HSC-709 | Hysteroscopy: The Essential Do’s and Don’ts


Day 2: Monday, November 12 2018


7:00 am – 4:30 pm


Room: 111-112


Didactic/Simulation Lab




Linda D. Bradley, Matthew R. Hopkins


Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, Jorge E. Dotto, Martin Farrugia, Amy L. Garcia, Francisco J. Garcini, Isabel C. Green, Miriam Hanstede, Alka Kumar, Ana Rita P. Panazzolo, Christina A. Salazar, Michael L. Sprague, Maria Teresa Tam

Presented in cooperation with the AAGL Special Interest Group on Hysteroscopy
This course has been approved for ABOG Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV


This course provides a fundamental background in developing and enhancing a hysteroscopy service in both office-based and operative room settings. During the morning didactic session, participants will learn how to manage common challenges encountered with providing hysteroscopic surgery procedures.  The afternoon session will consist of a hands-on simulation lab, allowing the participants the opportunity to practice with multiple technologies including: traditional hysteroscopic resectoscopes, hysteroscopic tissue retrieval systems, endometrial ablation while performing common operative procedures.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the clinician will be able to: 1) Identify challenges and opportunities for implementation of office hysteroscopy; 2) classify and manage symptomatic submucous leiomyoma; 3) diagnose and formulate management plans for common uterine pathologies such as polyps, retained products of conception and isthmocele; 4) analyze and manage common risks associated with hysteroscopic surgery; 5) explore common reasons for endometrial ablation failure and improve patient selection; and 6) optimize chances for successful placement of hysteroscopic sterilization devices.

Course Outline

Please refer to program below.

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