*This course is mainly held in Japanese*

November 23, 2019

08:00 Registration  
08:20-08:30 Opening Addresses  

Ben Chew, Associated Professor, British Columbia University
Chair of Research the Endourological Society

Tomonori Habuchi, Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology, Vice Director, Akita University Hospital  
Session 1: Overall Stone Management  
08:30-08:55 Prevalence of urolithiasis: The results of the nation-wide surveyup-date based on 2015 survey in Japan  
Dr. Izaki  
08:55-09:20 Indication of SWL, medical expulsive therapy, and auxiliary treatment for residual fragments  
Session 2: Transureteral Lithotripsy I  
09:20-09:45 Technique of flexible and semi-rigid ureteroscopy  
Dr. Inoue  
09:45-10:00 COFFEE BREAK  
10:00-10:25 Indications for transureteral lithotripsynecessity of pre- and post-stenting  
Dr. Okada  
10:25-10:50 How to prevent scope breakdown & current use and indication of single-use fURS  
Dr. Okada  
10:50-11:15 Optimal current laser setting and technique  
11:15-11:40 Complication of transureteral lithotripsy and the troubleshooting  
Dr. Izaki  
11:40-12:25 LUNCH BREAK  
Session 3 : Transureteral Lithotripsy II  
12:25-12:50 Prevention of radiation exposure during all endourological procedures  
12:50-13:15 Current controversies in urinary stone surgery: RIRS  
Dr. Ben Chew  
13:15-13:40 Diagnosis and follow-up of urolithiasis: Best of imaging study  
Dr. Iwamoto  
13:40-13:55 Coffee break  
13:55-17:30 Hands-on Session (TUL and PNL)                                                                                                   
17:30 Day 1 closing  


November 24, 2019

  Session 1: PCNL and ECIRS  
08:00-08:25 Prevention methods for stone recurrence postoperatively  
Dr. Hamamoto  
08:25-08:50 Indication for PCNL and ECIRS depending on patient position, positioning injury  
Dr. Iwamoto  
08:50-09:15 How to make a puncture under ultrasoud and fluoroscopy from kidney anatomy  
Dr. Inoue  
09:15-09:40 Technique of PCNL and ECIRS  
Dr. Hamamoto  
09:40-09:55 COFFEE BREAK  
Session 2: PCNL and ECIRS II  
09:55-10:20 Complications of PCNL, ECIRS and troubleshooting  
Dr. Iwamoto  
10:20-10:45 Current controversies in urinary stone surgery: PCNL, ECIRS  
Dr. Okada  
10:45-11:10 Possible future endourological procedures: RIRS, PCNL  
Dr. Ben Chew  
11:10-11:55 LUNCH BREAK  
11:55-14:25 Hands on Training (TUL and PNL)  
14:25-14:40 COFFEE BREAK  
14:40-15:30 Case Discussions: Preoperative strategy of the complicated case (in lower pole stone)  

Dr. Okada  (TUL for >2cm lower pole stone: 25min) 
and Dr. Hamamoto (PNL for >2cm lower pole stone: 25min)

15:30-15:45 Closing remarks & Certificate award  

*This course is mainly held in Japanese*