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The fourth-year resident will continue to hone his/her diagnostic skills and his/her skills in office urology. He/she will also increase the operative load.

Surgical skills

General objective: The resident should understand the principles, methodology, indications and hazards of the following procedures, and perform them with supervision.

  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumors
  • Transurethral resection of uretercele
  • Transurethral resection of urethral valves
  • Transurethral prostatectomy
  • Ureteroscopy and endoscopic management of stone and stricture disease
  • Percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
  • Orchiopexy for testicular maldescent
  • Open renal surgery including nephrostomy, pyelostomy, nephrolithotomy, pyelolithotomy
  • Partial nephrectomy
  • Radical nephrectomy including thoracoabdominal and laparoscopic approach
  • Nephrourecterectomy
  • Pyeloplasty: open, laparoscopically, and robotically
  • Ureterolithotomy
  • Ureteroplasty
  • Ureterolysis
  • Uretero-ureterostomy
  • Uretero-neocystostomy
  • Uretero-sigmoidostomy
  • Ileal and sigmoid conduit
  • Cutaneous ureterostomy
  • Diverticulectomy of bladder
  • Partial cystectomy
  • Closure of vesicovaginal fistula
  • Urethrolysis
  • Prostatectomy: simple open, radical open or laparoscopically
  • Urethrectomy
  • Excision urethral diverticulum
  • Anterior and posterior urethroplasty
  • Urethrovesical suspension or sling procedure
  • Amputation of penis
  • Shunt for priapism
  • Vaso-vasostomy
  • Plastic correction of hypospadias and epispadias
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Insertion of penile prosthesis
  • Correction of penile curvature
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