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Hands-On Program
Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

Registration is open

12 Feb 2024
14 Mar 2024

Uro-Oncology | Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

Global Hands-On Training Program






- Laparoscopic basic skills

- Renal ischemia and vascular management

- Excision of small renal masses

- Surgical treatment of hilar tumors

- Surgical treatment of totally endophytic tumors

- Suturing technique (Internal and external renorraphy)

- Introduction to robot-assisted partial nephrectomy

Language: English
Target audience: Urology residents & uro-oncology fellows
Online Academy (Zoom)

Individual Ticket | Registration ends February 8th

From 1645 USD | Includes kidney simulator, hands-on course with live proctorship, and shipping.

Team Ticket | 20% OFF for surgical teams of 4 trainees

From 1295 USD | Includes kidney simulator, hands-on course with live proctorship, and shipping.


Optional: Pelvitrainer

Remote hands-on training with live proctorship


💪🏽 Cadaver-free simulation with high-fidelity models

🎓 Real-time feedback by experienced surgeons
🎥 Online Academy with step-by-step surgical videos
🏆 Certificate of completion


Urotrainer Academy offers a 5-week intensive hands-on training program for urology residents and fellows who want to master laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. You will perform 12 partial nephrectomies on a high-fidelity kidney model. The curriculum starts with small and polar tumors, and progresses by raising complexity with big, hilar, and completely endophytic tumors. Hands-on classes will be live on Zoom, tutored in real-time by experienced professors.

Academic Program: What will you learn?

Online lesson
1 - Laparoscopic surgery technique
Online lesson 2 - Renal ischemia

Online lesson 3 - Surgical treatment of complex tumors
Online lesson 4 - Introduction to robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN)

FEBRUARY 29th - HANDS-ON SESSION - 14.00 to 17.00hs (CET)

Partial nephrectomy training (small tumors) -  LEVEL 1
Exercise on cyst

Tumor #12 15mm RENAL 4p
Tumor #8 15mm RENAL 4p

Tumor #9 15mm RENAL 5p
Tumor #4 15mm RENAL 4a
Tumor #
3 15mm RENAL 7xh

MARCH 7th - HANDS-ON SESSION - 14.00 to 17.00hs (CET)

Partial nephrectomy training (big tumors) - LEVEL  2

Tumor #5 35mm RENAL 7x

Tumor #6 35mm RENAL 7a
Tumor + cyst #10 16mm RENAL 7p

MARCH 14th - HANDS-ON SESSION - 14.00 to 17.00hs (CET)
Partial nephrectomy training (hilar and endophytic tumors) - LEVEL 3

Tumor #1 15mm RENAL 5a

Tumor #2 20mm RENAL 10xh
Tumor #7 15mm RENAL 9x


 Time zone: Central European Time 

At the end of the program, you will have developed all the integral skills of partial nephrectomy:

  • Excision of renal mass (Tumor resection)

  • Vascular management

  • Suturing techniques (Internal and external renorraphy)


No previous certification or surgical experience in PN is required, only basic skills in laparoscopic surgery.

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Partial Nephrectomy Training

Urotrainer Faculty


Dr. Gonzalo Vitagliano

Hospital Alemán - Buenos Aires, Argentina


Dr. Vital Hevia Palacios - ROC Clinic & HM Sanchinarro - Madrid, Spain

Dr. Francisco García Velandria - Hospital Eugenio Espejo - Quito, Ecuador
Dr. Alberto Jurado - Hospital Italiano - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr. Tiago Ribeiro de Oliveira - Hospital das Forcas Armadas - Lisbon, Portugal

Dr. Elías Bodden - Hospital Pacífica Salud - Panama City, Panama

Dr. Marcelo Kerkebe - Universidad de Chile & Clínica MEDS - Santiago de Chile, Chile

Dr. Clovis Fraga - Real Hospital Português - Recife, Brazil

Dr. Florencia Frascheri - Hospital Alemán - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr. Maximiliano Ringa - Trillium Health Partners - Toronto, Canada

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