Annual Conference of Urologists to Start in Manipal KMC Today; Over 1,000 Experts to Participate


Manipal: The Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, KMC, Manipal and the Association of Southern Urologists will organize SZUSICON 2017, the 28th Annual Conference of Association of Southern Urologists, from August 11 to 13, 2017. The conference will be inaugurated at Dr TMA Pai Hall, KMC.

Over 1,000 Urologists, including specialists and super specialists from all over the southern states are taking part in the conference. There will be live operative workshops where specialistswill display their skills in reconstructive, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. It will be an opportunity for delegates to learn and discuss the latest developments in Urology with eminent urologists, both national and international, talking on the subject.

The Conference will begin with a live workshop on urological crafts by Prof Dirk De Ridder, KU Leuven, Belgium and a series of talks by renowned urologists from different parts of the country.

Dr Krishnasamy Kannan, President, Association of Southern Urologists will preside over the inaugural function. Dr HS Ballal, Pro Chancellor Manipal University will be the Chief Guest and Guests of Honor are Dr H. Vinod Bhat, Vice Chancellor, Manipal University, Dr Poornima Baliga B, Pro Vice Chancellor, Manipal University and Dr. Pragna Rao, Dean, KMC, Manipal

The second day of the Conference will feature a live transmission of urethral reconstruction and video conference by Dr Anil Kapoor from McMaster University, Canada along with a live transmission of Robotic Partial Nephrectomy from the McMaster University. A live workshop on Urosurgical techniques will be conducted on the third day. The conference also includes discussions, podium sessions and paper and poster presentations.


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