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Clinical Applications - Gynecologic / Women's Health - Abstract Session

Saturday, April 14 | 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Room: Wedgewood Ballroom

Participants Specialists in energy-based technologies and therapies, gynecologists, urogynecologists, menopausal medicine specialists, urologists, dermatologists, plastic surgeons and aesthetic gynecologists.

Background Requirements A mixed audience is expected, therefore there is no need for special background requirements.

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives: Technologies and delivery systems designed for vaginal use will be presented. These include: CO2, Er:YAG and Nd:YAG lasers, Radiofrequency, Matrix Radiofrequency and HIFEM. Technical details and clinical outcomes will be discussed.

"Hot topics"

  • Clinical outcomes and long term follow-up of energy-based therapies for vaginal and urinary symptoms
  • Well-established laser technologies
  • New delivery systems for RF, Matrix RF and HIFEM dedicated for vaginal treatments

Chair(s) Oscar A. Aguirre, MD, FACOG, FPMRPS; Yona Tadir, MD

Panelist(s) Macrene R. Alexiades MD, PhD; Red M. Alinsod, MD; Nathan L. Guerette, MD, FPMRS, FACOG; David E. Kent, MD; Joseph Lepselter, PhD; Sherry Thomas, MD, MPH; Zdenko Vizintin, BSEE, MSc, MBA

Time Activity
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Introduction and Highlights of Topics to be Covered - Oscar A. Aguirre & Yona Tadir

Erbium Laser for Urinary Applications

1:36 PM - 1:45 PM MIXED AND STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE TREATMENT WITH VAGINAL ERBIUM LASER - COMPARISON OF LASER TREATMENT WITH TVT AND TOT IN ASIAN WOMEN WITH MUI AND SUI, 12 MONTHS FOLLOW-UP Nobuo Okui | Yokosuka Urogynecology and Urology Clinic, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan;
1:46 PM - 1:55 PM THE FIRST EVALUATION OF ERBIUM LASER FOR TREATMENT OF FEMALE OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYNDROME IN COMPARISON TO STANDARD MEDICATION THERAPIES WITH 12 MONTHS FOLLOW-UP Nobuo Okui | Yokosuka Urogynecology and Urology Clinic, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan;
1:56 PM - 2:04 PM A 12 MONTHS FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF ERBIUM LASER TREATMENT OF STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN USING ROBOTIC LASER PROBE Adrian Gaspar | Prima Piel Clinic, Mendoza, Argentina;
2:05 PM - 2:15 PM Q&A

Combined Nd and Er:YAG Laser for Vaginal Applications

2:16 PM - 2:24 PM TREATMENT OF VULVAR PIGMENTATION USING THE COMBINATION OF ERBIUM-YAG AND NEODIMIUM YAG LASERS Jorge E. Gaviria P. | Korpo Laser, Caracas, Venezuela;
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM Q&A
2:31 PM - 2:36 PM Reserved for Late Breaking
2:37 PM - 2:44 PM Q&A 
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM BREAK

HIFEM Technology for Urinary Applications

3:31 PM - 3:39 PM HIFEM TECHNOLOGY – A NEW PERSPECTIVE IN TREATMENT OF STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE Red M. Alinsod | South Coast Urogynecology, Laguna Beach, CA;
3:40 PM - 3:48 PM  HIFEM TECHNOLOGY – THE NON-INVASIVE TREATMENT OF URINARY INCONTINENCE Julene Samuels | Julene B. Samuels, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY;
3:49 PM - 3:59 PM Q&A 
4:00 PM - 4:08 PM Reserved for Late Breaking  
4:09 PM - 4:17 PM Reserved for Late Breaking
4:18 PM - 4:21 PM Q&A

Treatment Protocols for Vaginal Rejuvenation Panel

4:22 PM - 4:24 PM Introduction of Panel Discussion - Oscar A. Aguirre & Yona Tadir
4:25 PM - 4:35 PM From Dermatology to Gynecology: Tissue Rejuvenation Following Energy-based Therapy - Macrene R. Alexiades
4:36 PM - 4:42 PM Fractional CO2 Laser for Tissue Rejuvenation: How, When & Why? - Joseph Lepselter
4:43 PM - 4:49 PM Er:YAG Laser: Ablative or Non-ablative Mode for Tissue Rejuvenation: When & Why? - Zdenko Vizintin
4:50 PM - 4:56 PM Er:YAG + 1470nm Hybrid Laser for Tissue Rejuvenation: When & Why? - Nathan L. Guerette
4:57 PM - 5:03 PM  Radio Frequency or HIFEM for Tissue Rejuvenation: When & Why? - Red M. Alinsod 
5:04 PM - 5:10 PM Fractional Matrix Radio Frequency for Tissue Rejuvenation: When & Why? - Sherry Thomas
5:11 PM - 5:17 PM Histology: Human and Animal Models for Vaginal Rejuvenation - David E. Kent
5:18 PM - 5:30 PM Q&A and Concluding Remarks - Oscar A. Aguirre & Yona Tadir
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
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