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THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012

7:00 am    Breakfast/Exhibits

INTRODUCTION

7:30 am    Urology & Gynecology: Collaborating for the Good of
           Women, Past, Present, & Future

7:40 am    Defining this New Subspecialty of Female Pelvic
           Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

EVALUATION & NON-SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF
LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTION

7:55 am    Lower Urinary Tract Anatomy, Physiology, &
           Neurophysiology of Micturition

8:10 am    Diagnostic Evaluation of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

8:30 am    Overactive Bladder: A New Paradigm

8:45 am    Nocturia

9:00 am    Behavioral Treatment of Overactive Bladder

9:10 am    Pharmacologic Treatment of Overactive Bladder:
           Defining a Success and When Is Enough

9:25 am    Q&A

9:40 am    Break/Exhibits

10:10 am   Refractory Overactive Bladder: Botox, Neuromodulation,
           Enterocytsoplasty

10:25 am   Urethral Obstruction: Diagnosis and Treatment

10:45 am   Q&A

11:00 am   Overview of Surgical Management of Stress Incontinence

11:20 am   Synthetic Midurethral Slings: Techniques for Retropubic,
           Transobturator & Single Incision Slings

11:50 am   Q&A

12:10 pm   Lunch

STRESS     URINARY INCONTINENCE

1:30 pm    Biologic Bladder Neck Slings in 2011: Autologous,
           Allograft, Zenograft--Why & How I Do Them

1:50 pm    Management of Sling Failures: Recurrent Stress
           Incontinence, Urethral Obstruction, and Overactive
           Bladder

2:10 pm    Mesh Sling Complications

2:30 pm    Urethral Reconstruction

2:40 pm    Vesico-Vaginal Fistula

2:50 pm    Urethral Diverticulum

3:00 pm    Q&A

3:15 pm    Break/Exhibits

3:45 pm    Case/Video Presentations

4:30 pm    Practice Building

5:30 pm    Adjourn for Evening

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

7:00 am    Breakfast/Exhibits

PROLAPSE AND THE PELVIC FLOOR

8:00 am    Welcome

8:05 am    Surgical Anatomy of Pelvic Support

8:25 am    Clinical Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: How
           I Decide Who to Operate On and Planning My
           Intervention

8:45 am    General Principles of Prolapse Repair

9:05 am    Apical Repair (Non-mesh); Transvaginal (Uterosacral
           Ligament--Sacrospinous Ligament, other); Open
           Abdominal (Sacrocolpopexy)

9:45 am    Anterior & Posterior Repair (Non-mesh)

10:00 am   Q&A

10:15 am   Break/Exhibits

10:45 am   Use of Mesh for Prolapse Repair: When and Why

11:15 am   Avoiding & Managing Mesh Complications

11:45 am   Q&A

12:00 pm   Lunch

1:30 pm    Laparoscopic & Robotic Repairs: An Overview of
           Indications & Techniques

2:00 pm    Laparoscopic Energy Sources: What's Best & Why

2:15 pm    Point-Counterpoint: Uterovaginal Prolapse:
           Hysteropexy vs. Hysterectomy Vaginal Repair of
           Apical Prolapse; Mesh Kit vs. Vaginal Suture Repair

2:45 pm    Defecatory Dysfunction

3:00 pm    Break/Exhibits

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Group 1-Urology for Gynecologists

3:30 pm    Atlas of Normal & Abnormal Cystoscopy

3:45 pm    Avoiding & Managing Ureteral Injury

4:00 pm    Case Discussions Related to Lower Urinary Tract
           Procedures & Complications

4:15 pm    Q&A

Group 2-Gynecology for Urologists

3:00 pm    How to Take a Good History and Do a Pelvic Exam
           as it Relates to Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

3:15 pm    Hormones, Pessaries, and Preoperative Discussions

3:30 pm    Tips and Tricks to Doing a Good Cystocele Repair

4:15 pm    Q&A

4:30 pm    Simultaneous Video Sessions: You Pick which
           Procedures You Want to See

5:30 pm    Adjourn for Evening

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012

7:00 am    Breakfast

FELVIC PAIN SYNDROMES & NEUROMODULATION

8:00 am    Comprehensive Talk on IC/PBS: What's New and What Works

8:30 am    Role of Laparoscopy and Hysterectomy in Diagnosis and
           Treatment of Pelvic Pain Syndromes

9:00 am    Advanced Neuromodulation: Pudendal, Sacral, Tibial

9:30 am    Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Chronic
           Pelvic Pain: Thinking Outside the Bladder

10:00 am   Break

10:15 am   Dual Session: (You Pick which to Attend)

           Session 1: What's New?

           * Stem Cell Implant for Stress Incontinence:
           Avoiding & Managing Complications

           * FDA Mesh Warning

           * Update on Certification

           * Botox and Trigger Point Injections

           Session 2

           * Surgical Videofests

11:15 am   Coding and Reimbursement

12:15 pm   Adjourn


COURSE DIRECTORS

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JERRY G. BLAIVAS, MD, is Clinical Professor of Urology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbytedan Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. He is former Professor of Urology and Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Blaivas is a world-renowned expert in the fields of reconstructive surgery, female voiding dysfunction, incontinence, neurogenic bladder, and urodynamics. He pioneered many of the current diagnostic and surgical procedures to correct stress incontinence, urinary fistulas, urethral diverticulum overactive bladder, and neurogenic bladder. Dr. Blaivas is former President of the Urodynamics Society and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief (1982 to 2006) of Neurology & Urodynamics. He is the primary author of morn than 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and reviews, and has written and edited seven books.

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MICKEY M. KARRAM, MD, is an internationally renowned urogynecologist and pelvic surgeon. Dr. Karram is Director of Urogynecology at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. and Voluntary Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the International Urogynecology Journal, and the consumer publication Women's Health Today. Dr. Karram is past President of the American Urogynecology Society, and Co-founder and President of the Foundation for Female Health Awareness, He has published more than 150 scientific articles and book chapters, and has co-authored textbooks entitled Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (Mosby), and Atlas of Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery (Saunders).

Dr. Karram has directed numerous postgraduate teaching courses throughout the United States and abroad, and has been invited to lecture and perform live surgery throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia.
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