ESU Course overview

From the newest updates in urology, practical insights, core theoretical knowledge to best practices, the course programme of the European School of Urology (ESU) at the 31st Annual EAU Congress in Munich this year will encompass the full breadth of urology, providing expert knowledge and in-depth views on major topics and procedures.

The ESU aims to not only offer the insights of experienced mentors and faculty but also ensure participants will get, first-hand, the best practices that are vital in offering optimal care to patients. At least 16 areas in urology will be covered by around 50 courses ranging from Female Urology, Infections, Stones, Trauma, Male LUTS to, onco-urology to paediatric urology, among others. The courses will be offered from March 12 to 14 (Saturday to Monday). View the agenda (programme overview) of all ESU courses offered at EAU16 here.

Advanced course on upper tract laparoscopy (UPJ, adrenal and stones)

Office management of male sexual dysfunction
The infertile couple – Urological aspects

Female Urology
Prolapse management and female pelvic floor problems
Advanced vaginal reconstruction

Dealing with the challenge of infection in urology

Kidney transplantation
• Renal transplantation: Technical aspects, diagnosis and management of early and late urological complications

Management of BPO: From medical to surgical treatment
Post-surgical urinary incontinence in males

Neurogenic and non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction
Chronic pelvic pain in men and women
General neuro-urology
Lower urinary tract dysfunction and urodynamics
Video urodynamics

Paediatric urology
Paediatric urology for the adult urologist: A practical update

Testicular cancer
Penile diseases

Prostate cancer
Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
Retropubic radical prostatectomy – Tips, tricks and pitfalls
Focal treatment in prostate cancer
Surgery or radiotherapy for localised and locally advanced prostate cancer
Prostate cancer imaging: When and how to use it
Screening and active surveillance – where are we now
Prostate biopsy – tips and tricks
Metastatic prostate cancer

Renal tumours
Robot renal surgery
Small renal masses: From concepts to tips and tricks in daily management
Advanced course on laparoscopic nephrectomy
Surgery for renal cancer beyond minimally invasive approaches : Opportunities and limits

Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL)
Update on stone disease
Flexible ureterorenoscopy and retrograde intrarenal surgery: Instrumentation, technique, tips and tricks, indications

Urinary tract and genital trauma

Unclassified and miscellaneous topics
An introduction to social media: Why this is important for urologists
Evaluation of risk in comorbidity in uro oncology
How to proceed with an hematuria
How to write a manuscript and get it published in European Urology
Surgical anatomy
Ultrasound in urology
Laparoscopy for beginners
Update renal, bladder and prostate Guidelines 2016; What is changed?
Basic surgical and endo urological skills
Practical aspects of cancer pathology for urologists. The 2016 WHO novelties

Urethral strictures
Advanced course on urethral stricture surgery

Urothelial tumours
Practical management of non-muscle invasive bladder
UTUC: Diagnosis and management
Laparoscopic and robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy
Management and outcome in invasive and locally advanced bladder cancer
Nerve-sparing cystectomy and orthotopic bladder substitution – Surgical tricks and management of complications