8°EFC CONGRESS PROGRAMME

Wednesday, September 25

  • 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
  • EFC INTERACTIVE BASIC COLPOSCOPY COURSE
  • 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
  • Colposcopic principles
  • - Basic concepts of colposcopy – Charles Redman
    - Normal cervical cytological and histological morphology (incl. metaplasia/SCJ) – Christine Bergeron
    - Normal colposcopical findings – including effects of age and pregnancy – Simon Leeson
    - The colposcopic features of abnormality – Mihaela Grigore

  • 12.45 pm – 2.45 pm
  • Colposcopic diagnosis
  • - Colposcopy diagnostics of low and high grade lesions, using Swedescore – Pekka Nieminen
    - Colposcopy diagnostics of glandular lesions – Simon Leeson
    - Colposcopy diagnostics of multifocal disease – Carmine Carriero
    - Interactive cases CR/PN/ SL

  • 3.15 pm – 5.15 pm
  • Colposcopic management
  • Guidelines in the management of CIN
  • - Different types of biopsy (punch biopsy, simple excisional, extended) – Carmine Carriero
    - The influence of colposcopic findings on management – Charles Redman
    - Management of LSIL – Simon Leeson
    - Management of HSIL – Pekka Nieminen
    - Management of LSIL – Simon Leeson - Mihaela Grigore
    - Interactive cases MG/ CC/CR

    - Feedback and test

  • 1.30 pm – 6.00 pm
  • EFC TRAINING THE TRAINERS COURSE
  • 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
  • - Optimizing training: What should be the ideal training nowadays? – Xavier Carcopino
    - EFC quality standards, the SWEDE score and requirements for certification of colposcopy courses – Xavier Carcopino
    - Who can be a trainer and what the role is? – Ameli Tropé
    - Providing feedback and make an action plan – Maggie Cruickshank
    - How to help the trainee in difficulty – Maggie Cruickshank
  • 4.oo pm – 6.00 pm
  • - Common difficulties the trainees in colposcopy will be facing and how to deal with these: Setting the colposcope, localize the SCJ and inform the patient about management, diagnosis and follow up – Ameli Tropé
    - Use of new image capturing and sharing systems in colposcopy training – Ameli Tropé
    - Use of training models for the treatment of CIN – Xavier Carcopino
    - How to set up a game role session? – Maggie Cruickshank
    - Hands on session and role game session – Xavier Carcopino, Maggie Cruickshank and Ameli Tropé

Thursday, September 26

SESSION 1 - CHALLENGES FACING COLPOSCOPY
  • 2.00 – 3.15 pm
  • - Opening speech – EFC President - Charles Redman (UK)
  • - The impact of HPV vaccination on colposcopy - Maggie Cruickshank (UK)
  • - The value of colposcopy in cervical cancer screening - Gugliemo Ronco (IT)
SESSION 2
  • 3.45 – 4.45 pm
  • - The impact of HPV screening on colposcopy - Karl Ulrich Petry (DE)
  • - Update on the classification and management of cervical cancer - Denis Querleu (FR)
  • OPENING CEREMONY

Friday, September 27

SESSION 3 – THE TRANSFORMATION ZONE AND SQUAMOCOLUMNAR JUNCTIONS
  • 9.00 – 10.45 am
  • - Prenatal development - Helga Fritsch (A)
  • - Glandular and squamous story of cervical pathogenesis - John Doorbar (UK)
  • - Colposcopic definitions - Olaf Reich (A)
  • DEBATE - In modern colposcopy, adjunctive technologies are essential
  • PRO: John Tidy (UK) + Jacqueline Louwers (NH) CON: Charles Redman (UK) + Pekka Niemenen (FI)

SESSION 4 - TREATMENT STRATEGIES
  • 11.15 am – 1.00 pm
  • - Vulvar examination during colposcopy - Mario Preti (IT)
  • - Improving the Quality of Training - Xavier Carcopino (FR)
  • DEBATE - See-and-treat is an acceptable policy
  • PRO: Carlo Liverani (IT) + Simon Leeson (UK) CON: Christine Bergeron (FR) + Ameli Tropé (NO)

SESSION 5 – DAMAGE LIMITATION
  • 2.00 – 5 pm
  • - Damage Limitation in treating CIN - Maria Kyrgiou (UK)
  • - Conservative management of CIN - Ilkka Kalliala (FI)
  • PROFERRED PAPERS
  • - Triage in HPV positive patients - Marc Arbyn (BE)
  • - The management of VAIN - Francesco Sopracordevole (IT)
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Saturday, September 28

SESSION 6 - PRACTICAL POINTS / VIDEO SESSION
  • 9.00 – 10.30 am
  • - Proferred papers
  • - Microbioma and pre-cancer - Giovanni Miniello (IT)
  • - How I perform excisional treatment - P. Nieminen / B. Strander / R. Barbero
SESSION 7 – HOT TOPICS / DIFFICULT SITUATION
  • 11.00 am – 12.45 pm
  • - Congenital transformation zone (CTZ) - Bjorn Strander (S)
  • - Pregnancy - Andrea Ciavattini (IT)
  • - Proferred papers
  • - Vaccination after treatment for CIN - Jana Zodzika (LA)
  • - Closing Comments Pekka Niemenen (FI)

Programme at glance
Updated to March 29th, 2019

Mercoledì 25 settembre

  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Registrazione
  • 14:00 - 14:20
    Presentazione del congresso - M. Barbero, R.P. De Vincenzo, A. Frega, C. Gentili
  • 14:20 - 14:50 Letture di apertura Moderatori M.Peroni, C.Stigliano
  • - HPV: non solo cervicocarcinoma – R.P.De Vincenzo - Il ruolo della colposcopia nella patologia preneoplastica del tratto genitale – F.Boselli
  • 14:50 - 15:50 Epidemiologia e Screening Moderatori A.Baldoni, B.Passamonti
  • - Cancro cervicale, una malattia in declino nei paesi industrializzati. È ancora un problema prioritario di salute pubblica? – P.Giorgi Rossi - L'HPV test nello screening organizzato: risultati e prospettive future G.Ronco - Punti critici dell'algoritmo molecolare HPV DNA come test di screening primario – C.A.Liverani - Open forum e discussione – P.Cattani, C.Gentili, A.Amadori
  • 15:50 - 16:50 Politiche vaccinali Moderatori A.Lukic, C.Carriero
  • - Vaccini HPV: coperture in calo, ancora dubbi? – R.P.De Vincenzo - Vaccinare la donna adulta? - A.Perino - Vaccinare la donna trattata? – A.Ghelardi - Open forum e discussione – S.Votano, P.Scirpa
  • 16:50 - 18:15 II livello: ruolo della Colposcopia e delle indagini ancillari Moderatori J.Di Giuseppe, E.G.Sampugnaro
  • - Il grading colposcopico e la biopsia – P. Cristoforoni - Requisiti di qualità del colposcopista - P.Garutti, C.Carriero - Cytology and P16 in the HPV test era – C. Bergeron (Past President of EFC) - The Challenges Facing European Colposcopy – C. Redman (President of EFC) - Open forum e discussion – C. Bocci, M. Capodanno
  • 19:00 Assemblea Generale SICPCV

Giovedì 26 settembre

  • 8:30 - 10:00 Trattamento Moderatori M.G.Fallani, A.Pagan
  • - Gestione del SIL di basso grado – C. Zanardi - CIN in gravidanza e nel post partum: linee comportamentali – A. Ciavattini - Trattamenti escissionali: effetti iatrogeni – A.M. Pieralli - Trattamenti delle recidive: fino a quanto conservativi – M. Origoni - Opzioni di trattamento delle lesioni ghiandolari e del carcinoma microinvasivo – F. Sopracordevole - Open forum e discussione – M. Barbero, F. Boselli, M. Sansone
  • 10:00 - 10:45 Follow up Moderatori A.Biamonti, M.Palomba
  • - CIN2: treatment or follow up? Decisional criteria – P. Nieminen (Elected President of EFC) - Condizioni di rischio residuo dopo trattamento per CIN – G. Maina - Open forum e discussione – A. Agarossi, A. Frega, M. Prestia
  • 10:45 - 12:30 Patologia Vulvo-vaginale Moderatori Paolo Inghirami, Mauro Marchionni
  • - Vulvo vaginiti recidivanti: gestione clinica – F. Boselli - Il dolore vulvare – L. Micheletti - Opzioni terapeutiche nella patologia vulvo-vaginale atrofia correlata – T. Pagano, R. Rossi - Le dermatosi vulvari: una patologia poco conosciuta dal ginecologo colposcopista – R. Senatori - Le precancerosi vulvari – L. Micheletti - Il ruolo del linfonodo sentinella nelle neoplasie vulvari – E.P.Preti - Open forum e discussione – M. Cannì, S. De Martis, B. Gardella
  • 12:30 - 13:25 Infezioni da HPV e counselling Moderatori P.Visci, F.Fabiano
  • - Ruolo dei trattamenti immunomodulanti e risvolti psicologici delle infezioni da HPV (risultati di un'indagine sulle pazienti) – A. Ciavattini, S. Costa - Impatto sociale e psicologico dell' HPV test nello screening cervicale – M.A.Bova - Open forum e discussione – L. Giannella, L. Irali, C. Stigliano
  • 13:25 Test di valutazione
  • 14:00 Opening speech EFC President - C.Redman