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Welcome Dear colleagues As the Scientific Program Chair for the AAGL 41st Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, I would like to welcome everyone to Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas for what promises to be the most dynamic global congress yet. The Congress venue is in such a unique hotel, everyone should visit at least once during their lifetime. It is located on the new Las Vegas Strip area next to excellent shopping, multiple shows and a large variety of restaurants. The Scientifi

Board of Trustees President Keith B. Isaacson, M.D. Boston, Massachusetts Vice President Javier F. Magrina, M.D. Phoenix, Arizona SecretaryTreasurer Ceana H. Nezhat, M.D. Atlanta, Georgia Immediate Past President Linda D. Bradley, M.D. Cleveland, Ohio Joong Sub Choi, M.D. Seoul, Republic of Korea Jon I. Einarsson, M.D., MPH Boston, Massachusetts Marco Pinho de Oliveira, M.D. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Craig J. Sobolewski, M.D. Durham, North Carolina Assia A. Stepanian, M.D. Atlanta, Georgia

Table of Contents Welcome ............................................................. 1 Board of Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Meetings ............................................................. 4 Congress Block Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

meetings Board and Committee Meetings by invitation only unless otherwise noted Sunday, November 4 800am500pm AAGL Board of Trustees Meeting Imperial Board Room 945am1045am AAGLASRM Collaboration Meeting Umbria 1100am1200pm CGE Council Meeting Umbria 115pm215pm 115pm215pm Practice Committee Meeting Umbria Fellows Meeting Tribune Essentials in MIGS Umbria ESGEAAGL Executive Board Meeting Umbria Endometriosis Review Committee Meeting Campania COEMIG Review Committee Tuscany Monday, Nove

BLOCk PROGRAM Postgraduate Day 1 Monday, November 5 1215pm 600 pm 800 am 645 am Registration 645am 700pm StateoftheArt Postgraduate Courses 800am 530pm Discussion with the Experts Luncheon 1215pm 115pm Octavius 12 Welcome Reception 600pm 730pm Octavius 12 Registration 600am 530pm Postgraduate Day 2 Tuesday, November 6 Surgical Anatomy of the Female Pelvis 710am 755am Octavius 12 Discussion with the Experts Luncheon 1215pm 115pm Octavius 12 Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Specialty Courses AAGL offers a number of postgraduate courses, surgical tutorials, and discussion with the experts luncheons that are targeted toward the subspecialties of urogynecology, oncology, pelvic pain, reproductive medicine, and robotics. Many of these courses have been designed in conjunction with their associated special interest groups within the AAGL to ensure that their content has been developed by experts in that field. We encourage attendees who either practice or have an intere

Congress Committees GLOBAL CONGRESS JavierF.Magrina,M.D.,ScientificProgramChair William H. Parker, M.D., Honorary Chair Keith B. Isaacson, M.D., President SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEE Javier F. Magrina, Chair Arnold P. Advincula, Linda D. Bradley, Keith B. Isaacson, Rosanne M. Kho, C.Y. Liu, Ceana H. Nezhat, William H. Parker, Craig J. Sobolewski PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Viviane F. Connor, Meir Jonathan Solnik, Franklin D. Loffer, Linda Michels, Art Arellano CME CONTENT REVIEWERS Neena Agar

4TH ANNUAL WORKSHOP on Video Assisted Laparoscopy Robotic Hysterectomy with Intensive Handson Laparoscopic Suturing December 67, 2012 The Roosevelt Hotel New York, NY General Chair Farr R. Nezhat, M.D. Scientific Program Chairs Camran R. Nezhat, M.D. Ceana H. Nezhat, M.D. Session Chairs Linus T. Chuang, M.D. Tamer A. Seckin M.D. Radha Syed, M.D. Patrick F. Vetere, M.D. Description This intensive handson workshop has been designed to educate attendees in the art and science of laparoscopic sut

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Excellence in Education Target Audience This activity meets the needs of surgical gynecologists in practice and in training, as well as other healthcare professionals in the field of gynecology. Continuing Medical Education This symbol indicates a postgraduate course or session that qualifies for CME credit. Continuing medical education credit is not offered during meals, breaks, receptions, training sessions, satellite meetings or any private group meeting e.g., council meetings, invitationonl

Excellence in Education Needs Assessment By developing educational courses in minimally invasive gynecology MIG we hope to increase the use of MIG and reduce morbidity and complication rate associated with these procedures. Practice Gap At present in the United States, about 15 to 20 of the 600,000 hysterectomies are performed by laparoscopy and robotics, respectively. This is due to lack of training during their formal education and the multiple difficulties to acquire formal training once in m

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Highlighted Events Industry Sponsored Breakfasts Our industry partners will hold breakfastsevents during the Congress that are open to all attendees at no additional cost. All breakfasts are held from 600am to 745am. Industry Sponsored Symposia There is no charge to attend these symposia. WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7 505 pm 705 pm WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7 MILANO III Uterine Manipulation MILANO III MILANO IIIIV Debating the Disconnect Patient Counseling and AUB MILANO IIIIV A New Outpatient Minimal

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES ATAGLANCE Postgraduate courses represent AAGLs commitment to offering StateoftheArt education focused on the issues that impact your daytoday practice. The courses present the most current information available on the topics that matter most to you, and emphasize how you can apply them to your practice. Each course is accredited for continuing medical education credits. Course Number Chair Morning Courses 800 AM 12 NOON Afternoon Courses 130 PM 530 PM ROOM

Discussion with the Experts Luncheon OCTAVIUS 12 Monday, November 5, 2012 CANCER M1 The Unexpected Malignancy in MIS What to Do When You Find Cancer and Didnt Expect it Jubliee Brown 50 Each ENDOMETRIOSIS M2 Surgical Management of Endometriosis in the Infertile Tommaso Falcone Patient M3 Laparoscopic Excision of Endometriosis without Limits David B. Redwine M4 Preventing Complications of Deep Endometriosis Surgery Tamer A. Seckin Traps, Tips and Tricks GENERAL MIG M5 Publishing in JMIG What a

KEY PARTNERS The ways in which our Key Partners support the mission of the AAGL include Committing year round support through our Corporate Sponsorship program. Funding our fellowship sites. Giving unrestricted educational grants to enhance our programs. Supporting our handson seminars with workstations. Providing prizes for scholarly activities. Funding unrestricted grants for the Patient Education Program. Advertising in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, the official journal

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 MILANO VVIII MILANO VVIII PG 101 Laparoscopic Suturing The Vertical Zone Simulation Lab Charles H. koh, Chair Dobie L. Giles, CoChair Faculty Yaniris R. Avellanet, Elizabeth E. Ball, Shan M. Biscette, Maurice K. Chung, Luigi Fasolino, Jason E. Foil, Lydia E. Garcia, Joseph Jay L. Hudgens, Grace M. Janik, Jamie Kroft, Cecilia B. Mejia Medina, Nash S. Moawad, Curtis E. Page, Christopher J. Stanley PG 102 Taking Your Laparoscop

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 OCTAVIUS 13 OCTAVIUS 58 PG 103 Pelvic Anatomy Skill Set for the Savvy Minimally Invasive Surgeon Generalist, Urogynecologist, Oncologist Didactic Jubilee Brown, Chair Faculty Peter M. Lotze, R. Wendel Naumann PG 104 Pelvic Anatomy Skill Set for the Savvy Minimally Invasive Surgeon Generalist, Urogynecologist, Oncologist Cadaver Lab Jubilee Brown, Chair Faculty Pedro F. Escobar, Michael F. Frumovitz, Peter M. Lotze, Timothy

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 MILANO IV MILANO III PG 105 Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Robotic Hysterectomy from Simple to Complex Didactic Arnold P. Advincula, Chair Faculty Ted Teh Min Lee, Richard B. Rosenfield, Stacey A. Schieb PG 106 Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Robotic Hysterectomy from Simple to Complex Cadaver Lab Arnold P. Advincula, Chair Faculty Isabel C. Green, Kathy Huang, Todd R. Jenkins, Ted Teh Min Lee, Iris K. Orbuch, Laurence Orbuch, R

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 OCTAVIUS 2123 NEOPOLITAN I PG 107 Cystoscopy and Ureteral Stents for the Gynecologic Surgeon Didactic Paul D. Pettit, Chair Faculty Anita Chen, Robert G. Ferrigni, Barry K. Jarnagin PG 108 Cystoscopy and Ureteral Stents for the Gynecologic Surgeon Cadaver Lab Paul D. Pettit, Chair Faculty E. Cristian Campian, Anita Chen, Joy D. Cox, Mark W. Dassel, Robert G. Ferrigni, Barry K. Jarnagin, Kevin J. Lee, Jennifer M. Tatalovich C

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 13 PG 109 Laparoscopic Tips and Tricks Advancing Your Skills Didactic Stephanie N. Morris, Chair Faculty Andrew I. Brill, James K. Robinson PG 110 Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology A How To Approach Didactic Developed in cooperation with the North American Society for Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology Joseph S. Sanfilippo, Chair Faculty Heather Appelbaum, Robert K. Zurawin Course fee 175 Limit 200 800

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 PG 111 Extreme Laparoscopy Expanding the Surgical Horizon Didactic Arnaud Wattiez, Chair Faculty Christophe Pomel, Shailesh P. Puntambekar, David B. Redwine PG 112 Surgical Procedures for Chronic Pelvic Pain How to Perform Them, When Not to Perform Them and What to Do if They Dont Work Didactic Michael Hibner, Chair Faculty Fred M. Howard, Georgine M. Lamvu Course fee 175 Limit 200 130 pm 530 pm

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 1 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012 OCTAVIUS 1518 PG 113 Fibroids Myomectomy and New Approaches Didactic Tommaso Falcone, Chair Faculty Ted L. Anderson, Jon I. Einarsson Course fee 175 Limit 175 This course is designed for all gynecologists who wish to expand their experience in the management of myomas. The course is designed to be casebased and each presentation will include several illustrative cases. The program will emphasize practical information with mul

9th AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynaecology APRIL 913, 2013 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA Hosted by the Southern African Society of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 12 EARLY MORNING LECTURE The Inseparable Link Between Surgical Technique and Surgical Anatomy in the Female Pelvis Andrew I. Brill and C.y. Liu, CoChairs 710 a.m. 755 a.m. No Charge This opening course will comprehensively review the key topographic and retroperitoneal anatomy in the female pelvis. Focusing on efficiency and methods to reduce risk, the linkage between strategic surgical technique and anatomical dissec

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 MILANO VVIII MILANO VVIII PG 201 Laparoscopic Suturing Practical Tips for Needle Management, Knot Tying and Suture Use Simulation Lab Aarathi CholkeriSingh, Chair Joseph Jay L. Hudgens, CoChair Faculty Angela Chaudhari, Larry R. Glazerman, Mark R. Hoffman, Kathy Huang, HyeChun Hur, Gretchen E.H. Makai, Nash S. Moawad, Angela M. Pratt, Sangeeta Senapati, Jessica A. Shepherd, Matthew T. Siedhoff, Karen C. Wang PG 202 Laparosco

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 2123 NEOPOLITAN I PG 203 Robotic Surgery in Gynecology After the Learning Curve Didactic Michael C. Pitter, Chair PG 204 Robotic Surgery in Gynecology After the Learning Curve Cadaver Lab Michael C. Pitter, Chair Faculty Arnold P. Advincula, Patrick J. Culligan, Jin Hee Jeannie Kim, John P. Lenihan, Kate OHanlan, Thomas N. Payne, Nazema Y. Siddiqui, Charbel Salamon Faculty John P. Lenihan, Thomas N. Payne, Charbel

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 13 OCTAVIUS 58 PG 205 Vaginal Hysterectomy Mastering the SINGLE and CONCEALED Incision Approach Didactic Rosanne M. kho, Chair Faculty Barbara S. Levy, Marie Fidela R. Paraiso, Kevin J.E. Stepp PG 206 Controversies and Complications in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Didactic Andrew I. Sokol, Chair Faculty Cheryl B. Iglesia, Charles R. Rardin Course fee 175 Limit 125 800 am 12 noon Course fee 175 Limit 200 800

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OFFSITE AT MITI PG 207 Vaginal Hysterectomy Mastering the SINGLE and CONCEALED Incision Approach Cadaver Lab Rosanne M. kho, Andrew I. Sokol, CoChairs Faculty Dobie L. Giles, Cheryl B. Iglesia, Barbara S. Levy, Jaime B. Long, Michael D. Moen, Regina P. Montero, Marie Fidela R. Paraiso, Richard J.A. Penketh, Charles R. Rardin, Eric R. Sokol, Kevin J.E. Stepp, Johan Van Der Wat, Andrew Walter, Johnny Yi HandsOn Lab at MITI Lab

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 911 MILANO IIV PG 208 A Practical Guide for Hysteroscopy in the Office Didactic Amy L. Garcia, Chair Isabel C. Green, CoChair Faculty Andrew I. Brill, Micah Harris, Eileen C. Young PG 209 Comprehensive Hysteroscopic HandsOn Workshop with Virtual Reality Simulators and Pelvic Trainers Simulation Lab Amy L. Garcia, Chair Isabel C. Green, CoChair Faculty Andrew I. Brill, Scott G. Chudnoff, Gary N. Frishman, Micah Harri

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 1518 OCTAVIUS 1518 PG 210 Deep Endometriosis Diagnosis, Impact of Surgical Treatment, Future Perspectives on Therapies Didactic Charles E. Miller, Chair Faculty Mauricio S. Abrao, Charles Chapron, Jim Tsaltas PG 211 Deep Endometriosis Diagnosis, Impact of Surgical Treatment, Future Perspectives on Therapies Didactic Charles E. Miller, Chair Faculty Charles Chapron, Camran R. Nezhat, Tamer A. Seckin, Jim Tsaltas C

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 1920 OCTAVIUS 1920 PG 212 Current Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse POP Didactic C.y. Liu, Chair Faculty John O. DeLancey, John B. Gebhart PG 213 Current Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse POP Didactic C.y. Liu, Chair Faculty Robert S. Furr, John B. Gebhart, Priya S. Patel, Alan M. Lam, Arnaud Wattiez Course fee 175 Limit 125 800 am 12

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 13 OCTAVIUS 2123 PG 214 Recording, Editing and Uploading Surgical Videos Becoming an AAGL Star Didactic Suketu Mansuria, Chair Assia A. Stepanian, CoChair Faculty Roman Bojorquez, Craig D. Cocca, Nicole M. Donnellan, Matthew T. Siedhoff PG 215 A Gynecologic Oncologists Approach to General Gynecology Tackling Complex Benign Surgeries with Ease Didactic Michael F. Frumovitz, Chair Faculty David M. Boruta, Jubilee Brow

STATEOFTHEART POSTGRADUATE COURSES DAY 2 TUES DAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 OCTAVIUS 58 OCTAVIUS 911 PG 216 Reproductive Surgery in the Era of ART Didactic William W. Hurd, Chair Faculty G. David Adamson, Victor Gomel, Keith B. Isaacson PG 217 Laparoscopic and Robotic Complications, Prevention, Recognition and Management Didactic Resad P. Pasic, Chair Faculty Jennifer H. Ford, Ceana H. Nezhat, Silvana Perretta, Shailesh P. Puntambekar Course fee 175 Limit 200 130 pm 530 pm The development of As

TUESDAy, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 540 PM 640 PM Opening Ceremony Welcome................................................................................................. Franklin D. Loffer, Executive VPMedical Director Introduction of Board of Trustees........................................................................................ Keith B. Isaacson, President Congress Opening............................................................................................JavierF.Magrina,ScientificPr

WEDNESDAy DAyATAGLANCE WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Industry Sponsored Breakfasts 600am 745am Advisors Breakfast 630am 745am Milano VIII Registration 630am 530pm Jordan M. Phillips, M.D. keynote Address 800am 930am OCTAVIUS 4 Byron J. Masterson, MD, FACS, FACOG J. Wayne Reitz Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emeritus University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida If Im So Successful, How Come Im Not Happy Refreshment Break Visit Exhibits 930am 1100am OCTAVIUS 13 Plenary 1 Laparosc

Foundation of the AAGL THE FOUNDATION Est. 1993 DONORS October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 The Foundation of the AAGL wishes to recognize the following donors for their generous contributions. Those who also donated to additional specific Foundation funds are indicated with a reference number. Charles F. Hill, Jr., M.D. Virginia L. Houserman, M.D. Andre Persaud, M.D. Jorge A. Pineda, M.D. Yuri V. Prykupenko, M.D. Tony G. Puckett, M.D. Thomas F. Purdon, M.D. A G. David Adamson, M.D. Elmer C

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 800AM 930AM OCTAVIUS 4 Award Presentations Golden Hysteroscope Award Best Paper on Hysteroscopy Support for this award is provided through a General Support Grant, Teacher Level, from Olympus Comparative Effectiveness of Hysteroscopic Morcellation versus Loop Electrode Resection for Lesions in Endometrial Cavity Gretchen E. Makai, M.D. Christiana Care Health System Newark, Delaware Esther R. Smith, M.D. Cape Fear Valley Health System Fayetteville, North Carolina Mat

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 1100AM 1200PM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 1 New Concepts in the Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Reproductive Years Martin Farrugia and Malcolm G. Munro Moderator Stephen L. Corson Abnormal uterine bleeding AUB in the reproductive years is a common and often enigmatic clinical problem that impacts patients andclinicians,andresultsinasignificanteconomicburdenonbothindividualsandhealthcaresystems.Manybarriersexistto effective,ef

Denotes Award Winner WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 1100AM 1200PM OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 1 Robotics Moderator Sawsan AsSanie CoModerators Antonio R. Gargiulo, Magdi Hanafi 1100 Perioperative Outcomes of RobotAssisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Using a Retroperitoneal Approach Hew kE, MacDonald R, Im DD Prospective Cohort Study of Bowel Function after Robotic Sacrocolpopexy Lewis CM, Salamon C, Gurshumov E, Priestley J, Culligan P RobotAssisted Hysterectomies for Advanc

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 1205PM 105PM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 2 Late Consequences of Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy Prevention and Management Jason A. Abbott and Thomas L. Lyons Moderator Anthony A. Luciano Since its inception in 1990, LSH has developed as an effective alternative to total abdominal hysterectomy for patients with appropriatepathologyrequiringuterineextirpation.OvertheyearssomecomplicationsspecifictoLSHhavebeenidentified.This course wil

Denotes Award Winner WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 1205PM 105PM OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 3 Research Moderator Douglass E. Ott CoModerators Mark H. Glasser, Hugo Verhoeven 1205 Can High Dose Aspirin Reduce Vascular Permeability in Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome OHSS A Mouse Model Singer T, Ding BS, Wen D, Kedem A, Rafii S, Rosenwaks Z 1205 Open Communications 4 Hysteroscopy Moderator Stefano Bettocchi CoModerators Adrian C. Balica, Paul D. Indman Essure Permanent Bi

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 110PM 210PM OCTAVIUS 1518 Simposio Iberoamericano Francisco Carmona, Presidente Facultad Mauricio S. Abrao Brazil, Pere Bresc Spain, Jimmy Castaneda Colombia, Juan D. Villegas Colombia En este curso, que se llevar a cabo en espaol, se analizarn temas controvertidos en ciruga mnimamente invasiva y que son considerados de gran importancia y de particular inters. Se incluirn temas como la endometriosis, dolor plvicoy la formacin. Las oradores seleccionados son experto

Denotes Award Winner WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 215PM 315PM OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 3 Laparoendoscopic SingleSite Surgery and MicroLaparoscopy Why LESS Is More Pedro F. Escobar and kevin J.E. Stepp Moderator Robert T. OShea Thiscourseprovidesacomprehensivereviewofseveralofthemostsignificantemergingtechnologiesinminimallyinvasivesurgery, including laparoendoscopic singlesite surgery LESS and microlaparoscopy. The current state of these surgical approaches and outcomes data is reviewed

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 215PM 315PM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 5 Education Moderator John J. Sciara CoModerators Magdi Milad, Herbert M. Wong 215 NonTechnicalFactorsInfluenceLaparoscopicPerformance among OBGYN Residents Ahlborg L, Hedman L, Nisell H, FellnderTsai L, Enochsson L Effectiveness of Simulation Training in Improving the Operative Performance of the Essure Procedure Chavan NR, Santandreu O, Jacobs AJ Minimally Invasive Surgery Trainin

Denotes Award Winner WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 320PM 500PM OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 4 Endoscopic Management of the Adnexal Mass, from Small to Large, from Benign to Malignant Robert W. Holloway and yukio Sonoda Moderator Ronald L. Levine Theadnexalmassisacommonfindingthatisencounteredinwomenofallagesbythepracticinggynecologist.Preoperativeworkup and the decision of when to surgically intervene are based on a number of factors. This course provides an overview of management of the adn

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 320PM 500PM OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 8 Laparoscopy Moderator Sara y. Brucker CoModerators Ellis Downes, Mitsuru Shiota 320 A Single Blind Randomised Controlled Trial of Surgical and Patient Outcomes Using Mechanical Bowel Preparation before Laparoscopic Gynaecological Surgery Won H, Maley P, Stephanie S, Campbell N, Abbott J ShortTerm Surgical Outcomes and Cost of Abdominal, Laparoscopic, and RoboticAssisted Myomectomy A Retrospective Analys

Denotes Award Winner WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 320PM 500PM 402 Do Residents and Fellows Really Slow You down A Prospective Determination of the Impact of Surgical Learners in the Gynecology OR Bates Sk, youash S, Levy k Effect of Electrosurgery for Initial Incision at the Time of Vaginal Hysterectomy Lavallee MA, Morosky CM Incidence of Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence and Urinary Tract Injury after Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Cain MA, Shah M, Hart S, Bassaly R, Sobolewski C, Solnik J, Mehta

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WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 INDUSTRYSPONSOREDSYMPOSIA505PM705PM MILANO III Debating the Disconnect Patient Counseling and AUB Sponsored by Hologic, Inc. Course Description Inthisdebatestylesymposium,fourwellrespectedexpertsinthefieldofminimallyinvasivegynecologicsurgery will debate a variety of todays most provocative topics. The goal of this symposium is to foster an advanced discussion forum focusing on procedural and clinical experience and to explore the disconnect between past and presen

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 INDUSTRYSPONSOREDSYMPOSIA505PM705PM MILANO IIIIV Robotic Sacrocolpopexy using ALYTE YMesh Graft 1 year clinical results and techniques for procedural efficiency Sponsored by Bard Medical Course Description Thiscoursewillbeapresentationofthefirstpublished1yearclinicaldatausingtheultralightweightALYTE YMesh Graft for sacrocolpopexy, combined with a review of both the mesh design characteristics that promote proceduralefficiencyandlaparoscopicroboticproceduraltechniqu

WEDNESDAy, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 INDUSTRYSPONSOREDSYMPOSIA505PM705PM MILANO VVI Advanced Applications in Robotics Reducing Incisions and Finding Hidden Pathology Using New Technologies Sponsored by Intuitive Surgical Course Description The objective of this interactive program is to deepen the participants understanding of the role of robotics in gynecologic surgery. Didactic sessions with video clips will be used to demonstrate how new robotic technologies canbeemployedtoidentifyhiddenordifficult

THURSDAy DAyATAGLANCE THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 Industry Sponsored Breakfasts 600am 745am Women Surgeons Breakfast 630am 745am Registration 630am 530pm mILANo VIII Women Surgeons Breakfast Linda D. Bradley, Chair 630 AM 745 AM Long, Long Ago Prof. Dr. Med Liselotte Mettler Supported in part by an unrestricted grant from Ethicon Includes a copy of the book 25Ticket OCTAVIUS 4 800 AM 900 AM Avoiding Surgical Complications Lessons from Aviation Safety and Cognitive Science William H. Pa

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 630AM 745AM mILANo VIII Women Surgeons Breakfast 630 AM 745 AM Linda D. Bradley, M.D., Chair Long, Long Ago Prof. Dr. Med Liselotte Mettler This is an intriguing and true story of a young American meeting and falling deeply in love with a beautiful German girl just out of medical school. This intense relationship lasted over a year, only to be torn apart by fate and circumstance. Woven within this wonderful story is the fascinating medical journey of this German g

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 800AM 930AM OCTAVIUS 4 General Session 800 AM 900 AM Avoiding Surgical Complications Lessons from Aviation Safety and Cognitive Science William H. Parker, M.D. Michael P. Grabowski and Jack Barker, United Airlines Pilots No doctor or nurse wakes up in the morning planning to harm a patient. However, approximately 98,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical errors. Operating rooms are complex, high anxiety and hierarchical environments, and are a major so

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 1100AM 1200PM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 5 Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence Diagnosis, Management and Prevention Rosanne kho and Ted Lee Moderator Philip G. Brooks Vaginal cuff dehiscence is increasingly encountered as a complication after laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomies. This surgical tutorial critically reviews the current literature given the rising number of publications on the topic. The epidemiology, clinical presentation, prevention a

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 1100AM 1200PM OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 11 Hysteroscopy Moderator Paul D. Indman CoModerators karen E. Fish, Enlan Xia 1100 Hysteroscopic Outpatient Metroplasty To Expand Dysmorphic Uteri HOMEDU Technique A Pilot Study di Spiezio Sardo A, Nazzaro G, Spinelli M, Paladini D, Bettocchi S, Scognamiglio M, Nappi C Randomized Comparative Trial of Cervical Block Protocols for Pain Management during the MyoSure Hysteroscopic Morcellation Procedure Lu

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 1100AM 100PM mILANo I Innovation Forum Eric R. Sokol, M.D., Chair Jon I. Einarsson, M.D., CoChair Faculty Stuart R. Hart, M.D., FACS, FACOG Physician Inventor Samuel kesner, Harvard Engineer Donald Min, J.D., Registered Patent Attorney This course provides a forum for attendees to learn basic knowledge needed to translate an innovative idea into a marketable product.Thetargetaudienceisminimallyinvasivesurgeonswhooftenfindthemselveswithinnovativeideastoimprovesurgi

Denotes Award Winner THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 1205PM 105PM OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 6 Handling the Laparoscopic and Robotic Problems in the Obese Surgical Patient William M. Burke and Antonio R. Gargiulo Moderator Donald L. Chatman With the evergrowing obesity epidemic, developing surgical skills that are required to safely perform minimally invasive surgery is paramount. This course will describe techniques of safe patient positioning with a focus on prevention of brachial plexus an

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 1205PM 105PM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 13 New Instrumentation Moderator Adam Griffin CoModerators Akram W. khalil, James M. Shwayder 1205 1211 Transcervical, Intrauterine UltrasoundGuided Radiofrequency Ablation of Uterine Fibroids with the VizAblateTM System Initial ThreeandSixMonthEfficacyResultsoftheFASTEUTrial Gupta J, Bongers M, Brlmann H, GarzaLeal JG, Uecker D, Toub DB Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic U

Denotes Award Winner THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 215PM 315PM Surgical Tutorial 7 Dissection of Vaginal Compartments Cheryl B. Iglesia and Edward J. Stanford Moderator Tamer A. Seckin Over the past 20 years, there have been substantial changes in our understanding of the anatomy and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse POP. This tutorial will discuss the correct terminology that is more descriptive of the surgical anatomy of the vaginal compartments describe the interrelation of vaginal compartm

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 215PM 315PM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 4 Video Session 8 Pain Issues moderator Cristo Papasakelariou CoModerators Austin D. Findley, Fred M. Howard 215 222 Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection of Rectal Mass Parsa MA, Paka C, Nezhat CR Selective Pelvic Vein Ligation for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Atashroo DT, Castellanos M, Desai N, Hibner M DeeplyInfiltratingEndometriosisoftheSciaticNerve Possover M, kostov P Hidden Ovary in Laparoscopic BSO Siedhoff MT, Fin

Denotes Award Winner THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 320PM 500PM OCTAVIUS 58 Surgical Tutorial 8 The Late Complications of Endoscopic Surgery Unrecognized Bowel and Urinary Injuries, Causes and Management Michel Canis and Marshall Mark L. Smith Moderator Richard M. Soderstrom This course will provide an overview of the types of complications and the presentations that can signal that a vulnerable structure has been damaged. This includes intraoperative, postoperative and radiologic evaluation. I

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 320PM 500PM OCTAVIUS 911 OCTAVIUS 1518 Open Communications 17 Laparoscopy moderator Jorge Dionisi CoModerators Mario Nutis, Mesut Oktem 320 Incidence and Risk Factors for Hernia Formation in Gynecologic Laparoscopy Thomassee MS, Grimm B, Fulchiero E, yunker A, Scheib SS Ultrasonographically Calculated Uterine Volume as a Predictor for Surgical Outcomes in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Dassel MW, OHanlan k, Shwayder J Cost Savings of Using Laparoscope for Cystos

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 320PM 500PM OCTAVIUS 1920 Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery FMIGS Graduation Ceremony Togas Tulandi, Chair The Fellowship will hold its annual graduation ceremony for those fellows who have completed either a 1year or 2year program. Join the Fellowship Board of Directors as they thank the site inspectors and congratulate the next generation of leaders in minimally invasive gynecology 330 pm Welcome and Progress Report ............................To

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 320PM 500PM Sarah L. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H. Twoyear Fellowship 20102012 Jon I. Einarsson, M.D., M.P.H. Brigham and Womens Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Howard L. Curlin, M.D. Twoyear Fellowship 20102012 Ted L. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. and Amanda C. Yunker, D.O. Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee Marisa Dahlman, M.D. Twoyear Fellowship 20102012 David I. Eisentein, M.D. and Evan Theoharis, M.D. Henry Ford Health Systems WestBloomfield,Michigan Megan A

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 INDUSTRYSPONSOREDSYMPOSIA505PM705PM MILANO IIII Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology The Value and Benefit of the COEMIG Designation Sponsored by Covidien Course Description The COEMIG Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology designation is available to surgeons, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers around the world that provide minimally invasive gynecologic surgical car on an inpatient and outpatient basis. With its start in late 2

THURSDAy, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 INDUSTRYSPONSOREDSYMPOSIA505PM705PM MILANO VVII Discover Where Innovation Can Take You The WorldsOnly Technologies for Advanced Energy Devices and Visualization Sponsored by Olympus America Course Description This symposia will highlight worlds only technologies for use in the advancement of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Symposia speakers will highlight the use of advanced energy devices, cuttingedge visualization devices, andsingleincisionproceduresinthei

FELLO W S MINIMAL LY P in HI Affliliated with AAGL and SRS EC OL O GIC SUR G E FELLOWSHIP IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY Fellowship year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016 SIVE VA IN IMPORTANT DATES OF THE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM START DATE July 1, 2014 DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION July 1, 2013 INTERVIEWS WITH APPLICANTS To be determined by each site. To be scheduled no later than September 2013. SUBMISSION OF RANK LIST October 4, 2013 RY The Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynec

FRIDAy DAyATAGLANCE FRIDAy, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 Clinical Research 800am 1200noon Octavius 1920 OCTAVIUS 13 Open Comm. 19 Advanced Endoscopy 800am955am OCTAVIUS 58 Video Session 11 Advanced Endoscopy 800am955am OCTAVIUS 911 Video Session 12 Advanced Endoscopy 800am955am OCTAVIUS 1518 Video Session 13 Advanced Endoscopy 800am955am OCTAVIUS 2123 Video Session 14 Advanced Endoscopy 800am955am Telesurgery Sessions 1000AM 100PM Octavius 4 F R I D A y 89

FRIDAy, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 800AM 1200PM OCTAVIUS 1920 Commercially Sponsored Clinical Trials What to Know to Expand Your Practice, Without Subsidizing Sponsors Michael P. Diamond, MD, Chair Faculty karen Collins, MS, MA, Vicki Duvall, RN, BSN, CCRC This course is designed to help physicians e.g. investigators and study coordinators e.g. nurses, medical assistants improve their performance of human clinical trials. Succinctly stated, this course will focus solely on the nuts and bolts of study co

FRIDAy, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 800AM 955AM OCTAVIUS 13 Open Communications 19 Advanced Endoscopy Moderator Anthony G. Santomauro CoModerators Erin T. Carey, John Heusinkveld 800 Sensitivity of Flexible Hysteroscopy for Endometrial Polyps and the Role of Endometrial Biopsies khan Z, Famuyide AO, Hopkins MR, Breitkopf DM, LaughlinTommaso Sk Hysteroscopic Morcellator A New Approach to Removal of Placental Remnants Hamerlynck TW, Blikkendaal MD, Schoot BC, Jansen FW, Emanuel MH Evaluation of Clinical

FRIDAy, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 800AM 955AM Denotes Award Winner OCTAVIUS 58 Advanced Endoscopy Moderator Michael S. Collins CoModerators Miraslav kopjar, Salah A. Moghraby 800 UltraMinimally Invasive Laparoscopic Myomectomy Embryonal and Hybrid Notes Andou M, Nagase T, Ebisawa k, Umemura k Approach to Cervical Myomectomy and Trachelectomy Moulder Jk, Cohen SL, Wang kC Excision of a Uterine Adenomyoma Wright k, Isaacson k, Morris S MinimallyInvasive Myomectomy Using Unidirectional Knotless Barbe

Denotes Award Winner FRIDAy, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 800AM 955AM OCTAVIUS 1518 Advanced Endoscopy Moderator Ahmad Azari CoModerators Carl R. Della Badia, Xiaoming Guan 800 Single Incision Supracervical Hysterectomy with Resection of a Pararectal Space Mass Scheib SA Laparoscopic Excision and Repair of Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy yamamoto MP, Seligman N, Babu J, BenjaminPratt A Morcellation Technique of an 1100 Gram Uterus Via 2 Port LSH Salvay HB Single Port Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hyst

TELESURGERy SESSIONS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 1000AM 100PM OCTAVIUS 4 New AAGL Classification System in Endometriosis An Update on Validation and Implementation Mauricio S. Abrao, M.D. 1000AM 1010AM SincethelastAAGLCongress,tremendousstrideshavebeenmadeinthedevelopmentoftheproposedAAGLClassificationSystem in Endometriosis. Fifty worldwide experts have contributed with clinical and surgical data from over 700 patients. The preliminary resultswillbepresentedandthenextstepswillbedefinedtovalida

TELESURGERy SESSIONS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 1000AM 100PM Laparoscopic Salpingectomy for Sterilization and Prevention of Ovarian Cancer Surgeon Samar Nahas, M.D. Mississauga, Canada This prerecorded surgical course will provide a review of the traditional methods of tubal sterilization. A summary of the current literature regarding the potential serious risks from tubal preservation post tubal sterilization and hysterectomy will be discussed. This course will emphasize the importance of min

SCIENTIFIC VIRTUAL POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 BASIC SCIENCERESEARCH 419 The Effect of GnRH Agonist, SERM, Antiprogesterone in the Treatment of Uterine Myomas Chung yJ, kwak SH, kim JH, kim MR 420 InfluencesonPatientLedChoiceofTreatmentforHeavyMenstrual Bleeding in a OneStop Menstrual Disorders Clinic in Scotland Higgins CA, Taggart CR, Rodger MW 421 MultidisciplinaryApproachintheManagementofDeepInfiltrating Endometriosis. 5 Years Follow Up Marqueta L, Muoz L,

SCIENTIFIC VIRTUAL POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 455 Case Report of Essure Microinsert Expulsion after 3 Month HSG ConfirmationofBilateralTubalOcclusionandBilateralCorrectPlacement Garcia AL 456 The AquilexTM Fluid Control System Performance during Hysteroscopic Procedures Herbst SJ 457 Management of Caesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy A Report of Three Cases kar S 458 Effects of Operative Hysteroscopy with Antiadhesion Solution in the Patients Who Have Abnormal U

SCIENTIFIC VIRTUAL POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 490 Laparoscopic Removal of Essure Devices Uykroh J, Goldberg JM 491 Analysis on the Pelvic Lesions and Fertility Outcome of 294 Cases Infertile Women Treated by Laparoscopy Xia E, Guo y, Xiao y 492 Twisted Subserosal Uterine Leiomyoma during Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonist GnRHa Therapy yamasaki H, Otuka H, Fukuda M, kijima y, Matsuo T, Oki T, Douchi T 493 Accuracy of Ultrasonography and Doppler Studies in

SCIENTIFIC VIRTUAL POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 524 Dermatomyositis and Gynaecological Cancer Case Report and Literature Review Marqueta L, Alvarez C, Muoz L, Muoz JL, Jimenez JS 525 Cutaneous and VulvarVaginal Melanoma Do They Behave Same Mert I, Semaan A, AliFehmi R 526 Clinical Importance of the Number of Dissected Lymph Nodes as a Prognostic Factor in Node Negative, Early Stage Cervical Cancer No JH, Cho Hy, kim yB 527 ClinicalSignificanceoftheMaximalStanda

Presented by the AAGL Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide 2012 Industry Sponsors For over 41 years the AAGLs commitment to education has been paramount to our mission of serving women by advancing the safest and most effective treatments for gynecologic conditions. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support from the following corporations who partner with us in achieving this mission. AAGL Platinum Gold Silver Bronze AS OF OCT 2012

VIDEO POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 EDUCATION 558 Ureteral Injury Avoidance and Prevention Bane HE, Naumann RW, Stepp kJ 559 Intentionally left blank 560 Primer in Risk Reducing Adnexal Surgery Caceres A 561 A Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Management of a Recurrent Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy Dhanani M, Seibel B 562 HerlynWernerWunderlich Syndrome A Case Report of a Variant Form Novel Treatment Technique kondrup JD 563 ApproachtotheDifficultLapar

VIDEO POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 598 Laparoscopic Cerclage Surgical Technique with 5mm Ports and ModifiedNeedles Pham A, Liu Gy 599 Removal of SacroColposuspension Mesh Mess Redwine DB 600 Davinci Assisted Laparoscopic Trachelectomy and Broad Ligament Myomectomy Rosemeyer CJ, Asato A, Owens A, Lockrow E 601 Single Incision Laparoscopy for Fertility Preservation in Setting of Bilateral Serous Cystadenomas in an Adolescent Scheib SA 602 Laparoscopic Splenectom

VIDEO POSTERS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 636 Laparoscopic Interstitial Pregnancy Wedge Resection Green JL, Harkins GJ, Davies MF, Juza S 637 Interesting Complication with Essure Grias I, Della Badia CR 646 Advantages of Robotic Surgery in Management of Fibroids Nicosia M, Zuk J, Sorin S, Song J, Tsai M, Song J 647 Robotic Laparoscopic Hysterectomy with Harmonic Scalpel Riley k, Harkins G, Davies M 648 Reduced Port Robotics Application Technique Salvay HB 649 The Ev

The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology is now available in digital format. The most comprehensive journal on minimally invasive gynecology is at your fingertips as an easy to navigate, digital publication. Go to www.JMIG.org and log in with your AAGL username and password to view the latest journal. MarchApril 2012 x Volume 19 Number 2 THE JOURNAL OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGY Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide www.aagl.org AAGL

EXHIBIT HOURS Opening Reception EXHIBIT HALL Tuesday,November6,2012645PM800PM Tuesday, Nov. 6th 645 p.m. 800 p.m. Opening Reception The AAGL and our industry partners will host a reception to welcome you to the 41st Global Congress Join your friends and colleagues in the exhibition hall to sample hors doeuvres, and enjoy complimentary beverages as music fills the hall. This is the perfect time to preview the exhibits and to join us in our grand Congress kickoff Wednesday, Nov. 7th 900 a.m. 40

EXHIBIT FLOOR PLAN FORUM BALLROOM EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS 3Dmed Booth Number 825 3D Technical Services 255 Industrial Drive Franklin, OH 45005 PH 937.746.2901 Website www.3Dmed.com 3Dmed has been manufacturing the world renowned Minimally Invasive Training System MITS for over 15 years. The MITS is a versatile tool to develop and teach Basic to Advanced Laparoscopic skills. Practice for the FLS testing and other educational purposes including instrument demonstration. The MITS is a complete and p

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS American Medical Systems Booth Number 707 10700 Bren Road W. Minnetonka, MN 55343 PH 952.930.6000 FAX 952.930.6157 Website www.americanmedicalsystems.com AMS is a leading provider of worldclass devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health. The companys products were used to treat approximately 340,000 patients in 2010. AMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Endo Pharmaceuticals, a U.S.based, specialty healthcare solutions company, focused on highvalue branded produc

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS and robotically assisted micro surgical procedures. All are part of the PureBeamTM delivery system, providing superior surgical precision and acute visual control, while minimizing trauma and enhancing surgical outcomes. Coloplast Booth Number 409 1601 West River Road Minneapolis, MN 55411 PH 612.337.7800 Website www.us.coloplast.com Coloplast is committed and dedicated to female pelvic health. With a 50year legacy of listening and responding to our customers, Coloplast cont

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS Endometriosis Association Booth Number Publishers Row Table 1 International Headquarters 8585 North 76th Place Milwaukee, WI 53223 U.S. PH 414.355.2200 FAX 414.355.6065 Website www.EndometriosisAssn.org TheEndometriosisAssociationisaninternationalnonprofitorganization,founded in 1980, that has provided support, education, and research for 32 years. Along with providing support to those affected by endometriosis, our mission is to educate patient, professional, and public a

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS Do your patients suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding Visit Hologic to learn more about the latest innovations in transcervical treatment options for abnormal uterinebleeding,submucosalpolypandfibroidremovalandfluidmanagement. The breadth of Hologics less invasive, gynecologic solutions can help you address the most important needs of your patients with the most innovative care. Idoman Teoranta Booth Number Publishers Row Table 3 40 Holly Street, Suite 801 Toronto, Ontario

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS program to understand cognitive science issues that result in surgical error, communication skills and team training derived from aviation crew resource management, and checklist protocols in order to make the OR a safer place for patients. Marina Medical Instruments, Inc. Booth Number 928 955 Shotgun Road Sunrise, FL 33326 PH 954.924.4418 FAX 954.924.4419 Website www.marinamedical.com Marina Medical Instruments provides surgeons with the best value and selection of surgica

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS worlds only technologies the PKS BIpolar Laparoscopic Loop BiLL for LSH cervical amputation pending 510k clearance THUNDERBEAT, the only integration of both advanced bipolar and ultrasonic energies delivered simultaneously from a single, multifunctional instrument for laparoscopic and open procedures TriPort and TriPort15 access devices for LaparoEndoscopic SingleSite LESS surgery and the ENDOEYE FLEX 5 autoclavable 5mm HD deflectabletip video laparoscope. Our commitment to

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS Smith Nephew, Inc. Booth Number 101 150 Minuteman Road Andover, MA 01810 PH 978.749.1000 FAX 978.749.1599 Website www.sntruclear.com Smith Nephew, a global leader in minimally invasive surgery, is dedicated to designing, developing and marketing innovative solutions for uterine care. Its TRUCLEARTM Hysteroscopic Morcellation System is a first of its kind device that pairs the visualization capabilities of a hysteroscope with minimally invasive tissue removal capabilities,

EXHIBIT DESCRIPTIONS also perform Laparoscopy Procedures. Leading Hospitals are rapidly adopting Thermedx Fluid Management System because of its Clinical Benefits, Surgical Efficiency,andFinancialPerformanceovercompetingfluidmanagementsystems. Thomas Medical, Inc. Booth Number Publishers Row Table 17 5610 W. 82nd Street Indianapolis, IN 46278 PH 800.556.0349 FAX 888.411.3754 Website www.thomasmedical.com Thomas Medical Inc., a division of Catheter Research, Inc. is a manufacturer of disposable

CME FACULTy AND DISCLOSURES Speaker Ready Room OCTAVIUS 14 To assist faculty, the AAGL staffs a Speaker Ready Room every day of the Global Congress. If you want to review your presentation or make minor changes, the Speaker Ready Room is available to you 24 hours before your presentation. The AAGL cannot guarantee that any changes made within 24 hours of your presentation will be available in the room for your presentation. You will be asked to log in and any storage devices will be scanned fo

CME FACULTy AND DISCLOSURES Andrew I. Brill, M.D. San Francisco, California Consultant Karl Storz EndoscopyAmerica, Ethicon EndoSurgery, Conceptus Inc., CooperSurgical Speakers Bureau Karl Storz EndoscopyAmerica, Ethicon EndoSurgery, Conceptus Inc., CooperSurgical Philip G. Brooks, M.D. Heldfond Medical Group Los Angeles, California ConsultantBostonScientificCorp.Inc. Douglas N. Brown, M.D. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland Jubilee Brown, M.D. The University of Tex

CME FACULTy AND DISCLOSURES Luigi Fasolino, M.D. Universit Degli Studi Magna Graecia Catanzaro, Italy Robert G. Ferrigni, M.D. Phoenix, Arizona Austin D. Findley, M.D. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina Tamara N. Finger, M.D. St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital New York, New York Jason E. Foil, M.D. Milwaukee, Wisconsin Jennifer H. Ford, M.D. University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky Gary N. Frishman, M.D. Brown University Providence, Rhode Island Michael F. Frumovitz, M.D. Ho

CME FACULTy AND DISCLOSURES Bruce kahn, M.D. Scripps Clinic San Diego, California GrantsResearchSupportBostonScientific Corp. Inc. Consultant Omniguide Speakers Bureau Warner Chillcott, Johnson Johnson Elizabeth y. kang, PAC Center of Hope Reno, Nevada Joerg keckstein M.D. General Hospital Villach Villach, Austria Samuel kesner, Ph.D., MS Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts Rosanne M. kho, M.D. Mayo Clinic Arizona Phoenix, Arizona Other Honorarium Ethicon EndoSurgery Jin Hee Jeannie k

CME FACULTy AND DISCLOSURES Charles E. Miller, M.D. The Advanced Gynecologic Institute Charles E. Miller Associates Naperville, Illinois GrantsResearch Support Covidien, Femasys, Olympus, Novartis, Abbott Laboratories Consultant Covidien, Femasys, Abbott Laboratories, Ferring Pharm Donald Min, J.D. Monument IP Law Group Washington, DC Nash S. Moawad, M.D., MS University of Florida Gainesville, Florida Michael D. Moen, M.D. Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge, Illinois Regina P. Monte

CME FACULTy AND DISCLOSURES Charbel G. Salamon, M.D., MS Atlantic Health System Morristown, New Jersey GrantsResearch Support American Medical Systems Consultant American Medical Systems, Intuitive Surgical Rebeca Sandoval, M.D. University of Tennessee COM Chattanooga, Tennessee Joseph S. Sanfilippo, M.D., MBA University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Stacey A. Scheib, M.D. Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, Maryland GrantsResearch Support Intuitive Surgical Consultant Covidien Tamer A.

Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide www.aagl.org AAGL A AGL CENTER EXCELLENCE in Minimally Invasive Gynecology of See us at the AAGL Booth 131 RECOGNITION OF YOUR EXCELLENCE TRANSFORMING YOUR PRACTICE WITH AAGLS COEMIG How will the COEMIG designation benefit my practice or hospital Decreased complications and morbidity Reducing outdated open procedures, decreasing postoperative recovery times and lowering the risk of complications that drive up the cost of healthcare. Specia

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Sonia R. Adams, M.D. Mount Auburn Hospital Harvard Medical School Cambridge, Massachusetts Marisa R. Adelman, M.D. Scripps Clinic Medical Group San Diego, Californiaa Santosh J. Agarwal, BPharm, MS Covidien Mansfield,Massachusetts Liv Ahlborg, M.D. CLINTEC Stockholm, Sweden Prabhat k. Ahluwalia, M.D. New Hartford, New York Radhika k. Ailawadi, M.D. Easton, Pennsylvania Mobolaji O. Ajao, M.D. Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Alexandriah Alas, M.D. CedarsSinai Medical Center

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Perrine Capmas, M.D. Bicetre Hospital APHP Le Kremlin Bictre, Val de Marne, France Byron Cardoso, M.D. Hospital Universitario Fundacin Santa Fe de Bogot Bogot DC, Colombia Erin T. Carey, M.D. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina Francisco F. Carmona, M.D. Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain Jorge F. Carrillo, M.D. Rochester General Hospital Rochester, New York Jose A. Carugno, M.D. Florida HospitalOrlando Orlando, Florida Rosa M. Castellon, M.D. Instituto

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Michael L. Douso, M.D. Capital Regional Womens Health Tallahassee, Florida Ellis Downes, M.D. Kings Oak Hospital Middlesex, United Kingdom Erica C. Dun, M.D. Atlanta Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Reproductive Medicine Atlanta, Georgia Conrad J. Duncan, M.D. Mid Atlantic Incontinence Center Baltimore, Maryland keiko Ebisawa, M.D. Kurashiki Medical Center Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan Amanda M. Ecker, M.D. MageeWomens Hospital of UPMC Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania David I.

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Anthony Gyang, M.D. Florida Hospital Orlando, Florida Tracilyn R. Hall, M.D. The Methodist Hospital Houston Houston, Texas Tjalina W. Hamerlynck, M.D. Ghent University Hospital Ghent, Belgium Jacques E. Hamou, M.D. Pierre and Marie Curie University of Paris Paris, France ChienMin Han, M.D. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou, Gueishan Township Taoyuan, Taiwan Magdi M. Hanafi, M.D. Gyn Fertility Specialists Atlanta, Georgia Gerald Harkins, M.D. Hershey Medical Center Hershe

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Andrey N. kildyushov, M.D., Ph.D. Medical School of IATE Obninsk, Kaluzhskaya Oblast Russian Federation Gokhan S. kilic, M.D. The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas Ari kim, M.D. College of Medicine, Wonkwang University Iksan, Gunpo, Gyunggido, Korea HaJeong kim, M.D. Samsung Medical Center Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea Hee Seung kim, M.D. Seoul National University College of Medicine Seoul, Republic of Korea Heung yeo

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Chiyuan Liao, M.D. Mennonite Christian Hospital Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan Eric C. Liberman, DO Saint Barnabas Medical Center Livingston, New Jersey Allan S. Lichtman, M.D. University of Southern California Los Angeles, California Soyi Lim, M.D. Gachon University Gil Hospital Incheon, Kyounggido, Korea Lawrence L. Lin, M.D. Thousand Oaks, California Arie Lissak, M.D. Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center Haifa, Israel Brian J. Liu, M.D. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centr

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Leticia Muoz, M.D. Hospital 12 de Octubre Madrid, Spain Brandi M. Musselman, M.D. Hahnemann University Hospital Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Erinn M. Myers, M.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina Toko Nagase, M.D. Kurashiki Medical Center Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan JooHyun Nam, M.D. University of Ulsan College of Medicine Asan Medical Center Seoul, South Korea Abdel karim Nawfal, M.D. Clemenceau Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon Hakan Nazik,

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Ana M. Rodriguez, M.D. University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas Rashmi Bolinjkar, M.D. Wayne State UniversityDetroit Medical Center Detroit, Michigan Aasia S. Romano, M.D. Brigham Womens Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Christopher J. Rosemeyer, DO Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland Peter L. Rosenblatt, M.D. Mount Auburn Hospital Harvard Medical School Cambridge, Massachusetts Jessica R. Rosenstock, M.D. Washington University School of

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Enrique Soto, M.D., MSc Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, Ohio Jason Sternchos, M.D. St. LukesRoosevelt Hospital New York, New York Hsuan Su, M.D. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou TaoYuan, Taiwan Nicolae N. Suciu, M.D. Clinica Polizu Bucharest, Romania Chunghsien Sun, M.D. Lucina Women and Children Hospital Kaohsiung City, Kaohsiung, Taiwan John A Sunyecz, M.D. The Uniontown Hospital Uniontown, Pennsylvania Teresa Tam, M.D. Resurrection Health Care Saint Joseph Hospital Chi

CONTRIBUTING FACULTy Enlan Xia, M.D. Fuxing Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, China Xue Xiang, M.D. TheSecondAffiliatedHospital Xian City, China Huicheng Xu, M.D. Southwest Hospital Third Military Medical University Chongqing, China Jie Xu, M.D. Drexel University College of Medicine Hahnemann University Hospital Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hideki yamasaki, M.D. Kagoshima Medical Association Hospital Kagoshima, Japan Edom yared, M.D. Howard University Hospital Washington, District of

AAGL SurgeryUTM Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide www.aagl.org AAGL View over 1200 gynecologic surgery videos featuring the foremost surgeons from around the world. Upload and share your own video with a community of minimally invasive gynecologists. Rediscover your member benefits. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology MarchApril 2012 x Volume 19 Number 2 THE JOURNAL OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGY Stay current on leading edge discoveries with your own copy of

Comprehensive Workshop on Minimally Invasive Gynecology for Residents and Fellows 22nd Annual Jon I. Einarsson, M.D. Scientific Program Chair Saturday Sunday March 2013 Workshop Overview Emphasizing risk reduction and strategic thinking, this course is designed for residents and fellows who are interested in advancing their skills and knowledge in the fundamentals of laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery. Rather than focusing on specific endoscopic procedures, the didactic curriculum is

EDUCATION CALENDAR Educational Workshops December 67, 2012 4th Annual Intensive Workshop on VideoAssisted Laparoscopy Robotic Hysterectomy with Comprehensive Handson Laparoscopic Suturing General Chair Farr R. Nezhat Roosevelt Hotel New York, New York January 1821, 2013 1st Annual Joint Symposium Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery ScientificProgramChairs Stephen Zimberg, Michael Sprague, Rosanne Kho, and Jon Einarsson Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables, Florida February 1416, 2013 Mayo Clinic Ro

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