Dr. Arif Özkan
Koc University Hospital
Educated on laparoscopic urologic surgery at Department of Urology, Uludağ University, Bursa in 2016.
Abundantly practiced advanced laparoscopic surgeries such as laparoscopic radical prostatectomy andlaparoscopic partial nephrectomy throughout his residency.
Was awarded the title of the Fellow of European Board of Urology (FEBU) in 2017.
Principal areas of clinical interest:
Advanced laparoscopic surgery,
Complications & Management of Abdominal Laparoscopic Surgery Course
Basic knowledge on laparoscopy will be presented. Training on laparoscopic and suturing skills will be given including depth perception, dexterity, instrument handling and pattern cutting. Course content will follow European Basic Laparoscopic Urological Skills (E-BLUS) training program. How to choose instruments, air insufflations and access will be explained. Preventing, recognising and management of complications will be discussed. Hands-on training on porcine models under anaesthesia will be offered depending on the specialty including urology, general surgery and gynecology. Laparoscopic surgical management of bowel injury, ureteral injury, minor and major vascular injury, parenchymal organs (spleen and liver) will be shown.
Robotic Pyeloplasty, Uretero-Ureterostomy & Uretero-Lithotomy on 3D Models Course
Introducing components of Da Vinci surgical robotic system, lectures & video presentations. Practicing with Da Vinci robotic simulators. Performing robotic pyeloplasty on 3D models.