This meeting covers a range of theoretical and practical demonstrations of both diagnostic and operative hysteroscopic surgery. Lectures include current and future developments in hysteroscopic procedures, new energy forms and innovative ambulatory surgery. The role of hysteroscopy in the management of abnormal uterine bleeding and fertility is explored. There is an emphasis on undertaking hysteroscopic procedures in an outpatient setting with guidance on how to provide and develop such services.
Workshops using models and computer-simulated procedures will cover endometrial polypectomy using bipolar electrodes, mechanical snares and morcellation, submucosal fibroid resection and global endometrial ablation using both hysteroscopic and non-hysteroscopic devices.
During this course you will find ample time for discussion, debate and networking throughout the course of the meeting.
The workshops consist of:
- Delegates will attend a diagnostic hysteroscopy and resection station for the duration of 4 hours. The resection is with either the potato session or heart-model session for the development of diagnostic hysteroscopy skills, endometrial ablation and resection using electrosurgical tools. In addition, there will be an assessment of diagnostic hysteroscopy skills and a station for viewing examples and case studies.
- Rotation around a series of five stations, covering skills for endometrial polypectomy, global endometrial ablation , endometrial resection and morcelation
The workshops run for 2 groups of delegates.
- Groups A and B start at 9.00am and finishes at 4.30pm
Who should attend?
- Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology who are interested in developing Hysteroscopy skills
- Gynaecologists, whether Consultants, Staff Grade, Staff Doctors, Trust Doctors or Associate Specialists, wishing to enhance their hysteroscopy skills
Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr Amina Butt MRCOG, Saudi Arabia