This course aims to give participants an update in the most modern techniques for the diagnosis of various gynecological pathologies, mainly endometriosis and infertility related diseases; and give the theoretical basis for the standardization and systematization of ultrasound procedures in their clinical practice.

Gynecological ultrasound has undergone a remarkable development in recent years, so that today it is considered a reliable method in all age groups which allows to explore all parts of the body, with numerous validated and established applications, especially during the reproductive years. Recent advances have turned ultrasound into a real-time multiparameter analysis technique that allows the morphological assessment not only of the uterus and ovaries, but also other structures of the pelvis that are commonly forgotten, such as the bladder, ureters, rectum, or pelvic floor, etc. Likewise, the continuous technological improvement of the equipment, in constant development, has also contributed to making ultrasound a competitive technique compared to other imaging techniques such as computed tomography or magnetic resonance, traditionally considered superior, but which have now been matched or even surpassed by new ultrasound techniques, especially in the diagnosis of endometriosis, adenomyosis, uterine malformations, or pelvic floor dysfunctions, among others.

On the other hand, although it is true that ultrasound equipment has become indispensable instruments in any gynecological practice, it is also known that the offer of training in the field of gynecological ultrasound is very scarce and the training of most specialists is mainly empirical, resulting in a deficit in the standardization and systematization of ultrasound procedures,  as well as a lack of updating in the most modern techniques for the diagnosis of various gynecological pathologies. We have the conviction that improvement through medical education will have a great impact on the health of millions of women in our region. That is why we present this international event in which we will address a series of topics of great relevance in the specialty with a program of great scientific value that we hope will be of great interest to all delegates.

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Co-Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clínica Universidad de Navarra

Prof. Juan Luis Alcazar is a full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. He is a member of the Board of International Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Notable Publications:

Alcázar JL, Galván R, Albela S, Martinez S, Pahisa J, Jurado M, López-García G. Assessing myometrial infiltration by endometrial cancer: uterine virtual navigation with three-dimensional US. Radiology. 2009 Mar;250(3):776-83.

Alcázar JL, García-Manero M. Ovarian endometrioma vascularization in women with pelvic pain. Fertil Steril. 2007 Jun;87(6):1271-6 4. Alcazar JL, Galvan R. Three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound scanning for the prediction of endometrial cancer in women with postmenopausal bleeding and thickened endometrium. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 

Country: Spain

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: 3D & 4D ultrasound; gynecological ultrasound; gynecological oncology; early pregnancy

Languages: English; Spanish

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Dr. Roberto Albinagorta Olortegui

Obstetrician and Gynecologist, ISUOG member since 2011. Currently, he is the Head of the Maternal Fetal Diagnostic Unit of International Clinic and Director of the Center for Advanced Diagnosis of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain in Lima (Peru). Dr. Albinagorta is former President of the Peruvian Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (SPUOG), member of the Peruvian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SPOG), member of the Special Committee of Maternal Fetal Medicine of SPOG, certified member of the Fetal Medicine Foundation, certified member of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) and former consultant to the Ministry of Health (MINSA) on topics of Obstetric Ultrasound and Prenatal Care.

Notable publications:

  • "Ultrasound markers of chromosomal anomalies in the first trimester" – coauthor in the book Ultrasound in Obstetrics, Fetal Medicine and Gynecology – Huamán, Sosa and Pacheco editors – ILSAR – Lima, 2009
  • "Clinical evidence in Obstetric Ultrasound: A tool for better medical performance" – Coauthor in the book Ultrasound in Obstetrics, Fetal Medicine and Gynecology – Huamán, Sosa and Pacheco editors – ILSAR – Lima, 2009
  • "Intrauterine thoracentesis for Congenital Chylothorax: Case report" Peruvian Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2011; 57 (2): 117-19
  • "Prenatal diagnosis of corpus callosum agenesis through Volumetric-3D Neurosonography: A new alternative for the evaluation of anomalies of the midline "Peruvian Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2013; 59 (4): 289-93
  • "Fetal Health and Ultrasonographic diagnosis in perinatal infection by Zika Virus" Peruvian Journal of Gynecology and obstetrics 2017; 63 (1): 71-19


Country: Peru

Field: Obstetrics, Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Specialities: Fetal Anomaly screening 1st trimester; Fetal Anomaly screening 2nd trimester; Fetal biometry and wellbeing; Aneuploidies; Fetal heart; Fetal growth restriction; 3D/4D Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology; Adnexal masses; Endometriosis and pelvic pain.

Languages: Spanish, English

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