26th May 2021 Site

VF Blog: The Causes of STDs and Their Treatment

Are you experiencing STD (sexually transmitted disease) symptoms?

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25th May 2021 Site

Full Title: The Role of HIPEC and PIPAC for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, the Dutch experience and the role of PIPAC in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Course Description:
Peritoneal Surface Malignancy is the most rapidly developing field in Gynecologic Oncology and the role of HIPEC and PIPAC is fast evolving in the treatment of Ovarian cancers.
The Dutch and French group are pioneers of this modality of treatment. Since OVIHIPEC RCT was published, there is renewed interest worldwide in incorporating HIPEC in Ovarian cancer treatment. We have arranged for top International speakers in this field to present during this Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass program:
The PI (Principle Investigator of OV-HIPEC Dutch RCT trial’s: Prof. Dr. Willemien van Driel MD PhD (Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, The Netherlands) and her team, and Dr. Henk Schreuder MD PhD (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands) Co-investigator of OV-HIPEC trials.
Prof. Dr. Naoual Bakrin Lyon France, expert Gynecological Oncologist and PSM specialist with vast experience in the field of HIPEC and PIPAC from France.
The Course Co-Ordinator of this Master class is Prof. Dr. Somashekhar S P, Hon Secretary of ISPSM (Indian Society of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy) and Consultant Surgical &Gynec. Onco& Robotic Surgeon, HIPEC, PIPAC Super Specialist, Bangalore, India.
This Master class is in Joint academic partnership with AGOI ( Association of Gynecological Oncologists of India) and ISPSM (Indian Society of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy). And University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands, Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, The Netherlands.

- Prof. Dr. Somashekhar S P MBBS, MS, MCh(Onco), FRCS  (Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bengaluru, India)
- Dr. Henk Schreuder MD PhD (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands)
- Dr. Ruby van Stein MD (Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, The Netherlands)
- Dr. Lot Aronson MD (Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, The Netherlands)
- Prof. Naoual Bakrin (Lyon, France)
- Dr. Willemien Van Drie,l MD PhD (Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, The Netherlands)

To register, please use this ZOOM link:

This Masterclass will be held on Friday June 4th, 2021, 6:30 PM IST; 3PM Amsterdam: 9AM, New York (EDT)

25th May 2021 Site

Mumps is a highly contagious viral infection most commonly found in children and young adults. Read this blog to find out more about how Mumps can lead to sterility.

24th May 2021 Site

VF Blog: How to Manage Incontinence after Prostate Surgery

Since the prostate is located just below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, removal of one's prostate could lead to temporary or permanent loss of urinary control, called incontinence, due to damage to the continence mechanism. Click on the title above to learn more about how to manage incontinence after prostate surgery.

20th May 2021 Site

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are extending the deadline until May 31st!

We are very pleased to be offering the Vattikuti Fellowships at an expanded number of Institutions  Applications are now open for several exciting programs, and will close on Monday, May 31st, 2021.

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20th May 2021 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series presents a Master Class for surgeons: 

Low Pressure Robotic Cystectomy & Robotic Urinary Diversion

We have three Urologists joining us: Dr Nikhil Vasdev, UK; Dr Gagan Gautam, India and Prof. Karel Decaestecker, Belgium, plus Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, Director of Robotic Surgery Research & Education for the Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit. 

This is a Must-Watch program for Urologists!

Please click on the headline above to access more information.  Here is the video link:

NOTE: Please watch the website for excerpts to be added!

19th May 2021 Site

Prostate cancer can spread to different parts of the body, including the bones in the surrounding areas, such as your back, and cause back pain. Click here to read about chronic backache with prostate cancer

13th May 2021 Site

VF Blog:  What Is Prostate-Specific Antigen?

Prostate-Specific Antigen, or PSA, is a product of your prostate gland’s function.  High PSA levels could be indicative of prostate cancer.  Moreover, high levels could also indicate an enlarged prostate gland or prostatitis (infection of the prostate), which is a noncancerous condition.

Please click on the headline above to learn more.

10th May 2021 Site

Our recent in the Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series Focus on Patients is now live on the Foundation website:

Strategies to Prevent Lower Urinary Tract Infection in Women
This webinar is being conducted by the most experienced urologists Professors Divakar Dalela and Shivam Priyadarshi, to establish guidance for the evaluation and management of women with recurrent urinary tract infections, to prevent injudicious use of antibiotics, decrease the risk of antibiotic resistance, reduce adverse effects of antibiotic use. It will also guide the participants on antibiotic and non-antibiotic strategies for prevention, long term infection and the strategy to stay symptom free and to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life.



Note: All sections of this program will be on the website as individual videos by 5-12-2021

Every women irrespective of her age and current health status should attend this event to get answers to her questions and take appropriate preemptive measures to stay healthy.

10th May 2021 Site

VF Blog: Treating Prostate Cancer

Learn about some treatment options for prostate cancer with our detailed guide and choose the one that works best for you.