The uterus revisited

Precongress Course 3

SIG Endometriosis and Endometrial Disorders Special Interest Group Endometriosis and Endometrial Disorders


Course type

Course co-ordinators
Carla Tomassetti (Belgium)Andrea Romano (The Netherlands)


Course description
The aim of this course is to give an overview of the function of the uterus throughout a lifetime, and to summarize possible dysfunctions and a critical analysis of some historical treatment options.


Target audience
Clinicians treating women with various uterine problems, and researchers interested in uterine (dys)function.



Sunday 05 July 2020

Andrea Romano, The Netherlands
Arne Vanhie, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Structure, function and hormonal regulation of the uterus
Philippa T.K. Saunders, United Kingdom
09:30 - 10:00
A critical analysis of classifications of uterine anomalies and their impact on our clinical practice
Thierry Van den Bosch, Belgium
10:00 - 10:20
10:20 - 10:50
Coffee Break
Carla Tomassetti, Belgium
Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Italy
10:50 - 11:20
How can our understanding of uterine physical chemical environment help us manage our patient?
Ying Cheong, United Kingdom
11:20 - 11:50
Hysterectomy: should we still be doing it?
Jason Abbott, Australia
11:50 - 12:10
12:10 - 13:00
Lunch Break
Stacey Missmer, U.S.A.
Andrea Romano, The Netherlands
13:00 - 13:30
Uterine dysfunction: Fibroids and polyps
Elizabeth Stewart, U.S.A.
13:30 - 14:00
Uterine dysfunction: Adenomyosis
Errico Zupi, Italy
14:00 - 14:20
14:20 - 14:50
Coffee Break
Martin Götte, Germany
Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Italy
14:50 - 15:20
Maintaining optimal uterine function in the management of ‘gynaecological’ malignancies
Frederic Amant, The Netherlands
15:20 - 15:50
Uterine transplantation in congenital anomaly
Shailesh Puntambekar, India
15:50 - 16:10