The Gynae-Endoscopy Workshop will be conducted by the renowned Laparoscopic Surgeon – Dr. Prashanth Mangeshikar, who is well known for his proficiency in dealing with complicated laparoscopic surgeries and his passion for teaching.

Learning Objectives:

The overall goal of this workshop is to offer information about basic and advanced Laparoscopic procedures in various gynecological pathologies.

Learning Methods:

Power point presentation on advanced Laparoscopic procedures followed by discussions.

1 Course faculty will discuss about new energy sources in Gynaec-Endoscopy and biophysics of these technologies to understand their limitations and potential dangers. It will also help the delegates to utilize most appropriate energy source according to the clinical situations.
2 Myoma affects 40 – 60 % of women by age of 35. Lap Myomectomy presentation will cover tips and tricks for same. There will be brief review about key aspects of preoperative evaluation, tactics to reduce preoperative blood loss and techniques for safely completing procedure.
3 The discussion will also go into the basics of safety measures taken while performing laparoscopy in patients with recurrent endometriomas, multiple previous surgeries, infections and cysts in pregnancies.
4 Adenomyosis has always been a difficult problem to deal with which adenomyomas are to be taken out and which are to be left alone or treated medically, will be scrutinizing in detail.

5 There will be a hot debate on whether one chooses surgery over medical management in dealing with multiple myomas.
6 Thorough evaluation of uterine cavity is frequently required in Gynec Endoscopy. Imaging the uterus – Hysteroscopy v/s USG, we will have another hot debate on this topic by two stalwarts in their respective fields.

7 Borderline Ovarian Tumour (BOT) – constitute 10 – 15 % of ovarian cancer. They are a distinct diagnostic category of epithelial ovarian tumour and are associated with excellent prognosis than their invasive counterparts. The faculty will share information about management options for such cases in infertile patient.
8 8. Intrauterine adhesions are seen following trauma to gravid or non-gravid uterus. Endometrial fibrosis, adhesive bands and obliteration of uterine cavity may follow. Therefore, effective methods are necessary to prevent formation of intrauterine adhesions. Course faculty will discuss about prevention and treatment of intrauterine adhesions.

9 Lastly but not the least, we will also have a presentation on what informed consent to get from patients to avoid complaints in case of complications.