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Hysteroscopy Virtual Workshop

Aired on 12.18.2015
FREE
Hysteroscopy Virtual Workshop

Take part in an interactive web event- hysteroscopy virtual workshop. Please join us for this online symposium from the comfort of your own home, office or anywhere offering an adequate WiFi connection. There is no cost for this event. It is completely FREE!

This unique interactive on-line course will be lead by Dr. Keith Isaacson and Ceana Nezhat and will focus on hysteroscopy from the office to the operating room and everything in-between. You will be able to interact with the faculty and ask questions during presentations from world leaders.  

Take a look and join our world class faculty listed below.

Description

This will be a live event with world-renowned gynecology surgeons. Keith Isaacson, MD, and his colleagues will discuss ”Operative and Office Hysteroscopy.” Presentations will offer the latest perspectives on a range of topics, including:
  • Office Hysteroscopy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy

 

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Keith Isaacson, MD

Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Infertility at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.  Associate professor at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Isaacson specializes in reproductive endocronology with focus on minimally invasive techniques.  Dr. Isaacson is a well-known educator and one of country’s foremost endoscopic surgeons.  He is a published author and has held leadership positions in numerous organizations including past-president of AAGL.  

Ceana Nezhat, MD

Dr. Ceana Nezhat is the Medical Director of Training and Education at Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA.  Ceana Nehat, MD is recognized as a leader in the field of minimally invasive surgery and has pioneered the development of many laparoscopic procedures in the disciplines of gynecology, urology, and general surgery in addition to being a leader and advocate for women’s health.  Dr. Nezhat’s innovative research and educational outreach has earned him prestigious honors and recognition from independent medical associations internationally.  He is a member of many distinguished societies, reviewer of several academic journals, and advisor to teaching organizations.  

Todd Ponsky, MD

Associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Akron Children's Hospital, in Akron, OH. Currently Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics and a Pediatric Surgeon at Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Ponsky attended Medical School at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999, Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007, and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008.


Additional Faculty

Mark Hans Emanuel, MD, PhD

Mark Hans Emanuel studied medicine at the AMC in Amsterdam. After graduating in 1985, he specialized in gynecology in the AMC and at the Medical Center Alkmaar. Emanuel was promoted to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids in the uterine cavity. Since 1992 he works in the Spaarne Hospital.  He specializes in Minimally invasive surgery (hysteroscopic surgery and Asherman's disease in particular), Menstrual Disorders, Menopause, Contraception, Fertility disorders

Martin Farrugia, MD

Dr. Farrugia is a graduate of University of Malta and a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.  He is competent in sterilisation techniques (open and laparoscopic and hysteroscopic) and the placement of intra-uterine contraceptive device.  His competence ranges from diagnostic hysteroscopy and targeted biopsy to resectoscope use with electrosurgery. Dr. Farrugia is an expert in minimal invasive surgery and Laparoscopic fertility related surgery procedures, electrosurgical and laser resection/ablation for pelvic endometriosis and pelvic adhesions. 

Charles March, MD

Following medical school and residency in New York, he completed fellowship training at the University of Southern California where he remained as faculty. During his 30-year tenure at USC, he was professor and Chief of the Division of Gynecology. He worked with Drs. Marrs and Vargyas on the development of ovarian stimulation regimens. Together, they introduced ovarian ultrasound as a method to monitor the ovarian response to fertility drugs. In addition to his academic duties, Dr. March maintained a solo private practice in Glendale.

Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, MD, PhD

Dr Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo obtained his MD in 2000, certification in obstetrics and gynaecology in 2005 and PhD in human development, reproduction and growth in 2008. He was a member of the teaching faculty at the Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit and Endoscopy Training Centre while at the Royal Free Hospital, London in 2003. He is currently lecturer of obstetrics and gynaecology and chief of the hysteroscopy unit at the department of obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Italy. He is an author of more than 90 articles published in international peer-review journals and a member of the General Board of the European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy.

Rudi Campo, MD

Rudi Campo joined the Leuven Institute for Fertility & Embryology (LIFE) group in Belgium as a clinical director where he took the responsibility for the IVF lab & the ambulatory reproductive surgical in Genk, Belgium.

Stephan Gordts, MD

Head and Scientific Director, Leuven Institute for Fertility and Embryology.  Professor Gordts graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven in 1978. He performed two years of experimental work and training in microsurgery. Since 1978 his main clinical interest and his full career has been devoted to reproductive medicine.  He is an expert in microsurgical interventions and operative laparoscopies. In 1982 he followed a postgraduate training in ART at the Monash University, Melbourne, and as the clinician in charge of the IVF programme he was closely involved in the birth of the first IVF baby in Belgium, born in May 1983.

Agenda

9:00 am - 9:05 am
Welcome and Introduction

9:05 am - 9:45 am
Office Hysteroscopy Equipment and Considerations
9:45 am - 10:25 am
Office Operative Hysteroscopy
10:25 am - 11:05 am
Novel use of the TROPHYscope Hysteroscope
11:05 am - 11:20 am
Exhibit Hall/Break
11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Bipolar Technology
12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
Use of the Hysteroscopic Morcellator
12:40 pm - 1:20 pm
Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
1:20 pm - 1:40 pm
Exhibit Hall/Break
1:40 pm - 2:20 pm
Up to Date Therapy of Asherman's Syndrome and Uterine Septum
2:20 pm - 3:00 pm
Discussion & Adjourn

Topics Covered

  • Office Hysteroscopy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Novel Use of the Trophy Scope
  • Use of the Hysteroscopic Morcellator
  • Biploar Hysteroscopy
  • Therapy of Asherman's syndrome and Uterine Septum
  • Hysteroscopic Resection of Submucous fibroids
  • Novel Hysteroscopic Equipment