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12:00-14:00 Free Communications (Hall B & C)
14:00-15:00 Pediatric Urology Section
Chairmen: Antony Stefanides, George Zoupanos
14:00 – 14:15 Phimosis
Anastasios Karatzas
14:15 – 14:30 Undescended Testicle
Sotirios Bogris
14:30 – 14:45 Hydrocele
Vasilios Tatanis
14:45 – 15:00 Urinary Tract Infection
Panagiotis Mitsos
15:00-16:30 Andrology Section
Chairmen: Fotios Dimitriadis, Konstantinos Makarounis, G. Hatzichristodoulou
15:00 – 15:15 The effect of phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5is) inhibitors on testicular function. Athanasios Zahariou
15:15 – 15:30 The dawn of regenerative andrology: shockwaves, PRP and stem cell therapy. Vasilios Protogerou
15:30 – 15:45 Cosmetic penis surgery: The truth beyond myths. Dimitrios Boroussas
15:45 – 16:05 Debate: Immediate placement of penile prosthesis?
  • Yes. Life is too short to wait! (10’) Chris Fliatouras
  • No. Whoever is in a hurry, stumbles! (10’) Petros Drettas
16:05 – 16:30 State-of-the-art Lecture: «Surgical therapy of Peyronie's disease»
Georgios Hatzichristodoulou
16:30-17:30 EAU Section of Outpatient and Office Urology (ESUO) / Hellenic Urological Association (HUA) - Joint Session
Chair: Helmut Haas Heppenheim (DE), Fotios Dimitriadis Thessaloniki (GR)
16:30 – 16:45 Prostate biopsy: Transrectal vs perineal approach and perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis?
Timur H. Kuru Cologne, (DE) Virtual Presentation
16:45 – 17:00 The diagnosis and treatment of testicular torsion: an international survey
Stefan M. Haensel, Rotterdam (NL)
17:00 – 17:15 Alfa blockers perspectives in XXI century
Alekzander Khelaia, Tbilisi (GE) Virtual Presentation
17:15 – 17:30 Persistent LUTS after prostatectomy for BPH
Zachariou Athanasios, Ioannina (GR)
Concluding remarks
Fotios Dimitriadis, Thessaloniki (GR) (1 minute)
17:30-19:00 Functional Urology Section - Contemporary considerations in Overactive Bladder treatment
17:30 – 18:00 Debate 1: Male incontinence and BPH: pharmacotherapy vs prostatectomy. Debate based on a real-life case study
Chairmen: Ioannis Gialas
  • Pro- pharmacotherapy: Dr. Vasilios Sakalis
  • Pro- prostatectomy: Dr. Athanasios Oeconomou
18:00 – 18:30 Debate 2: BOTOX or sacral neuromodulation (SNM) for treating drug resistant urinary incontinence? Debate based on a real-life case study.
Chairmen: Associate Professor Konstantinos Giannitsas
  • Pro- BOTOX: Professor Apostolos Apostolidis
  • Pro- SNM: Professor Anastasios Athanasopoulos
18:30 – 19:00 State-of-the-art Lecture: «Is there still a place for augmentation cystoplasty in the treatment of OAB/incontinence? » (30’)
Chairmen: Apostolos Apostolidis, Nikolaos Mertziotis
Speaker: Prokar Dasgupta, Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation at King's College London
19:00-19:30 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
19:30-20:00 Satellite (Sponsored) Program

Opening Ceremony
Chairs: Gerasimos Alivizatos, Evangelos Liatsikos, Athanasios Dellis

Welcome & Greetings
Awards to the Honorary Congress’ Chairmen:
N. Antoniou,
B. Katsika
F. Sofra
Award: “Konstantinos Dimopoulos” to Professor Peter Wiklund




08:30-11:00 Surgeries Video Session
Moderators: Evangelos Liatsikos, Andreas Skolarikos
08:30-09:00 Video Surgery 1 - Supine Combined PCNL
Presenter: Cesare Marco Scoffone (ΙΤ)
Commentator: Athanasios Papatsoris (GR)
09:00-09:30 Video Surgery 2 - Laser enucleation of prostate adenoma
Presenter: Thorsten Bach (DE)
Commentator: Panagiotis Kallidonis (GR)
09:30-10:00 Video Surgery 3 - Single use flexible ureteroscopic lithotripsy,
Presenter: Bhaskar Somani (UK)
Commentator: Konstantinos Stravodimos (GR)
10:00-11:00 Video Surgery 4 - Robotic cystectomy- Neobladder
Presenter: Peter Wiklund, SE/USA
Commentator: Vasileios Mygdalis (GR)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 State of the Art Lecture: Experience from the Urology UK boot camp
Προεδρείο: Evangelos Liatsikos (GR)
Ομιλητής: Shekhar Biyani (UK)
12:00-13:00 EAU Section of Andrological Urology (ESAU) / Hellenic Urological Association (HUA) - Joint Session
Indications, Techniques, and Sources for recovery of male gametes for the performance of Assisted Reproductive Technology in infertile males
Chairs: Nikolaos Sofikitis (GR), Ioannis Vakalopoulos (GR)
12:00-12:15 Recovery of testicular spermatozoa for azoospermia or severe oligoasthenoteratozoospermia
Suks Minhas (UK) – Virtual Presentation
12:15-12:30 Recovery of epididymal spermatozoa for obstructive azoospermia
Fotios Dimitriadis (GR)
12:30-12:45 Sperm recovery/collection for employment of ART techniques for males with spinal cord injury
Giorgio I. Russo (IT) Virtual Presentation
12:45-13:00 Debate: Does testosterone play a role in important events of testicular descent?
  • No: Nikolaos Sofikitis (GR)
  • Yes: Charalampos Mamoulakis (GR)
13:00-13:30 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
13:30-14:30 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
14:30-15:30 HUA General Assembly Meeting
16:00-17:30 Endourology Section Minimally Invasive Urology: “Back to the future”
Chairs: Evangelos Liatsikos, Athanasios E. Dellis
16:00-16:20 Has Endourology come of age?
Bhaskar K. Somani (UK)
16:20-16:40 A Glimpse in the future of Robotic Surgery
Peter Wiklund SE/USA
16:40-16:55 Innovations in Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery
Ioannis Xoxakos
16:55-17:10 Surgical Navigation in Urology
Stavros Tyritzis
17:10-17:30 In the search of the “Holy Grail” in BPH Treatment
Panagotis Kallidonis
17:30-18:00 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
18:00-19:00 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
19:00-20:30 Urο-Oncology Section - Current Hot topics in Uro-Oncology
Chairs: Papatsoris A, Sountoulides P, Doumas K
19:00-19:15 Treatment sequencing in metastatic HSPC.
Axel Merseburger (DE)
19:15-19:30 Minimal invasive treatment of UTTC.
Morgan Roupret, (FR) Virtual Presentation
19:30-19:45 Adjuvant treatment for stage I testicular cancer
Vasilios Tzortzis
19:45-20:00 Precancerous penile lesions.
Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
20:00-20:15 Management considerations for bilateral / multifocal renal tumors.
George Papadopoulos
20:15-20:30 The ideal patient for bladder preservation.
Konstantinos Skriapas




08:30-11:45 ESU Course
Benign Prostatic Obstruction: How is new technology influencing standard of care surgical treatment?

Chair: Thorsten Bach (DE), Stavros Gravas (GR)
08:30-08:35 European School of Urology: A unique possibility for urological education
Thorsten Bach (DE)
Part 1
08:35-08:55 EAU Guidelines recommendations on non-medical treatment of BPH
Thorsten Bach (DE)
08:55-09:15 Endoscopic prostate enucleation: What are the technology options?
Cesare M.Scoffone (IT)
09:15-09:35 Is Transurethral Resection still an option?
Thorsten Bach (DE)
09:35-10:00 Interactive case discussion
Evangelos Fragkiadis, Iason Kyriazis, Thorsten Bach, Cesare M. Scoffone, Stavros Gravas
10:00-10:15 Short Break
Part 2
10:15-10:35 Is laparoscopy/robotics the way to go for very big prostates?
Cesare M.Scoffone (IT)
10:35-10:55 New minimal invasive treatment options: A tool or a tale?
Thorsten Bach (DE)
10:55-11:15 Complications
Cesare M.Scoffone (IT)
11:15-11:45 Interactive case discussion
Evangelos Fragkiadis, Iason Kyriazis, Thorsten Bach, Cesare M. Scoffone, Stavros Gravas
12:00-12:30 EAU State of the Art Lecture: Importance of stem cells in fertility restoration: The road to clinical implementation
Chair: Gerasimos Alivizatos
Speaker: Jens Sønksen (DK)
12:30-13:00 HUA State of the Art Lecture
Recording of complications in Urology: how important is it?
Chair: Konstantinos A. Konstantinidis
Speaker: Dionysios Mitropoulos
13:00-13:30 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
13:30-14:00 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
14:30-15:30 Cyprus Urological Association (CAU) Session
Chairs: Stavros Charalampous, Chrysanthos Kouriefs
14:30-14:45 Recent advances in Prostatitis
Konstantinos Tryfonos
14:45-15:00 Graft Urethroplasty. The last resort?
Petros Tsafrakides
15:00-15:15 PCNL
Aggelos Economides
15:15-15:30 Active surveillance for prostate carcinoma
Charis Karaolides
15:30-16:30 Urological Society of Northern Greece
Concerns on non-musculoskeletal Bladder cancer?

Chairmen: G. Dimitriadis, I. Vakalopoulos
15:30-16:00 Case 1: 65 year old patient with single, 3 cm, TaHG, no CIS: Are the EAU Guidelines correct?
  • Should be classified/treated as intermediate risk, chemotherapy or BCG.
    Ioannis Tsiriopoulos
  • Should be treated as high risk, ideally treated with BCG.
    Vasileios Simaioforidis
16:00-16:30 Case 2: reTUR: Depends on surgeon skill or tumour biology?
  • T1HG tumour, 3 cm, blue light no CIS, muscle present on biopsy, surgeon says “completed resected” Skill of surgeon matters, reTUR not needed
    Nikolaos Kalogeras
  • Tumour biology matters, reTUR needed for all
    Evangelos Mourtzilas
16:30-17:30 Urology – Media – Social Networks.
Moderation: Dimitrios Hatzichristou
17:30-18:30 Hellenic Urοlogy Journal Session
Chair: Andreas Skolarikos
Presenters: Raffi Avakian, Michael Lardas
18:30-19:00 Satellite (Sponsored) Program
19:00-20:40 Urological Debates
19:00-19:20 Extracorporeal Lithotripsy: Is It Still Alive?
Chairs: Charalampos Deliveliotis, Iraklis Mitsigiannis
  • YES: Nikolaos Ferakis
  • NO: Marinos Berdempes
19:20-19:40 Modern Neonatal Therapies before Radical Prostatectomy
Chairs: Aristotle Bamias, Konstantinos Hatzimouratidis
  • PRO: Dimitrios Dionysopoulos
  • CON: Alkiviadis Grigorakis
19:40-20:00 Rescue radiotherapy: Dose increase and use of Androgen blockade
Chairs: Christos Kalaitzis, Ioannis Varkarakis
  • YES: Vasilios Kouloulias
  • NO: Zisis Kratiras
20:00-20:20 Mini PCNL: Endangered species?
Chairs: Stylianos Giannakopoulos, Ioannis Anastasiou
  • YES: Dimitrios Staios
  • NO: Ioannis Glykas
20:20-20:40 En block Bladder Tumor Excision
Chairs: Michael Chrysofos, Dimitrios Baltogiannis
  • YES: Theodoros Tokas
  • NO: Anastasios Anastasiadis
20:15-20:45 Satellite (Sponsored) Program




08:30-09:30 Free Communications (Hall B & C)
09:30-12:30 Present & Future of Greek Urology
Moderators: Evangelos Liatsikos, Christos Alamanis, John Varkarakis, Ioannis Adamakis
09:30-10:15 Urology & Sub-specialties
  • Oncology / I. Varkarakis
  • Andrology / Christos Alamanis
  • Paediatric Urology / Vasilis Tatanis
  • Surgery & New Technology / Evangelos Liatsikos
  • Functional Urology / Ioannis Adamakis
10:15-11:15 Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students (SSHMS)
11:15-12:00 HUA’S Greek Urology Residents Section
Chairs: Georgios Kotronopoulos, Dimitrios Moschotzopoulos
  • Urology residency in Greece during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Konstantinos Douroumis
  • What a urology resident in Greece has to consider during the last year of training
    Nikolaos Chatzikrahtis
  • Urology residency in USA from the scope of a Greek medical graduate
    Spyros Basourakos
  • Women in urology residency in Greece.
    Viktoria Mari
12:00-12:45 The future of Greek Urology is also a “Female”
(Programme to be announced)
12:45-13:30 Award Winning Free Communications
12:45-13:00 Best Oral Presentation
Chairs: Ch. Konstantinidis, E. Serafetinidis
13:00-13:15 Best ePoster Presentation
Chairs: I.Poulias, G. Stathouros
13:15-13:30 Best Video Presentation
Chairs: G. Athanasopoulos, A. Petrolekas
13:30 End of the Meeting – Closing Remarks