Dr Thomas Dean
Urological Surgeon

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World Congress of Endourology Paris September 2018

World Congress of Endourology Paris 2018

On the first day I attended the meeting of the Society of Urological Robotic Surgeons.

Robot assisted radical prostatectomy for cancer has been a major advance allowing the prostate to be removed using about five small incisions instead of one large and more invasive incision. Read More...

Green Light Laser SAN Symposium 2015

Dr Thomas Dean with a delegate on the green light simulator
With a delegate on the green light simulator

I was again a member of the expert panel at this annual symposium held on July 27 and 28. The venue was the superb conference room in the new state of the art operating theatres at the Sydney Adventist Hospital. Read More...

Green Light Laser SAN Symposium 2014

Dr Thomas Dean with the faculty of the recent symposium at the Sydney Adventist Hospital
with the faculty of the recent symposium at the Sydney Adventist Hospital

On July 21-22 I was a member of the expert faculty for the 7th Asia Pacific greenlight laser prostatectomy symposium which was held at the Sydney Adventist Hospital. I presented on the physics of laser tissue interaction, the fibre handling technique to achieve efficient laser vaporisation, and tips and tricks for surgeons who are just starting to learn the procedure. Read More...

Visit to Clinica Cemtra in Madrid

Dr Thomas Dean with Dr Fernando Gomes Sancha
With Dr Fernando Gomes Sancha - Clinica Cemtra

In September of last year I visited the Clinica Cemtra in Northern Madrid to meet with Dr Fernando Gomes Sancha who is one of the world’s leading experts in green light laser prostatectomy. I was fortunate to be shown the new technique of prostate enucleation using the green light system. He expertly enucleated a very large prostate followed by morcellation to remove the tissue, completing the operation in less than one hour. Read More...