Session

6th International Congress on the History of Urology

  • Location:
    Room 5 (ICM, Level 0)
  • Chairs:
     F.M.J. Debruyne, Arnhem (NL)
     D. Schultheiss, Giessen (DE)
  • Aims and objectives of this session

    The 6th International Congress on the History of Urology tries to cover aspects of the development of our speciality in many countries worldwide. Despite the mere medical aspects urology was influenced by political circumstances and also by personal biographies.

Opening of the congress by the Honorary President
 F.M.J. Debruyne, Arnhem (NL)
A brief history of the International Congress on the History of Urology
 
 D. Schultheiss, Giessen (DE)
The worldwide roots of Urology
 
Moderators:
 M.E. Moran, Linthicum, Maryland (US)
 
 
 D. Schultheiss, Giessen (DE)
Urology at the time of the pharaohs
 M. Eissa, Cairo (EG)
Discussion
Roots of urology in China
 W. Wang, Beijing (CN)
Discussion
Meredith Campbell and the story behind ‘Campbell’s Urology’
 R. Rabinowitz, Rochester (US)
Discussion
Milestones in Canadian urology 1929-2015
 J.B. Gajewski, Halifax (CA)
Discussion
Closing remarks
 M.E. Moran, Linthicum, Maryland (US)
 
 D. Schultheiss, Giessen (DE)
Coffee break
Politics and urology
 
Moderators:
 P-A. Abrahamsson, Malmö (SE)
 
 
 P.E. Van Kerrebroeck, Maastricht (NL)
The fall of the urological iron curtain
 F.M.J. Debruyne, Arnhem (NL)
Discussion
Lelio Olchese Zeno: An Argentinian urologist in the Soviet Union
 N.M. Fredotovich, Buenos Aires (AR)
Discussion
Urology during the American civil war
 M.E. Moran, Linthicum, Maryland (US)
Discussion
Urological complications that changed world history
 J. Goddard, Leicester (GB)
Discussion
Closing remarks
 P-A. Abrahamsson, Malmö (SE)
 
 P.E. Van Kerrebroeck, Maastricht (NL)
Lunch break
Sex around the world
 
Moderators:
 N.M. Fredotovich, Buenos Aires (AR)
 
 
 J. Mattelaer, Kortrijk (BE)
The prehistoric penis
 J. Angulo Cuesta, Madrid (ES)
Discussion
When sex came to Germany
 D. Schultheiss, Giessen (DE)
Discussion
The birth of modern andrology
 J.P. Pryor, London (GB)
Discussion
Covered, uncovered, discovered
 P.E. Van Kerrebroeck, Maastricht (NL)
Discussion
Closing remarks
 N.M. Fredotovich, Buenos Aires (AR)
 
 J. Mattelaer, Kortrijk (BE)
Coffee break
Pioneers in urology
 
Moderators:
 F.M.J. Debruyne, Arnhem (NL)
 
 
 F.H. Moll, Cologne (DE)
Salvador Gil Vernet, a pioneer in urological anatomy
 J.M. Gil-Vernet Sedo , Barcelona (ES)
Discussion
ESWL: A shocking change in urology
 C.G. Chaussy, Strasslach (DE)
Discussion
Willy Gregoir, a pioneer in European urology
 C. Schulman, Brussels (BE)
Discussion
Closing remarks
 F.M.J. Debruyne, Arnhem (NL)
 
 F.H. Moll, Cologne (DE)
Summary and closure of the 6th International Congress on the History of Urology
 F.M.J. Debruyne, Arnhem (NL)
 
 D. Schultheiss, Giessen (DE)