Live Surgery Session

In addition to the regular BCa19 scientific programme, the organisers are also pleased to announce a special Live Surgery Session to take place on May 16th, 2019. The afternoon, titled “Standard and Innovative Procedures for Bladder Cancer in 2019” features three simultaneously broadcast procedures from the Molinette Hospital’s surgical theatres.

BCa19 delegates may freely attend the Live Surgery Session. If you want to arrive in Turin on the 15th in order to attend the Live Surgery Day, you can add an extra night’s stay to your registration at your own expense. If you would like to attend, you can register through the Hospital Website.

Time: 12:00-19:00


“Molinette Incontra” Congress Centre
Città della Salute e della Scienza
Corso Bramante, 88

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The venue is the congress centre of the Molinette Hospital. When going through the main hospital entrance, it is on the right hand side. The venue is two metro stops from BCa19’s venue, Lingotto Congress Center. From Lingotto station, go two stops north to Metro Carducci.



Chairs: Paolo Gontero

A.O.U. “Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino” – Aula Magna “A.M. Dogliotti” – Corso Bramante, 88/90 –
12.00 – 12.30 Introduction Paolo Gontero
12.30 – 18.30 Case presentation – Live Surgery session
Moderators in auditorium:  Peter Black, Manfred Wirth, Paolo Gontero
12.30 – 18.30 Room A: Open Radical Cystectomy: step by step
Urinary Diversion
Arnulf Stenzl
Hein Van Poppel
Room B: Robotic Radical Cystectomy + intracorporeal diversion Joan Palou
Michele Gallucci
Room C:
– Operation 1: “TURB: how should you do it”
– Operation 2: “TURB with PDD: how I do it”
– Operation 3: “Modern conservative treatment of
Marek Babjuk

Fred Witjes

Alberto Breda

18.30-19.00 Conclusions & Farewell Paolo Gontero


Surgical Theatres:

The operations will be broadcast live from three theatres of the Molinette Hospital’s Division of  Urology, as chaired by Paolo Gontero and part of the University of Turin School of Medicine.