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​Surgical Skills Workshop on Transurethral Resection of Prostate - TURP​

Introduction and Aims

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) is currently the most effective treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH). With a wide range of prostate anatomies, pathologies and operative complications, this technique requires skills training and experience to achieve optimal results.

CIME is introducing one-day hands-on training session for TURP. The high-fidelity urology simulator provides comprehensive training on the skills necessary to perform this intervention and enables practice of complete TURP procedures using an authentic resectoscope.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop knowledge of anatomy and landmarks.
  • Acquire depth perception and hand-eye coordination.
  • Inspect the cavity completely and describe visible pathologies.
  • Master safe resection techniques.
  • Efficiently control and manage bleeding and complications.

Programme Faculty

Dr Hammad Ather, Professor & Section Head,

Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University

Dr Wajahat Aziz, Senior Instructor,

Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University

Date & Time

​​​April 30, 2019 ​

12 pm to 4 pm


Fee: Rs. 15,000

For registration and further information, please contact us.

Centre for Innovation in Medical Education
Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 3486 3705 / 3733 / 3730