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Scientific Program

Friday, January 21, 2022
Starting at 2pm CEST (Paris), 8am EST (NYC)

  Welcome
Tommaso Falcone, UK, Zeev Shoham, Israel, Dominique de Ziegler, France, Milton Leong, Hong Kong
Session 1: General Overview
The history and origin of endometriosis
David Redwine, USA
Epidemiology, Etiology, and Pathology
Philippe Koninckx, Dubai
Genetic analysis of endometriosis
Grant Montgomery, Australia
What is new in the pathogenesis of endometriosis?
Hugh Taylor, USA
Is endometriosis a subtype of adenomyosis?
Keith Isaacson, USA
Break
Do we need a new classification for Endometriosis-what is wrong with what we have?
Mauricio Abrao, Brazil
Endometriosis in girls: Epidemiology, etiology diagnosis, and treatment
Christian Becker, UK
Endometriosis: Is it a systemic disease?
Charles Chapron, France
Endometriosis-associated ovarian carcinomas: insights into pathogenesis, diagnostics, and therapeutic targets
TBA
Improving quality of life
Svetlana Dubrovina, Russia
Session 2: Symptoms and diagnosis
The role of Biomarkers in endometriosis
Arne Vanhie, Belgium
Transvaginal ultrasound for diagnosis of DE and its role in planning surgery
Gernot Hudelist, Germany
When should MRI be used?
Myra Feldman, USA
Break
Session 3: Fertility session
Why does endometriosis cause infertility?
Dominique de Ziegler, France
Management of advanced endometriosis in the infertile couple: surgery vs conventional ART
Tommaso Falcone, UK
Ovarian reserve and oocyte quality in endometriosis
Johnny Younis, Israel
Endometriosis and fertility outcome in IVF
Michael Feichtinger, Austria
Endometriosis and fertility preservation: what age and what conditions should it be offered
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Belgium

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Starting at 2pm CEST (Paris), 8am EST (NYC)

Session 4: Chronic Pain Session: A possible approach for treatment
The mechanisms of pain in endometriosis
Lydia Coxon, UK
Progestin therapy- what predicts response to progestin therapy?
Edgardo Somigliana, Italy
Practical use of progestin-only therapy in the management of endometriosis
Jo Kitawaki, Japan
GnRH agonist alone or with an add-back therapy
Robert Casper, Canada
The mode of action of the various GnRH antagonists for Endometriosis Associated Pain
Jacques Donnez, Belgium
Break
A guide for use Oral GnRH Antagonist for treatment of endometriosis
Nicholas Leyland, Canada
Hormonal therapy
Keith Gordon, USA
Deep endometriosis nodule of the rectum: a high majority of cases are manageable by shaving
Olivier Donnez, France
Break
Session 5: Surgical Technique – Video presentations
Ovarian and peritoneal endometriosis
TBA
surgeries for endometrioma using mixed and two looks technique
Olivier Donnez, France
Rectal endometriosis: Disc excision technique or resection
Horace Roman, France
Bladder endometriosis
Tommaso Falcone, UK
Thoracic endometriosis
Tommaso Falcone, UK
Endometriosis involving the pelvic nerves
Horace Roman, France
The Cannabis experience: The relief of endometriotic pelvic chronic pain?
Stephen Zimberg, USA
Session 6: New studies in the field and experimental approach
TBA