7:00amRegistration & Continental Breakfast
7:50amOpening Remarks
Dr. Marcos Perez-Brayfield – President
8:00am – 10:00amBPH Session
8:00amBPH management update (new technologies)
Dr. Francisco Gelpi

BPH Round table for the management of <100grs prostate

  1. TURP – Dr. Antonio Puras
  2. PVP – Dr. Javier Castillo
  3. Prostatic Urethral Lift (PUL) – Dr. Claudio Bernaschina
  4. Water Vapor thermal therapy – Dr. Jonathan Clavell
  5. Questions and answers
9:30amManagement of BPH over 100 grs – Robotic approach
Dr. Ronaldo Cadillo
10:00amCoffee Break & Exhibit Viewing
10:30am – 12:00pmProstate Cancer Detection and Imaging Session
10:30amManagement of RALP complications
Dr. Raju Thomas
11:00amNew Modalities in the Management of Advanced Prostate Cancer CAU Message
Dr. Edgar Figueroa
11:30amState of the art imaging for prostate cancer
Dr. Gory Ballester
12:00pmSatellite Symposium – Non-CME
1:30pm – 4:30pmProstate Cancer Management Session
1:30 pmFocal therapies for prostate Cancer (HIFU, cryoablation)
Dr. Francisco Gelpi
2:00pmGenomic markers in the management of pCA
Dr. Gilberto Ruiz Deya
2:30pmManagement of SUI after prostatectomy
Dr. Ramphis Morales
3:00pmCoffee Break & Exhibit Viewing
3:30pmManagement of post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction
Dr. José Saavedra
4:00pmManagement of urethral strictures and bladder neck contractures
Dr. Omar Soto
4:30pmPyelogram Conference & Urology Residents Presentations
7:30amRegistration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 10:00amGeneral Urology Session
8:00amNeurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction Guidelines
Dr. Melissa Kaufmann
8:30amFlying under the radar: Emerging concepts in underactive bladder
Dr. Melissa Kauffman
9:00amStrategies in Management of Recurrent UTIs
Dr. Juan Guzman
9:30amManagement and evaluation of female SUI
Dr. Juan Guzman
10:00amCoffee Break & Exhibit Viewing
10:30amManagement of Peyronie’s disease
Dr. Marcial Walker
11:00amComplex penile prosthesis and penile reconstruction techniques
Dr. Jonathan Clavell
11:30amThe Transgender patient in the urological field
Dr. Ramphis Morales
12:00pmPRUA Faculty and Guests Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pmKidney Stone Management Session
1:30pmTechniques in Metabolic Management of Kidney stones
Dr. Duke Herrell
2:00pmNew modalities in stone management
Dr. Fernando Cabrera
2:30pmRound Table Difficult Kidney Stone Cases
Panelists: Dr. Alvin Lopez, Dr. Raju Thomas, Dr. Fernando Cabrera
3:00pmCoffee Break & Exhibit Viewing
3:30pmPediatric Urology Session
3:30pmNew Insights into the Diagnosis and Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux
Dr. Andrew Kirsch
4:00pmMRU for the Evaluation of Urinary Tract Anomalies in Children
Dr. Andrew Kirsch
7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 10:00am General Session
8:00am SESAUA status and Robotic Management of Large Renal Lesions
Dr. Duke Herrel
8:30am Fusion prostate biopsy
Dr. Ricardo Sánchez
9:00am Fertility markers beyond semen analysis
Dr. Jorge Rivera Mirabal
9:30am Testosterone replacement therapy: Curent management techniques
Dr. Jorge Rivera Mirabal
10:00am Coffee Break & Exhibit Viewing
10:30am Management of testicular pain from a different perspective
Dr. Héctor Casiano
11:00am Marketing in Urology
Mr. Joseam Laboy
11:30am Legal issues in urology – the demandant lawyer standpoint
Ariel Caro, Esq.
12:00pm Maximizando Oportunidades en el Nuevo Mundo
Lic. Alexis Lebrón Brayfield
Sra. Marta Michelle Colón
12:30pm Lunch followed by PRUA Business Meeting

Sponsorship Statement

This activity is sponsored by The Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc. and the Puerto Rico Urological Association.


Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc and the Puerto Rico Urological Association. The Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Provider’s No. 0007249, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc is accredited by the Puerto Rico Board of Licensing and Medical Disciplines, provider’s No. 016-DC23-JLDM.


Credit Designation

The Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ subject to approval. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Faculty Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor and integrity in all of its sponsored educational activities.

All persons who are in a position to control the educational content of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationship(s) they and/or spouse/partner have with the commercial supporters and/or providers of commercial services and/or manufacturers of any commercial products discussed during the educational activity. All conflicts of interest have been identified and resolved prior to the release of this activity.

The faculty will report financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.

The Puerto Rico Urological Association (PRUA) Annual Meeting is one of the very limited opportunities for urologists in practice within Puerto Rico to attend a CME activity without having to fly out of the island, for this reason, there is a clear need for a well-balanced, unbiased, educational program that will bring our local urologists up-to-date on the diagnosis and management of common urologic problems as well as the prevention and management of complications that could arise in the diagnosis and management of urologic conditions.  The 2022 Annual Meeting will address these needs.

The objectives for the 2022 the Puerto Rico Urological Association Annual Meeting are the following:

1.      Provide a framework for sound decision making in difficult cases related to male voiding dysfunction, pediatric urology, and a variety of urological cancers including upper tract, bladder, and kidney.

2.      Provide an update on pediatric urology imaging and vesicoureteric reflux

3.      Review and provide update in the management of large renal tumors.

4.      Update participants on recent developments on genomic marker in treatment of prostate cancer.

5.      Update participants on novel medical treatments for infertility

6.      Present the most up-to-date data on the most effective use of medical management in stone disease

7.      Provide an update on the best management strategies underactive bladder and the neurogenic bladder.

8.      Review and provide an update on the penile reconstruction and penile prosthesis

9.      Provide guidance on medical malpractice and changes to the health care environment as regards to the urological practice.

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