Diode Laser in Urology Training Course for Bahrain

About the course

The course will be in the format of small group teaching with a mixture of didactic presentations linked to observing a number of prostate vaporizations in the operating theatre live in OR.

This will  give you opportunity  to visit  our state of the  art integrated perating theatres during  procedures to observe the  set-up and logistical issues relating to prostate laser surgery.

Course Objectives

The objectives of the course will be that at the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the indications and contraindications for Diode Laser Vaporization of Prostate.

  • Explain the mechanism of action and efficacy of high power 980 nm Diode laser energy

  • Safety precautions in operating theatre while doing a DLVP.

  • Apply their understanding of the DLVP procedure to their clinical practice.


The following are the topics to be covered as part of this course:

  • Our results with DLVP

  • Lasers for BPH: problems and successes

  • Laser physics and safety

  • Live cases

  • Case videos in USB

  • Theatre and nursing issues

  • Discussion: how to startup avoiding complications

Assessment and Certification

Assessment is done by a Short MCQ test,and on completion all paticipants will be given Certificates of Diode laser training.


Dr Ravisankar.G.Pillai
Specialist Urologist
Royal Bahrain Hospital
P.O. Box 75829, AI Salmaniya
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Off: +973 17246835.
Fax: +973 17233470
Mob  : +973 39162144
Uro Nurse: Mrs.Tintu Mundakkal-+973 39637872
Email: ravisankar_g@yahoo.com
Blog: http://urologyrbh.blogspot.com
Website: www.royalbahrainhospital.com

Tel:+86-27-67848871 67848872


Email: info@gigaalaser.com