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Asian Urology Residents’ Course (AURC)
08:00 – 17:00


Welcome Address(s) and Programming:

  • Secretary General UAA
    Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan
  • MUA President
    Selvalingam Sothilingam, Malaysia
  • Director of Asian School of Urology (ASU)
    Shin Egawa, Japan

Program Kickoff and Moderation

  • URC Chairman
    Eddie Chan, Hong Kong
  • Facilitators
    Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia; Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia; Edmund Chiong, Singapore; Murali Sundram Abdullah, Malaysia

Oncology – Kidney Cancer

  • Resident’s presentation: Importance of genetics in renal cancer
    Ziting Wang, Singapore Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Small renal mass – latest trends and updates on management
    Kumarappan Alagappan, Malaysian Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Prognostication in metastatic renal cell carcinoma – where does the current evidence lead us
    Ikhlas Arief Bramono, Indonesian Urological Association
  • Lecture: Partial nephrectomy – the principles of nephron sparing surgery
    Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia
  • Lecture: Cytoreductive nephrectomy – role and evidence in current era
    Marniza Saad, Malaysia
  • Q&A

Tea Break

Oncology – Testicular Cancer

  • Resident’s presentation: Lymphatic drainage and its importance in testicular cancer
    Yu-de Wang, Taiwan Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Stage 1 seminoma in a young man – options of management
    S Htut Wai Saing, Myanmar Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Stage 2 non-seminomatous germ cell tumour – options of management
    Omar Ahmed, Urological Society of India
  • Resident’s presentation: Neuroanatomy for ejaculation
    Anup Chapagain, Nepal Urological Association
  • Lecture: RPLND upfront or chemotherapy upfront? What is the evidence for NSGCT?
    Murali Sundram Abdullah, Malaysia
  • Q&A

Renal Transplant

  • Resident’s presentation: Basics of renal physiology
    Chi Yuen Ng, Hong Kong Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Acute vs Chronic graft rejection – A brief outline of identification and management
    Tri Duong Cao, Vietnam Urology – Nephrology Association
  • Lecture: Living donor renal transplantation: How to approach complex vasculature? Vijayan Manogran, Malaysia
  • Lecture: Immunosuppression for Urologists
    Ho Yee Tiong, Singapore
  • Q&A


Female Urology & Urodynamics

  • Resident’s presentation: Basics of UDS – setup and interpretation
    Md Mahmud-Ur Rahman, Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons
  • Resident’s presentation: Role of UDS in management of Urinary incontinence?
    Takashi Nagai, Japanese Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Current pharmacological management of overactive bladder: How do they work
    Songyos Tangmesang, The Thai Urological Association
  • Lecture: How to differentiate urinary incontinence – work up and management?
    Azad Hassan Abdul Razack, Malaysia
  • Q&A

Oncology: Prostate Cancer

  • Resident’s presentation: PSA and beyond. Tools and tests available in the current era
    Liang Zhou, Chinese Urological Association
  • Resident’s presentation: Early prostate cancer – how do we decide whom and when to treat?
    Srinath Ileperuma, Sri Lanka Association of Urological Surgeons
  • Resident’s presentation: Bone health management options in prostate cancer – evidence so far?
    Sid Sergio, Philippines Urological Association
  • Lecture: Metastatic prostate cancer – treatment options in the current era.
    Edmund Chiong, Singapore
  • Lecture: Castration resistant prostate cancer – how to sequence treatment plans?
    Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia
  • Q&A

Tea Break


  • Resident Presentation: Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy
    Jaewoo Sung, Korean Urological Association
  • Resident Presentation: Prostatitis: how to diagnose and manage the spectrum of disease?
    Vanel Hay, Cambodia Urological Association
  • Lecture: Genitourinary tuberculosis – the myriad of problems with their re-emergence in the 21st century
    Shankaran Thevarajah, Malaysia
  • Lecture: UTI in children
    Poongkodi Nagappan, Malaysia
  • Lecture: Is urodynamics necessary for males with LUTS?
    Khai Lee Toh, Singapore
  • Q&A

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Asian Urology Residents’ Course (AURC)
08:00 – 16:30

Welcome Address:

  • Executive Committee & Treasurer UAA, Associate Editor BJUI
    Michael Wong, Singapore

Andrology and Infertility

  • Management of erectile dysfunction
    Ranjith Ramasamy, United States
  • Azoospermia – Management of obstructive azoospermia and non-obstructive azoospermia in a nutshell
    Ranjith Ramasamy, United States
  • Investigating an Infertile Couple
    Ranjith Ramasamy, United States
  • Management of Early and Late-Onset Hypogonadism
    Ranjith Ramasamy, United States
  • Case discussion / Q&A

Tea Break

Oncology – Urothelial Cancer

  • Surgical management of Non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) – principles and evolving techniques
    John Seigne, United States
  • Treatment strategies for muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    John Seigne, United States
  • Role of chemotherapy and immunotherapy in management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer – what to choose and when to use?
    John Seigne, United States
  • Immunotherapy in metastatic bladder cancer – what is it and what does the evidence show?
    John Seigne, United States
  • Case discussion / Q&A



  • Recurrent stone formers and how to assess and manage them
    Tom Chi, United States
  • A 1.5cm lower pole renal stone – various options of treating the stone with pros and cons of each option
    Tom Chi, United States
  • PCN and its complications and how to manage them
    Tom Chi, United States
  • Ureteroscopy – tips and tricks
    Tom Chi, United States
  • Case discussion / Q&A

Tea Break

Pediatric Urology

  • Post-natal evaluation and Diagnosis of Children with CAKUT
    Aseem Shukla, United States
  • How do I approach Vesico-Ureteric Reflux (VUR)?
    Aseem Shukla, United States
  • Evaluation and Management of Children with Uretero-Pelvic Junction Obstruction (UPJO)
    Aseem Shukla, United States
  • Evaluation and Management of Children with Neurogenic Bladder
    Aseem Shukla, United States
  • Case discussion / Q&A

AURC Networking Dinner

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Asian Urology Residents’ Course (AURC)
07:30 – 14:00


    Vijayan Manogran, Malaysia
  • Facilitators
    Murali Sundram Abdullah, Malaysia, Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia, Eddie Chan, Hong Kong
  • BPH / Male LUTS
    Keng Tatt Foo, Singapore
  • The Adrenal From The Urologist's Prospectives
    Chit Sin Loh, Malaysia
  • Urological Trauma
    Noor Ashani Md Yusoff, Malaysia
  • Penile Cancer
    Shankaran Thevarajah, Malaysia

Tea Break

AUA MCQs (3 Hrs, All Topics)



Asian Robotic Urological Society (ARUS) Symposium
08:20 - 13:30

Welcome Address
Osamu Ogawa, Japan

Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan; Gyung Tak Mario Sung, Korea

Session 1: Current Status of Robotic Urological Surgery (RUS) in Asia
Moderators: Osamu Ogawa, Japan; Li Ping Xie, China; Michael Wong, Singapore

  • Trend and Future of Robotic Urological Surgery (RUS) in Asia  
    Gyung Tak Mario Sung, Korea
  • RUS in Japan
    Masato Fujisawa, Japan
  • RUS in China
    Li Ping Xie, China
  • RUS in Taiwan
    Yen-Chuan Ou, Taiwan
  • RUS in Hong-Kong
    Anthony Chi Fai Ng, Hong Kong
  • RUS in Korea
    Seung-Hyun Jeon, Korea
  • RUS in Singapore
    Edmond Chiong, Singapore
  • RUS in Philippines
    Jason Letran, Philippines
  • RUS in Australia / New Zealand
    Shomik Sengupta, Australia
  • RUS in India
    Ravimohan Mavuduru, India
  • RUS in Malaysia
    Noor Ashani Md. Yusoff, Malaysia

Session 2: Robotic Surgery in Kidney and Ureter
Moderators: Masato Fujisawa, Japan; Rohan Malek, Malaysia; Yasser Farahat, United Arab Emirates

  • Transperitoneal approach RaPNx
    Ryoichi Shiroki, Japan
  • Central located hilar tumor RaPNx
    Hsiao-Jen Chung, Taiwan
  • Robotic partial Nx for complex renal tumors: Thinking and practice
    Wei Guan, China
  • Robotic-assisted pyeloplasty
    Rajeev Kumar, India

Session 3: Invited Lecture
Moderators: Stephen Mark, Australia; Samuel Yee, Hong Kong

  • Robotics and AI
    Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan

Session 4: Robotic Surgery in Prostate Cancer    
Moderators: Ill Young Seo, Korea; Hio-omi Kanayama, Japan; Yeh-Hong Tan, Taiwan

  • Transperitoneal Approach RARP
    Tomonori Habuchi, Japan
  • Nerve-sparing RARP
    Jacob See-Tong Pang, Taiwan
  • Retzius Space Sparing RARP
    Koon Ho Rha, Korea
  • Single-port RARP
    Shancheng Ren, China
  • RARP: Challenging Cases
    Tae Hyo Kim, Korea

Session 5: Robotic Surgery in Bladder Cancer
Moderators: Atsushi Takenaka, Japan; Xu Zhang, China; Dennis Serrano, Philippines

  • Robotic Assisted Radical Cystectomy (RARC)
    Atsushi Takenaka, Japan
  • Optimization of UD after RARC
    Tianxin Lin, China
  • ERAS in RARC
    Eddie Chan, Hong Kong

Closing Remarks
Li-Ping Xie, China; lll Young Seo, Korea; Masato Fujisawa, Japan; Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan

Group Photo

Asian Robotic Urological Society (ARUS) Consortium Meeting


Pre Congress Workshop on Penile Implant & Reconstruction

Surgeon: Ranjith Ramasamy, USA
Chairperson: Justin Chee, Australia

  • Registration
  • Welcome Speech
  • Penile Implant Surgery: How I Do It
  • Case Presentation
  • Live surgery: penile implant procedure
  • Do’s and Don’ts and complications of penile implant surgery
  • Lunch Break
  • Introduction and lecture on Peyronie’s disease surgery
  • Live surgery: Peyronie’s disease
  • Discussion
  • Closing remarks
Tea Break
10:00 - 10:30

Asian Association of UTI & STI (AAUS) Symposium
13:00 - 17:15

Business Meeting

UTI Section 1
Chairpersons: Shingo Yamamoto, Japan; Kiyohito Ishikawa, Japan

  • Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis
    Shingo Yamamoto, Japan
  • Acute Uncomplicated Pyelonephritis
    Katsumi Shigemura, Japan
  • Complicated UTIs with Neurogenic Bladder
    Bill Wong, Hong Kong

UTI Section 2
Chairpersons: Seung Ki Min, Korea; Stephen Shei-Dei Yang, Taiwan

  • Complicated UTIs with Urolithiasis
    Lu-Dong Qiao, China
  • Complicated UTIs with Diabetes Mellitus
    Jun Kamei, Japan

UTI Section 3
Chairpersons: Paul Anantharajah Tambyah, Singapore; Seung Ki Min, Korea

  • Catheter-Associated UTIs
    Leyland Chuang, Singapore
  • UTIs in Children
    Stephen Shei-Dei Yang, Taiwan

GTI Section
Chairpersons: Kiyohito Ishikawa, Japan; Katsumi Shigemura, Japan

  • Acute Bacterial Prostatitis
    Masahiro Matsumoto, Japan
  • Epididymits
    Kai Zhang, China
  • Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Prostate Biopsy
    Jeong Woo Lee, Korea

STI Section
Chairpersons: Seungil Jung, Korea; Seung-Ju Lee, Korea

  • Diagnostic Strategy for STIs
    Sang Rak Bae, Korea
  • Gonococcal Urethritis
    In-Chang Cho, Korea
  • Chlamydial Urethritis
    Yoshiki Hiyama, Japan
  • Mycoplasma and Non-Chlamydial Non-Gonococcal Urethritis
    Koichiro Wada, Japan

SAARC Symposium
13:15 - 17:15

Welcome and Introduction
Madhu Sudan Agrawal, India; Selvalingam Sothilingam, Malaysia

Session 1: Practical Uro-oncology
Chairpersons: Muhammad Abdus Salam, Bangladesh; Saadat Khan, Pakistan

  • State of the Art - Fusion Biopsies of the Prostate
    Rajeev Kumar, India
  • Debate: Partial Nephrectomy for T1b RCC
    Proposition: Muhammad Abdus Salam, Bangladesh
    Opposition: TP Rajeev, India
  • Open House Cases on Various Cancers
    Moderators: Srinath Chandrasekara, Sri Lanka; Saadat Khan, Pakistan

Session 2: Endourology
Chairpersons: Chandra Sekhar Agrawal, Nepal; Namantha Nandasena, Sri Lanka

  • PCNL and RIRS in 2019
    • PCNL and RIRS in 2019 | PCNL Technique
      Mumtaz Ahmed, Pakistan
    • New Equipment
      Duminda Anuradha Wijewardena, Sri Lanka
    • RIRS
      Md. Nurul Hooda Lenin, Bangladesh
    • Disposable FURS: Feasibility in Developing Country
      Mahesh Bahadur Adhikari, Nepal
    • Surviving Sepsis in Endourological Management of Nephrolithiasis
      Bhoj Raj Luitel, Nepal
  • Open House Cases on BPH
    Moderators: Anant Kumar, India; Namantha Nandasena, Sri Lanka

Session 3: Reconstruction
Chairpersons: Nitin Kekre, India; Sajid Sultan, Pakistan

  • Anterior Urethral Strictures in Men
    • Local Skin Graft
      Brusabhanu Nayak, India
    • Management Using Buccal Mucosal Graft
      Pukar Maskey, Nepal
  • Open House Cases on Obstetric Fistulae
    Moderators: Nitin Kekre, India; AKM Zamanul Islam Bhuiyan, Bangladesh

Summary and Take Home Messages
Madhu Sudan Agrawal, India; Selvalingam Sothilingam, Malaysia


Asian Society for Female Urology (ASFU) Symposium
Exploring Brilliance: A Glimpse in Experts’ Experience
13:30 - 17:35

Master of Ceremony: Ji Sung Shim, Korea
Chairpersons: Jeong Gu Lee, Korea; Peter Lim Huat Chye, Singapore

  • Pushing The Boundaries; Fine Line between Ethics and Surgical Innovation
    Warren Lo Hwa Loon, Malaysia
  • Current Status of Prolapse Surgery in Japan. An Analysis of Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC) Database.
    Satoru Takahashi, Japan
  • Consequences after Anti-Incontinence Surgery
    Patkawat Ramart, Thailand
  • My Tips and Tricks in Treating Refractory OAB
    Jang Hwan Kim, Korea
  • Intravesical Hyaluronic Acid and Chondroitin Sulfate Therapy - Clinical Outcomes in Our Hospital
    Ji Yun Chae, Korea
  • Management of Nocturia in Elderly Female Patients
    Peggy Sau-kwan Chu, Hong Kong
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ureteral Reconstruction due to Previous Pelvic Surgery
    Henry Shing-Hwa Lu, Taiwan
  • ASFU AGM Meeting

FAUA Symposium
13:55 - 17:50

Welcome and Introduction

Chairpersons: Clarence Chang Moh Lei, Malaysia; Khairul Asri Mohd Ghani, Malaysia

Theme 1: Urology Training in ASEAN: Past, Current and Future

  • Urology Training in Malaysian Perspective: Opportunities and Challenges in the Past, Current, and Future
    Clarence Lei Chang Moh, Malaysia
  • How to Develop A Successful Robotic Training Programme, and the Future of Robotics in ASEAN
    Ken Siang Png, Singapore
  • Laparascopic (MIS) Training: The Challenges
    Nguyen Phuc Cam Hoang, Vietnam
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery For Renal Tumours: Philippines Experience
    Samuel Vincent G. Yrastorza, Phillipines

Theme 2: Reconstructive surgery & Renal Transplantation

  • Renal Transplantation: Indonesia Experience and Future Challenges
    Nur Rasyid, Indonesia
  • Penile Implant Surgery: Common Complications and How to Prevent It

Theme 3: Complex Urinary Stone Management

  • Management of Complex Upper Urinary Tract Stones
    Kyaw Soe Kyaw, Myanmar
  • Management of Complex Urinary Stones
    Touch Rano, Cambodia
  • SCC and Renal Stones: Case Based Discussion
    Zuraini Ibrahim, Brunei
  • Discussion
  • Closing Remarks


  • Business Meeting
Tea Break
15:30 - 15:45
Opening Ceremony
18:00 - 18:45
Welcome Reception
18:45 - 20:00

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Plenary Lecture
08:00 – 10:00

Chairpersons: Rohan Malek, Malaysia; Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan; Man Kay Li, Singapore

  • Opening Remark
  • Is the Drug Efficacy in Prostate Cancer among Asians the Same as Westerners?
    Osamu Ogawa, Japan
  • UAA Lecture: Urolithiasis - New Concept and Treatment in 2019
    Zhangqun Ye, China
  • AUA Lecture: Problems and Progress in Treating NMIBC
    John Seigne, USA
  • Can MRI Replace Biopsy in Men on Surveillance?
    Laurence Klotz, Canada
  • Irreversible Electroporation for Prostate Cancer
    Yinghao Sun, China
  • Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Asia Aspect
    Jacob See-Tong Pang, Taiwan
  • Assessment and Medical Management of Recurrent Stone Formers
    Tom Chi, USA
Tea Break
10:00 - 10:30

Men's Health and Andrology
10:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Zulkifli Md. Zainuddin, Malaysia; Kok Bin Lim, Singapore; Onder Yaman, Turkey

  • Update on Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertile Man
    William Huang, Taiwan
  • Testosterone Therapy - Challenges and Controversy
    George Lee Eng Geap, Malaysia
  • Premature Ejaculation - Overcoming Mt. Insurmountable
    Ege Can Serefoglu, Turkey
  • Innovative Approach to Men with ED
    Colin Chang Peng Teo, Singapore
  • Advances in Diagnosis of Bladder Outlet Obstruction
    Stephen Mark, New Zealand
  • LUTS and ED: is There a Link?
    Zulkifli Md. Zainuddin, Malaysia
  • An Evidence-based Management Approach to Peyronie's Disease in 2019
    Eric Chung, Australia
  • Can We Safely Avoid Flexible Cystoscopy in Some Patients with Hematuria
    Stephen Mark, New Zealand

Video Presentation 1 | Oncology
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Shan-Cheng Ren, Taiwan; Han Pei Kwong, Malaysia

Prostate Cancer 1
10:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Byung Ha Chung, Korea; Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia; Rainy Umbas, Indonesia

  • Improving Prostate Cancer Care Through Collaborative Registry - ACAP Database Malaysian
    Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia
  • Australian Prostate Cancer Registry
    Kim Moretti, Australia
  • Prostate Biopsy - Minimising Harm and Maximising Yield
    Jason Letran, Philippines
  • Role of Biomarkers in the Era of PSMA PET and mpMRI
    Gyung Tak Mario Sung, Korea
  • The Evolving Role of PSMA PET in the Management of Prostate Cancer
    Declan Murphy, Australia
  • Active Surveillance 2019 – The Impact of Recent Developments in Genomics and Imaging on Patient Selection and Managment
    Laurence Klotz, Canada
  • Impact of Genomic Testing in Treating Patient with Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Shin Egawa, Japan
  • New Robot for Prostate Cancer Surgery in 2020 and Beyond
    Pradeep P. Rao, India

Asian Symposium
10:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Chandra Shekhar Agrawal, Nepal; Azad Hassan Abdul Razack, Malaysia

  • Is Semi Rigid Ureteroscope Applicable for All Parts of Ureter?
    Yasser Farahat, United Arab Emirates
  • Open Radical Cystectomy is Still Relevant in Asia
    Agus Rizal A.h. Hamid, Indonesia
  • Lap / Robotic Surgery in Vietnam
    Vu Le Chuyen, Vietnam
  • Bladder Cancer Consortium in China - An Update
    Jian Huang, China
  • Kidney Cancer
    Rainy Umbas, Indonesia
  • Chronic Orchalgia
    Dulaim Alhajeri, Kuwait
  • Failed Urethroplasty: An Overview
    Namantha Nandasena, Sri Lanka
  • Best Management of High Risk & Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer
    Muhammad Abdus Salam, Bangladesh

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 1 | Oncology (Bladder & UUTUC) 1
10:30 – 11:30

Chairpersons: Kalidasan Govindan, Malaysia; Peter Ng, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 3 | Oncology (Prostate) 1
10:30 – 11:30

Chairpersons: Mohammadali Zargar, Iran; Eng Thye Koh, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 5 | Oncology (Renal) 1
10:30 – 11:30

Chairpersons: Thomas Yu-Jen Hsueh, Taiwan; Chong Beng Chua, Malaysia


Video Presentation 2 | Oncology
11:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Meng Shi Lim, Malaysia; Badrulhisham Bahadzor, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 6 | Oncology (Mix) 2
11:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Rajeenthiran Sundralingam, Malaysia; Jeremy Yuen Chun Teoh, Hong Kong


Astellas Lunch Symposium
Management of mCRPC: A Good Start is Halfway to Great Outcome
12:30 – 13:30

Chairperson: Yeong-Shiau Pu, Taiwan

  • Early and Effective Intervention in mCRPC
    Christopher Evans, United States
  • Interaction Discussion on Clinical Dilemmas
    Case Presenter                  : Edmund Chiong, Singapore
    Panel Members                  : Christopher Evans, United States; Jason Letran, Philippines; Yeong-Shiau Pu, Taiwan

Johnson & Johnson Lunch Symposium
12:30 - 13:30


Upper Tract UC Symposium
13:30 - 14:30

Chairpersons: Chong Beng Chua, Malaysia; Tianxin Lin, China; Yeh-Hong Tan (Singapore)

  • Renal Preservation in UTUC
    Brant A. Inman, USA
  • Role of LND in UTUC - Redefining the Boundaries
    Edmund Chiong, Singapore
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy for UTUC - New Standard of Care
    Evanguelos Xylinas, France
  • Emerging Immunotherapies for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
    Marniza Saad, Malaysia

Semi Live 1: Enucleation – Tips and Tricks
Fundamental of BPH Surgery
13:30 - 14:30

Chairpersons: Keong Tatt Foo, Singapore; Khor Tze Wei, Malaysia; Henry Woo, Australia

  • Endoscopic Enucleation - Bipolar
    Chun-Xiao Liu, China
  • Endoscopic Vaporization
    Li Ping Xie, China
  • Endoscopic Enucleation (Holmium)
    Pankaj Maheshwari, India

Young Urologists’ Session 1
13:30 - 15:20

Moderator: Yao-Chi Chuang, Taiwan

  • Introduction to the UAA Young Urology Session
    Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan
  • Certificate Presentation to Young Urology Fellows of UAA 2019
    Shin Egawa, Japan, Yao-Chi Chuang, Taiwan, Michiel Sedelaar, Netherland

The European Association of Urology (EAU)
Moderators: Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan; Shin Egawa, Japan

  • The EAU-Young Urology Office (YUO): Achievements, Objectives and Goals
    Michiel Sedelaar, Netherland
  • Example of Multi-disciplinary Working Group: the Renal Group
    Umberto Capitanio, Italy
  • Prospective Trialing for Urothelial Cell Carcinoma: A Challenge or Opportunity?
    Evanguelos Xylinas, France
  • Questions & Answers Session, Closing Session
    Michiel Sedelaar, Netherland & Umberto Capitanio, Italy & Evanguelos Xylinas, France

Theme 1: Skills to Boost Urological Career
Moderators: Yao-Chi Chuang, Taiwan; Wei Phin Tan, United States

  • Social Media for Urology
    Wei Wang, China

Oral Presentation 1
13:30 - 14:30

Chairpersons: Kyu-Sung Lee, Korea; Samuel Vincent G. Yrastorza, Philippines; Hemanth Kumar Ramasamy, Malaysia

Nursing Symposium 1
13:30 - 14:45

Chairpersons: Ahmad Nazran Fadzli, Malaysia; Khatijah Abdullah, Malaysia; Han Pei Kwong, Malaysia

  • Opening Remarks

Symposium 1: Post Radical Surgery for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

  • Optimizing Care of Neobladder
    Hoi Chu To, Hong Kong
  • Psychosocial Impacts: Body Image And Sexuality
    Choo Eng Ong, Singapore
  • Patient Experience
    Zainal Abidin bin Nordin, Malaysia
  • Discussion

Master Class 1: Artificial Intelligence
13:30 - 16:00

Chairperson: Sathiyananthan J R, Malaysia
Co-chairperson: Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia

  • Fundamental AI Concepts: from Big Data to Machine Learning
    Hong Hoe Ong, Malaysia
  • Embracing Artificial Intelligence to Elevate Your Horizon as an Asian Urologist
    Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan
  • AI in Urological Cancers
    Jacob See-Tong Pang, Taiwan
  • Surgical AI: Is This The Future of Urology?
    Prokar Dasgupta, United Kingdom
  • Application of AI in Functional Urology & Men's Health
    Ji Youl Lee, Korea
  • How To: Applying AI in Everyday Practice with Cloud Resources
    Abhinav Jain, Singapore
  • Assessment & Q&A

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 7 | Oncology (Prostate) 3
13:30 – 14:30

Chairpersons: Murali Mohan, Malaysia; Suresh Sabaratnam, Malaysia


Asia Pacific Society of Reconstructive
Urology and Andrologic Surgeons
(AP-SRUAS) Symposium
14:00 - 17:00

Asian Lecturers
Chairpersons: Jalil Hosseini, Iran; Peggy Sau-Kwan Chu, Hong Kong

  • Opening
  • Practical points on Urethral anatomy
    Mohammadhossein Heidari, Iran
  • Reconstructive Urological Operation in Tuberculosis of Genital Tract
    Peggy Chu Sau-Kwan, Hong Kong
  • The Use of A Bladder Neck AUS and The Male Sling in Male Neuropaths, and Fascial Sling, Bladder Neck AUS and TVT in Female Neuropaths
    David Winkle, Australia
  • How to Harvest And Use A Lingual Mucosa Graft in the Repair of Long Anterior Urethral Stricture - the Experience of A Urethroplasty Center
    Qiang Fu, China
  • Complex Traumatic Posterior Urethroplasty
    Jalil Hosseni, Iran
  • Alternative Autologous Tissue for Augmented Urethroplasty
    Farzin Soleimanzadeh, Iran
  • Video Skype Conference - Reconstructive Urology / Andrology
    Omid Sedigh (Italy), Ahmad Shamsodini (Qatar), Fariborz Bagheri (UAE), Nicola Mondaini (Italy), Giorgio Franco (Italy), Carlo Bettochi (Italy), Ervin Kocjancic (USA)

Paediatric Urology Symposium 1
14:30 - 15:30

Moderators: Susan Woo, Malaysia; Mohamed Ashraf Bin Mohamed Daud, Malaysia

  • Traumatic Urethral Strictures In Children - SIUT Experience
    Sajid Sultan, Pakistan
  • Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Ureteric Re-Implantation: Lessons, Learnt
    Aseem Shukla, USA
  • Minimally-invasive Approaches in the Management of Paediatric PUJ Obstruction
    Huixia Zhou, China

Semi Live 2:
Upper Urinary Tract Laparoscopy
14:30 - 15:45

Chairpersons: Chit Sin Loh, Malaysia; Chaidir Arif Mochtar, Indonesia

  • Retroperitoneal Approach Nephroureterectomy
    Lin Yao, China
  • Pyeloplasty (Robotic / Laparoscopic)
    Huixia Zhou, China
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
    Pradeep P. Rao, India
  • Robotic IVC Thrombectomy
    Xu Zhang, China

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 8 | Oncology (Bladder & UUTUC) 3
14:30 – 15:30

Chairpersons: Bala Sundram Mariappan, Malaysia; Abdul Rashid Subahan, Malaysia


Nursing Symposium 2
14:45 - 17:00

Chairpersons: Ahmad Nazran Fadzli, Malaysia; Khatijah Abdullah, Malaysia; Han Pei Kwong, Malaysia

Symposium 2: Emerging Paradigms in Urinary Incontinence

  • Behavioral Therapy for Frail Elderly with UI
    Wakako Satoh, Japan
  • Future Trends in the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
    Suk Yin Crystal Li, Hong Kong
  • Discussion
  • Ostomy Appliance Update
    Adeline Hong Sook Kuan, Malaysia

Panel Discussion: How Is Urology Nursing Evolving In An Asian Perspective?

  • Training And Educational Programs in Hong Kong
    Sau-Loi Ng, Hong Kong
  • Training And Educational Programs in Malaysia
    Norsiah Mustafa, Malaysia
  • Urology Nursing Training and Educational Programs in Singapore
    Poh Choo Toh, Singapore
  • Training and Educational Programs in Sri Lanka
    Thalwaththe Gedara Nadeeka Shayamalie Gunarathne, Sri Lanka
  • Training and Educational Programs in Macau
    Im Ha Fong, Macau
  • Discussion
  • Closing Remarks
Tea Break
15:30 - 15:45

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 9 | Oncology (Mix) 1
15:30 – 16:30

Chairpersons: Noor Azam Nasuha, Malaysia; Jason Letran, Philippines


Paediatric Urology Symposium 2
15:45 - 17:00

Chairpersons: Clarence Lei Chang Moh, Malaysia; Poongkodi Nagappan, Malaysia

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) For Renal Stones- Choose The Best
    Sajid Sultan, Pakistan
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: How I Do It
    Huixia Zhou, China
  • Transitional Urology: Setting Up A Successful Programme
    David Winkle, Australia
  • Post-Course Evaluation and Q&A

Master Class 2: RIRS
15:45 - 17:00

Chairpersons: Islah Munjih bin Ab Rashid, Malaysia; Shinsuke Okada, Japan

  • Moderated Case Discussion
    Athanasios Papatsoris, Greece; Shinsuke Okada, Japan
  • Hands-on Training

Young Urologists’ Session 2
15:45 - 17:20

Theme 1: Skills to Boost Urological Career
Moderators: Yao-Chi Chuang, Taiwan; Wei Phin Tan, United States

  • Meet the Innovators: How To Do A Paperless Presentation – Videos, GoPros and Drones
    Tanet Thaidumrong, Thailand
  • Time Management: How To Multi-Task Efficiently as A Urologist
    William Huang, Taiwan

Theme 2: Reflection of Knowledge
Moderator: Kay-Seong Ngoo, Malaysia

  • Introduction to Sparring Session
  • Debate 1: A 10mm lower pole stone in a fit 75 years old – leave it or take it out?
    • Leave It: Hasina Sadia Khan, Bangladesh
    • Take it out: Michael Alfred Tan, Philippines
  • Summary and vote by delegates
  • Debate 2: Is it necessary for pre-operative urodynamics for women with stress urinary incontinence?
    • No: Aditya Prakash Sharma, India
    • Yes: Siti Nur Masyithah Maarof, Malaysia
  • Summary and vote by delegates
  • Conclusion from Day 1

BJUI Workshop
15:45 - 17:00

Chairperson: Krishna Sethia, United Kingdom

  • Introduction
    Krishna Sethia, United Kingdom
    David Nicol, United Kingdom
  • Complications of Radical Nephrectomy
    Woong Kyu Han, Korea
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
    Tim O’Brien, United Kingdom
  • Discussion And Q&A

Reconstructive Urology
16:00 - 17:15

Chairpersons: Jalil Hosseini, Iran; Hamid Ghazali, Malaysia

  • Completely Intracorporeally Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy and Orthotopic Detaenial Sigmoid Neobladder: The Initial Experience
    Chun-Xiao Liu, China
  • Optical Urethrotomy for Urethral Strictures: A Critical Review on Wound Healing and Techniques to Improve Its Results
    Kim Tiong Lee, Malaysia
  • Complex VVF Repair
    Pawan Raj Chalise, Nepal
  • Reconstruction in Long Ureteric Stricture
    Narmada Gupta, India
  • Can the Kidney Be Saved in GU TB?
    Nitin Kekre, India

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 10 | Transplant
16:30 – 17:30

Chairpersons: Mototsugu Oya, Japan; Charng Chee Toh, Malaysia

Pfizer Symposium
17:00 – 18:00
  • Theory and guidelines of LUTS
    Bannakij Lojanapiwat, Thailand

EP Plus Symposium
The UTI Challenge:
New strategy against multi-drug resistance in 2019
17:00 – 18:00

Chairperson: Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia

  • Introduction
  • Antibiotic Resistant Infections, a Global Emergency: Problems and Solutions
    George G. Zhanel, Canada
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in UTI Management: An Asian Perspective
    Suresh Kumar Chidambaram, Malaysia
  • Tackling Drug Resistance in Bacterial Prostatitis
    George G. Zhanel, Canada
  • Q&A
  • Closing

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Plenary Lecture 2
08:00 – 10:00

Chairpersons: Selvalingam Sothilingam, Malaysia; Osamu Ogawa, Japan; Michael Wong, Singapore

  • Clinical Use of Big Data in Urology
    Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan
  • How Will Machine Learning Transform the Landscape of Urology
    Prokar Dasgupta, United Kingdom
  • EAU Lecture: Contemporary Treatment of Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer
    Michiel Sedelaar, Netherland
  • How Has STAMPEDE Trial Fulfil the Unmet Needs in Treating Advanced CaP
    Nicholas James, United Kingdom
  • Evolution of Robotic Surgery
    Sahabudin Raja Mohamed, Malaysia
  • Improving Outcomes For Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
    Shomik Sengupta, Australia
  • Immuno-oncologic And Combination Therapy in mRCC - What is On The Horizon
    Daniel Heng, Canada
  • ACU Lecture: Urologist and Risk Management – Good Practices To Keep the Lawyers Away
    Clarence Lei Chang Moh, Malaysia
Tea Break
10:00 - 10:30

Asia-Pacific Society of Uro-Oncology
(APSU) Symposium
10:00 - 12:30

  • Welcome and Introduction
    Ji Youl Lee, Korea

Session 1: Prostate Cancer
Chairperson: Byung Ha Chung, Korea

  • Management of Non-Metastatic CRPC: Current and Future Directions
    Rainy Umbas, Indonesia
  • Early Experience with Focal Therapy
    Hakmin Lee, Korea
  • Enzalutamide in Advanced Prostate Cancer
    Rupesh Pophale, Singapore
  • Bone-Targeting Agent in Urologic Cancer
    Seasea Gao, China
  • Panel Discussion
    Sung Kyu Hong, Korea; Rainy Umbas, Indonesia; Hakmin Lee, Korea; Rupesh Pophale, Singapore; Seasea Gao, China

Session 2: Kidney Cancer
Chairpersons: Ji Youl Lee, Korea; Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia

  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: My Experience
    Shigeo Horie, Japan
  • Partial Nephrectomy Using Da Vinci SP System: Initial Clinical Experience
    Woong Kyu Han, Korea
  • Role of Adjuvant Therapy After Radical Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer
    Anthony Ng Chi Fai, Hong Kong
  • Panel Discussion
    Shigeo Horie, Japan; Anthony Ng Chi Fai, Hong Kong

Semi Live 3
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Noor Ashani Md Yusoff, Malaysia; Gyung Tak Mario Sung, Korea; Yen-Chuan Ou, Taiwan; Chit Sin Loh, Malaysia

  • Nerve-Sparing Techniques in RARP
    Declan Murphy, Australia
  • Anatomic robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Atsushi Takenaka, Japan
  • Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy - Retzius Space Sparing Approach
    Murali Sundram Mikail Abdullah, Malaysia

10:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Kazi Rafiqul Abedin, Bangladesh; Kamil Noordin, Malaysia; Chung-You Tsai, Taiwan

  • Metabolic Syndrome and Risk of CKD in Kidney Stone
    Rohan Malek, Malaysia
  • MET for Ureteric Stone - Evidence and Clinical Relevance
    Selvalingam Sothilingam, Malaysia
  • MINI PCNL Should Be the New "Standard" PCNL
    Ravindra Sabnis, India
  • ECIRS the Current Status
    Sung Yong Cho, Korea
  • Disposable Ureteroscopes in RIRS
    Athanasios Papatsoris, Greece
  • Insignificant Stone Fragment - Current View and Implication for RIRS
    Michael Wong, Singapore
  • MIS for Complex Renal & Staghorn Stones - Tips & Tricks
    Madhu Sudan Agrawal, India
  • Role of Open Stone Surgery
    Toe Lwin, Myanmar

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 12 | RECON 1
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Kumaresan Sellamuthu, Malaysia; Siew Hong Chan, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 14 | LUT 1
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Abdulqadir Alzarooni, United Arab Emirates; Amit Kumar Sharma, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 16 | Stone 1
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Kin Li, Macau; Zainal Azim Abdul Kadir, Malaysia

Master Class 3:
10:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Rajeev Kumar, India; George Lee Eng Geap, Malaysia; Shanggar Kuppusamy, Malaysia

  • Peyronie’s Disease: Non-surgical and Surgical Management
    Dulaim Alhajeri, Kuwait
  • Erectile Dysfunction: Penile Prosthesis - Tips and Tricks to Prevent Complications
    Eric Chung, Australia
  • Male Infertility: Sperm Retrieval in Azoospermia
    Ranjith Ramasamy, USA
  • Case Discussion
    Ranjith Ramasamy, USA

Semi Live 4
Radical Cystectomy
11:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Takashi Kobayashi, Japan; Rajeev TP, India; Guan Chou The, Malaysia

  • Technical Tricks in Female Open Radical Cystectomy
    Rohan Malek, Malaysia
  • Robotic Cystectomy and Urinary Diversion
    Vu Le Chuyen, Vietnam
  • Robotic cystectomy and Ileal Neo-bladder
    Jian Huang, China

Video Presentation 4 | Other
11:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Fam Xang Inn, Malaysia; Datesh Daneshwar, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 13 | Functional Mix
11:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Saadat Khan, Pakistan; Jeong Gu Lee, Korea

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 15 | LUT 2
11:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Chuan-Liang Xu, China; Say Chuan Khoo, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 17 | Stone 2
11:30 – 12:30

Chairpersons: Phone Myint, Myanmar; Balan Ambikai, Malaysia


Astellas Lunch Symposium 2
12:30 - 13:30

Chair: Rohan Malek, Malaysia

  • Introduction – Prevalence of OAB
    Rohan Malek, Malaysia
  • How To Overcome Adaptive Behaviors In OAB :
    Warren Lo Hwa Loon, Malaysia
  • A Patient-Centric Approach to Improve Treatment Outcomes
    Philip Van Kerrebroeck, Netherlands
  • Treatment Persistence In OAB: Challenges And Solutions
    Chun-Hou Liao, Taiwan

GSK Lunch Symposium
Evolution of BPH Management
12:30 – 13:30


Asia Pacific Prostate Society
(APPS) Symposium
13:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Rainy Umbas, Indonesia; Byung Ha Chung, Korea

  • Opening Remark
    Ji Youl Lee, Korea
  • Welcome Remark
    Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia
  • Genome Medicine of Prostate Cancer
    Shigeo Horie, Japan
  • Infection, Inflammation and Prostate Cancer
    Seung-Ju Lee, Korea
  • Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Current Update
    Lukman Hakim, Indonesia
  • BMD Change After ADT in Asian Prostate Cancer Patients
    Taek Won Kang, Korea
  • Business Meeting & Closing
    Jun Hyuk Hong, Korea

Young Urologists’ Session 3
13:30 - 15:30

  • Introduction: the European Association of Urology (EAU) – Young Urologists’ Session
    Moderator: Shin Egawa, Japan
  • State of the Art: Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer, Role of MRI, Target Biopsies, Markers
    Michiel Sedelaar, Netherland
  • State of the Art: Role of Adjuvant Therapy After Renal Carcinoma Nephrectomy
    Umberto Capitanio, Italy
  • State of the Art: Immediate Radical Cystectomy for High Risk NMIBC
    Evanguelos Xylinas, France
  • Cases, Questions, Answers & Closing Session
    Michiel Sedelaar (Netherland), Umberto Capitanio (Italy), Evanguelos Xylinas (France)

Theme 3: Novel Skills and Technology
Moderator: Kay Seong Ngoo, Malaysia

  • Anatomic Foundation of Nerve Sparing RARP And Its Outcome
    Atsushi Takenaka, Japan
  • Endourology Excellence: Getting Started at TUERP and Trouble-shooting Problems
    Jeremy Teoh Yuen Chun, Hong Kong
  • 3D Printing in Urological Surgery: How to Use It to Plan My Surgery
    Abhishek Singh, India

Semi Live 5:
Reconstructive / Andrology
13:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Shanggar Kuppusamy, Malaysia; Amit Kumar Sharma Fateh Chand, Malaysia; Pukar Maskey, Nepal

  • Anastomotic Urethroplasty
    Justin Chee, Australia
  • Substitution Urethroplasty - Buccal Mucosa
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India
  • Peyronie's Disease
    Ranjith Ramasamy, USA
  • Robotic Sacrocolpopexy
    Warren Lo Hwa Loon, Malaysia
  • Penile Implant
    Ranjith Ramasamy, USA
  • Sperm Retrieval
    Ranjith Ramasamy, USA

AUSTEG Nursing Workshop
13:30 – 17:00

  • Introduction
  • PCNL – Different Methods to Obtain Access
    Hyung Joon Kim, Korea
  • Overview of Instruments for Stone Fragmentation
    Chen Hsun Ho, China
  • Introduction to Boston Scientific Endourology Nurse Institute
    Sherry Li
  • CDS and Maintenance of Scopes
    Gavin Yeung
  • Introduction to Advanced Energy / 3D Laparoscopic Simulator
    Gang Zhu, China
  • Q & A and Group Photo
  • Hands-on Workshop

Master Class 4:
MRI Fusion Prostate Biopsy
13:30 – 16:05

Chairpersons: Khairul Asri Mohd Ghani, Malaysia; Jason Letran, Philippines

Ka Lun Lo, Hong Kong

  • Introduction and Overview
    Khairul Asri Mohd Ghani, Malaysia
  • Role of MRI Fusion Biopsy in Current Guidelines & State-of-the-Art Literature
    Wai-Kit Ma, Hong Kong
  • Interpretation of Multiparametric MRI + PIRADS Scoring
    Malinda Abd Majid, Malaysia
  • Different Techniques:
    • Cognitive vs Software-Based
    • Rigid vs Elastic
    • Free Hand vs Robotic and Approaches
    • Transrectal vs Transperineal
      Which is the Best?
  • Transperineal Fusion Biopsy under LA / Sedation
    Peter Chiu Ka Fung, Hong Kong
  • Koelis MRI Fusion System Experience
    Jason Letran, Philippines
  • Q&A / Discussion

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 11 | Education
13:30 – 14:30

Chairpersons: Yao Guang Zhang, China; Abhinav Jain, Singapore; Rajeentheran Suntheralingam, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 18 | Men’s Health
13:30 – 14:30

Chairpersons: Hoang Duc Nguyen, Vietnam; Christopher Ho Chee Kong, Malaysia


Kidney Cancer
14:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Xeng Inn Fam, Malaysia; Xu Zhang, China; Srinath Chandrasekara, India

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Renal Tumours with Venous Tumour Thrombus. Classification and Outcomes.
    Xin Ma, China
  • Cytoreductive Nephrectomy is Redundant in mRCC
    Daniel Heng, Canada
  • The Role of Lymph Node Dissection And The Implication of Lymph Node Invasion in RCC
    Umberto Capitanio, Italy
  • Emerging Therapy for Non Clear Cells RCC
    Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia

Oral Presentation 2
14:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Ege Can Serefoglu, Turkey; Nianzeng Xing, China; Bala Sundram Mariappan, Malaysia


Master Class 5:
Reconstructive / Urethroplasty
14:40 - 17:45

Chairpersons: Saiful Azli Mohd Zainuddin, Malaysia; Paksi Satyagraha, Indonesia; Siew Hong Chan, Malaysia

Part A - Preparation for Urethroplasty

  • Anatomy of the Urethra & How to Evaluate Urethral Strictures?
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India
  • What is the Role of Endoscopic Treatments for Urethral Strictures (Internal Urethrotomy/Dilatation)? How I do it.
    Justin Chee, Australia
  • 13 Lessons Learned That Have Greatly Improved My Surgical Techniques in Urethral Reconstruction
    Justin Chee, Australia
  • Harvesting the Buccal Mucosa. How I do it.
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India

Part B - Urethroplasty

  • Penile Urethroplasty?
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India
  • Bulbar Urethroplasty? My Algorithm
    Justin Chee, Australia
  • Posterior Urethroplasty. Tips And Tricks.
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India
  • Management of Complex Cases
    a. Pan Urethroplasty
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India
    b. Perineal Urethrostomy
    Justin Chee, Australia
  • Q&A
Tea Break
15:30 - 15:45

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 19 | Stone 3
15:30 – 16:30

Chairpersons: Praveen Singam, Malaysia; Jamil Merican, Malaysia


Bladder Cancer 1
15:45 - 17:00

Chairpersons: Jeremy Yuen Chun Teoh, Hong Kong; Leong Wing Seng, Malaysia; John Miller, Australia

  • Defining and Managing BCG Failure
    Brant A. Inman, USA
  • Refining the Technique of TURBT
    Jeremy Teoh Yuen Chun, Hong Kong
  • Management of the Urethra in Urothelial Cancer
    Christopher Evans, USA
  • Improving Outcome of Cystectomy through ERAS
    Agus Rizal A.H. Hamid, Indonesia
  • Approach to Haematuria: The Latest Evidence
    Wei Shen Tan, United Kingdom

Young Urologists’ Session 4
15:45 - 17:00

The UAA Young Urologists’ Session – Theme 4: Research
Moderator: Yao-Chi Chuang, Taiwan

  • Meet the Panelists: Why do Editors and Reviewers Reject A Paper Submission – The Insiders’ Story
    Editor: Takashi Kawahara, Japan
    Reviewer: Jacob See-Tong Pang, Taiwan
  • Meet the Collaborators: Multi-Institutional Research for the Future – Working Together with a Common Database
    Jacob See Tong Pang, Taiwan
  • Research Materials and Methods: From Daily Practice to Novelty
    Yao-Chi Chuang, Taiwan
  • Conclusion from Day 2

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 21 | Emergency
15:45 – 16:15

Chairpersons: Khor Tze Wei, Malaysia; Lee Boon Cheok, Malaysia


3-Minutes Oral Presentation 22 | Paediatric / Infection
16:15 – 17:15

Chairpersons: Muhammad Asraff, Malaysia; Rohana, Malaysia


3-Minutes Oral Presentation 20 | Technology
16:30 – 17:30

Chairpersons: Teck Meng Tham, Malaysia; Vikramjit Saren, Malaysia

3-Minutes Oral Presentation 23 | Stone 4,
16:30 – 17:30

Chairpersons: Kalai, Malaysia; Kenneth Koh Beng Hock, Malaysia


Ferring Evening Symposium
Optimizing Androgen Deprivation Therapy 2019
17:00 – 18:00

Chair: Warren Lo Hwa Loon, Malaysia

  • ADT: Reducing Morbidity And Improving Survival
    Laurence Klotz, Canada
Congress Dinner
19:00 - 22:00

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Plenary Lecture 3
08:00 – 10:00

Chairpersons: Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia; Masaru Murai, Japan; Anthony Chi Fai Ng, Hong Kong

  • SIU Lecture: Keep on Inventing
    Sanjay Kulkarni, India
  • Managing Prostate Cancer in Elderlies
    Nicolas Mottet, France
  • Genomic Profiling in Managing Urologic Cancer - Precision Medicine from Bench to Bedside
    Christopher Evans, USA
  • Local Treatment for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Derya Tilki, Germany
  • UAA Honorary Member Lecture: Health behind BARS
    Man Kay Li, Singapore
  • Nocturnal Polyuria
    Alan Wein, USA
  • Asian Men's Health Report - Current Status and Challenges
    Hui Meng Tan, Malaysia
  • BJUI Lecture: The Future of Surgery - A Urologists Perspective
    David Nicol, United Kingdom
Tea Break
10:00 - 10:30

AUSTEG Symposium
Advancing Asian Urology Together
10:15 – 12:30

  • Introduction
    Gang Zhu, China

Part 1
Chairpersons: Gang Zhu, China; Jeremy Yuen Chun Teoh, Hong Kong

  • Critical Landmarks in Pelvic MIS: Showing the Roadmap
    Eddie Chan, Hong Kong
  • Application of 3D Image Reconstruction in Robotic Surgery
    Gang Zhu, China

Part 2
Chairpersons: Anthony Chi Fai Ng, Hong Kong; Michael Wong, Singapore

  • Performing RIRS with Ease: Sharing of Tricks
    Sung Yong Cho, Korea
  • Making PCNL easy: The Ultrasound Guided Puncture
    Chen Hsun Ho, Taiwan
  • Update on Surgical Treatment of BPH - How Does Bipolar TURP Compare with The Rest
    Michael Wong, Singapore
  • Maximizing Efficiency of Laser in Urologic Surgeries
    Hyung Joon Kim, Korea

Part 3
Chairpersons: Teng Aik Ong, Malaysia; Peggy Sau-Kwan Chu, Hong Kong

  • Developing A Surgical Training Model: A Beginner’s Guide
    Jeremy Teoh Yuen Chun, Hong Kong
  • Neuromodulation: How to Teach the Art
    Yao Guang Zhang, China

Bladder Cancer 2
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Abbas Basiri, Iran; Norman Dublin, Malaysia

  • Current Status of Immuno Therapy in NMIBC
    Anthony Ng Chi Fai, Hong Kong
  • Tips & Tricks: Intracorporeal Neobladder Reconstruction in Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy
    Nianzeng Xing, China
  • Robotic / Laparoscopic Cystectomy and Urinary Diversion Can Be the Standard of Care for MIBC in 2020
    Eddie Chan, Hong Kong
  • Evolving Landscape Immuno Therapy in Metastatic Urethelial Carcinoma
    Adlinda Alip, Malaysia

Transplantation in Asia
10:30 - 11:30

Chairpersons: Vijayan Manogran, Malaysia; Agus Rizal A. H. Hamid, Indonesia

  • Challenges in Developing a Living Donor Transplant Programme in Asia
    Man-Kay Li, Singapore
  • Robot Assisted Renal Transplantation - Is It Worthwhile?
    Pradeep P. Rao, India
  • Managing Urological Complication After Transplant Surgery
    Ho-Yee Tiong, Singapore
  • Paediatric Renal Transplantation in Asia - Result and Challenges
    Clarence Lei Chang Moh, Malaysia

Endourology: Case Challenge in Asia
10:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Ravindra Sabnis, India; Kah Ann Git, Malaysia

  • Panel Discussion
    Madhu Sudan Agrawal, India; Athanasios Papatsoris, Greece; Bannakij Lojanapiwat, Thailand; Takaaki Inoue, Japan; Kumaresan Sellamuthu, Malaysia

Prostate Cancer 2
11:30 - 12:30

Chairpersons: Rajeev Kumar, India; Rajeenthran Suntheralingam, Malaysia

  • Best Approach for Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer - RT
    Nicholas James, United Kingdom
  • Best Approach for Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer - Surgery
    Narmada Gupta, India
  • A New Standard of Care for nmCRPC?
    Ji Youl Lee, Korea
  • Managing Oligometastasis in Prostate Cancer - Controversy and Evidence of Local and Metastatic Directed Therapy
    Nicholas James, United Kingdom
Lunch Symposium
12:30 - 13:30

Master Class 6:
Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
13:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Koon Ho Rha, Korea; Datesh Daneshwar, Malaysia

  • Introduction of Laparoscopic and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
    Noor Ashani Md. Yusoff, Malaysia
  • Debate: Partial Nephrectomy: Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy – Rest in Piece
    Koon Ho Rha, Korea VS Chit Sin Loh, Malaysia
  • Step by Step Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Standardization of the Used Techniques
    Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia
  • How to Achieve Consistent Outcome in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy?
    Koon Ho Rha, Korea
  • Challenging Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy
    Xu Zhang, China
  • Complications Management During Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
    Prokar Dasgupta, United Kingdom
  • Robotic Transperitoneal Vs Retroperitoneal Partial Nephrectomy
    Eddie Chan, Hong Kong
  • Partial Nephrectomy: How Much that We Need to Cut? Excision or Enucleation?
    Koon Ho Rha, Korea

Master Class 7:
Dealing with Advanced & Metastatic Prostate Cancer in 2020
13:30 - 15:30

Part 1
Chairpersons: Nicolas Mottet, France; Marniza Saad, Malaysia

  • mHSPC: Real life case presentation
    Takahiro Kimura, Japan
  • mHSPC: Management strategies for 2019/2020
    Nicholas James, United Kingdom

Part 2
Chairpersons: Guan Chou Teh, Malaysia; Rainy Umbas, Indonesia

  • mCRPC: Real life case presentation
    Edmund Chiong, Singapore
  • mCRPC: Management strategies for 2019/2020
    Axel Merseburger, Germany

Part 3
Chairpersons: Ji Youl Lee, Korea; Laurence Klotz, Canada; Axel Merseburger, Germany

  • nmCRPC: Real life case presentation
    Adlinda Alip, Malaysia
  • nmCRPC: Management strategies for 2019/2020
    Christopher Evans, United States

Part 4
Chairperson: Nicholas James, United Kingdom

  • Locally advanced CaP: Real life case presentation
    Declan Murphy, Australia
  • Locally advanced CaP: Management strategies for 2019/2020
    Nicolas Mottet, France
  • DNA repair defects in prostate cancer – what the Urologist needs to know
    Declan Murphy, Australia

Master Class 8
13:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Islah Munjih bin Ab Rashid, Malaysia; Takaaki Inoue, Japan

  • The Current Trend of Endourological Treatment of Renal Stone in Asia
    Islah Munjih bin Ab Rashid, Malaysia
  • Tips and Tricks of Succesful ECIRS: What We Should Know Before Performing ECIRS
    Sung Yong Cho, Korea
  • Tips and Tricks of Succesful ECIRS: Obtaining Access and Achieving Best Stone Clearance Rate
    Takaaki Inoue, Japan
  • Debate: PCNL vs ECIRS
    Git Kah Ann, Malaysia vs Sung Yong Cho, Korea
  • Semi Live/Case Discussion: ECIRS: A Case of Difficult Access / Stone Clearance
    Sung Yong Cho, Korea
  • Question and Answer

Challenges in Difficult Functional Urology / LUTS
13:30 - 15:30

Chairpersons: Keong Tat Foo, Singapore; Christopher Ho Chee Kong, Malaysia; Vorapot Choonhaklai, Thailand

  • LUTS in Young Men
    Khai Lee Toh, Singapore
  • When Will I Do Surgery for BPH?
    Henry Woo, Australia
  • Update on Ketamine Cystitis
    Peggy Chu Sau-Kwan, Hong Kong
  • Managing Urinary Incontinence Post Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation: Key Learnings and The Way Forward
    Warren Lo Hwa Loon, Malaysia
  • Perusing the Best Surgery For Female Stress Urinary Incontinence - Fascia or Mesh Sling?
    Alex Tong Long Lin, Taiwan
  • Sacral Neuromodulation for Refractory OAB
    Yao Guang Zhang, China
  • Continence Management for the Frail Older Persons: Practical Tips
    Maw Pin Tan, Malaysia
  • Advances in diagnosis of Bladder Outlet Obstruction
    Phone Myint, Myanmar
Closing Ceremony
15:30 - 15:45
Tea Break
15:45 - 16:00

*Disclaimer: Programme is subject to change