Registration for the 7th biennial course on LUTD and urodynamics organized by NUF

We are pleased to invite you to the 7th biennial course on LUTD and urodynamics organized by NUF (Scandinavian association of Urology, ) LUTD collaboration group

Date: 20th - 21st September 2024

Venue: Peijas Hospital | HUS  Peijas Hospital is situated close to Helsinki - Vantaa Airport with a 25 min driving distance. 

Format: On-site lectures

The course will focus on bladder outlet obstruction, starting from diagnostics and covering treatment from medication to the latest mini-invasive treatment modalities. As always, you can expect a practical point of view with plenty of patient cases! The course is an excellent opportunity for urology residents, urologist and urology nurses to get an updated review on the subject. A preliminary programme is now available and a detailed one will follow.

The registration cost of 270 € will cover lunch on both days, transfer from the course venue to Scandic Grand Central hotel (Helsinki City Centre with close proximity to the central railway station) on Friday and from the hotel to the course venue on Saturday, and the course dinner.  The course dinner will be held at Scandic Grand Central hotel on 20th September. 

 The registration deadline is 1st August 2024.

Participation to the dinner 20th of September
Need for shared transportation on the 20th of September
Need for shared transportation on the 21st of September



Bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) – to the next level


September 20

11:00 – 12:00 BRUNCH


BOO diagnostics: Urodynamics – when and how


12:00 – 13:30Basic urodynamics
Invasive urodynamics – always before treatment decisions?
Special investigations: voiding cystourethrogram, videourodynamics
Invasive tests and antibiotics
Panel & audience discussions: Cases and decision making


BPO: Diagnosis and treatment of benign prostatic obstruction


Diagnostics and primary considerations – be aware of the pitfalls!
14:00 – 15:15BPO diagnostics – anything special to consider? What about bladder function?
BPO and OAB – what to do? Chicken or the egg?
Medical treatment of BPO
BPO and neurological disease – do we need to be extra vigilant?
Surgical/invasive treatment of BPO – what is the best option?
15:45 – 18:00Endoscopic/mini-invasive treatments
Prostate artery embolization for BPO
RASP: Robot-assisted simple prostatectomy
TVP: Transvesical simple prostatectomy
Panel & audience discussion: Which surgery for which patient?

September 21


BOO – the next level


09:00 – 10:30Devastated outlet: Vesicourethral anastomotic stenosis, bladder neck contracture
Urethral stricture, diverticula, syringocele in men
Optilume – for whom?
10:45 – 13:00BOO in women: urethral stricture, diverticula
Voiding dysfunction in women: Be aware of rare diagnoses – diagnostics and treatments (e.g., Fowler vs. anatomic obstruction)

Pelvic floor dysfunction, dysfunctional voiding, pain (male & female)

Pudendal nerve entrapment – a cause of BOO?

The role of the physiotherapist

Sacral neuromodulation for urinary retention – does it work?

13:00-14:00 LUNCH