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Reproductive Surgery in the Era of ART: Competition or Collaboration?

Start: 12/09/2016 00:00
End: 13/09/2016 00:00

Location: RCOG
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This meeting will focus on the use of surgery in reproductive medicine, whilst providing the scientific background information behind reproductive disorders which may be amenable to surgical treatment. It will describe how surgery can work instead or in association with assisted reproductive technologies for the treatment of infertility.

Who should attend?

  • Gynaecologists who practice in the field of reproductive medicine and infertility
  • Subspecialists in reproductive medicine
  • Fertility specialists
  • Subspecialty trainees in reproductive medicine
  • Trainees with an interest in minimal access surgery/reproductive medicine and surgery
  • Basic scientists and researchers with an interest in the Fallopian tubes and reproductive medicine

Learning objectives

  • Understand contemporary reproductive physiology
  • Etiology and pathogenesis of tubal, peritoneal and uterine factor infertility
  • Assessment of the Fallopian tubes, pelvis and uterus in infertile women
  • The role of reproductive surgery in treatment of infertility
  • Interaction of reproductive surgery and ART: areas of competition and collaboration
  • The role of Fallopian tubes in ovarian cancer
  • Management of tubal ectopic pregnancy

Meet the Expert sessions

In addition to the main programme we are also running three Meet the Expert sessions which are taking place concurrently before the start of the main programme on the second day. These are small table-based group sessions which offer you the opportunity to discuss clinical topics in more detail. 

  • Hycosy:  This includes ultrasound assessment of Fallopian tubes and the Pelvis - Mr Kamal Ojha
  • Hysteroscopy: Assessment of the uterine cavity and related procedure - Mr Ertan Saridogan
  • Fertiloscopy: Endoscopic assessment of Pelvis and Fallopian tubes -  TBC 

There are no more than 16 places so book early to avoid disappointment. The fee for attending one of these sessions £20. 

These sessions must be booked in advance and are only open to those attending the conference.

Course organisers

Mr Kamal Ojha MRCOG, London
Mr Ertan Saridogan FRCOG, London

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Nick Panay MRCOG, London

Honorary Deputy Director of Conferences

Mr Stergios Doumouchtsis MRCOG, London

Course fees

The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT at 20%) for this event is: 

  • Standard Rate: £525
  • RCOG/ISRS Member Rate: £470
  • Trainee Rate: £420
  • Allied Health Care Professional Rate: £355 

Meet the Expert Sessions: £20 

Information on who is eligible for each rate can be found in the events FAQs. 

How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event
  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  3. Return to this page
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in 

Alternatively, you can book using the postal booking form, although if you book using this method you will not receive the online discount. 

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

New for 2016, this international meeting offers an excellent opportunity to showcase your work in reproductive surgery. The meeting is held jointly with the International Society for Reproductive Surgery and Fallopian Tubes and features expert speakers from around the world. We are currently accepting submissions for poster presentation. 

Late submissions are still welcome. Submit your abstract online here.

Full details on abstract submissions can be found in the submission guidelines.

For any queries regarding this event, please contact Polly Bartlett:

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