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Women's Health - Abstract Session

Saturday, April 8 | 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Room: 28 A/B

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits: 3.25 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Educational Needs New applications of laser in genito-urinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), stress urinary incontinence (SUI), and lower female genital tract.

Participants Gynecologists, urologists, and other health care professionals who are interested in Menopausal Medicine (such as endotrinologists, G.P., internal medicine, physiotherapists, nand professionals interested in Women's Health issues. Scientists/Engineers with special interest in the design of laser delivery systems.  

Background Requirements Physicians, nurses, engineers, writers/journalists (the media) with special interest in Women's Health issues. 

Instructional Content/Expected Learning Objectives It is expected that participants will receive scientific information on cutting edge technologies to treat age related female lower genital tract issues. These new technologies replace controversial hormonal treatments and other related solutions. 

"Hot topics"

  • Genito-Urinary Syndrome of Menopause. (GSM)
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence. (SUI)
  • Vaginal Wall Rejuvenation Without the Use of Hormones.

Chair(s) Adrian Gaspar, MD; Yona Tadir, MD;

Time Abstr Activity
1:30 PM - 1:34 PM
Introduction

STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE

1:35 PM - 1:41 PM    173  THE EFFECT OF RF EXCITED FRACTIONAL CO2 LASER FOR THE TREATMENT OF STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE Falguni Patel★ | Aberdeen, NJ 
1:42 PM - 1:48 PM    174  PIXELATED VAGINAL CO2 LASER TREATMENT FOR STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE Menachem Alcalay★, Alexandros Bader, Ksenija Selih Martinec, Eyal Schiff | Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel; Private Clinic, London, France; Kalliste Medical Center, Kalliste, Slovenia
1:49 PM - 1:55 PM    175 COMPARISON ON Er:YAG LASER TREATMENT WITH TVT AND TOT IN ASIAN WOMEN WITH STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE Nobuo Okui, Kikue Yoda, Zdenko Vizintin | Yokosuka Urogynecology and Urology Clinic, Yokosuka, Kangawa, Japan; Haltek Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1:56 PM - 2:02 PM    176  EFFECT OF HYBRID 2940nm AND 1470nm INTRAVAGINAL LASER TREATMENT FOR STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE  Shehla Admani★, Arisa Ortiz | University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
2:03 PM - 2:08 PM    Q&A  
2:09 PM - 2:15 PM    177 Best of Women's Health Session Award Recipient:
INTRAURETHRAL Er:YAG LASER FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF URINARY SYMPTOMS OF GENITOURINARY SYNDROME OF MENOPAUSE (GSM) Adrian Gaspar★, Sandra Maestri, Hugo Brandi, Daniel Luque, Zdenko Vizintin | Prima Piel Clinic, Mendoza, Argentina; University of Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2:16 PM - 2:36 PM    Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation: Past, Present and Future - Adrian Gaspar 
2:37 PM - 2:44 PM    Q&A 
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM    BREAK 

GENITO-URINARY SYNDROME OF MENOPAUSE

3:31 PM - 3:37 PM    178 3 YEARS FOLLOW-UP OF PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE TREATED WITH Er:YAG LASER Urska Bizjak-Ogrinc★, Sabina Sencar, Zdenko Vizintin | Juna Clinic, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
3:38 PM - 3:44 PM    179  LASER TREATMENT OF LICHEN SCLEROSUS ET ATROPHICUS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL Urska Bizjak-Ogrinc★, Sabina Sencar, Adolf Lukanovic, Zdenko Vizintin Juna Clinic, Ljubljana, Slovenia; University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
3:45 PM - 3:51 PM    180  EFFICACY OF A FRACTIONAL CO2 LASER IN ADDRESSING WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES Bruce Katz★ | Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
3:52 PM - 3:58 PM    181  FRACTIONAL CO2 LASER TREATMENT OF THE VAGINAL CANAL AND EXTERNAL LABIA FOR SYMPTOMS OF VULVO-VAGINAL ATROPHY IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN Julene Samuels★, Lori Warren, Martin Garcia | The Springs Medical Center, Louisville, KY; Women First of Louisville, Louisville, KY; North Florida OB/GYN, Jacksonville, FL
3:59 PM - 4:05 PM    182  CO2 LASER AS A TREATMENT OPTION FOR GENITOURINARY SYNDROME OF MENOPAUSE (GSM) IN ONCOLOGICAL PATIENTS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS Giuseppe Scibilia★, Paolo Scollo, Francesca Nocera | Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy
4:06 PM - 4:12 PM    183  A NOVEL PROCEDURE FOR VAGINAL REJUVENATION USING A CO2 LASER WITH A NEW NON-ABLATIVE MODALITY Arturo Menchaca★ | Paris Community Hospital, Paris, IL
4:13 PM - 4:20 PM    Q&A 

VAGINAL TIGHTENING

4:21 PM - 4:27 PM    184  EXPERIENCE OF VAGINAL TIGHTENING BY 2940nm Er:YAG LASER IN JAPAN Natsu Watanabe★, Kikue Yoda, Zdenko Vizintin | Medical Corporation Asunarokai Watanabe Dermatology Plastic Surgery Clinic, Osaka, Japan; Haltek Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
4:28 PM - 4:34 PM    185  Er:YAG LASER VAGINAL TIGHTENING USING ROBOTIC PROBE Jorge Gaviria★, Aureni Betancourt, Zdenko Vizintin | Centro Medico Docente Estético Laser “Korpo Laser”, Caracas, Venezuela; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
4:35 PM - 4:41 PM    186  364 CASES OF LASER TREATMENT OF VAGINAL RELAXATION SYNDROME WITH NON-ABLATIVE Er:YAG LASER Midori Mitsuyuki★, Kikue Yoda, Zdenko Vizintin | Midori Beauty Clinic Hiroo, Tokyo, Japan; Haltek Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; Fotona, Ljubljana, Slovenia
4:42 PM - 4:47 PM    Q&A 

EXTERNAL GENITALS

4:48 PM - 4:54 PM    187  EXPERIENCE IN SURGERY LOW AND MEDIUM COMPLEXITY (VULVAR, VAGINAL AND ANAL PATHOLOGY) WITH LASER SYSTEMS Ajakaida Renaud★, Oscar Suarez, Herman Nass, Wiston Villavicencio | Academia Iberoamericana de Laser Medico, Barquisimeto, Venezuela; Hospital Central Antonio Maria Pineda, Barquisimeto, Venezuela; International Barquisimeto Hospital, Barquisimeto, Venezuela  

HPV IN GENITAL TRACT 

4:55 PM - 5:01 PM    188  EFFECTIVENESS OF LASER SYSTEMS IN INFERIOR GENITAL TRACT CAUSED BY HPV IN FERTILE AGE WOMEN Oscar Suarez★, Ajakaida Renaud | Academia Iberoamericana de Laser Medico, Barquisimeto, Venezuela 

LOCAL ANESTHETICS

5:02 PM - 5:08 PM    189 PROCICEPT-L 4% LIDOCAINE ANESTHETIC GEL FOR INTRA-VAGINAL FRACTIONAL LASER TREATMENTS: A COMPARATIVE PILOT STUDY vs XYLOCAINE 2% GEL Nathan L. Guerette★ | The Female Pelvic Medical Institution of Virginia, Richmond, VA
5:09 PM - 5:15 PM   LB31 IMPROVEMENTS IN VAGINAL/SEXUAL HEALTH FOLLOWING CO2 LASER TREATMENT Maria Sophocles, Faiza Sadiq, Renata Estes Women's Healthcare of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
5:16 PM - 5:30 PM    Q&A, Discussion and Conclusion
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
★ Presenter | ✈ ASLMS Travel Grant Recipient

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