NEWS & EVENTS
AUA 2019 – CHICAGO
The annual urology conference was especially enjoyable this year as we welcomed colleagues from around the world to Chicago. Members of the department gave 12 presentations, and Resident Dr. Ikenna Madueke who won best poster for his abstract “Prostate Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology II.” Attendees watched from McCormick Place via live-streaming as Dr. Crivellaro perform surgery at UIC. Dr. Kocjancic led a panel of experts on a post-event session regarding urodynamic evaluation.
Single Port Robot Assisted Device System
The University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital and Health Center (UI Health) the first medical center in Chicago and among the first in the world to implement a state-of-the-art robotic surgical system that will treat patients in minimally invasive surgery, particularly in Urology.
The new operating system is the fourth generation of the globally recognized da vinci system used for minimally-invasive surgical treatment. The single-port robotic-assisted device was approved for urological procedures by the Food and Drug Administration in June 2018, and UI Health’s first-to-market status with the system affirms UI Urology’s Minimally Invasive Program and Urology’s standing as one the most highly respected programs in the U.S., said UI Urology chair Craig Niederberger, M.D.
3V3 Basketball Tournament 2018
More than 20 teams participated in the annual 3V3 Basketball Tournament.
Congratulations to “The Heat” for winning the tournament. “Don’t Quit Your Day Job” came in a close second.
Thank you everyone who came out to play and spread awareness for men’s health.
Innovative Urology Conference – Sep 2017
“Innovative Urology” was a successful 2-day continuing education conference held in beautiful Napa, California.
Attendees heard from national urologists, scientists, designers, and engineers in a comprehensive program that encompassed scientific, clinical and product innovation in urology.