During this session, Ben Challacombe covers:
- An overview of the setup and technical equipment required
- A demonstration of the full procedure and techniques used
- Tips and tricks such as how to address bleeding, what level of laser power to use and how to position the laser
- Common mistakes in the technique and how to avoid them
About the presenter
Ben Challacombe is a consultant urological surgeon with a special interest in the minimally invasive treatments of prostatic diseases. He is the Guy’s and St Thomas’ MDM urological cancer and clinical robotics lead, a UK robotic surgery mentor and robotic fellowship director. He recently completed his term as the British Association of Urology (BAUS) Oncology Section chairman and in 2019 was awarded the BAUS Golden Cystoscope for contributions to British urology within 10 years of consultant appointment. He performs HoLEP with an experience of over 1000 cases and is a national HoLEP mentor.