Semi Live Surgery: PCNL Stones & Standard PCNL

Saturday, September 22
1:41 PM - 2:10 PM
Location: Amphitheatre Bleu

Janak D. Desai

Chief Urologist
Samved Hospital, Ahmedabad


Practicing Urology in Ahmedabad, India ; Samved Hospital;

Innovator of UMP (Ultra-Mini PCNL) ; German maker
Schoelly has made the instruments and named them “UMP
by Janak Desai”.

Nominated as member of EULIS ( European Urolithiasis

Delivered the “Malcolm Coptcoat Lecture” during annual
Meeting of BAUS – Urology section.

Delivered the “David John Lecture” in the Royal Society of
Medicine Meeting in London – 13th May 2012 .

Contributed a chapter in Smith's TextBook of Endourology.

Was invited in Guangzhou(China); Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing – 2012, & 2013 , 2014, 2015 to demonstrate surgeries for Stones – Ultra-Mini PCNL and Flexible Ureteroscopy.
Faculty in Paris “ 2nd and 3rd and 4th Challenges in Endourology”
Invited to Lima, Brazil and Buenos Aires to deliver talks on UMP ; Also to do live surgeries of UMP in Sao Paulo – Oct 2013

Invited to Istanbul, Moscow in February 2014 for a workshop on Pediatric urolithiasis

Founder President of Gujarat Urology Association.
President of West Zone Indian Urology Association.


(1) Ultra-Mini Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (UMP) : one more armamentarium… BJUI November 2013.
(2) Ultra-Mini Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy : Journal of Endourology –Videourology section ; year 2013
(3) Ultra-Mini PCNL versus flexible ureteroscopy : a matched analysis of treatment costs (endoscopic and disposables) in patients with renal stones 10.20 mm : World Journal of Urology – Jan 2015
(4) A novel technique of ultra-mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy: introduction and an initial experience for treatment of upper urinary calculi less than 2 cm. : Biomed Res Int ; July 2013
(5) Non Urothelial Bladder cancers : a case series… :Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology; March 2013
(6) Prospectives outcomes of 11-13 F ultra-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (UMP) : a consecutive cohort study. : Journal of Urology


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Oliver Wiseman

Cambridge University Hospitals, Urology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Oliver is a Consultant Urologist based at Cambridge University Teaching Hospitaks NHS Trust Cambridge, UK. He specialises in the treatment of kidney stones, their metabolic management and in the devlopment of patient reported outcomes for stone disease. He runs a number of training courses teaching stone surgery, and has been invited to operate and lecture nationally and internationally on stone disease.
He qualified in Cambridge and following basic surgical training, he underwent specialist training in urology in London, including at Guys Hospital and UCLH ("The Institute of Urology"). He has published widely including articles relating to the management of patients with renal stone disease.
He is a trustee of BAUS, honorary treasurer elect of BAUS, a member of the BAUS Section of Endourology Committee, and on the Endourological Society Awards and Medals Committee. He is training program director for Urology for the East of England.


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Stephen Y. Nakada

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Urology

Stephen Y. Nakada, MD, FACS is Professor and founding Chairman of the Department of Urology and the David T. Uehling Chair of Urology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Dr. Nakada went on to complete his Endourology Fellowship at Washington University prior to joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1995. Dr. Nakada has been the Chairman of Urology in Madison since 2001.

Dr. Nakada's research focuses on urolithiasis and renal aspects of minimally invasive urology. He has authored or co-authored over 200 scientific articles, 50 book chapters, and he has edited more than 10 textbooks in those areas. In 2004, Dr. Nakada received the Gold Cystoscope Award and in 2017 he received the Distinguished Service Award from the AUA. He is currently an editorial consultant for Urology Times and an Assistant Editor of the Journal of Endourology.

Dr. Nakada has served as President of the R.O.C.K. Society, Society of Academic Urologists and the Endourological Society. He has served on the AUA Staghorn Stone and Ureteral Stones Guidelines Committees, the AUA/ABU Examination Committee, and he served as the Chair of the AUA Laparoscopy & Robotic Surgery Committee. Currently, Dr. Nakada is President of the American Board of Urology and a member of the Advisory Council in Urology to the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Nakada is an active member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons and the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, among other societies.


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Sri Sivalingam

Staff Urologist
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Sri Sivalingam MD, MSc, FRCSC, is assistant professor of surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. He is Director of the Center for Endourology and Stone Disease at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital. Originally from Canada, he earned his Bachelors, Masters, and Medical degrees at the University of Toronto, and subsequently completed his urology residency at the University of Manitoba. He then completed a two-year fellowship in advanced Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery with a strong focus on urinary stone disease at the University of Wisconsin. He is board certified by both the American Board of Urology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Sivalingam's primary surgical, clinical, research and teaching interests include the treatment and prevention of urinary stone disease with several peer reviewed publications in this area. He is the co-director of the endourology research group and the fellowship program in stone disease at the Cleveland Clinic.


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