Endometriosis is probably the most challenging among gynecologic benign diseases in terms of epidemiologic spread and impact on women’s quality of life as it about 10% of reproductive age women and almost 50% of infertile women. Recently many women with advanced endometriosis have been treated by laparoscopic approach as it results in a shorter hospitalization and recovery period as compared with laparotomy. However, Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis remains one of the most challenging procedures among gynecological surgeries.
The main goal of this course is to provide the participants with a comprehensive update on the recent laparoscopic surgical techniques in the diagnosis and management of endometriosis. To achieve this, specialists in the field of endometriosis will give interactive lectures and discussions, demonstrate laparoscopic surgical skills in animal models and live surgery and ultrasound sessions. These activities are organized to provide the participants with detailed and complete anatomical knowledge and surgical skills needed to correctly perform endoscopic surgery to treat endometriosis, ultrasound exam requirements to perform an accurate mapping of the lesions, information about other imaging techniques appropriate for presurgical evaluation of patients, correct principles of medical treatment and management of infertile patients with endometriosis.
This course aims to:
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that the participant will be able to:
This course is designed for obstetricians/gynaecologists or general surgeons or residents/fellows or experienced senior medical officers with prior experience or training in the performance of abdomino-pelvic surgery with an interest in laparoscopy and endometriosis.
This 3-day, clinically oriented, interactive, hands-on training course offers advanced lectures complemented hands-on activities and discussion with experts.
CME Credits: 21.0