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TIMETABLE

 

Attendance to 1 Workshop is included in the Registration Fee for EUGA members. The registration rate for non member is 20 Euros. 
All workshops are scheduled to take place on 20 October from 14.30 to 16.30. Therefore, only one of the following workshops can be selected during the online registration process. If you have already registered for the Annual Meeting and wish to add a workshop to your agenda, you can easily enter the user area with the provided personal credentials and add 1 workshop, until September 15th. Please note that workshop attendance is limited. Book your workshop now. 

WS1 | Native tissue repair of POP: extreme boundaries and functional outcomes. 

Faculty: 

A. Padoa, M. Serati, M. Espuña-Pons, A. Braga

POP is a common condition that in many cases requires surgical repair. After numerous warnings against the use of vaginal mesh in POP surgery, native tissue procedures are the most commonly performed interventions for the treatment of POP. Indeed, certain surgical techniques which had been nearly abandoned in the last two decades, , are now considered suitable in selected cases. The purpose of this workshop is: 
- To present an in-depth discussion about safety and efficacy of controversial native tissue approaches.
- To present updated evidence on crucial functional outcomes of native tissue repair of POP.

 

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WS4 | Perineal Trauma: Prevention, Evaluation, Education, Repair and Scanning

Faculty: 

K. Laine, V. Kalis, J. W. de Leeuw, K. Ismail

Aims are to improve the practical skills of manual perineal protection at the time of vaginal delivery, to know how to perform a perineal ultrasound of the anal sphincter to confirm or deny the diagnosis of OASIS and to know how to repair an OASI.

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WS2 | Vulvodinia: the invisible illness

Faculty:

C. Marra,S. Manodoro, E. Bautrant, S. Azzalini

Aim of the Workshop is to learn how to identify, manage and take care of female patients with vulvodynia (VVD).  Objectives:
- Understand the anatomy of the pelvis and pudendal nerve.
- Learn the symptoms reported by women with VVD.
- Recognise and classify the possible causes of VVD.
- Recognise commorbidites related to VVD.
- Set up a multidisciplinary team for the management of patients
- Learn the strategies and protocols of physical, medical and alternative therapies.
- Understand the dilemmas regarding prevention of recurrencies and management of subsequent
pregnancies

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WS5 | Robotic pelvic reconstructive surgery: a new trend or a craze ?

Faculty: 

M. Cervigni, B. O' Reilly, M. Neuman,T. Simoncini

Robotic surgery has taken on an increasingly important role in the surgical treatment of various medical specialties in recent years. This new technological reality, after a consolidated confirmation in the field of oncological surgery, has been suggested also in the field of reconstructive surgery and in particular of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). This WS therefore intends to introduce both the new generations of reconstructive surgeons of the female pelvis and already experienced laparoscopists into the world of robotic surgery. 

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WS3 | Native tissue stress incontinence surgery

Faculty: 

S. Emery, S. Doumouchtsis, W. Agur, V. Asfour

The aim of this workshop is to discuss pros and cons of all surgical methods available for the management of stress urinary incontinence.


Discuss indications of surgery and peri-operative counselling, including patient-decision aides.
Discuss outcome measures in stress incontinence surgery, including re-do surgery.


Discuss range and outcomes of different types of urethral slings and Burch colposuspension.
Video of autologous sling on strings demonstration and laparoscopic Burch colposuspension

 

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