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Educational opportunities at AUGS 2015

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Educational Opportunities at AUGS

We invite you to take part in the enriching educational opportunities listed below sponsored by Boston Scientific.
Visit us at Booth #407 to learn more. 


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15

10:45a.m. – 11:15a.m., In-Booth Presentation

Creating surgical efficiencies: technique tips for robotic sacrocolpopexy

Dr. John Crane, Director, Gynecologic Robotic Epicenter, Banner Health, Loveland, CO

Space is limited. Pre-registration required.


12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m., Industry Expert Theater

Biologic scaffolds: regeneration and reinforcement

This program will provide an understanding of how the host response differs to varying biologic materials used in pelvic organ prolapse procedures, with specific emphasis on Xenform™ Soft Tissue Repair Matrix. The presentation will also include surgical technique tips for identifying the key anatomical structures, as well as recommendations for suture and biologic graft management.

Dr. Peter Finamore, North Shore LIJ Health System, Hauppauge, NY
Kevin Cornwell, Senior Scientist, Integra™ LifeSciences (Contract Manufacturer for Xenform™), Boston, MA


1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m.

Twitter Chat #SCPDebate
The great sacrocolpopexy debate: robotic or laparoscopic approach

What is the preferred gold standard approach to performing an abdominal sacrocolpopexy: robotic or laparoscopic? Join this moderated Twitter debate with Dr. John Crane (robotic) and Dr. Kim Kenton (laparoscopic) to learn about their perspectives on the benefits of each approach.

Dr. John Crane, Director, Gynecologic Robotic Epicenter, Banner Health, Loveland, CO
Dr. Kim Kenton, Director, Integrated Pelvic Health Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL


4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m., In-Booth Presentation

Managing surgical complications of a robotic sacrocolpopexy

Dr. Nathan Guerette, Director and President, The Female Pelvic Medicine Institute of Virginia, P.C., Richmond, VA
Dr. Amir Shariati, Director, Florida Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urogynecology, Coconut Creek, FL

Space is limited. Pre-registration required.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16

10:30a.m. – 11:00a.m., In-Booth Presentation

Innovations in the transobturator (TOT) mid-urethral sling

Dr. Kim Kenton, Director, Integrated Pelvic Health Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL

Space is limited. Pre-registration required.


1:30p.m. – 2:00p.m., In-Booth Presentation

Fellows spotlight event: leveraging POP / SUI educational resources to have a more effective dialogue with your patient

Dr. Adam S. Holzberg, Division Head, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Cooper University Health Care, Camden, NJ

Space is limited. Pre-registration required.


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