Benign Prostate Hyperplasia Surgical Treatment (BPH)

Full immersion in urological surgery

Join our course dedicated to the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). This full immersion workshop is intended for urologic surgeons, fellows, and residents in training across the world.

This course has been structured to provide didactic lectures describing different techniques and to show live operative demonstrations from several expert centers.

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia Surgical Treatment (BPH)


Course date

Course status

  • No more courses for this period

No accommodation, no social programme and no entertainment included in the registration fees for participants

Course information

Course director

Thierry Piechaud (FR)

Course objectives in BPH

  • To provide a current overview of the various “minimally invasive” techniques for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), available to urologists, from the most traditional to the most innovative.
  • To decribe each technique by experts, in live or pre-recorded live surgery and give the principles of surgical techniques.
  • To present the different types of lasers, their characteristics and their indications in the treatment of BPH
  • To show innovative techniques and their operating protocols
  • To present the results and the complications.
  • To provide the medical and economic aspects

Target audience

Urological surgeons, urologists, laparoscopic surgeons from all over the world

Educational methods

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations

Cancellation policy

CME credits & accreditations

Resolution of conflicts of interest (COI)

The IRCAD training center has industrial and research partners (Karl Storz, Covidien/Medtronic, and Intuitive Surgical) and Course Faculty members and Healthcare professionals declare these industrial partners are never committed to the elaboration and running organization of the programs or in the choice of experts. There is neither publicity nor promotion in the form of pull-up stands or flyers during the course.

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Educational sponsorship and funding

IRCAD has received financial support in the form of an unrestricted financial support. IRCAD course funding occurs via an unrestricted support from IRCAD sponsors (medical device companies). Funding is provided free of any attempt to influence the program, individual sessions, subjects for discussion, content and choice of faculty members.
Commercial names of medical devices/software/equipment may appear because they are linked to specific medical procedures, which are the focus of this training course. Other products in the market can be used to perform the aforementioned medical procedures. The IRCAD as an educational provider does not endorse any particular product.

Live the IRCAD experience to the fullest

The courses are organized in such a way that participants are fully immersed in the heart of the Institute, from start to finish.

One day at IRCAD

Your course by day, the comfort and luxury in Les Haras Hotel **** by night

A place with a unique design, inspired by history and the universe of horses… Les Haras Hotel**** honors leather and wood to take its guests on a journey through time.

The Haras Brasserie offers a modern and friendly cuisine. The great classics of French cuisine are celebrated there, alongside signature dishes from Alsace or inspirations from the world over.


The lab is very well equipped. The trainers spent plenty of time with us

Everything was excellent!

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