Monday, June 29, 2015

Conference at the meeting "Challenges in Endourology" in Paris

Again I travelled to Paris to participate in the congress "Challenges in Endourology" in Paris. The last two years I was invited to perform live surgery, but this time I was invited to give a talk at the plenary session on the treatment of BPH.

The talk will be available in webcast format in about a month at the congress website.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Important visitor to our surgical room

We were performing a Da Vinci Xi Robotic session at Clinica CEMTRO in Madrid with Dr. Gaston when we received the visit of the prestigious Dr. Henry Woo, from Sydney, Australia.

It was a pleasure to demonstrate Dr. Woo the robotic radical prostatectomy with Dr. Gastón. He was very impressed with the quality of the work we do at Clínica CEMTRO.

Also during these dates we launched our new web on robotic surgery at and the new twitter acount for our robotic unit @UroRobotica, as well as the new corporate image of the joint work of ICUA and Clínica CEMTRO.

Visit our web if you want to see Dr. Gastón explaining the advantages of robotic surgery and the opinion of the patients!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Visitors to our surgical room at Clínica CEMTRO

As usual, we received the visit at our operating room from Dr. Miguel Angel Alonso and Dr. Mario de Arriba Alonso, from the Hospital de León in Spain.

I performed several operations and was able to show the different techniques of anatomic vaporization and Green Laser enucleation of the prostate. They were very happy to have seen the new possibilities of the GreenLight laser in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Interview at the National Bulgarian TV

This time I went to Bulgaria invited to participate in an interview at the National Bulgarian TV. It was very difficult because the presentar spoke to me in Bulgarian and the translator did simultaneous translation both when I was asked and when I was answering. I tried to spread the message that men should visit the urologist and that this is the way to prevent the consequences of prostatic diseases. In my experience in Bulgaria, men there do not visit the urologist and they only consult when they have serious problems.

The interview can be viewed here:

Friday, June 19, 2015

Surgeries at Hospital Charité in Berlin, Germany

This time I visited the Hospital Charité, at the University of Berlín, Campus Bejamin Franklin, to show Dr. John Buckendahl and Dr. Hannes Cash how to perform anatomic vaporization and GreenLight enucleation.

I did three operations, this time without the luxury of a morcellator, so we had to do TURP morcellation, which makes surgical procedures a little bit longer. But everything went very well.

They were excited to see the interphase between surgical capsule and adenoma, and I am sure they will end up learning this wonderful procedures.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Two day mentoring session at Nuremberg Martha-María University Hospital

This time I travelled to Nuremberg, Germany, to participate in a mentoring session for Dr. Lubke in the GreenLEP (Green Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) technique.

For two days we operated together and Dr. Lubke was able to perform cases independently, and he did very well!

From Nuremberg I flew to Berlín, where I had to do a surgical demonstration the following day.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Surgeries at Hopital Cochin in París, France

This time I was invited to perform a surgical demonstration at Hopital Cochin in Paris. Everything went very well, I performed two operations in patients with relatively large glands (95 g and 155 g) that went very well.

Dr. Mikael Peyromaure, chief of the urology department from this hospital, was with me, he was very impressed by this technique of Green laser enucleation of the prostate.