Pain in Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

Precongress Course 3

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


Course type

Course co-ordinators
Antonio Simone Laganà (Italy), Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore (Italy), Martin Götte (Germany), Stacey Missmer (USA), Arne Vanhie (Belgium), Carla Tomassetti, (Belgium), Andrea Romano (The Netherlands), Carla Tomassetti (Belgium)Andrea Romano (The Netherlands)


Course description
The course will give an overview of pain in endometriosis. We will touch upon different aspects including pain symptoms and manifestation, molecular mechanism, modelling and clinical management.


Expected educational outcomes

The knowledge on pain is continuously expanding. Therefore, state of the art vision of different aspects of pain will be disseminated by world leading experts in this field working within and outside the gynaecological area.

  • Knowledge about different pain manifestations
  • Knowledge about molecular mechanisms of pain
  • Knowledge about available models to study pain
  • Knowledge about current clinical management of pain


Target audience
Clinicians, scientists, nurses, patients



Sunday 27 June 2021

Saturday 26 June 2021

Katy Vincent, United Kingdom
Carla Tomassetti, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Patient reported outcomes in clinical trials for pelvic pain.
Andrew Horne, United Kingdom
09:30 - 10:00
Peripheral and Central pain mechanisms.
Steve McMahon, United Kingdom
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
Antonio Simone Laganà, Italy
Arne Vanhie, Belgium
11:00 - 11:30
Visceral pain mechanism.
Tim Vanuytsel, Belgium
11:30 - 12:00
Clinical pain management (medical and surgical)
Simone Ferrero, Italy
12:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break

Saturday 26 June 2021

Andrea Romano, The Netherlands
Stacey Missmer, U.S.A.
13:30 - 14:00
Hormonal influences on pain in endometriosis.
Katy Vincent, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:30
Management of chronic pain in endometriosis: understanding women's experiences and decision-making
Nicky Hudson, United Kingdom
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Martin Götte, Germany
Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Italy
15:30 - 16:00
Modelling pain mechanisms.
Annelyn Torres-Reverón, U.S.A.
16:00 - 16:30
Updated ESHRE guidelines on pain management
Ertan Saridogan, United Kingdom
16:30 - 17:00