2020: Reoperative Endometriosis


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Medical Conference

8:00-8:20 Welcome! Introduction of Speakers & Topics
Why are We Focusing on Re-Operative Endometriosis?
Re-operative Surgery for Peritoneal Endometriosis
Tamer Seckin, MD
Marc Possover, MD PhD
Victor Gomel, MD
8:20-8:40 Endometriosis: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Harry Reich, MD
8:40-9:00 Pathogenesis of Endometriosis
Philippe Koninckx, MD PhD
9:00-9:20 Further Evidence of the Relationship Between Endometriosis and Adnexal Cancer
Togas Tulandi, MD
9:20-9:40 Ovarian Endometrioma Surgery without Frying the Eggs!
Anastasia Ussia, MD
9:40-10:00 Hidden Diagnosis in Hidden Places: Navigating Anatomy of Complicated Tissue Planes
Resad Paya Pasic, MD PhD
10:00-10:10 Discussion
10:10-10:30 BREAK  
10:30-10:50 Role of Neuropathy in Re-Operative Endometriosis
Marc Possover, MD PhD
Harry Reich, MD
Anastasia Ussia, MD 
10:50-11:10 Re-Op Cul-de-sac Surgery: Technique, Strategy, & Follow-Up
Assia Stepanian, MD
11:10-11:40 KEYNOTE: Excision Without Mutilation: It’s Possible!
Arnaud Wattiez, MD
11:40-12:00 Urological Challenges in Endometriosis Surgery
Guenter Noe, MD PhD
12:00-12:20 Abdominal Wall, Umbilical, and Inguinal Endometriosis
Ted Lee, MD
12:20-12:40 Endometriosis: Less is Better. How to Improve the Integration between Surgical and Medical Therapy
Errico Zupi, MD
12:40-12:50 Discussion
12:50-1:45 LUNCH  
Subject Focus Split Sessions
1:45-3:10 Fertility & Ovarian Surgery Oncology & Endometriosis
  Moderators: Tomer Singer, MD
Karli Goldstein, DO
Valerie Flores, MD
Moderators: Jeannine Villela, DO
Ie-Ming Shih, MD PhD
Thomas Lallas, MD
1:45-2:00 Egg Freezing for Endometriosis Patients: Should She Rush?
Tomer Singer, MD
Fallopian Tube Cancers and Endometriosis
Konstantin Zakashansky, MD
2:00-2:15 Fertility Enhancing Endometriosis Surgery
Ceana Nezhat, MD
Genetic and Pathological Factors Associated with Female Cancers and Endometriosis
Ayse Ayhan, MD PhD
2:15-2:30 Tailored IVF Protocols for Endometriosis Patients
Pinar Kodaman, MD PhD
Prognostics Significance of Endo Associated with Ovarian Cancer
Kevin Holcomb, MD
2:30-2:45 Painful Sex, Infertility, and More Stories of Personalized Reproductive Surgery
Karli Goldstein, DO
Role of Prophylactic Oophorectomy in Endometriosis Patients with Ovarian Cancer History in the Family
Farr Nezhat, MD
2:45-3:00 Re-implantation Failure, Challenges, and Strategies
Jovana Lekovich, MD
Clonality of Endometriosis Lesions
Ie-Ming Shih, MD PhD
3:00-3:10 Discussion Discussion
3:10-3:30 BREAK
Deep Pelvic & Extrapelvic Surgery
3:30-3:50 Operation Techniques in Deep Endometriosis
Shaheen Khazali, MD
Phillipe Koninckx, MD PhD
Assia Stepanian, MD
3:50-4:10 Deep Variables of Complex Pelvic Surgery - Bowel Anastomosis Made Perfect
Arnaud Wattiez, MD & Harry Reich, MD
4:10-4:30 Fixing Holes: Prevention and Treatment of Complications
Jon A. Einarsson, MD, MPH
4:30-4:50 Thoracic Endometriosis: Dual Compartment Approach
Tamer Seckin, MD & Bahar Yuksel, MD
4:50-5:00 Discussion
5:00-5:30 CLOSING KEYNOTE The Umbilical Connection (Gobekli Tepe and Ancient Civilizations)
Victor Gomel, MD
8:30-8:40 Good Morning! Introduction of Speakers & Topics
Tamer Seckin, MD
Dan Martin, MD
Liselotte Mettler, MD
8:40-9:00 Ethical Challenges in the Management of Endometriosis
Serin Seckin, MD & Frank Chervenak, MD
9:00-9:20 Adolescent Endometriosis
Victor Gomel, MD
9:20-9:40 Molecular Analysis of Adenomyosis
Ie-Ming Shih, MD PhD
9:40-10:00 Modern Stem Cell Theory
Hugh Taylor, MD
10:00-10:20 Endometriosis and Infertility: Treatment Options
Aydin Arici, MD
10:20-10:30 Discussion
10:30-10:50 BREAK
10:50-11:10 Persistent Endometriosis, Recurrent Endometriosis, or Other Pain
Dan Martin, MD
Shaheen Khazali, MD
Guenter Noe, MD PhD
11:10-11:30 Limits of Endometrioma Surgery in Infertility Patients
Liselotte Mettler, MD
11:30-11:50 Insoluble Dilemma of Adenomyosis: Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment
Errico Zupi
11:50-12:10 Evidence Based Endometriosis Medicine
Michael Nimaroff, MD
12:10-12:30 Presumptive Diagnosis: The Role of Ultrasound
Steven Goldstein, MD
12:30-12:50 Exploring Pelvic Pain: Deep to Ischial Spine Including Sacral Nerve Roots
Taner Usta, MD
12:50-1:10 What Constitutes an Endometriosis Center of Expertise?
Lone Hummelshoj
1:10-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-2:10 The Role of Uterine Inflammation in Endometriosis
Peter Gregersen, MD, PhD & Christine Metz, PhD
Ayse Ayhan, MD PhD
Ie-Ming Shih, MD PhD

2:10-2:20 A Role for Immunotoxicants in Endometriosis Development
Katie Burns, PhD
2:20-2:30 Tissue Engineering Models of the Endometrium and Endometriosis for Drug Development
Linda Griffith, PhD
2:30-2:40 Utilizing the Microbiome to Diagnose Endometriosis
Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming, PhD
2:40-2:50 Citizen Endo: Supporting Patients and Providers in Hacking Endo Together through Data-Powered Tools
Adrienne Pichon, MPH
2:50-3:00 Novel Approaches to Consider Exposure to Persistent Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Relation to Endometriosis Risk
Anna Pollack, PhD, MPH
3:00-3:15 TBD
3:15-3:30 Q&A and Closing: What Have We Achieved?
Tamer Seckin, MD

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