Diagnosis endometriosis and adenomyosis: today and tomorrow

Precongress Course 3

 Special Interest Group Endometriosis and Endometrial Disorders

 

Course type
Advanced


Course co-ordinators
Andrew Horne (United Kingdom) and Lone Hummelshoj (United Kingdom), Christian Becker (United Kingdom)

 

Course description
The aim of this course is to understand how endometriosis affects women's quality of life and the risk of diseases that occur during peri-menopausal or post-menopausal ages, from a life-course epidemiological point of view.

 

Target audience
Clinicians treating women with endometriosis and endometriosis researchers

 

Programme




Monday 24 June 2019

09:00 - 09:30
Back to basics: the usefulness of history and clinical examination
Sawsan As-Sanie, U.S.A.
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Ultrasound
Simone Ferrero, Italy
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Magnetic resonance imaging
Isabelle Thomassin-Naggara, France
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
The role of laparoscopy in the diagnosis of endometriosis
Annemiek Nap, The Netherlands
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 - 14:00
Genetic biomarkers: hype and reality
Nilufer Rahmioglu, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
The transcriptome: challenges and promises of RNA diagnostics in endometriosis
Arne Vanhie, Belgium
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Proteomics and metabolomics
Tea Rizner, Slovenia
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Clinical utility of biomarkers in screening, diagnosis and prognosis
Christian Becker, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion