Diagnosing endometriosis and adenomyosis: today and tomorrow

Precongress Course 3

 Special Interest Group Endometriosis and Endometrial Disorders

 

Course type
Basic


Course co-ordinators
Carla Tomassetti (Belgium) and Andrew Horne (United Kingdom)

 

Course description
The aim of this course is to understand how endometriosis can be diagnosed correctly, in order to reduce the time delay between onset of symptoms and recognition of the disease. A full overview of currently available strategies as well as promising techniques for the future will be discussed.

 

Target audience
Clinicians treating women with endometriosis and endometriosis researchers

 

Programme




Sunday 23 June 2019

Chairs
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
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
How and when to use ultrasound
Simone Ferrero, Italy
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
11:00 - 11:30
How and when to use magnetic resonance imaging
Edith Kermarrec, 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
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
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
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
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
Speaker invited, but not confirmed
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion