Complications in reproductive surgery

Precongress Course 8

 Reproductive Surgery Special Interest Group Reproductive Surgery

Course co-ordinators
Antoine Watrelot (France) and Michelle Nisolle (Belgium)


Course type


Course description
Reproductive surgery is performed quite exclusively through endoscopy, either trans umbilical, transvaginal or hysteroscopic. This course will describe how to prevent, and manage endoscopic complication of reproductive surgery.


Target audience 
Gynaecologists with a reproductive surgery practice


Educational needs and expected outcomes
It is of utmost importance to know the specific complication of reproductive surgery which could be life threatening. Prevention is the key and it involves technical and non-technical skill.
This session will be a comprehensive course explaining the key factors of prevention, including the psychological aspects. A special focus will be made on the management of the complications directly related to reproductive surgery such as endometriosis or fibroids surgery


Monday 01 January 1900

Razvan Vladimir Socolov, Romania
Michelle Nisolle, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Incidence of laparoscopic complications: which are the determining factors?
Gregoris Grimbizis, Greece
09:30 - 09:45
09:45 - 10:15
Complications of entry: Is there nowadays a safe way to avoid them?
Tin-Chiu Li, Hong Kong
10:15 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Complications of advanced operative hysteroscopy
Rudi L. Campo, Belgium
11:30 - 11:45
11:45 - 12:15
Complication of transvaginal endoscopy
Stephan Gordts, Belgium
12:15 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
Antoine Watrelot, France
Stephan Gordts, Belgium
13:30 - 14:00
Complication of surgery of deep endometriosis
Michelle Nisolle, Belgium
14:00 - 14:15
14:15 - 14:45
Complication of myomectomy
Vasilios Tanos, Cyprus
14:45 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Management of doctor’s stress in case of complication
Antoine Watrelot, France
16:00 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:45
Value of training and certification: current status in Europe
Benoit Rabischong, France
16:45 - 17:00