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Sutureless Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy - Advanced 2-Day Course

30 Reviews
Melle, Belgium
2-day course
4 attendees per session
14 CME Credits

Course details

Orsi Academy offers an Advanced 2-Day Course in Sutureless Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy for urologists who already master the robotic surgery approach and who want to improve their specialized skills.


Directed by top expert Prof. Alex Mottrie, proctored by Dr. Stefano Puliatti.


This 2-day masterclass consists of live case-observations and hands-on wet-lab training on porcine models.


After completion, participants receive a Orsi Academy certificate & CME credits.

What will you learn?

- Standardization of the used techniques.

- Different types of resection techniques.

- Renorrhaphy techniques.

- Complication management.

- Tips and tricks for complex cases.

- Show the new Sutureless technique

- Proper usage of the hemostatic product Veriset

Educational methods

Live case observation, Hands-on, Simulation, Video, Lectures

Who is this course for?

This course is for urologists with previous experience on the robot, who want to learn or optimize the robot-assisted partial nephrectomy procedure. This course is not for robotic beginners.


  • The trainees need at least 15 robotic procedures done as console surgeons in the last year.
  • Good English level

Medical devices

- Conmed AirSeal Insufflator

- Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Xi

- Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Si

- Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci X



  • Live case observation at OLV hospital of complex RAPN cases performed by Prof. Alex Mottrie with a step-by-step explanation of the sutureless procedure.
  • Theoretical session with with presenation of videos of RAPN cases and step-by-step explanation of both the standard renorraphy and sutureless procedures with focus on hemostatic devices.


  • Hands-on training at Orsi Academy
  • Dry-lab training on harvested kidney with focus on the renorraphy and sutureless technique.
  • Wet-lab training on porcine model: full RAPN procedure
  • Theoretical introduction on techniques and advanced tips and tricks of RAPN



Getting there

Once your registration is confirmed by Orsi Academy and/or Invivox, please contact our Marketing & Hospitality Officer Odile to arrange your accomodation & transfers. Unfortunately, Orsi Academy is very difficult to reach by public transport. The nearest train station is a 35 min walk. We strongly advise you to come by car or taxi.

If you are coming to an Orsi training, you can enjoy a free pick-up from one of our partner hotels. Upon request, Odile can arrange a pick-up from your hotel to Orsi Academy. Also the transfer back to the hotel is included in the course price, except from the last day of the training. Transfers from a non-partner hotel or from/to the airport are not included but can be offered at following prices:

From Orsi Academy

  • To Ghent - €40
  • To Aalst - €65
  • To Brussels - €95
  • To Lille - €110

Orsi has a cooperation with taxi company 'Limo Saelens'. For urgent matters, you can reach them 24/7 on +32 475 27 89 36+32 495 57 27 21 or via [email protected]

Where to stay

Click here to 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 Odile. 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.


Global Review
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Knowledge aquired
4.3 /5
4.5 /5
Feb 9, 2020
Dr. Wai Man K.
Jan 24, 2020
Dr. Yavor S. This is a very helpful course. I recommend this course to every surgeon who want to switch from open to robotic surgery.
Dec 31, 2019
Dr. eric V.


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