Use of fluoroscopy as a teaching tool in AdVance XP placement; Patient selection discussion

Date: January 12, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CST

Professor Terlecki will review his placement technique of the AdVance™ XP Male Sling System using fluoroscopic imaging (for teaching purposes only), followed by a discussion with Professor Kovell on patient selection, including patients who do not meet the usual selection model. Professor Terlecki will then discuss how to best present treatment options with patients.

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Topics Include:

  • The AdVance XP Male Sling System surgical technique (including fluoroscopic highlights)
  • Common patient selection model
  • How to help those who don’t fit into the patient selection guidelines
  • How to talk with patients
  • An interactive Q&A panel discussion

Featured Speakers

Ryan Terlecki, MD, FACS, Wake Forest Baptist Health University 

Dr. Ryan Terlecki is Professor and Vice Chair of Urology for Wake Forest Baptist Health. He is also the Director of Men’s Health. He is recognized internationally as a leader in trauma, reconstructive surgery, and prosthetic urology. After graduating from residency at Wayne State University, he completed two separate GURS fellowships at the University of Colorado and UT Southwestern. He is a graduate of the AUA Leadership Program, President of the North Carolina Urological Society, and serves on the editorial boards of multiple peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Terlecki also directs the Wake Forest GURS Fellowship in Reconstructive Urology. 

R. Caleb Kovell, MD, Penn Medicine 

Dr. R. Caleb Kovell received his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He subsequently completed a general surgery internship and urology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed a fellowship in genitourinary reconstruction and prosthetic surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

He specializes in surgical procedures such as urethroplasties, ureteral reconstruction and reimplantation, urinary diversions, bladder augmentations, penile prostheses, artificial urinary sphincters and male urethral sling insertions.