal Disease in Childhood / Infection and Inflammation of the Pediatric Genitourinary Tract

37 Anomalies of the Upper Urinary Tract / Renal Dysgenesis and Cystic Disease of the Kidney

38 Anomalies and Surgery of the Ureteropelvic Junction in Children

39 Ectopic Ureter, Ureterocele, and Other Anomalies of the Ureter

40 Reflux and Megaureter / Prune Belly Syndrome

41 Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex and Surgical Techniques for One-Stage Reconstruction

42 Bladder Anomalies in Children / Posterior Urethral Valves and Other Urethral Anomalies

43 Voiding Dysfunction in Children: Non-Neurogenic and Neurogenic

44 Urinary Tract Reconstruction in Children

45 Hypospadias / Abnormalities of the Genitalia in Boys and Their Surgical Management

46 Abnormalities: Testes-Scrotum and Their Sx'l Management / Sexual Differentiation: Nl & Abnormal

47 Sx'l Mgmt of Intersexuality, Cloacal Malformation and Other Abnormalities of Genitalia in Girls

48 Pediatric Urologic Oncology

49 Pediatric Endourology and Laparoscopy

50 Pediatric Genitourinary Trauma