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Instructional Course

045IC - Management of Complicated Urinary Dysfunction after Prostate Cancer Treatment

Sunday, May 20
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: MCC WEST, 2009

This course will focus on management of voiding dysfunction after definitive treatment for prostate cancer. Emphasis will be placed on topics related to incontinence and voiding dysfunction after multimodal therapy (e.g. prostatectomy and radiotherapy) and specific complicated scenarios including management of concomitant incontinence and anastomotic stricture, and urinary fistulae with subsequent urinary incontinence.

Learning Objectives:

Jaspreet S. Sandhu

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr Jaspreet S. Sandhu is an Associate Attending Urologist within the Department of Surgery (Urology Service) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Urology at the Weil Cornell Medical College. He graduated from Duke University and after spending five years as an engineer in the telecommunications industry, obtained his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and received a fellowship in voiding dysfunction at Columbia-Presbyterian and Weill-Cornell Medical Centers.
His primary interest is to understand, predict, prevent, and treat voiding dysfunction or urinary incontinence caused by cancer or its treatments, with a focus on the treatment of male and female incontinence, and urinary tract/pelvic reconstruction. Dr. Sandhu also has a strong interest in the surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and voiding dysfunction caused by advanced cancers. He has been active in the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction, the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons, and the American Urological Association. Dr. Sandhu has participated in multiple international meetings and has authored over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, review articles, and book chapters.


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Kurt A. McCammon

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Kurt A. McCammon, M.D., F.A.C.S.*

Dr. McCammon earned his medical degree, magna cum laude, from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, OH, in 1992 after completing his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Toledo in 1988. He served his internship in general surgery in the Department of Surgery at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, where he also completed his residencies in general surgery and urology, receiving the Upjohn Award for Intern of the Year in 1993 and Eunice Baxter award for Chief Resident of the Year in 1997. He completed a Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1998.
Dr. McCammon’s practice is limited almost exclusively to adult and pediatric genitourinary reconstructive surgery. Board certified in Urology, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. McCammon serves as Professor of Urology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and currently serves as the Chairman and Program Director of the Department of Urology and is the Director of the Adult and Pediatric Genitourinary Reconstructive Fellowship Program at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. He was honored to be named the Devine Chair in Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery in 2013. He has wide and varied academic interests and is an innovative leader in the field of genitourinary reconstructive surgery. He is keenly motivated in the area of investigation and has made notable contributions to Urologic literature. He is proud to serve on the boards of IVUmed and the Society of International Urology.


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O. Lenaine Westney

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. O. Lenaine Westney is a Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her areas of clinical expertise are postprostatectomy incontinence, neurogenic voiding dysfunction, post-radiation urinary tract reconstruction and urinary diversion. In her role as the primary urologic reconstructive surgeon in the Department, she has emphasized clinical and research collaborations with Colorectal, Gynecologic Oncology and Plastics Surgery with the goal of improving management and outcomes of urinary tract structural and functional disorders in patients with pelvic malignancy. She is certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and directs the MDACC Urinary Tract and Pelvic Reconstruction fellowship program. Additionally, she has authored articles and chapters dealing with the management of incontinence in high-risk patient populations. Her current interest research focuses on the long-term sexual and voiding dysfunction in colorectal cancer patients, the progression of voiding symptoms in hypoestrogenic states and post-prostatectomy urinary complications. Dr. Westney is active as a member many local, national and international surgical societies.


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