01 December 2021 | News
Surgeons from neighbouring states were familiarised with the latest techniques in treating bladder cancer
Jalandhar Urology Society, a part of the Punjab Urology Association, has joined hands with Intuitive India, the India arm of Intuitive Surgical, recently conducted a two-day conference to familiarise surgeons and with the latest techniques in the treatment of bladder cancer. The conference, organised at Patel Hospital, was inaugurated by Dr RS Chahal, President, Punjab Urology Association in the presence of Dr Jasmine Kaur Dahiya, Member, Punjab Medical Council.
The organising committee had formulated a comprehensive programme to ensure extensive learning for the attendees. There were detailed sessions on muscle-invasive bladder cancer, cystectomy and nodal dissection, bladder preservation and neobladder surgery. There were dedicated sessions on robotic-assisted neobladder surgery and robotic-assisted anastomosis, as well.
The main objective of this conference was to share the latest techniques in the treatment of bladder cancer and to enhance the adoption of new medical technologies including robotic-assisted surgery in Punjab and nearby states. Experts of urology from Punjab as well as other states including Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana were a part of this conference called ‘Masterclass on bladder cancer.