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Last-year urology resident with an interest in uro-oncology? Apply now for a fellowship at UZ Gent!

Uro-oncology fellowship UZ Gent

From 1 August 2023 to 31 July 2024.

You will mainly work with Prof. Nicolaas Lumen, Prof. Charles Van Praet & Dr. Camille Berquin.

An average working week consists of the following:

- 2 to 3 days of OR

- 2 days of consultations

You will participate in the on-call system with our residents (1 in 7).

In terms of procedures, the main things that happen are:

- Prostate: robotic radical prostatectomy (classic and retzius-sparing) / robotic simple prostatectomy for BPH / transperineal prostate biopsy

- Bladder: robotic radical cystectomy with intracorporeal Bricker or neobladder

- Kidney: robotic radical or partial nephrectomy / robotic nephroureterectomy / open renal surgery

- Kidney transplantation: robotic kidney (auto)transplantation with consultant Prof. Karel Decaestecker (1-2x/month)

- Multidisciplinary: with mainly gastrointestinal surgery or gynaecology: open exenteration with urinary derivation, endometriosis surgery, ureter reimplantation, ...

UZ Gent has two robot systems (Da Vinci Xi and X), including Xi with dual console and 1 Skills Simulator.

Interested? Any questions? Mail to, including your CV.

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