Pre-Congress Courses

Presurgical Diagnosis of Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis (DIE) by Transvaginal Sonography (TVS) – potential and limits
– with live scan of deep infiltrating endometriosis
WEDNESDAY, 4 December 2019, 8:00–12:40
Organizers:  C. Exacoustos, H. Krentel  
Venue:  Institute for the Care of Mother and Child, Prague
Podolské nábřeží 157, 147 00, Praha 4 – Podolí
Moderators:  C. Exacoustos, H. Krentel  
08:00–08:15 Welcome and introduction C. Exacoustos, H. Krentel
08:15–08:35 Why should a surgeon use TVS? 40 years of scanning and surgery – a retrospective view J. Keckstein, Villach
08:40–09:10 Diagnosis of adenomyosis by 2D and 2D TVS – accuracy of hard and soft markers C. Exacoustos, Rome
09:15–09:35 Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of ovarian disease – typical and atypical features in TVS S. Helmy, Vienna
09:40–10:00 Diagnosis of DIE affecting the urinary tract – bladder and ureteral disease H. Krentel, Duisburg
10:05–10:25 Break
10:25–10:45 TVS-based diagnosis of colorectal DIE – the surgeon's and the sonographer's view G. Hudelist, Vienna
10:50–11:10 Presurgical classification of DIE – the IDEA proposal C. Exacoustos, Rome
11:15–11:35 Presurgical and surgical classification of DIE using the IDEA and ENZIAN proposal – which system should we use? J. Keckstein, Villach
11:40–12:20 Live ultrasound examination of DIE C. Exacoustos, Rome

Endometriosis School
WEDNESDAY, 4 December 2019, 13:30–18:00
Organizer:  K.-W. Schweppe, M. Sillem, L. Kiesel  
Venue:  Institute for the Care of Mother and Child, Prague
Podolské nábřeží 157, 147 00, Praha 4 – Podolí
Moderators: L. Kiesel, M. Sillem  
13:30–13:35 Welcome and introduction M. Sillem, Mannheim
13:35–14:00 Actual concepts in the pathogenesis of endometriosis, endometriosis related pain and endometriosis related infertility S. Mechsner, Berlin
14:00–14:25 Diagnosis of peritoneal disease, endometrioma and deep infiltrating endometriosis J. Drahonovsky, Prague
14:25–14:50 Staging of endometriosis: r-ASRM and ENZIAN J. Keckstein, Villach
14:50–15:15 How to diagnose and treat adenomyosis in patients with endometriosis. H. Krentel, Duisburg
15:15–15:40 Malignancy – arising in endometriosis and associated with endometriosis. U.A. Ulrich, Berlin
15:40–16:00 Break
16:00–16:30 Surgery – the first line therapy of endometriosis, with special references to indications, techniques and complications M. Sillem, Mannheim,
16:30–17:00 Complications of surgical procedures treating severe endometriosis – prevention and management R. Rothmund, Bern
17:00–17:30 Management of endometriosis in patients with infertility B. Seeber, Innsbruck
17:30–18:00 Update on medical treatment of endometriosis related pain and a possible prophylaxis of endometriosis T. Römer, Köln


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