ECRES is ESHRE's certification programme in reproductive endoscopy. This unique programme provides an opportunity for gynecologists with a special interest in reproductive surgery to validate their hysteroscopic and laparoscopic skills and experience, to establish their status as reproductive surgeons, and to join an élite group of specialists.
Evidence-based data show that reproductive surgery performed by well trained and experienced specialists can help fertility preservation and significantly improve the outcome of ART treatments. Moreover, skilful surgery can reduce patient pain and the risk of complications, and thereby improve quality of life.
The objectives of the certification programme are: