The resident’s research papers were successfully presented during the 2020 PUA annual convention, conducted using an online platform on a two-day long event. On the first day of the research presentation contest, 11 residents who submitted their papers on moderated poster and case report competed for the top. Dr. Sigrid M. Agcaoili and Dr. Kathleen R. Gonzales acted as judges. Residents were commended for their brilliant papers.
On the second day of the event, 6 residents competed for the podium presentation, 3 for descriptive and meta- analysis and 3 for analytical. Each resident was given 8 minutes to present their paper. The judges were given the chance to interpolate the presenters. Dr. Ernesto V. Arada, Dr. Arturo P. Castro Jr., and Dr Meyvell Galvan A. Atanoso were given the tough job of judging the papers.
The research papers were judged based on the technical criteria (70%) including originality, relevance, methodology and content and the actual paper presentation (30%).
In the end, the following residents triumphed:
Moderated Poster and Case report:
Comparison of Multiparemetric MRI for Targeted Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy Compared to Systematic Targeted Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy in Detecting Malignant Prostate Lesion among Clinically Suspected Biopsy-Naïve Prostate Cancer Patients by Rogerson Tiangco, MD
A Retrospective determination of the average testicular volume of pubertal and post-pubertal male patients in a tertiary institution by Bryan Geoffrey Arce, MD
Concordance of Multiparametric MRI and MRI Ultrasound Fusion guided Prostate Biopsy at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City by Lyndon Loo MD
Descriptive Paper Presentation:
1st Place: The Learning Curve of Retroperitoneoscopic Urologic Surgery: A Systematic Review by Patrick P. Blaza, MD
2nd Place: The Effect of Metabolic Syndrome on Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels: A Meta-Analysis by Harris L. Lim, MD
3rd Place: Taladafil as Treatment for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review by Dominic Paras BArretto, MD
Analytical Paper Podium Presentation
1st Place: Development of S.T.O.N.E.S. (Stone Size, Topography, Obesity, Number of Stones, Exposure, Skin to Stone Distance) Nephrolithometry Scoring in Predicting the Stone Free Rate of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Uncomplicated Renal Stones by Eduardo M. Añonuevo, MD
2nd Place: Low Dose-Rate Bracytherapy as Curative Treatment for Prostate Cancer: An Extended Analysis of Clinical Outcomes by Ralph Albert Patrick C. Uy, MD
3rd Place: Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy After Robotic Radical Prostatectomy Training: A Matched-Pair Analysis of a Single Surgeon Experience by Jade Kenneth G. Lomansoc, MD
The event capped with awarding of the winners who received cash prizes from the organizing committee and PUA.
The Cinema Urology Competition also pushed through and kicked off the activities of this year’s PUA Annual Convention. These were the chosen finalists for the Cinema Urology Competition (in no particular order):
1. Partial Penectomy Performed in a Progressive Case of Penile Calciphylaxis
2. Bipolar Enucleation of the Prostate (BIPOLEP) without a Morcellator
3. Safe Haven – Bipolar En Bloc Resection of Bladder Tumor
The three video finalists were presented on the ONE PUA 2020 web site from November 1-4 and the delegates were asked to view them and vote for their choice for the best video. Dr. Rome Lloyd Romero’s entry:
Partial Penectomy Performed in a Progressive Case of Penile Calciphylaxis, won the People’s Choice Award after getting 157 out of 296 (53.04%) votes.
Congratulations to all the participants and winners!!!