Scientific Summits Meeting 18 & 19 October 2019 2019-10-14T09:46:26+00:00

Scientific Summits meeting
18 & 19 October 2019

Location: Le Sanglier des Ardennes, Durbuy

We have the pleasure to invite you to the next Uro Scientific Summits event on Friday 18 & Saturday 19 October 2019 in the picturesque town of Durbuy, in the seminar center of the hotel Le Sanglier des Ardennes.

Our second multidisciplinary symposium of 2019 welcomes the best experts in their domain. We’re delighted to announce that an extensive number of national & international top speakers have already confirmed their presence for our two-day program. The full & detailed program can be found hereunder.

Also for this event in Durbuy, we have applied for Mdeon approval and the MedTech Europe Code of Business Practice compliancy.

Our multidisciplinary symposium will emphasize even more on interactivity with video-based learning sessions and case discussions, allowing participants to experience ground-breaking techniques and treatments and learn directly from national and international key opinion leaders.

Scientific Summits once again welcomes the best experts in their particular domain.

We look forward to welcoming you all in Durbuy!
Steven, Lieven, Gert, Karel, Marc, Filip
, Christof & Owen

Scientific Summits Meeting
Friday 18 & Saturday 19 October 2019
Le Sanglier des Ardennes, Durbuy

Reserve your seat today

Program

We’re delighted to announce that a large number of national & international top speakers have already confirmed their presence for our two-day program. However, please note that this is a pre- final program and further changes will be communicated later.

DAY 1

FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER 2019

12:30 – 13:30 Registration and light lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Bring your own case”: discuss complex oncological cases from your own clinical practice with national and international key-opinion leaders (Guidelines on how to submit cases will follow).
14:30 – 16:10 PENILE CANCER: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
Panel: Prof. Dr. Alberto Bossi (IGR Paris), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (AZMM Gent), Prof. Dr. Geert Villeirs (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven)
14:30 – 14:45 Penile preserving surgery
Prof. Dr. Maarten Albersen (UZ Leuven)
14:45 – 15:00 Is there a role for imaging in T-staging?
Prof. Dr. Geert Villeirs (UZ Gent)
15:00 – 15:15 Reconstruction following total penectomy
Dr. Marjan Waterloos (AZMM – UZ Gent)
15:15 – 15:30 N-staging: sentinel node or minimal invasive LND?
Prof. Dr. Maarten Albersen (UZ Leuven)
15:30 – 16:10 Interactive cases: Optimal adjuvant treatment of pN+ disease
Case 1: Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
Case 2: Prof. Dr. Cesare Cozzarini (Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan)
16:10 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00 UROTHELIAL CELL CANCER: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH BIS
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent)
Panel: Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (AZMM Gent), Prof. Dr. Geert Villeirs (UZ Gent), Dr. Christophe Assenmacher (Clin. de l’Europe Uccle), Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
16:30 – 16:50 Open vs Robot-assisted cystectomy: where is the evidence?
Dr. Nikhil Vasdev (Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK)
16:50 – 17:00 VI-Rads: the new standard for local staging?
Prof. Dr. Geert Villeirs (UZ Gent)
17:00 – 18:00

New dilemma’s in the immunotherapy era. Case-based discussions.

1. Biomarkers in bladder cancer – what the clinician needs to know?
Prof. Dr. Yves Allory (Institut Curie, Paris)

2. Beyond anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapy in Urothelial Cancer
Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (AZMM Gent)

3. Boost immune system with radiotherapy?
Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)

18:00 – 19:00 Scientific Summits networking drink
19:30 – 20:30 INDUSTRY SPONSORED SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
“New trends in treating metastatic prostate cancer”
20:30 Congress Dinner

DAY 2

SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER 2019

09:00 – 09:30 Breakfast Session
mpMRI of the prostate: from scientific triumph to daily practice
Prof. Dr. Geert Villeirs (UZGent)
09:40 – 13:00 BREAK-OUT SESSION 1: MULTIDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT OF PCA
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven)
Panel: Prof. Dr. Alberto Bossi (IGR Paris), Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Brieuc Sautois (CHU Liège), Dr. Nikhil Vasdev (Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK)
09:40 – 09:55 Do’s-and-don’ts in PET/CT
Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
09:55 – 10:10 Salvage PLND: who is the ideal candidate?
Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven)
10:10 – 10:25 Nodal oligo-recurrence: repeated SBRT or template RT?
Prof. Dr. Alberto Bossi (IGR Paris)
10:25 – 10:40 Role of adding systemic treatment to metastasis-directed therapy?
Prof. Dr. Brieuc Sautois (CHU Liège)
10:40 – 11:10 Interactive case: Oligo-recurrence
Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00 Clinical trials to follow: International game-changers
Prof. Dr. Johan Stranne (Gothenburg)
12:00 – 12:30 Clinical trials in which to participate: National players (urology, radiation oncology and medical oncology)
Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Brieuc Sautois (CHU Liège), Dr. Charles Van Praet (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Piet Dirix (St-Augustinus, Antwerpen)
12:30 – 13:00 Interactive Case: Oligoprogression
Dr. Charles Van Praet (UZ Gent)
09:40 – 13:00 BREAK-OUT SESSION 2: NON-ONCOLOGY
Moderator: Dr. Marc Claessens (AZ Klina Brasschaat)
09:40 – 11:10 PEDIATRIC UROLOGY
Session chair: Dr. Axel Feyaerts (UCL), Dr. Stéphane Luyckx (HUDERF), Prof. Dr. Anne-Françoise Spinoit (UZ Gent)
09:40 – 09:55 Session introduction
Challenges of Pediatric Urology Sub-specialty in times of Standardization (Low variable care, trend to minimally invasive Surgery)
Prof. Dr. Erik Van Laecke (UZ Gent)
09:55 – 10:30 Panel Discussion 1
Moderators: Prof. Dr. Erik Van Laecke (UZ Gent), Dr. Veerle De Boe (VUB)
Inguinal orchiopexy: case presentation
Dr. Mieke Waterschoot (UZ Gent)
Discussion with panel, chair and attendees, Q&A
10:30 – 11:10 Panel Discussion 2
Moderators: Dr. Veerle De Boe (VUB), Dr. Stéphane Luyckx (HUDERF)
Urinary tract infections: LUTS versus UTI: case presentation
Dr. Karen De Baets (UZA)
Discussion with panel, chair and attendees, Q&A
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 ENDO-UROLOGY
Session chair: Dr. Carl Van Haute (CHU Brugmann), Dr. Vincent De Coninck (AZ Klina Brasschaat)
11:30 – 11:50 Medical expulsive therapy for urinary stones: Future trends and knowledge gaps
Dr. Vincent De Coninck (AZ Klina Brasschaat)
11:50 – 12:10 Stent related symptoms : Is one JJ stent better than another?
Dr. Thomas Tailly (UZ Gent)
12:10 – 12:30 Which drugs decrease stent related symptoms?
Dr. Etienne Xavier Keller (University Hospital Zurich)
12:30 – 13:00 Interactive case discussion
13:00 Closing lunch

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