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COURSE DIRECTOR

Giulio Aniello SANTORO Head, Incontinence Center, Regional Hospital, Treviso (I) Director, Italian School of Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography Past President Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery

KEY NOTE GUEST SPEAKERS

Aly Youssef, Italy Consultant in Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine Unit, Sant’Orsola-Malpighi, University Hospital, Bologna University, Italy
Charles TSANG, Singapore Senior Consultant, General Surgeon, Colorectal Clinic Associates, Singapore
Pawel WIECZOREK, Poland Director of the Department of Pediatric Radiology at the Medical University of Lublin, Poland

COURSE TOPICS

  • PF Ultrasound Techniques
  • Normal US Pelvic Floor Anatomy
  • lntegrated Approach to Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Live US demonstrations
  • 3D-US Hands-on session

Wednesday, March 27th 2024

12.00
Registration, Room Congress, Division of Surgery 3
12.45
Opening of XXV Course of Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography
F. BENAZZI, CEO, ULSS 2 Marca Trevigiana
G. A. SANTORO, Course Director

LIVE ULTRASOUND SESSION AND HANDS-ON LAB SESSION

13.00 - 13.30
Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy – G.A. SANTORO
13.30 - 14.00
Integrated Ultrasound Approach to the Pelvic Floor (Endovaginal, Endoanal, Endorectal, Transperineal US) and Images Interpretation of Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy - G. A. SANTORO
14.00 - 14.30
US Assessment and Clinical Relevance of Anal Sphincters Damage and Fecal Incontinence - G. A. SANTORO
14.30 - 15.00
US Assessment of Anterior Compartment Disorders (Urinary Incontinence, Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse, Images of Tapes and Meshes) - P. WIECZOREK
15.00 - 15.30
US Assessment of Posterior Compartment Disorders: Posterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse, Obstructed Defecation - G. A. SANTORO
15.30 - 16.00
3D Transperineal US in the Assessment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Levator Ani Damage – A. YOUSSEF
16.00 - 16.30
Coffee Break

LIVE ULTRASOUND SESSION AND HANDS-ON LAB SESSION

Chairs:
L. BRUSCIANO, A. YOUSSEF
Examiners:
E. CAVAZZONI, F. MUGGIA, G.A. SANTORO, C. TSANG, P. WIECZOREK and Delegates
16.30 - 18.30

PELVIC FLOOR US DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Fecal and Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

THEORETICAL SESSION

18.30 - 19.00

Surgical treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse – M. CERVIGNI

19.00 - 19.30
Discussion and Adjorn

Thursday, March 28th 2024

08.30 - 9.00
US Assessment of Perianal Abscesses and Fistulas – C. TSANG
09.00 – 9.30
Anorectal Manometry – E. CAVAZZONI

LIVE ULTRASOUND SESSION AND HANDS-ON LAB SESSION

Chairs:
C. MAGBOJOS, L. BRUSCIANO
Examiners:
G.A. SANTORO, C. TSANG and Delegates
09.30 – 13.00
US DEMONSTRATIONS
Perianal Abscesses and Fistulas
13.00 – 14.00
Lunch
14.00 - 14.30
Surgical Treatment of Perianal Fistulas – C. TSANG
14.30 - 15.00
US Assessment of Anorectal Tumors – G. A. SANTORO

LIVE ULTRASOUND SESSION AND HANDS-ON LAB SESSION

Chairs:
L. BRUSCIANO, S. PUCCIARELLI
Examiners:
G.A. SANTORO, S. BENVENUTI, G. MORANA and Delegates
15.00 - 18.00
US DEMONSTRATIONS
Anorectal Tumors

THEORETICAL SESSION

18.00 - 18.30
Treatment of Fecal Incontinence – C. TSANG
18.30 - 19.00
Treatment of Obstructed Defecation - G. NALDINI
19.00 - 19.30
Surgical Treatment of Rectal Tumors - S. PUCCIARELLI
19.30 - 20.00
Discussion and Adjorn
20.30
Course Dinner – Ristorante L’Incontro Treviso

Friday, March 29th 2024

08.30 - 9.00
US Assessment: What Should We Report? – C. MAGBOJOS
09.00 – 9.15
Coffee Break

HANDS-ON TRAINING SESSION ON WORKSTATIONS

Tutors:
L. BRUSCIANO, G. CIONE, C. MAGBOJOS, G.A. SANTORO, C. TSANG
09.15 - 11.30
Each participant will use the BK-3D Viewer for reviewing, manipulating, analyzing and discussing several clinical cases examined by 3D-Endoanal, 3D-Endorectal, 3D-Endovaginal and Dynamic Transperineal Ultrasound under experts’ advice
11.30 - 12.30
Discussion of selected clinical cases examined
12.30 - 13.30
Closing remarks
Evaluations Test and certificates of attendance

Informations

COURSE VENUE

  • Regional Hospital “Cà Foncello”, Piazzale Ospedale 1, Congress Room, Division of Surgery 3, Regional Hospital “Cà Foncello” Piazzale Ospedale, 1 – 31100 Treviso - Italy
  • Registration will open at 12:00 and it is required that you arrive on time to register and collect your course kit.

DATE

March 27th – 29th, 2024

CME (ONLY FOR ITALIAN PARTICIPANT) 18 credits

The “XXV INTERNATIONAL COURSE-ULTRASONOGRAPHIC IMAGING OF PELVIC FLOOR
DISORDERS” will be accredited for CME - Continuing Medical Education, by the Italian Ministry of Health.

HOW TO GET TO TREVISO

  • VENICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT “MARCO POLO” www.veniceairport.it 
  • VENICE – TREVISO AIRPORT “ANTONIO CANOVA” www.trevisoairport.it
    Treviso Airport is an “urban” airport and forms part of the Venice Airport System.

Where to Eat in Treviso, Recommended Restaurants

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