Live Surgery Workshop and Webinar For Hypospadias Repair

February 27-March 1, 2014

This workshop will analyze options for straightening penile curvature, urethroplasty, and skin management for primary and reoperative repairs based on review of published data, supplemented with live surgical demonstrations.The course is designed for pediatric urologists and surgeons performing hypospadias repair. The course will also discuss quality assessment for individual surgeons to use in improving their outcomes from hypospadias repair, as well as means to improve academic reporting of surgical results.

TIP 20th Anniversary Commemorative Lectures

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Guest Lecturers:

Anthony A. Caldamone, M.D.
Richard S. Hurwitz, M.D.
Martin A. Koyle, M.D.
Giantonio Manzoni, FRCS-FEAPU

*Reception to follow 

Anticipated Operations

(February 28-March 1, 2014)

• Distal TIP
• Distal TIP with foreskin reconstruction
• Proximal TIP
• Coronal fistula repair without redo glansplasty
• Buccal Inlay
• 1st stage buccal repair for hypospadias cripple
• 2nd stage buccal urethroplasty
• Proximal 2-step prepucial graft repair

Additional Procedures

• Excision of suprapubic fat pad
• Urethral plate mobilization
• Ventral corporotomies without grafting
• Tunica vaginalis barrier flap
• Harvest of oral mucosa

Course Directors

Warren T. Snodgrass, M.D. 
Professor of Pediatric Urology
Children's Medical Center Dallas/UT Southwestern

Nicol C. Bush, M.D., MSCS 
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Urology
Children's Medical Center Dallas/UT Southwestern at Dallas


Dr. Giantonio Manzoni, FRCS-FEAPU
Director of Pediatric Urology
Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for pediatric urologists and surgeons, pediatric urology residents/fellows/trainees, and those performing hypospadias repair.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the workshop, the participant will be able to:
1.   Discuss quality assessment for individual surgeons to improve their outcomes from hypospadias repair.
2. Perform an expanded step-by-step algorithm for straightening penile curvature while preserving the urethral plate.
3. Review published data regarding current options for urethroplasty in primary distal and proximal hypospadias. 

Audience Participation

We invite attendees to bring examples of your difficult hypospadias cases - past and present - to review during afternoon Case Discussions.  We will have the ability to view images and pertinent studies as our surgical panel discusses management options.


• $360 .00 – Live Participation (includes DVD) 
• $360 .00 – Online Virtual Participation (includes DVD)
• no charge - Fellows and Trainees

• $40.00 - TIP 20th Anniversary Reception (Thursday evening)

Contact (214-456-6527) for more information or assistance in registering for this conference.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refund requests must be received two weeks prior to the conference. No refunds will be made thereafter.


Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation (CME)

Children's Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest

It is Children's Medical Center's policy that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speaker's presentations. Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. The faculty members' relationships will be disclosed in the conference materials.

Off-Label Uses

Because this course is meant to educate physicians with what is currently in use and what may be available in the future, there may be "off-label" use discussed in the presentation. Speakers have been requested to inform the audience when off-label use is discussed.

Program Accessibility

We accommodate people with disabilities. Please contact 214-456-2735 for more information, or indicate on your online registration. To ensure accommodation, please register as soon as possible.


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