African Session: WCE New Concept

Welcome & Introduction

Thursday, September 20
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM
Location: Room 242B

Olivier Traxer

Professor of Urology
Sorbonne Université, GRC n°20 LITHIASE RENALE, AP-HP, Hôpital Tenon

Professor of Urology University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6 and Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery center Urology Dept Tenon Hospital.
Special Interest & Research: Medical and Surgical management of Urolithiasis, Conservative treatment of upper urinary tract urothelial tumors, lower tract endourology, Laser clinical applications of upper and lower urinary tract diseases

- Research Fellowship 1999 : UT Southwestern Dallas Texas – Pr MS Pearle & Pr Charles YC PAK
- Arthur SMITH Award recipient at world congress of endurology 2010, Chicago, USA
- Member of international societies of Urology : EAU, AUA, SIU, EndoSociety, AFU
- Board member of the EULIS (2010-), ESUT (2008-), ESU (2011-), EAU guidelines office (2010-2012)
- Editorial Board member of the Journal of EndoUrology 2013-
- Board of directors Endourological Society 2013-2016
- Treasurer of the French Association of Urology 2013-2016
- Treasurer of the SIU (Société Internationale d’Urologie) 2016-
- More than 290 publications (Medline) and more than 450 international presentations
- Reviewer for various English and French urological journals.


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Hichem Kouicem

Director of Urology Maghreb Centre


22 November 1964
Skikda, Algeria


2001: Founder and Member of the Algerian Association of Urology (AAU).
2005: Clinical head of my own surgical clinic in Setif (Clinique Les Pins) specializing in the
Clinical practice of ureteroscopy and shock waves lithotripsy.
2009: Founder of the first National Urolithiasis Committee of the Algerian Association of
Urology (AAU).
2012: Achievements of the National Patient Record File of Ureteroscopy.
2009: Chairman of the National Urolithiasis Committee of the Algerian Association of
Urology (AAU).
2014: European Association of Urology “EAU” International Membership.
2016: Founder and Chairman of the Algerian Community of Endourology and Laparoscopic
Surgery “ A C E L A S “.
2016: U-merge National Delegate.
2016: Challenges in Endourology: Faculty Member.
2016: EAU: EULIS Associate Member.
2017: U-merge membership
2017: U-merge ambassador for Algeria.
2017: Endourological society Membership.
2017 : SIU Membership.
2017 : International Alliance of Urolithiasis Membership.


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