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Theoretical RARP Course

219 Reviews
Melle, Belgium
1 day course
100 attendees per session

Course details

This masterclass is part of the 'Hands-On RARP Course' and only covers the first day. It's for robotic urologists (beginners or advanced) who want to gain insight in the step-by-step approach of world renowed experts (lectures). During live case presentations you'll be able to discuss techniques and get tips & tricks for complex cases.

What will you learn?

- You will be able to discuss live cases with expert faculty.

- You will get tips and tricks from expert faculty.

- You will learn the step-by-step approach for RARP.

Educational methods

Live case observation, Video, Lectures

Who is this course for?

This course is for urologists (beginners & advanced) who want to improve their RARP skills (throught theoretical classes) or for urologists who want to gain insight in how to perform robotic prostatectomies.


If you want to improve your technical skills and practice RARP on human cadavers, we suggest you register for the 'Hands-On RARP Course'. Beware, the practical session on day 2 is only for robotic surgeons with relevant experience!


No pre-course requirements for the theoretical session on day 1.


Day 1   


0830 - 0900       Registration and Welcome to Orsi Academy

0900 - 1230       Live surgery broadcast from OLV theatres to Orsi auditorium


Moderation by expert faculty with interactive sessions with delegates


  • Two live RARP cases by Professor Tewari and Markus Graefen
  • One standard RARP with NVB preservation
  • One complex RARP case


1230 - 1330       Lunch

1330 - 1830       Masterclass in RARP

1330 – 1600      Step by step approaches to RARP with edited video illustrations

– Tips and tricks learnt from expert panel

(20-minute presentations with 5 mins Q&A)


1600                   Coffee break

1615 – 1640      How to manage the complex case by Ash Tewari

1640 – 1705      Neurosafe technique by Markus Graefen

1705 – 1730      Confocal biopsy by Bernardo Rocco

1730 – 1755      Managing complications by Ketan Badani

1755 – 1820      Important anatomy in RARP by Peter Wiklund or Alex Mottrie

1820 – 1845      Imaging/Fluorescence: what’s new? by Ash Tewari

1900                   Course dinner at ORSI


Getting there

Where to stay

Click hereto have a look at our partner hotels in Ghent and in Aalst. Each location offers fixed prices or discounts. If you are interested in making a reservation, please ask for a room with Orsi-rates or contact Jana. The fixed prices can vary depending room availability. There is an additional fee of 3 euros city tax per person per night. Group reservations apply different prices that differ upon request.


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ORSI Academy

Proefhoevestraat 12

9090 Melle, Belgium

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