Gynecology

Session FERTILITY PRESERVATION
Medical protection of gonadal damage
Ovarian tissue transplantation techniques and results
Ovarian tissue freezing: The lab perspective
Fertility preservation in women with endometriosis: To whom, if at all?
Session SURGICAL SOLUTIONS FOR IMPLANTATION FAILURE
 Capsule What proof do we have to support the endometrial surgical procedures to enhance implantation?
Endometrial scratching prior to ART is being routinely used in many centers, but it is too controversial to be routine?
Can we make the endometrium more receptive?
Debate: Does treating thin endometrium and Asherman syndrome require surgery or stem cells?
Proposition: Stem cells for thin endometrium and Asherman syndromeOpposition: You don’t need stem cells; you need good surgeons
Discussion
Session ENDOMETRIOSIS
Capsule Many basic questions regarding the treatment of endometriosis remain unanswered
Diagnosis of endometriosis: What is new?
Debate: Endometrioma before IVF surgery or puncture?
Surgical removal first
Conservative therapy including puncture first
Deep Endometriosis: Back to less aggressive surgery?
Session NON-MEDICAL OPTION TO TREAT VAGINAL ATROPHY
Capsule The current worldwide laser hype offers treatment for “Atrophic vaginitis” – including levitation of dryness, burning, irritation, sexual symptoms, lack of lubrication and urinary symptoms. What are the proofs?
Anatomical and physiological changes of the vulvovaginal tract during peri-menopause
Vulvovaginal laser rejuvenation
Session BREAST CANCER RISK FROM HORMONAL TREATEMNT
Capsule Is a knee-jerk association of hormonal treatment with breast cancer overstated?
Progestins and breast cancer risk
Progestins and cardiovascular aspects
Session WILL HRT EVER REBOUND TO PRE-WHI?
Debate: HRT: Have the risks been overestimated? Will it rebound to the pre-WHI era?
Debate: Vaginal application of sex steroids: The future in women’s health?
“Estrogen are claimed to be carcinogenic”
Estrogen chemo preventive to the breast: Not carcinogenic
Session OBESITY IS INDEPENDENT RISK FACTOR OF MENOPAUSE
Capsule Hormonal changes are not necessarily responsible for menopausal weight gain. Other factors such as lifestyle, the right diet and physical activity are important factors in controlling age related and menopausal obesity
Prevention of peri-menopausal obesity by diet and life-style intervention
The implications of fat accumulation during menopause
Managing obesity: The place of bariatric surgery
Exercising during and after menopause: Biological benefits to increase longevity in health
Session HPV SCREENING AND SCREENING STRATEGIES
Capsule Most European recommendations support the adoption of validated HPV tests as the stand-alone primary screening tool. Coordinated strategies of screening and vaccination are the subject of intense research and evaluation
Tests for HPV screening: Clinical validation
Guidelines for HPV screening in Europe
The need for coordinated programs of vaccination and screening
Discussion:
The impact of HPV screening in the re-organization of health services
Session HPV VACCINES: LIGHTS AND SHADOWS
Capsule In spite of massive data confirming the effectiveness and safety of HPV vaccines, some vaccination programs in the world have been challenged by non-scientifically supported claims of side effects
The adoption of HPV vaccines in the world and the axes of assessment of vaccine safety
The promises of the second generation HPV vaccines
Vaccine confidence and vaccine hesitancy: The case in Denmark
Discussion:
The role of the gynaecologists in HPV vaccination
Session ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY
In cooperation with the International Federation of Infant and Juvenile Gynecology (FIGIJ)
Capsule Neovagina is a dramatic surgery for the adolescent. This innovative choice might ease the experience
Neovagina using autologous cultured vagina tissue
Vulvovaginoplasty
Creation of a neovagina by Davydov’s laparoscopic modified technique in patients with Rokitansky syndrome
The Chinese experience with over 1000 cases or “Lou Procedure”
Session MENOPAUSE: DISEASE PREVENTION
Capsule The debate continues: Can HRT prevent post-menopausal morbidity?
HRT: WHI authors claim wrong data interpretation
Debate: HRT – Cardiovascular risk or prevention?
HRT: How to prevent and/or treat (uterine) bleeding problems
Ovarian tissue re-implantation: The HRT of the future?
Session OCs COMPLICATIONS: IMPACT ON DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE
Capsule Did we miss or downplay the risks and complications of OCs?
Contraceptives and thrombotic risks: What is the true risk?
Debate: Is depression a major or a minor side effect?
Yes, depression is a major side effect
No, depression is not a major side effect
WHO guidelines for contraception: How to improve them?
OCs and sexual dysfunction

*The scientific program is subject to change.