Professor of Urology
Istanbul Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey

Speech Title: Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): presenting 10 most important tips in 10 minutes, single surgeon Turkish experience with >500 cases

Professor Dr Murat Arslan is actively working on laparoscopy training and education in Turkish Urological Society and International Robotics and Laparoscopy Association (ILRSA) with Turkurolap Group since 2005. He has given during the last 15 years in national and international congresses and courses to more than 1400 urology residents and urologists worldwide basic and advanced laparoscopy training. Dr Arslan has participated to the symposiums, international and national congress as a surgeon to teach participants in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, pyeloplasty, nephrectomy and adrenalectomy with retroperitoneal, transperitoneal and U-LESS approaches, retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) with using flexible ureteroscopy and HoLEP (Holmium Enucleation of Prostate) during live surgery sessions.

Dr Arslan has been assigned as a trainer and invigilator for E-BLUS training sessions in many national and international meetings and now he is the member of Hands on Training (HOT) team for EUREP 2017. He has been a Fellow of Board of Urology (FEBU) since 2008.  He is a member of various urological societies. He is vice president of Turkish Association Urology, Aegean Branch. He is past general secretary of ILRSA  and now vice president of ILRSA. Since December 2019 Dr Arslan is working as Professor of Urology, at Istanbul Okan University, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey. He has been a member of ESUT (European School of Uro-Technology) Training Group since March 2020.