The Versatility of the Holmium Laser

The Versatility of the Holmium Laser

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Ort: Cambridge University Hospitals, UK

Live surgery, presentations and a NEW HoLEP Simulator will be on - hand for training.

The course is a comprehensive scientific meeting for clinicians and nursing staff, provided by well-recognized experts.

The course will focus on the HoLEP and tissue morcellation procedures. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to move to the mentoring proctorship program in the HoLEP Technique provided by the Holmium Academy and become one of the growing number of surgeons offering the surgical paradigm of HoLEP to their patients with the safety, security and efficacious outcomes that come from offering the new gold standard treatment for BPH.

After this course you will be able with the tools provided by the Holmium User Group & Holmium Academy to start a successful HoLEP service in your health service providing institution


This is a comprehensive training course designed to allow participants to learn, or consolidate their knowledge, of the HoLEP procedure.

Your whole team is welcome. The course is ideal for novices and for those wishing to develop their experience further and will form an invaluable part of the Holmium Academy Training and Mentoring Program.

We encourage the principles of modular training, initiated by the Holmium User Group in the UK with demonstrationsof Holmium Laser Enucleation (HoLEP) and morcellation.


Monday, July 8th, 2019

10:00 Registration
10:30 Welcome + Laser techniques for: BPH
11:00 Modules for learning HoLEP
11:15 Live case: HoLEP 40-60g
12:00 HoLEP Instrumentation and Theatre setup
12:15 Day surgery HoLEP: Results - Pathways for success
12:30 LUNCH
13:00 Live case: HoLEP 60-100g
14:00 HoLEP and prostate cancer, pre radiotherapy / active surveillance
14:20 Video presentation : Bladder Tumours
14:30 Salvage HoLEP
15:00 Live case: HoLEP 80-120cc
16:00 HoLEP Tips and tricks
16:30 HoLEP Tips and tricks
16:45 Tips on setting up a HoLEP service
17:00 Closing Q & A and remarks

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

09:00 Registration
09:30 Update on patients from Day 1
09:35 What is the HoLEP learning curve and how to conquer it
10:00 Live case: HoLEP – the larger prostate with morcellation
11:30 Coffee break
11:45 Dealing with HoLEP complications
12:15 The evidence for HoLEP including HoLEP for large prostates and HoLEP for
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Laser core of knowledge
[optional - must be pre-registered via

The Faculty

Mr. Tev Aho
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Cambridge University Hospitals,
NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
Mr. Jim Armitage
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Cambridge University Hospital,
NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
Mr. Stanley Batchelor
Consultant physicist
Mr. Christof Kastner
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Cambridge University Hospitals,
NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
Mr. Rick Popert
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospital,
London, UK.
Mr Mark Cynk
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells
NHS Trust, UK
Mr. Matthew Shaw
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon
Tyne, NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Organizational Matters


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The Venue

Cambridge University Hospitals, UK
The Clinical School (School of Clinical Medicine Cambridge, Biomedical Campus),
Cambridge, CB2 OQQ, UK