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Thursday, June 28, 2018

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 06:30 a.m. - 07:30 a.m.

FIUGA fun walk/run

 08:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

EUGA session

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

Welcome / EUGA's Education Committee objectives

Speakers: Montserrat Espuña (Spain) & Dudley Robinson (United Kingdom)

08:10 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

SUI patient's evaluation before and after SUI surgery. How to evaluate uncomplicated and complicated patients

08:10 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.

Stress tests: ICS-Uniform Cough Stress Test

Speaker: Montserrat Espuña (Spain)

08:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.

Urodynamics: Urethral function and voiding

Speaker: Dudley Robinson (United Kingdom)

08:50 a.m. - 09:10 a.m.

Ultrasound: Female urethra before y after SUI surgery

Speaker: Cristina Ros (Spain)

09:10 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.


09:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Debate on the management of Genito-urinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM): Oestrogens vs Laser

  Moderator: Shimon Ginath (Israel)

Speakers: Christian Phillips (United Kingdom) & Stefano Salvatore (Italy)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Round table on vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP)

  Moderator: Heinz Kölbl (Austria)

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Safe alternatives to vaginal mesh operations. Key anatomical landmarks and technical tricks regarding reconstructive vaginal surgical procedures

Speaker: Marcin Jozwik (Poland)

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Primary transvaginal reconstructive surgery without mesh. It’s the first option in all patients?

Speaker: Linda Cardozo (United Kingdom)

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Vaginal mesh, the European perspective

Speaker: Jan-Paul Roovers (The Netherlands)

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse: Guidelines for clinical practice

Speaker: Bruno Deval (France)

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.


 08:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Nursing session - Workshop: Vaginal pessaries in the management of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence

08:00 a.m. - 08:05 a.m.

Welcome and housekeeping

Speaker: Angie Rantell (United Kingdom)

08:05 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.

Assessment of POP / UI, conservative management options, sizing and fitting pessaries

Speaker: Angie Rantell (United Kingdom)

08:40 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.

Patient counselling prior to pessary fitting and managing patient expectations

Speaker: Ellie Stewart (United Kingdom)

09:00 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.

Managing complications and trouble shooting

Speaker: Ranee Thakar (United Kingdom)

09:20 a.m. - 09:40 a.m.

Self management and routine pessary checks

Speaker: Rohna Kearney (United Kingdom)

09:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Hands on practice

Speakers: Rohna Kearney (United Kingdom), Angie Rantell (United Kingdom), Ellie Stewart (United Kingdom) & Ranee Thakar (United Kingdom)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Nursing Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting

 08:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ibero-American session (in Spanish/Portuguese)

08:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session I

  Moderator: Enrique Ubertazi (Argentina)

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


Speaker: Carlos Rondini (Chile)

08:10 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.

MUS, are they under threat?

Speaker: Marair G. Sartori (Brazil)

08:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.

Pubo-vaginal sling and burch's surgery, are they coming back?

Speaker: Edgardo Castillo (Uruguay)

08:50 a.m. - 09:10 a.m.

What is the current situation of minislings?

Speaker: Leonardo Gómez (Colombia)

09:10 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Occult incontinence. Is it even worth doing ?

Speaker: German Laurito (Argentina)

09:30 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.

"Colposacropexy is the best option for every women bearing an apical defect"

Speaker: Victor Miranda (Chile)

09:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.

Trans vaginal mesh in the treatment of prolapse. Must they be forbidden?

Speaker: Claudia Martinez Espinoza (Mexico)

10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Browsing in the memories trunk. The Manchester-Fothergill technics

Speaker: Marta Medina (Peru)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Session II

  Moderators: Jorge Garcia (Colombia) & Jorge Milhem Haddad (Brazil)

11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Obliterative technics in the treatment of POP: Description of available types, results, indications

Speaker: Julio Alvarez (Chile)

11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

WOMEN-UP: Innovative health technology for conservative treatment of female urinary incontinence

Speaker: Montserrat Espuña (Spain)

11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session III

  Moderator: Teresa Mascaren (Portugal)

11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Abstract presentations

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

Closing remarks: tasks , challenges, inquiries

 08:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Fellows session

  Moderators: Marianne Koch (Austria) & Svjetlana Lozo (USA)

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

Welcome and introductions

08:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

How to set up a research project (workshop)

Speakers: Kaven Baessler (Germany), Debjyoti Karmakar (Australia) & Veronica Mallett (USA)

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee break

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Fellows paper session

Speakers: Rufus Cartwright (United Kingdom) & Peter Dwyer (Australia)

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meet the IUJ editors in chief and IUGA board

Speakers: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand), Rebecca Rogers (USA) & Steven Swift (USA)

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.


 08:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pan-Asian Session

08:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.


08:30 a.m. - 08:35 a.m.

Opening address by organizing chair

Speaker: Tsia-Shu Lo (Taiwan)

08:35 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.

Opening address by the President of IUGA and her board

Speaker: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand)

08:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Trends on managing the LUTS (SUI, DO, voiding dysfunction) associated with POP in Asia

  Moderators: Kwok Weng Roy Ng (Singapore) & Kumar Siva (Malaysia)

08:50 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.

East Asia

Speakers: Lan Zhu (co-chair) (China), Jimmy Nomura (co-chair) (Japan), Symphorosa Chen (co-chair) (Hong Kong), Xiu-Li Sun (China), Rachel YK Cheung (Hong Kong), Masayasu Koyama (Japan) & Wen-Chu Huang (Taiwan)

09:20 a.m. - 09:55 a.m.

South East Asia

Speakers: Lisa T. Prodigalidad (Philippines), Yasukuni Yoshimura (co-chair) (Japan), Budi Iman Santoso (co-chair) (Indonesia), Fernandi Moegni (Indonesia), Pei Shan Lim (Malaysia), Almira J. Amin-ong (Philippines), Han How Chuan (Singapore) & Suvit Bunyavejchevin (Thailand)

09:55 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Middle East & South Asia

Speakers: Ayman Qatawneh (co-chair) (Jordan), Sanjoy Sinha (co-chair) (India), Aparna Hegde (India), Ahlam Mahmoud Al-kharabsheh (Jordan) & Naheed Kapadia (United Arab Emirates)

10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Speaker: Tsia-Shu Lo (Taiwan)

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Coffee break

10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Mini-lecture - What is the EBM on LUTS associated with POP?

  Moderators: Judith M. Sison (Philippines), Kaz Yoshimura (Japan) & Kuan-Hui Huang (Taiwan)

10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

LUTS (DO, voiding dysfunction) associated with POP

Speaker: Rami Ibrahim (Jordan)

11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

SUI associated with POP

Speaker: Cheng-Yu Long (Taiwan)

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

Big scale data on urogynecology

Speaker: Lan Zhu (China)

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Stump the expert

  Moderators: Christopher Chong (Singapore), Ting-Wen Huang (Japan) & Varisara Chantarasorn (Thailand)

Case 1

Speakers: Kai Lyn Ng (Singapore) & Kwok Weng Roy Ng (Singapore)

Case 2

Speaker: Zalina Nusee (Malaysia)


Speakers: Azami Denas Azinar (Indonesia), Enie Akhtar BT Nawawi (Malaysia), Hun-Shan Pan (Taiwan), Lisa T. Prodigalidad (Philippines), Masayasu Koyama (Japan), Pei Shan Lim (Malaysia), Sayeba Akhter (Bangladesh), Symphorosa Shing Chee Chan (Hong Kong) & Vineet Mishra (India)

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Closing remarks & photos


 12:30 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.


 12:45 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

E-poster session 1 - Urinary incontinence

  Moderators: Gemma Nightingale (United Kingdom) & Huub van der Vaart (The Netherlands)

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

A Danish national population-based cohort study of synthetic midurethral slings, 2007-2011

Speaker: Margrethe Hansen

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

Uroflowmetry parameters in healthy South African females

Speaker: Zeelha Abdool

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

Long term compliance with repeated Botulinum toxin A injections in patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity after spinal cord injury

Speaker: Katrine Hebert

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

Does the concomitant repair of asymptomatic grade II anterior vaginal wall prolapse during mid urethral sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence give a superior functional outcome?

Speaker: Hussein Hussein

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

Should we always use antibiotics after urodynamic studies in high-risk patients?

Speaker: Pawel Miotla

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

Intraoperative variations of the retropubic TVT-procedure and their immediate and mid-term effects on patients’ outcome. A randomized controlled multicenter trial

Speaker: Markus Huebner

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

BMI> 35 could be associated to a worse composite outcome for SUI sling procedure: retrospective study of a large dataset of patients from a prospective collected database

Speaker: Bernardita Blümel

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

A randomised, controlled, double blind, clinical study in comparison of external NMES devices in patients with stress urinary incontinence: Effects on symptoms and quality of life

Speaker: Sonja Soeder (Germany)

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

The application of online pelvic floor training during the rehabilitation of postpartum pelvic floor

Speaker: Qingkai Wu

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

Long-term follow-up of patient goals after tension-free vaginal tape operation for stress urinary incontinence.

Speaker: Karin Glavind

 12:45 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

E-poster session 2 - Sexual function / pelvic pain

  Moderators: Kirsten Kluivers (The Netherlands) & Svjetlana Lozo (USA)

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

Vaginal laxity: What measure of levator ani distensibility is most predictive?

Speaker: Claudia Manzini

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

Validity and reliability of Thai version Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire, IUGA-Revised(PISQ-IR)

Speaker: Purim Ruanphoo

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

Onabotulinum toxin A- Does it de-CREASE trigger point myofascial pelvic spasmodic pain? A meta analysis and review of current literature

Speaker: Kalaivani Ramalingam (India)

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

Do they - or don't they ? Results from a self-assessment-survey on the integration of troubled sexuality in physical medicine and rehabliitation disease-management

Speaker: Lucia Ucsnik

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

Pelvic prolapse and sexual function following cystectomy in females

Speaker: Catherine Matthews (USA)

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

Prevalence and risk factors associated with the presence of dyspareunia in female employees of a chilean university.

Speaker: Henry Castro

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

Possible techniques of pain syndrome treatment after sacro-spinal fixation (apical sling)

Speaker: Anastasiya Zaytseva

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

The relationship between gastrointestinal and urogynecological symptoms and ultrasound findings in women with suspected endometriosis – a prospective pilot study

Speaker: Vered Eisenberg

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

A systematic review of risk factors for vulvodynia

Speaker: Hannah Graetz

 01:15 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

E-poster session 3 - Imaging / voiding dysfunction / anorectal disorders

  Moderators: Zhouran Chen (Australia) & Hans Peter Dietz (Australia)

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

An uncommon case of mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) tumor of the bladder

Speaker: Pratima Kadam

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

Sacral neuromodulation for urinary retention in females: Effect of age and comorbidities

Speaker: Rachel High

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

Ultrasonographic follow up of uphold lite mesh characteristics in cohort of patients after transvaginal mesh surgery

Speaker: Lucie Allègre

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

A review of fourth degree obstetric anal sphincter injury tears

Speaker: Annika Taithongchai (United Kingdom)

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

Comparison of post partum urinary retention recovery time between groups with methods of residual urine measurement 4 hours versus 6 hours post delivery

Speaker: Ummu Hani Alhaddar

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

Constipation can affect the voiding dysfunction of old hospitalized patients

Speaker: Jungbum Bae

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

Sling displacement during the first three months following stress urinary incontinence surgery

Speaker: Felipe Andreoli

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

Imaging of sub-urethral cysts: comparison of two imaging techniques

Speaker: Annika Taithongchai (United Kingdom)

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

Prevalence and predictors of anal incontinence six years after first delivery: A prospective cohort study

Speaker: Hege Hølmo Johannessen

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

Reliability of proctogram diagnosis of rectocele with Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) vaginal examination findings

Speaker: Douglas Tincello (United Kingdom)

 01:15 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.

E-poster session 4 - Prolapse

  Moderators: Debjyoti Karmakar (Australia) & Fred Milani (The Netherlands)

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

Mesh related complications do not negatively affect quality of life

Speaker: Claudia Kowalik

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

Pelvic organ prolapse and other urogynecologic issues in women with spinal cord injury

Speaker: Marlene Elmelund

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

Pelvic organ prolapse patients´ attitude and preferences regarding their uterus: Comparing German- and Russian-speaking women

Speaker: Polina Lyatoshinskaya

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

Bilateral extraperitoneal uterosacral vault suspension technique for post hysterectomy vault prolapse – surgical complications and long-term outcome

Speaker: Debjyoti Karmakar (Australia)

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

Vaginal ring pessary use for pelvic organ prolapse: continuation rates and predictors of continued use

Speaker: Jittima Manonai

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

Time-frame comparison of hysteropreservation in the surgical treatment of uterine prolapse: a population-based nation-wide follow-up descriptive study, 1997–2005 vs 2006–2013

Speaker: Ming-Ping Wu

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

Tilapia fish skin: A new biological graft in urogynecology

Speaker: Leonardo Bezerra

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

Validated Malay version of P-QOL questionnaire

Speaker: Pei Shan Lim

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

Multicenter, randomized trial comparing native vaginal tissue repair and synthetic mesh repair for genital prolapse treatment: 5 years follow-up

Speaker: Jorge Milhem Haddad (Brazil)

 02:00 p.m. - 02:10 p.m.

Welcome comments

  Moderator: Kwok Weng Roy Ng (Singapore)

Speakers: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand), Heinz Kölbl (Austria), Markus Mueller (Rector of the Medical University of Vienna) & Karl Tamussino (Austria)

 02:10 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

Presidential address

  Moderator: Kwok Weng Roy Ng (Singapore)

Speaker: Lynsey Hayward (New Zealand)

 02:30 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.

State of the art lecture

  Moderators: Sylvia Botros-Brey (USA) & Engelbert Hanzal (Austria)

02:30 p.m. - 03:05 p.m.

What we can learn from the big data?

Speaker: Amina Qutub (USA)

03:05 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.


 03:15 p.m. - 03:45 p.m.

Coffee break

 03:45 p.m. - 04:45 p.m.

Round table - Sexual health and aging

  Moderators: Johannes Bitzer (Switzerland) & Daniela Dörfler (Austria)

03:45 p.m. - 03:57 p.m.

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) process of care

Speaker: James Simon (USA)

03:57 p.m. - 04:09 p.m.

Relationship between urogynecologic surgery and sexual function

Speaker: Irwin Goldstein (USA)

04:09 p.m. - 04:21 p.m.

Sexual function after menopause

Speaker: James Simon (USA)

04:21 p.m. - 04:33 p.m.

Erectile function in the aging man

Speaker: Irwin Goldstein (USA)

04:33 p.m. - 04:45 p.m.


 04:45 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

Oral poster session 1 - Urinary incontinence

  Moderators: Howard Goldman (USA) & Deborah Karp (USA)

04:45 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.

ICS lecture

Speaker: Dudley Robinson (United Kingdom)

05:00 p.m. - 05:05 p.m.


05:05 p.m. - 05:11 p.m.

Differentiation of skeletal muscle myocytes from patient-specific, induced pluripotent stem cells derived from urine of women with stress urinary incontinence

Speaker: Mark Kibschull

05:11 p.m. - 05:17 p.m.

Clinical effectiveness and safety of surgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence: A network meta-analysis

Speaker: Lucky Saraswat

05:17 p.m. - 05:23 p.m.

Can lumbosacral magnetic resonance imaging be performed safely in patients with a sacral neuromodulation device?

Speaker: Javier Pizarro-Berdichevsky (Chile)

05:23 p.m. - 05:29 p.m.

Inhibition of Rho kinase by GSK 269962 reverses both corticosterone-induced detrusor overactivity and depression-like behaviour in rats

Speaker: Andrzej Wrobel

 04:45 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

Oral poster session 2 - Epidemiology

  Moderators: Engelbert Hanzal (Austria) & Abdul Sultan (United Kingdom)

04:45 p.m. - 04:51 p.m.

A pilot study on pelvic floor symptoms in women living with female genital Mutilation/Cutting: preliminary results

Speaker: Patrick Dällenbach

04:51 p.m. - 04:57 p.m.

Heterogeneity in cost estimates reported for SUI treatments

Speaker: Sandra Zwolsman

04:57 p.m. - 05:03 p.m.

Reducing obstetric anal sphincter injuries in a tertiary hospital with high perineal support rate

Speaker: Jose Antonio Saavedra Arcas

05:03 p.m. - 05:09 p.m.

The impact of bariatric surgery on urinary incontinence: A systematic review and meta analysis

Speaker: Bhawana Purwar

05:09 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.

Somatic and psychological triggers for irritative bladder symptoms: Men are from Mars, women are from Venus?

Speaker: Ariel Zilberlicht

05:15 p.m. - 05:21 p.m.

How does Manchester Health Questionnaire compare with clinical assessment at 3 months follow up visit after 3rd and 4th degree perineal tear repair? A 100 women observational study report

Speaker: Anurada Subramaniem

05:21 p.m. - 05:27 p.m.

What do the public think about vaginal mesh use? Content analysis of comments from online public forums after a programme on vaginal mesh on national television in the UK

Speaker: Sophie Moloney-Geany

 04:45 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

Oral poster session 3 - Obstetric injury and childbirth

  Moderators: Ranee Thakar (United Kingdom) & Gerda Trutnovsky (Austria)

04:45 p.m. - 04:51 p.m.

The preferred mode of delivery of medical professionals and non-professional mothers-to-be and the impact of additional information on their decision. A prospective, online-based, informative survey

Speaker: Julia Bihler

04:51 p.m. - 04:57 p.m.

Position, where and how? Does delivery position, place and mode of delivery affect the risk of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (OASIS)

Speaker: Ana Sofia Da Silva

04:57 p.m. - 05:03 p.m.

Postpartum urinary and anal incontinence in women with and without obstetric anal sphincter injuries

Speaker: Cristina Ros (Spain)

05:03 p.m. - 05:09 p.m.

Is EpiNo Birth Trainer an effective tool to reduce pelvic floor injury among primiparous women? First Italian prospective randomized-controlled single-blind ongoing Study

Speaker: Paola Pifarotti

05:10 p.m. - 05:25 p.m.

Mini state of the art lecture - Impact on OASI mothers, prevalence of anal incontinence, risk factors and prevention

Speaker: Michael Keighley (United Kingdom)

05:25 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.