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Dr. John Kaspar

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Specialty: Adult Urology, with an emphasis on health and minimally-invasive procedures

Education

Undergrad: Wake Forest University, Washington University
Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Practice Address

Associated Urologists of North Carolina
3821 Ed Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612

Site of Service

In-Office

UroLift® System Local Anesthesia Protocol

  • UroLift Anesthesia Protocol: This information is presented in conjunction with Dr. Kaspar. Surgical technique, medication and anesthesia regimens are based on his experience with the UroLift System. Medical practice is solely the responsibility of the treating physician and not the named physicians or NeoTract, Inc.
  • The steps in this protocol are presented in the sequence performed by Dr Kaspar.
  • Nitrous protocol
    • Cipro PO on arrival.
    • Viscous lidocaine Uro-Jet 2% via urethra
    • Pro-Nox unit is used to deliver 50% N2O and 50% O2 at a constant that can’t be changed. The patient begins using it after placedon the table in high lithotomy and breaths via mouth piece for 3-4 minutes then the procedure may begin.
    • Patient breathes via mouth pipe nitrous and O2 until procedure complete.

Group Type

LUGPA

First UroLift System Case Date

January 2015

Program Agenda:

Objective:

Demonstrate the Premier Patient Experience offered by UroLift System treatment in the office setting under local anesthesia and teach surgeons to replicate this in their own practice.

Location & Logistics:

  • Arrive by 6pm the evening before cases at RDU airport 
  • Depart after 2 pm day of cases from RDU airport 
  • Hotel: The Umstead Hotel and Spa 100 Woodland Pond Dr. Cary, NC 27513
  • Office address: AUNC 3821 Ed Drive Raleigh, NC 27612; 919-758-8677
  • Case Day: Arrive by 6:45am on morning of caseat AUNC Location
  • Attire: Attending physicians feel free to bring your own scrubs
  • Direct flights are available from these airports.

Evening before case observations – 6:30 PM (Location TBD)

  • Meet & greet with attending surgeons
  • Review guest objectives
  • Overview of cases and what to expect on case day

Didactic presentation

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience

Agenda

7:00am

Didactic presentation and meet and greet with attending surgeons

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience
  • Case 1 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

8:30 AM

1st Case
After 1st Case

  • Case 2 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment
  • Best Practices: Patient selection, consultation, and expectations

9:30 AM

2nd Case 
After 2nd Case 

  • Review patent education tools
  • Case 3 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

10:30 AM

3rd Case 
After 3rd Case 

  • Review staff training, utilization, esp. mid-levels
  • Case 4 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

11:30 AM

4th Case 
After 4th Case

  • Review Patient Awareness activities, Advocacy, Practice Efficiency, Staff Engagement, etc.

     

  • Q&A

  • Wrap-up

  • Goals for implementing learning

12:30 PM

  • Depart for airport