4th Nordic course on Reconstruction of the Urinary Tract after Radical Cystectomy

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November 22 - 23, 2017

Peijas Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital
Department of Urology, Helsinki University Hospital in co-operation with NUF working groups

Wednesday November 22
08:00 - 16:30

Live operations - moderator Jukka Sairanen
  • Open cystectomy with orthotopic pouch, retroperitoneal approach
  • Open cystectomy with conduit, laparotomy


08:00 - 08:30  Registration
08.00 - 11.00  Coffee / exhibition
11:00 - 13:00  Lunch / exhibition
13.00 - 15:30  Coffee / exhibition
19:00  Dinner, Ravintola Töölönranta

Please take time to visit the exhibition during breaks.

Thursday November 23
08:00 - 16:00

Live operations - moderator Jørgen Bjerggaard Jensen / Jukka Sairanen

  • Reconstruction of urinary tract after cystectomy (depending on availability)
  • Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair


08.00 - 11.00  Coffee / exhibition
11:00 - 13:00  Lunch / exhibition
13:00 - 14:30  Coffee / exhibition

Interposed lectures

  • pre-operative thinking
  • pathology
  • imaging
  • surgical technique
  • perioperative handling
  • complications  
  • results

Antti Salminen: Finnish cystectomy database
Gitte Wrist Lam: Cystectomies in nordic countries
Ilmari Koskinen: Cystectomies in Helsinki since 2000
Riikka Järvinen: treatment of high risk non muscle invasive bladder cancer


Peter Boström: Neoadjuvant therapy
Thomas Davidsson: Basic technical aspects on reconstructive surgery
Ralph Peeker: Reconstructive surgery: Patient to method matching
Jørgen Bjerggaard Jensen: Robotic assisted cystectomy: Advantages and disadvantages


Beata Persson:  Postoperative “Fast track” model
Ilkka Paananen: QoL , functional outcome and urinary Diversion:  After sales business.
Panu Mentula: Wound dehiscence, tricks to avoid and management

luncheon  11.45

Tuomas Mirtti: Modern pathology in urothelial carcinoma
Juhani Kosunen: How to optimize imaging of bladder cancer, conventional and new methods
Juhani Collan: Bladder preservation, is the idea possible to sell to urologists?


Course fees
Early bird (before October 15th) 400 €
After October 15th  450 €

The fee does not include accommodation, but includes return transportations from the Scandic Park Helsinki Hotel and Peijas (airport option on Thursday afternoon), lunch and coffee during the course, and a dinner on Wednesday evening.

Registration and accommodation

Recommended accommodation at the Scandic Park Helsinki Hotel (not included in the registration fee).

Room prices if booked before 7.11.2017. Use the code BHYK211117.
Single room   133 €/night
Double room  153 €/night

For more information visit the websites www.hus.fi/nuf or http://www.nuf.nu/Courses.html

Detailed information, please send email to huchurology(at)hussote.onmicrosoft.com 

Location of Peijas hospital:
Sairaalakatu 1, Vantaa