​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


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

Email: cime@aku.edu​​