Scientific Program

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
13:45-14:00 Opening Remarks
Arnaud Wattiez, France, Motti Goldenberg, Israel
Hall A Hall B
14:00-16:00 Session 1A: Gynecological benign lesions
Chairperson: Camran Nezhat, USA
Session 1B: An Hour with
Mini-, Micro-, and scarless laparoscopic hysterectomy:
Fabio Ghezzi, Italy
1 hour with Mario Malzoni, Italy:
My way to do radical hysterectomies
How to avoid ureteric complications during hysterectomy?
Michelle Nisolle, Belgium
Surgical techniques to prevent bleeding during myomectomy
Juan Gilabert, Spain
Keynote lecture: The European Society position on morcellation: From uncertain conditions to practical decisions.
Hans Brölmann, The Netherlands
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:30 Session 2A: Hysteroscopy 1: Current dilemmas
Chairpersons: Motti Goldenberg, Israel
Keith Isaacson, USA
Session 2B: An Hour with
Motti Goldenberg, Israel
1 hour with Shailesh Puntambekar, India:
Rules for extensive lap surgery
16:35-16:50 Is there still a size limit for myomectomy? Should we prepare the patients for myomectomy?
Osama Ahmed Shawki, Egypt
16:50-17:10 How can we avoid postop adhesions? The need for a second look hysteroscopy?
Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Italy
16:10-17:30 The new classification of female genital tract congenital anomalies
Grigoris Grimbizis, Greece
Debate: The post caesarean uterine niche: Does hysteroscopy have a role in its management?
Moderator: Hans Brolmann, The Netherlands
Con: Laparoscopic intervention is a must
Olivier Donnez, Belgium
Pro: Focal hysteroscopic ablation is often the best solution
Shlomi Cohen, Israel
18:30-19:30 Welcome reception

Thursday, May 21, 2015
08:30-10:30 Session 3: Tribute to Dr Luca Minelli: A life dedicated to endometriosis
Chairpersons: Arnaud. Wattiez, France,
Errico Zupi, Italy
08:30-08.35 Introduction
Arnaud Wattiez, France
08:35-08:55 Mapping deep endometriosis: benefits and limits
Errico Zupi, Italy
08:55-09:15 Only expert surgeon advice can provide guidelines for surgical treatment of DIE
Philippe Koninckx, Belgium
09:15-09:35 The importance of classification in deep infiltrating endometriosis: Enzian score
Jörg Keckstein, Austria
09:35-09:55 Minelli's era: the surgical revolution in DIE.
Arnaud Wattiez, France
09:55-10:25 Keynote address
Luca  Minelli, Italy
10:25-10:30 Honorary membership announcement
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Session 4: Urogynecology
Chairperson: Revaz Botchorishvili, France
Sacrocolpopexy: modelisation of the distribution of the forces
Michel Cosson, France
Tips and tricks to ease technique of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
Revaz Botchorishvili, France
Complication of laparoscopic treatment of prolapse
Cherif Akladios, France
Debate: Paravaginal repair. Yes or no?
Con: Boris Gabriel, Germany
Pro: Revaz Botchorishvili, France
Meet the Professors Lunch
Does Laparoscopy have a role in enhancing IVF results?
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
Camran Nezhat, USA
Daniel Seidman, Israel
Hall A Hall B
14:00-16:00 Session 5A: Hysteroscopy 2: Enhancing Fertility
Chairpersons: Grigoris Grimbizis, Greece, Daniel Seidman, Israel
Session 5B: An Hour with
A must before IVF? See & treat for infertility
Stefano Bettocchi, Italy
1 hour with Jörg Keckstein, Austria:
My ways for DIE
14:20-14:40 Can we improving the endometrium? When should we remove the septum?
Keith Isaacson, USA
14:40-15:00 Blocking the tubal ostium in cases of sactosalpings
Shlomi Cohen, Israel
Debate: The T-Shaped uterus in the post DES era: does exist and who should we treat?
Moderator: Stefano Betocchi, Italy
Con: Constrictive uterine cavity ring is a myth
Daniel Seidman,  Israel
Pro: Careful correction can improve fecundity
Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Italy
1 hour with Pierre Bonnet, Belgium:
Anatomy of the pelvis re-designed
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:30 Session 6: Oncology
Chairpersons: Shailesh Puntambekar, India, Eric Leblanc , France
16:30-16:50 Role of laparoscopy in oncology: role and limits
Eric Leblanc, France
16:50-17:10 Fertility sparing techniques in cervical and endometrial cancer
Frederic Kridelka, Belgium
17:10-17:30 Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy
Shailesh Puntambekar, India
17:30-18:30 Video session : The 3 speakers will demonstrate with a video their way to perform a lomboaortic lymphadenectomy

Friday, May 22, 2015
Hall A Hall B
Session 7A: Anatomy
Chairpersons: Leila Adamyan, Russia Benoit Rabischong, France
Session 7B: An Hour with
Make the ureter your friend
Pierre Bonnet, Belgium
1 hour with Revaz Botchorishvili, France: How experience allows to ease sacro colpopexy
08:50-09:10 Anatomy of the vesico uterine ligaments
Benoit Rabischong, France
Holistic anatomical approach of the pararectal fossa.
Arnaud Wattiez, France
Tutorial: What is my surgical approach to :
Benoit Rabischong, France
Leila Adamyan, Russia
Shailesh Putambekar, India
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Session 8A: Reproductive Surgery
Chairpersons: Roy Mashiach, Israel, Anastasia Ussia
Session 8B: An Hour with

Ovarian cystectomy: impact of the technique and the energy use on ovarian reserve

David Soriano, Israel
1 hour with Leila Adamyan, Russia:
How I manage uterine malformation?
11:20-11:40 Role of transvaginal laparoscopy in infertile patients
Stephan Gordts, Belgium
11:40-12:00 Does surgical complication impair postoperative fertility
Joana Faria, Portugal
Salpingectomy Vs. Salpingotomy: new answers for old questions
Roy Mashiach, Israel
12:20-12:40 Closing Remarks
Arnaud Wattiez,
France, Motti Goldenberg, Israel