November 21-24, 2018
at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel.

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Join us in the vibrant Metropolis of Manila as we hold the 61st Philippine Urological Association Annual Congress on November 21-24 at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel. We have prepared a wide range of interesting and relevant urological topics that promises to stimulate and fulfill your UROns. International speakers, renowned in their fields, will be converging on this date with our own local experts to impart state of the art lectures, techniques and surgeries to advance your urologic craft.

This year’s extraordinary program:
  1. Joint sessions with :
    • China - Ureteroscopy (URS), Retrograde Intra-Renal Surgery (RIRS)
    • Indian – Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
    • Indonesian – Reconstructive Urology
    • Japan – Uro-Oncology
    • Korean – Female Urology
    • Malaysian – Robot Assisted Surgery
    • Singapore – Urologic Imaging
    • Vietnam - Laparoscopy
  2. Simultaneous Live Surgeries
    • Robot Assisted Surgery
    • Endo-urology
    • Open Surgery
  3. Simultaneous Masterclasses:
    • RIRS
    • Robot Assisted Surgery
    • Urodynamics
    • Laser Enucleation of the Prostate

Share the Knowledge, Skills and Technology
Take part in the research presentation activities. Send over research works from your practice and training institutions and come over to present these to colleagues. Share the newfound knowledge you have learned from the laboratories to the operating theatre and impart the skills for everyone to learn. Take us to the forefront of urologic practice and technology.

Feel the Hospitality
Let us show you our brand of hospitality that will make you come back for more. We will let you feel at home as we exchange ideas, techniques and skills. Let us build the camaraderie and mutual collaboration as we break down boundaries to further the urologic craft. When you leave you will surely remember the bright smiles and warm welcome that the Filipinos are famous for.

Explore the Islands
While you are here, find out why we are called the Pearl of the Orient. Take this opportunity to visit any of our world-renowned island destinations. Manila is the main gateway. Take a 1-2 hour ride by bus or plane and you will find yourself in the pristine sands and waters of El Nido, paddling in the Underground River of Puerto Princesa, swimming side by side with whale sharks in Cebu, scour the Chocolate Hills of Bohol or climb to the top of the world marveling at the famous Ifugao Rice Terraces of Benguet. You actually have 7,107 beautiful islands to choose from. You may also want to remain within the city and marvel at the world famous fiery Manila Bay sunset, enjoy the endless vibrant nightlife or shop to your hearts content.

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We look forward to interacting with you in this scientific program.


Wilfredo S. Tagle, MD
PUA President

Asst. Prof. Samuel Vincent G. Yrastorza, MD
Vice President and Over- All Chairman PUA 2018

Enrique Ian S. Lorenzo, MD
Scientific Committee Chair

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We've negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Manila affordable. Book early for best selection and price.

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