16 March 2012, Friday

Paediatric Urology Operative Workshop

Pola Paswolsky (D3) Lecture Theatre, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch, Cape Town

The workshop will focus on vesico-ureteric reflux and hypospadias and will take the form of an operative masterclass.

Professor Prem Puri is a Newman Clinical Research Professor at University College and President of Children’s Research Centre at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Dublin.

He has been awarded with several research grants over the past 30 years and his publications contain 9 books/monographs, 103 chapters in textbooks and over 420 articles in peer reviewed journals.

Professor Puri’s landmark contribution has been in the endoscopic management of Vesico-ureteric Reflux where he pioneered the STING procedure.


 Professor Ahmed T. Hadidi is an international accredited pediatric surgeon in the special field Hypospadiology. Trained in Cairo/Egypt, Europe and USA he has been director of Benha Children’s Hospital north of Cairo with about 100 to 120 patients with hypospadias a year.

He is also the editor in chief of “Hypospadias Surgery, An illustrated guide” (Springer Verlag, 2004) which now is standard literature.

He is Chairman of Paediatric Surgery, Emma Klinik and Klinikum Offenbach, Germany.