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Updates to the ICS Advanced Training Weekend Programme

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Following on from our previous announcement and due to the recent controversy about mesh implants in the UK. The ICS training course now includes vaginal incontinence mesh removal techniques.

The registration fee is £1000 (inc VAT) or £600 per day with a ratio of 1:4 per cadaver. This includes all training, breaks, lunch and one evening meal. Please note you need to be an ICS member to register for this event.

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This Urinary Incontinence surgical training weekend in the centre of Bristol, England, is a unique opportunity to get exposure to a range of training and surgical techniques surrounding stress and urgency urinary incontinence. You will have several hours of practice on the fresh frozen cadavers covering such topics as synthetic and non-synthetic treatment of stress urinary incontinence, BOTOX into the bladder and sacral neuromodulation placement for urgency urinary incontinence. This course is aimed at senior trainees about to start their consultancy position or early career consultants.

Sat 29 & Sun 30 September 2018

Training will take place in Bristol at the Vesalius Clinical Training Unit, University of Bristol

Delegates can choose to attend both days or single days depending on their chosen topics. To attend both days the cost is £1000, otherwise its £600 per day.

DAY 1: 29 Sept: Stress Urinary incontinence

Start Time End Time Topic
09:00 09:30 Introduction Hashim Hashim
09:30 10:00 Anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor Chendrimada Madhu
10:00 11:00 Terminology, Diagnosis & Treatment including pelvic floor physiotherapy Marcus Drake, Jennifer Pinkstone
11:00 13:00 Hands on: Stress Urinary Incontinence – Synthetic slings TVT/TOT Removal of incontinence mesh Hashim Hashim, Marcus Drake, Chendrimada Madhu, Mo Belal, Jennifer Pinkstone
13:00 14:00 Lunch
14:00 17:00 Hands on: Colposuspension/Autologous Sling/Bulking Agent Hashim Hashim, Marcus Drake, Chendrimada Madhu, Mo Belal, Jennifer Pinkstone

DAY 2: 30 Sept: Refractory overactive bladder

Start Time End Time Topic
08:30 09:00 Hands on: Overactive Bladder Diagnosis & Treatment Hashim Hashim
09:00 12:30 Hands on:BOTOX in the Bladder (theory and practical), Augmentation cystoplasty/mitrofanoff Hashim Hashim, Mo Belal, Talal Jabbar, Marcus Drake
12:30 13:00 Lunch
13:00 17:00 Hands on: SNM (theory and practical) Hashim Hashim, Mo Belal, Talal Jabbar, Marcus Drake

Click here to download a PDF copy of the programme.


We are pleased to confirm the following world-renowned ICS speakers for this event:

  • Course Director: Hashim Hashim (Bristol) Urologist
  • Mo Belal (Birmingham) Urologist
  • Marcus Drake (Bristol) Urologist
  • Talal Jabbar (Newport) Urologist
  • Jennifer Pinkstone (Bristol) Physiotherapist
  • Chendrimada Madhu (Bristol) Urogynaecologist

Space is limited and on a first-come first-served basis.

Registration Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be sent by email:

  • Cancellations received until 31 July, 2018 – full refund.
  • Cancellations received between 31 July – 14 September, 2018 – 50% will be refunded.
  • After 14 September, 2018 – no refund will be made.

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