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Friday, June 29, 2018

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 07:00 a.m. - 07:50 a.m.

Meet the experts breakfast

Practical tips of managing bladder pain syndrome/ interstitial cystitis

Speaker: Amita Jain (India)

The role of 2D dynamic and 3D multicompartment sonographic imaging of the pelvic floor in the management of patients following sling surgery for SUI

Speaker: Aparna Hegde (India)

Laparoscopic alternatives to sacropexy for prolapse repair

Speaker: Jean-Bernard Dubuisson (Switzerland)

Urethral diverticula diagnose and surgical management

Speaker: Javier Pizarro-Berdichevsky (Chile)

Surgical treatment of urgency urinary incontinence in women

Speaker: Wolfram Jaeger (Germany)

Peripartum pelvic floor problems

Speaker: Kalaivani Ramalingam (India)

How to avoid lawsuits with mesh surgery

Speaker: Harold Drutz (Canada)

Fecal incontinence after anorectal surgery

Speaker: Max Wunderlich (Austria)

A positive approach to chronic pelvic pain

Speaker: Bert Messelink (The Netherlands)

Combined clinic with colorectal team

Speaker: Manjula Annappa (United Kingdom)

Complications after apical vaginal prolapse surgeries

Speaker: Samuel Badalian (USA)

Postoperative voiding difficulty

Speaker: Nazli Hameed (Pakistan)

Reducing physician burnout

Speaker: Catherine Matthews (USA)

Assessment of lower urinary tract function

Speakers: Linda Cardozo (United Kingdom) & Dudley Robinson (United Kingdom)

How cosmetic gynecology can contribute to your practice as gynecologist

Speaker: Jack Pardo (Chile)

How to successfully managed mesh-related pelvic pain

Speaker: Elizabeth Geller (USA)

Dealing with mesh complications

Speaker: Howard Goldman (USA)

Join the dialogue: Does biofeedback therapy helps in training PFM?

Speaker: Naheed Kapadia (United Arab Emirates)

 08:00 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.

Podium session 1 - Urinary incontinence

  Moderators: Heinz Kölbl (Austria) & Fred Milani (The Netherlands)

08:00 a.m. - 08:15 a.m.

Mini state of the art lecture - Update on bulking agents

Speaker: Philip Toozs-Hobson (United Kingdom)

08:15 a.m. - 08:20 a.m.


08:20 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.

Is over active bladder independently associated with anxiety?

Speaker: Danny Lovatsis

08:30 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.

What happens to urinary incontinence after pelvic organ prolapse surgery?

Speaker: Aiste Ugianskiene

08:40 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.

Urinary incontinence and incident frailty in older women: sub-analysis of the women's health initiative observational study

Speaker: Andrea Avondstondt

08:50 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.

What women want - their interpretation of the concept of cure

Speaker: Richard Flint

09:00 a.m. - 09:10 a.m.

Pelvic floor muscle activity patterns in women with and without stress urinary incontinence during running: a wavelet approach

Speaker: Irene Koenig

09:20 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Do lower urinary tract and pelvic floor symptoms correlate with uterine fibroid size and location?

Speaker: Bertha Chen (USA)

09:30 a.m. - 09:40 a.m.

Transobturator versus transvaginal sling for reducing overactive bladder symptoms in women undergoing surgery for mixed urinary incontinence: a prospective randomized study

Speaker: Maria Jose Garate

09:40 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.

Surgery for complications following mid-urethral mesh tape insertion among women with stress urinary incontinence: A national population-based cohort study in England

Speaker: Douglas Tincello (United Kingdom)

 08:00 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.

Podium session 2 - Pathophysiology of pelvic floor dysfunction

  Moderators: Thomas Aigmueller (Austria) & Jan Willem de Leeuw (The Netherlands)

08:00 a.m. - 08:10 a.m.

Birthweight and pelvic floor trauma

Speaker: Natalia Martinho

08:10 a.m. - 08:20 a.m.

A correlation between the second stage of labor and pelvic floor dysfunction symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum recovery

Speaker: Adi W. Weintraub

08:20 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.

Structural changes in the puborectalis muscle after vaginal delivery

Speaker: Kim Verheijen - van de Waarsenburg

08:30 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.

Episcissors-60: A s​ystematic review and meta-analysis

Speaker: Aethele Khunda

08:40 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.

First vaginal delivery after caesarean section: Risk of severe perineal trauma

Speaker: Ciara Nolan

08:50 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.

The effect of a mediolateral episiotomy on the recurrence of obstetrical anal spincter injury(OASI): An analysis of a national registry

Speaker: Jeroen van Bavel

09:00 a.m. - 09:10 a.m.

A prognostic model to determine the risk of obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI) in low-risk women delivering on land and in water

Speaker: Helen Preston

09:10 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.

Incidence of perineal pain following spontaneous vaginal childbirth: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Speaker: Margarita Manresa

09:20 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Contribution to the development of an innovative Clinical Decision Support System to optimize childbirth outcomes

Speaker: Dulce Oliveira

09:30 a.m. - 09:45 a.m.

Mini state of the art lecture - Urogynecology of adolescents

Speaker: Dan Wood (United Kingdom)

09:45 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.


 09:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

2019 annual meeting presentation

Speakers: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand) & Charles Rardin (USA)

 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee break

 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Ulf Ulmsten lecture

  Moderators: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand) & Heinz Kölbl (Austria)

The ideal birth [in the developed world] in 2018 is UR-CHOICE!

Speaker: Don Wilson (New Zealand)

 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Video session - Management of complications

  Moderators: Stephen Jeffery (South Africa) & Wolfgang Umek (Austria)

Lumbosacral discitis following abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Speaker: Natarajan Rajamaheswari (India)

Bladder injury and endoscopic repair

Speaker: Hansjörg Huemer (Switzerland)

Vaginal removal of exposed Mesh

Speaker: Jan-Paul Roovers (The Netherlands)

Laparoscopic removal of retropubic TVT sling causing obturator nerve entrapment

Speaker: John Miklos (USA)

Rectal complications of urogyn-surgery

Speaker: Fiona Reid (United Kingdom)

 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Podium session 3 - Pelvic organ prolapse

  Moderators: Joseph Lee (Australia) & Gert Naumann (Germany)

11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Pelvic organ prolapse in nulliparae

Speaker: Hans Peter Dietz (Australia)

11:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

What is 'vault prolapse'?

Speaker: Gerda Trutnovsky (Austria)

11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Post hysterectomy pelvic organ prolapse in a Dutch population; what is the true prevalence? (POP-UP study)

Speaker: Carolien Vermeulen

11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Do height, weight and BMI affect the relationship between symptoms and signs of prolapse?

Speaker: Talia Friedman Barhum

11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

De novo urinary incontinence after pelvic organ prolapse surgery

Speaker: Yasmine Khayyami

11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Are all Cystoceles have the same structures failure pattern? 3D stress MRI-based heatmap and cluster analysis of muscular and fascia status

Speaker: Luyun Chen

12:00 p.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Comparing minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy to uterosacral ligament suspension- a multicenter cohort study through Fellows’ Pelvic Research Network

Speaker: Nabila Noor

12:10 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Does sacrocolplopexy present heterogeneity with regard to its surgical technique? A systematic review

Speaker: Cássia Juliato

12:20 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A randomised controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness of local oestrogen treatment in postmenopausal women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery (LOTUS) – a pilot study to assess feasibility of a large multi-centre trial

Speaker: Pallavi Manish Latthe

 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Podium session 4 - Surgical complications

  Moderators: Catherine Matthews (USA) & Ralf Tunn (Germany)

11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Human immunodeficiency virus in the setting of female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery: A multicenter retrospective cohort study

Speaker: Andrey Petrikovets

11:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Mesh exposure and chronic pain after transvaginal mesh prolapse operations: out of permissible range?

Speaker: Kumiko Kato

11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

The vaginal microbiome after transvaginal mesh complications: a case-control study

Speaker: Nikolaus Veit-Rubin (Austria)

11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Perioperative cardiovascular complications following urogynaecological operations

Speaker: Michael Due Larsen

11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Simple closure with conservation of the sling versus excision for tape extrusion; which provides the best outcome?

Speaker: Debjyoti Karmakar (Australia)

11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

High uterosacral suspension versus sacrospinous fixation in post-hysterectomy vault prolapse: Why take the additional risk?

Speaker: J Oliver Daly

12:00 p.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Removal of urinary catheter around midnight following vaginal prolapse surgery.

Speaker: Natasja Hendriks

12:10 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.

French observatory of pelvic floor repair surgery (with or without mesh), VIGI-MESH, first results after more than 1000 inclusions

Speaker: Xavier Fritel

12:20 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Temporal trends in pelvic organ prolapse surgery with mesh and associated postoperative complications by surgical approach in Canada 2004-2014

Speaker: Sarka Lisonkova

 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Mini state of the art lecture

  Moderators: Zeelha Abdool & Ksenia Halpern (Austria)

12:00 p.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Management of faecal incontinence for the urogynecologist

Speakers: Wendy Ness (United Kingdom) & Abdul Sultan (United Kingdom)

12:25 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.



 12:30 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.


 12:45 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

E-poster session 5 - Pathophysiology of pelvic floor dysfunction

  Moderators: Engelbert Hanzal (Austria) & Svjetlana Lozo (USA)

12:45 p.m. - 12:48 p.m.

Long-term risks of stress and urgency urinary incontinence after forceps or vacuum delivery

Speaker: Rufus Cartwright (United Kingdom)

12:48 p.m. - 12:51 p.m.

Intrapartum risk factors for overt postpartum urinary retention

Speaker: Andrea Avondstondt

12:51 p.m. - 12:54 p.m.

Finite element model focused on stress distribution in the levator ani muscle during forceps delivery

Speaker: Ladislav Krofta

12:54 p.m. - 12:57 p.m.

Does caesarean section prevent bothersome pelvic floor dysfunction? Longitudinal study

Speaker: Klara Grohregin

12:57 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.

Pelvic floor neglect: A study of pregnant women and their care providers knowledge of perineal trauma

Speaker: Matthew Izett

01:00 p.m. - 01:03 p.m.

Postpartum pelvic floor recovery is not affected by diabetes mellitus in pregnancy

Speaker: Adi Weintraub

01:03 p.m. - 01:06 p.m.

Assessment of red flags in pelvic health: consideration of a framework for use in clinical practice

Speaker: Hannah Graetz

01:06 p.m. - 01:09 p.m.

Does hiatal shape affect pelvic organ support?

Speaker: Hans Peter Dietz (Australia)

01:09 p.m. - 01:12 p.m.

Transobturator tape for SUI: Anatomy matters!

Speaker: Dmitry Shkarupa

01:12 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

Fixing fourths - getting to the bottom line: a review of the management of fourth degree tears and five year follow-up

Speaker: Dawn Parris

 12:45 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

E-poster session 6 - Surgical complications / surgical education

  Moderators: Dina El-Hamamsy (United Kingdom) & Gerda Trutnovsky (Austria)

12:45 p.m. - 12:48 p.m.

Vaginal estrogen adherence and risk of re-operation for sacrocolpopexy mesh extrusion in postmenopausal women: A single-center, retrospective cohort study

Speaker: You (Maria) Wu

12:48 p.m. - 12:51 p.m.

Embolization in the treatment of a major retropubic hemorrhage following tension-free vaginal tape A case report and literature review

Speaker: Margrethe Hansen

12:51 p.m. - 12:54 p.m.

The effect of structural design on cellular response and mechanical properties of absorbable poly-4-hydroxybutyrate surgical implants

Speaker: Zeliha Guler Gokce

12:54 p.m. - 12:57 p.m.

Impact of the enhanced recovery (ER) programme on readmissions in urogynaecological surgeries

Speaker: Aneta Obloza

12:57 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.

Vesicovaginal fistula after laser treatment for stress urinary incontinence

Speaker: Wen-Yih Wu

01:00 p.m. - 01:03 p.m.

Technical feasibility, effectiveness and safety of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in women with poor preoperative physical status

Speaker: Vladimir Kalis (Czech Republic)

01:03 p.m. - 01:06 p.m.

There is an APP for that: Vaginal hysterectomy

Speaker: Douglas Miyazaki (USA)

01:06 p.m. - 01:09 p.m.

Complications associated with transobturator sling procedure

Speaker: Olga Szabová

01:09 p.m. - 01:12 p.m.

Needs Assessment and Curriculum Development for Gynecologic Surgeons

Speaker: Svjetlana Lozo (USA)

01:12 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

Cumulative sum (cusum) analysis of the learning curve for urogynecology and pelvic floor disorders

Speaker: Cynthia Ileana Infante Meléndez

 12:45 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

Sponsored lunch symposium

 01:15 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

E-poster session 7 - Urinary incontinence

  Moderators: Nicola Dykes (New Zealand) & Christian Phillips (United Kingdom)

01:15 p.m. - 01:18 p.m.

Predictors of residual urinary incontinence after a general rehabilitation program for patients following pelvic cancer surgery

Speaker: Kuan-Yin Lin

01:18 p.m. - 01:21 p.m.

Anticholinergic medication and local estrogen for overactive bladder: A randomized placebo controlled trial

Speaker: Jeffrey Schachar

01:21 p.m. - 01:24 p.m.

Erbium:YAG laser treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: short and midterm data

Speaker: Volker Viereck

01:24 p.m. - 01:27 p.m.

Urodynamic investigations and correlation with clinical symptoms

Speaker: Manjula Annappa (United Kingdom)

01:27 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.

There's an APP for that: Midurethral slings

Speaker: Douglas Miyazaki (USA)

01:30 p.m. - 01:33 p.m.

Comparison of pattern of bladder sensation between volunteers and patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) using a water load protocol

Speaker: Hayser Medina Lucena

01:33 p.m. - 01:36 p.m.

Comparison of a bladder neck effective pelvic floor rehabilitation program with EMG-Biofeedback augmented pelvic floor muscle training: a randomized controlled trial

Speaker: Baerbel Junginger (Germany)

01:36 p.m. - 01:39 p.m.

Lethal necrotizing fasciitis after alloplastic sling

Speaker: Eckhard Petri

01:39 p.m. - 01:42 p.m.

Protective effect of Metformin against ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat urinary bladders

Speaker: JuHyun Shin

01:42 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

Mesoangioblast facilitates recovery from simulated childbirth injury in rats

Speaker: Marina Gabriela Mori da cunha

 01:15 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

E-poster session 8 - Epidemiology/quality of life

  Moderators: Marianne Koch (Austria) & Wolfgang Umek (Austria)

01:15 p.m. - 01:18 p.m.

Evaluating the quality and readability of online resources for labiaplasty

Speaker: Lopa Pandya

01:18 p.m. - 01:21 p.m.

Prevalence of overactive bladder and associated comorbidities in women over 18 years old: Results from the Colombian overactive bladder and lower urinary tract symptoms (COBaLT) study

Speaker: Mauricio Plata

01:21 p.m. - 01:24 p.m.

Exploring womens' attitudes towards incontinence in pregnancy and the puerperium

Speaker: Joanna Ghigo

01:24 p.m. - 01:27 p.m.

Investigation on the pelvic floor function in Chinese female patients with cervical cancer after type Piver Ⅲ hysterectomy

Speaker: Shiyan Wang

01:27 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.

Coital incontinence: Relevance of a commonly underestimated symptom

Speaker: Ricardo Valderrama Gomez

01:30 p.m. - 01:33 p.m.

Perceptions of pelvic floor disorders in community dwelling women in the United States

Speaker: Danielle Antosh

01:33 p.m. - 01:36 p.m.

Open vagina: Development of a diagnostic method

Speaker: Hedwig Neels

01:36 p.m. - 01:39 p.m.

Postoperative opioid prescribing following pelvic reconstructive surgery

Speaker: Douglas Leach

01:39 p.m. - 01:42 p.m.

One year follow up of CO2 laser treatment for genitourinary symptoms of menopause: insight into mechanism of action

Speaker: Jeffrey Schachar

01:42 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

The effect of bariatric surgery on pelvic floor symptoms in women and men

Speaker: Nashwa Aldardeir

 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Oral poster session 4 - Prolapse

  Moderators: Svjetlana Lozo (USA) & Gert Naumann (Germany)

02:00 p.m. - 02:15 p.m.

Mini state of the art lecture - The dynamics of female pelvic floor anatomy

Speaker: Engelbert Hanzal (Austria)

02:15 p.m. - 02:20 p.m.


02:20 p.m. - 02:26 p.m.

Natural history of asymptomatic POP recurrence: What happens next? What should I advice my patient?

Speaker: Maria G. Alarcon

02:26 p.m. - 02:32 p.m.

Overview about diagnostic options in physiotherapy for patients with pelvic organ prolaps

Speaker: Sonja Soeder (Germany)

02:32 p.m. - 02:38 p.m.

Surgical treatment of primary apical prolapse: A comparison of different vaginal surgical techniques

Speaker: Karen Ruben Husby

02:38 p.m. - 02:44 p.m.

Should a speculum examination be routine practice at pessary changes?

Speaker: Cathy Davis

02:44 p.m. - 02:50 p.m.

Sacrospinous ligament fixation and post-operative pain

Speaker: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand)

 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Oral poster session 5 - Basic science / imaging / fistula / anorectol disorders

  Moderators: Rosa Laterza (Austria) & Lore Schierlitz (Australia)

02:00 p.m. - 02:06 p.m.

Deep learning for automatic analysis of the puborectalis muscle and urogenital hiatus on transperineal ultrasound

Speaker: Frieda van den Noort

02:06 p.m. - 02:12 p.m.

Impact of vaginal douching products on growth of vaginal commensal Lactobacillus and E. coli

Speaker: Helai Hesham

02:12 p.m. - 02:18 p.m.

A histological basis for the nonlinear behavior of pelvic tissues

Speaker: Rita Rynkevic

02:18 p.m. - 02:24 p.m.

Does flatus incontinence matter?

Speaker: Laura Cattani

02:24 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

Evaluation of biodegradable polymer nanoscaffold meshes impregnanted with or without human Wharton's jelly stem cells for the treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Speaker: Harvard Z Lin

02:30 p.m. - 02:36 p.m.

A mobile surgical outreach model: Building capacity for fistula care in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Speaker: Kenny Raha

02:36 p.m. - 02:42 p.m.

Comparison of the female urine microbiome cultured from midstream urine and catheter urine samples

Speaker: Jonathan Duckett

02:42 p.m. - 02:48 p.m.

Validation of an obstetric fistula screening questionnaire

Speaker: Chi Chiung Grace Chen (USA)

02:48 p.m. - 02:54 p.m.

What is the best cut-off value for the levator- urethra gap measurement in the diagnosis of avulsion defects?

Speaker: Vered Eisenberg

02:54 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Anal incontinence: The role of the levator ani muscle in the absence of anal sphincter injury

Speaker: Joan Melendez Munoz

 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Nursing session - A multidisciplinary approach to chronic pelvic / bladder pain

Speakers: Bary Berghmans (The Netherlands), Vikram Khullar (United Kingdom) & Wendy Ness (United Kingdom)

 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Symposium - Evolution in urogynecological training

  Moderators: Linda Cardozo (United Kingdom) & Heinrich Husslein (Austria)

02:00 p.m. - 02:15 p.m.

The ways we learn, the effectiveness of learning

Speaker: Olanrewaju Sorinola (United Kingdom)

02:15 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

Developing world

Speaker: Stephen Jeffery (South Africa)

02:30 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.

First world - Evolution in urogynecological training

Speaker: Douglas Tincello (United Kingdom)

02:45 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.


 03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Coffee break

 03:30 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.

Panel discussion - The frail elderly: Minimising risk and optimising outcomes in the management of pelvic floor dysfunction

  Moderators: Peter Dwyer (Australia) & Wolfgang Umek (Austria)

03:30 p.m. - 03:55 p.m.

Anaesthetic and post operative management considerations in the frail elderly

Speaker: Klaus Markstaller (Austria)

03:55 p.m. - 04:20 p.m.

Managing pelvic floor dysfunction in the frail elderly

Speaker: Susan Orme (United Kingdom)

04:20 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.


 04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

IUGA business meeting (members only)


 07:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Annual IUGA gala dinner