COnference Program

Conference Schedule

Dear Respected Colleagues,


On behalf of the scientific and organizing committees of the Pan Arab Continence Society, it is our pleasure to invite you for the 14th PACS conference which will be held in Beirut- Lebanon from January 25-27th, 2018 in collaboration with the International Continence Society.


We also welcome our guest speakers form the ICS, EAU, AUA, SIU, IUGA, TCS, INUS and the CAU to enrich the program with high quality lectures in the field of Voiding Dysfunction, Neurourology and Female Urology.


We encourage receiving abstracts related to the following topics:
Voiding Dysfunction, Female Incontinence, Male Incontinence, BPH, Prostate Cancer, LUTS, Erectile Dysfunction, Voiding Dysfunction in Children. The PACS also decided to award the best winner abstract a scholarship fund.


Very special packages were designed for you to make it a real good chance to attend such a valuable meeting. So we encourage our young colleagues to take the early catch of the limited spaces.


We hope that you will enjoy your stay both scientifically and socially.

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Day 01

Thursday – January 25th, 2018

Registration

Laparoscopic Workshop Part I

“Training Boxes & Academic Course on Sacro-Colpopexy”

Chairs: Bruno Deval | David Atalla | Ayman Al Qatawneh

Hall Name

Rotation of Groups Rotation of Groups
Group A (8 participants) Group B (8 participants)
10:00 10:20 Laparoscopic Sacro-Colpopexy (LSC): Tips and Tricks (Deval) Hands on Training on 4 Pelvi-trainers (2 participants per pelvitrainer)- Excercises:
1. Laparoscopic Suturing on a pad (30 min) Using Intra-corporeal suturing
2. Laparoscopic Suturing Using a Mesh (45 min)
Bruno Deval
(France)
Mija Blaganje
(Slovenia)
David Atalla
(Lebanon)
10:20 10:40 How to Manage Per and Post-Operative Morbidity During and After a LSC -(Blaganje)
10:40 11:00 Laparoscopic Alternatives (Atalla)

Urodynamic Workshop Part I

“Good Urodynamic Practice”

Chairs: Rafik EL Halaby | Ismail Abbara | Samir Oraby

Hall Name

10:00 10:20 Urodynamics for Female SUI Sherif Mourad
(Egypt)
10:20 10:40 Urodynamics for Male LUTS Marcus Drake
(UK)
10:40 11:00 Urodynamics for Neurogenic Bladder Mohamed Salah
(Egypt)

Physical Medicine Workshop Part I

“Pelvic Floor Muscle Training”

Chairs: Maura Seleme | Bary Berghmans | Toni Bazi

Hall Name

10:00 10:20 Physiology of Pelvic Floor Exercises Bary Berghmans
(The Netherlands)
10:20 10:40 Non-invasive Evaluation of SUI and Non-invasive Pelvic Floor Exercises – How to Proceed? Bary Berghmans
(The Netherlands)
10:40 11:00 Adherence and New Mobile Applications Maura Seleme
(Brazil)

Coffee Break

Laparoscopic Workshop Part II

“Training Boxes &qmp; Academic Course on Sacro-Colpopexy”

Chairs: Abdalla Fayyad | Aly Abdel Kereem | M Salah El Badry

Hall Name

Rotation of Groups Rotation of Groups
Group A (8 participants) Group B (8 participants)
11:30 11:50 Hands on Training on 4 Pelvi-trainers (2 participants per pelvitrainer)- Excercises:
1. Laparoscopic Suturing on a pad (30 min) Using Intra-corporeal suturing
2. Laparoscopic Suturing Using a Mesh (45 min)
Laparoscopic Sacro-Colpopexy (LSC): Tips and Tricks (Deval) Bruno Deval
(France)
Mija Blaganje
(Slovenia)
David Atalla
(Lebanon)
11:50 12:10 How to Manage Per and Post-Operative Morbidity During and After a LSC -(Blaganje)
12:10 12:30 Laparoscopic Alternatives (Atalla)

Urodynamic Workshop Part II

“Good Urodynamic Practice”

Chairs: Mohamed Salah | Mohamed Shafik | Lotfy El Bendary

Hall Name

11:30 11:55 Interpretation of Traces Marcus Drake
(UK)
11:55 12:20 Case Presentation Hassan Shaker
(Egypt)
12:20 12:30 Discussion All

Physical Medicine Workshop Part II

“Pelvic Floor Muscle Training”

Chairs: Bary Berghman | Nadine El Kassis | Maura Seleme

Hall Name

11:30 12:00 Sexual Dysfunction and Chronic Pelvic Pain. What to do? Bary Berghmnas
(The Netherlands)
12:00 12:30 Non-invasive pelvic floor exercises in real time Maura Seleme
(Brazil)
Bary Berghman
(The Netherlands)

Neuro-Urology Workshop I

“International Neuro-Urology Society”

Chairs: Wassim Wazzan | Bader Al Musaeed | Hassan Abdel Latif

Hall Name

12:30 12:50 Neurogenic Incontinence: Anatomical Differences & Implications for Treatment compared to Normal Peter Rehder
(Germany)
12:50 13:10 UTI in NBD: Diagnosis, When to Treat and How to Prevent? Riyad Al Mousa
(KSA)
13:10 13:30 Novel Therapy for CPP using a new Technique of Neuromodulation Francesco Cappellano
(Italy)
13:30 14:00 Debate: Trends in Neurourological Surgery All

Coffee Break

Neuro-Urology Workshop II

“International Neuro-Urology Society”

Chairs: KD Sievert | Amr Emara | Mohamed Hassouna

Hall Name

14:30 14:50 Chronic Pelvic Pain: An Overview on Diagnosis and Therapy in 2018 Francesco Cappellano
(Italy)
14:50 15:10 AMS 800 in Neurogenic Incontinence: Follow-up of 44 years Peter Rehder
(Germany)
15:10 15:30 Mirabegron in NBD: Current Practice and Guidelines Riyad Al Mousa
15:30 16:00 Panel: Scope of Surgical Treatment Strategies in Neurogenic Incontinence Peter Rehder
Francesco Cappellano

Coffee Break

Session I

State of The Art Lectures

Chairs: Sherif Mourad | Walid Alameh | Antoine Abo Moussa

Hall Name

16:30 16:45 International Continence Society Lecture
The Robot in the Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery: a Fashion or a Fad?
Mauro Cervigni
(Italy)
16:45 17:00 American Urological Association Lecture
Update on Treatment of Recto Urethral Fistulae
Magdy Hassouna
(Canada)
17:00 17:15 European Association of Urology Lecture
Nocturia needs Multidisciplinary Insight; EAU Male LUTS Guidelines
Marcus Drake
(UK)
17:15 17:30 Société Internationale d'Urologie Lecture KD Sievert
(Germany)
17:30 17:45 International Urogynecology Association Lecture
Implantable Tibial Nerve Stimulation
Alex Digesu
(UK)
17:45 18:00 Turkish Continence Society Lecture
Pelvic Ischemia: A Novel Hypothesis to Understand OAB and UAB
Tufan Tarcan
(Turkey)

Symposium I

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Dinner

Day 02

Friday – January 26th, 2018

Session II

“Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction”

Chairs: Ashraf Shahin8 | Hesham Badawy | Peter Rehder

Hall Name

09:00 09:15 Daily Practice in Neurogenic Bladder; ICI 6 and EAU Guidelines Marcus Drake
(UK)
09:15 09:30 What to do when Botox fails in OAB? Philip Van Kerrebroek
(The Netherlands)
09:30 09:45 The Underactive Bladder; Updates Magdy Hassouna
(Canada)
09:45 10:15 Debate: Strategy of the Management of Spina Bifida Tufan Tarcan
(Turkey)
Rizwan Hamid
(UK)

Coffee Break

Session III

“Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction”

Chairs: Mohamed El Gammal | Marcus Drake | Francesco Cappellano

Hall Name

10:45 11:15 Panel I: How to Manage a Bladder in MS Philip Van Kerrebroek
Magdy Hassouna
11:15 11:45 Panel II: Management of Parkinson's Disease Peter Rehder
Riyad Al Moussa

Friday Prayer & Lunch Break

Session IV

“Female Urology”

Chairs: Wadih Ghanamé | Jasim AL Hiji | Alex Digesu

Hall Name

14:00 14:15 Lebanese Urological Society Lecture
Lebanese experience in OAB
Ghazi Sakr
(Lebanon)
14:15 14:30 Failed sling: what to do next? Yasser Farahat
(UAE)
14:30 14:45 The Use of Pessaries in the Conservative Management of Genital Prolapse Muhieddine Seoud
(Lebanon)
14:45 15:15 Panel III: TVT or TOT as Primary Procedure for Female Incontinence Abdalla Fayad
(UK)
Ervin Kocjancic
(USA)

Coffee Break

Session V

“Male LUTS”

Chairs: Philip Van Kerrebroek | Hany Moustafa | Abdel Rahman Zahran

Hall Name

15:45 16:00 Practical Aspects in the Diagnosis and Management of BPO Marcus Drake
(UK)
16:00 16:15 Will the New Minimally Invasive Techniques for BPE stands the Challenge Against the Gold Standard? Highlights on Rezūm and Urolift” Amr Emara
(UK)
16:15 16:30 New trends in Surgical Management of BPH Ervin Kocjancic
(USA)
16:30 17:00 Panel IV: Male Sling & Artificial Urinary Sphincter for Management of Male Incontinence Magdy Hassouna
Rizwan Hamid

Symposium II

Symposium III

Gala Dinner

Day 03

Saturday – January 27th, 2018

Session VI

“Transitional Urology”

Chairs: Amr Nowier | Ervin Kocjancic | Salem Khalil

Hall Name

09:00 09:20 New ICI Guidelines for Incontinence in Pediatrics Rizwan Hamid
(UK)
09:20 09:40 Primary Nocturnal Enuresis: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy with Higher Efficacy Michel Jabbour
(Lebanon)
09:40 10:00 Can Biomarkers decrease the need for Invasive Urodynamic Studies in Children with Spina Bifida? Tifan Tarcan
(Turkey)
10:00 10:30 Panel V: Botulinum Neurotoxin in the Management of N-LUTD in children: When to go for Augmentation? Ali Al Abbad
Riyad Al Moussa

Coffee Break

Session VII

“Voiding Dysfunction”

Chairs: Abdel Hamid Youssef | Magdy Hassouna | Sakineh Haj Ibrahimi

Hall Name

11:00 11:15 Long Term Results on LSC - Burch: Do we have to stop? Bruno Deval
(France)
11:15 11:30 The actual position of Mediterranean countries after the FDA warning on Transvaginal Mesh Repair Mauro Cervigni
(Italy)
11:30 11:45 Pregnancy after incontinence surgery; Update Ayman Al Qatawneh
(Jordan)
11:45 12:00 Application of Stem Cell Therapy as Treatment of SUI in Women - Where are we? Mija Blaganje
(Slovenia)
12:00 12:15 How to Manage Postoperative Retention after SUI Surgery; Immediate versus Delay Release Ervin Kocjancic
(USA)
12:15 12:30 Hormone Naïve Prostate Cancer; Dawn of a New Era Elie Nemr
(Lebanon)
12:30 12:45 Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation in Urogynecology Muhieddine Seoud
(Lebanon)
12:45 13:00 Management of Recurrent Prolapse with or without Incontinence Abdalla Fayad
(UK)
12:50 13:00 Impact of Age and Body Mass Index in Laparoscopic Sacral Colpopexy David Atallah
(Lebanon)
13:00 13:15 Female Urethral Reconstruction Mohamed Gomha
(KSA)
13:15 13:30 Continence & Radical Prostatectomy Maroun Moukarzel
(Lebanon)

Closing Comments

Day 03

Saturday – January 27th, 2018

Session VIII

“Nurses Forum”

Chairs: Sharon Eustice

Hall Name

09:00 09:20 Clinical Assessment of LUT Symptoms
09:20 09:40 Female Voiding Dysfunction
09:40 10:00 Catheters for Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
10:00 10:30 Debate: Management of Recurrent UTI

Coffee Break

Session X

“Nurses Forum”

Chairs: Sharon Eustice

Hall Name

11:00 11:20 Clinical Assessment of Faecal Incontinence
11:20 11:40 Trans-anal Irrigation
11:40 12:00 Rectocele – How do Women Cope?
12:00 12:30 Approaches to Managing Incontinence in the Frail Elderly

Closing Comments