AGENDA (SUBJECT TO CHANGE. SEE WEB SITE FOR UPDATES.) 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
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.
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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