Live webinar - 12 noon (UK) For radiologists, sonographers, gynaecologists, sonologists and trainees providing insights into management of pelvic pain and diagnosis of deep endometriosis.

This is the sixth in the “East meets West” Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound Webinar Series 2021 - supported by Samsung and brought to you by experts from Imperial College London - Profs Christoph Lees and Tom Bourne of Imperial College London - through Imperial Consultants.

It aims to provide insights and best practice on the use of ultrasound in the management of women presenting with pelvic pain. In particular it will focus on the clinical application of current knowledge on the diagnosis of deep endometriosis.


2020 Virtual Congress Technical Congress Chair, Bids Committee, Executive Committee, Finance & Risk Committee, Nominations Committee, Governance group

Prof. Tom Bourne is an authority on early pregnancy complications, emergency gynecology and gynaecological ultrasound. He is known both nationally and internationally for his expertise in terms of “hands on” clinical care and his extensive clinical research. He has edited seven books and published over 300 papers.

In 1994 he worked at University of Göteborg, Sweden as Swedish Medical Research Council visiting scientist. He wrote his Ph.D. on detecting ovarian & endometrial cancer. Following this, he was appointed consultant gynaecologist at St George's University Hospital, London in 1996, he obtained MRCOG in 1990 and FRCOG in 2003. Prof. Bourne was appointed Reader in acute gynecology & gynaecological ultrasonography at University of London (2005) & Visiting Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium (2007). In 2014 he was awarded honorary fellowship of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) & honorary membership of Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) in 2016.

He is President of the UK Association of Early Pregnancy Units (AEPU), Trustee of the Ectopic Pregnancy Trust and on the steering committee of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) trial.

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Prof. Thierry Van den Bosch defended his PhD in 2007 on the diagnosis of endometrial disease. His clinical research focuses on the diagnosis of endometrial and myometrial pathology, endometriosis and fertility exploration. He has published over 150 papers and has been over 100 times invited speaker at international conferences in English, Dutch and French.

He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the KU Leuven (Belgium) and at the University of Pretoria (South Africa). In 1992 he was appointed consultant at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, of the University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital (South-Africa). In 1994 he moved back to Belgium. He worked as gynecologist at the Regional Hospital RZ Tienen, consultant UZ Leuven and KU Leuven and became the Head of department in RZ Tienen.

He currently works at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital UZ Leuven, at the Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, and is Senior Clinical Investigator of the Scientific Research Fund (FWO) Flanders, Belgium. 

Notable Publications

Country: Belgium

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological ultrasound

Languages: English; French; Dutch

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ISUOG World Congress Chair 2018

Country: Australia

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological ultrasound; early pregnancy

Language: English


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Associate Professor, University of the Philippines College of Medicine   

Chief, Division of Ultrasound, Department  of  Obstetrics  and  Gynecology, UP-PGH (  2007-2020)

Training  Officer, Division  of  Ultrasound, Department  of  Obstetrics and Gynecology , UP-PGH (1999-2007)

Doctor of  Medicine, University  of  the  Philippines   College  of  Medicine 

Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology  :  University  of  the  Philippines -Philippine General Hospital  and  Medical  Center (UP-PGH)

Fellowship in Obstetrics and  Gynecologic  Ultrasound :  UP-PGH Department  of  Obstetrics  and  Gynecology

Special Training: High Intensity Focused  Ultrasound  (  HIFU) -  Chongqing and  Suinning  China(  July  to  August 2017)  and     in  Johannesburg, Gauteng  South  Africa  (  September  2019)

Lecturer/Speaker  in  annual  postgraduate  courses  of:

      Philippine  Society  of  Ultrasound  in  Obstetrics  and  Gynecology  (PSUOG)                 
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