INVITATION

Dear Madam/Sir,

The 6th International Urogynecology Congress will be held in , Bahçeşehir University, Fazıl Say Hall of Beşiktaş Campus in İstanbul on 6-9 September 2018.

An extremely high quality scientific program will be prepared to discuss the latest developments and controversial issues with nationally and internationally invited speakers on our main topic, Urogynecology.

As the meeting organizing committee, a list of the social activities that may be included in the meeting is presented to your information. Your organization's support for these activities will make a significant contribution to the organization.

Opteamist Tourism & Organization, which is the social organization official of the meeting, will help you with your participation and sponsorship activities. A detailed file including the information you will need about sponsorship activities related to the organization is presented to your information.

We will be pleased to see you at our meeting.

We kindly ask you to present your contributions in this regard as soon as possible.

Best regards,

Prof. Eray Çalışkan, MD
Congress Co-President
Prof. Akın Sivaslıoğlu, MD
Congress Co-President

 


COMMITTEES

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Eray Çalışkan  (Congress Co-president)
  • Prof. Dr. Akın Sivaslıoğlu (Congress Co-president)
  • Uzm. Dr. Ozan Doğan (Congress Secretary)

Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Peter PETROS (Avustralya)
  • Prof. Giulio SANTORO (İtalya)
  • Prof. Bernhard LIEDL (Almanya)
  • Dr. Leila SALIMOVA (Rusya)
  • Prof. Menahem NEUMAN (İsrail)
  • Dr. Naama MARCUS (İsrail)
  • Prof. Klaus GOESCHEN (Almanya)
  • Dr. Burghard ABENDSTEIN (Avusturya)
  • Prof. Elvira BRATILA (Romanya)
  • Prof. Petra BRATILA (Romanya)
  • Dr. Yuki SEKUGICHI (Japonya)
  • Dr. Mehri MEHRAD (İran)
  • Prof.Dr. Ateş KARATEKE (İstanbul)
  • Prof.Dr. Eray ÇALIŞKAN (Kocaeli)
  • Prof.Dr. Akın SIVASLIOĞLU (Muğla)
  • Prof.Dr. Hakan CAMUZCUOĞLU (Muğla)
  • Prof.Dr. Erkut ATTAR (İstanbul)
  • Prof.Dr. Tevfik YOLDEMİR (İstanbul)
  • Prof.Dr. Aydan BİRİ (Ankara)
  • Prof.Dr. İptisam İpek MÜDERRİS (Kayseri)
  • Prof.Dr. Sevtap HAMDEMİR KILIÇ (Ankara)
  • Prof.Dr. Yakup KUMTEPE (Erzurum)
  • Prof.Dr. Ömer ALABAZ (Adana)
  • Prof.Dr. Ali KOLUSARI (Van)
  • Prof.Dr. Miğraci TOSUN (Samsun)
  • Prof.Dr. Ömer Tarık YALÇIN (Eskişehir)
  • Prof.Dr. Murat APİ (İstanbul)
  • Prof.Dr. Bülent DURAN (Sakarya)
  • Prof.Dr. Rukset ATTAR (İstanbul)
  • Doç.Dr. Nida ERGİN BAYIK (İstanbul)
  • Doç.Dr. Esra SAYGILI YILMAZ (Adana)
  • Doç.Dr. Ali SEVEN (Kütahya)
  • Doç.Dr. Mine KANAT PEKTAŞ (Afyon)
  • Doç.Dr. Erdoğan ARSLAN (Kıbrıs/Bursa)
  • Doç.Dr. Cüneyt EFTAL TANER (İzmir)
  • Doç.Dr. Mehmet SAKINCI (Antalya)
  • Doç.Dr. Orhan AKSAKAL (Ankara)
  • Doç.Dr. Şafak ÖZDEMİRCİ (Ankara)
  • Doç.Dr. Burcu KASAP (Muğla)
  • Doç.Dr. Tolga GÜLER (Denizli)
  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Alper BAŞBUĞ (Düzce)
  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Derya SAKARYA (Denizli)
  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Aşkı ELLİBEŞ KAYA (Düzce)
  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Eren AKBABA (Muğla)
  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Mustafa DEMİR (Şanlıurfa)
  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Aylin GÜNEŞ (İstanbul)

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

08:45-09:15 Opening Ceremony
  SESSION I
Moderators: Yusuf Üstün, Nida Bayık
09:15-09:35 The Pelvic Anatomy
Erdinç Tunç
09:35-09:55 The Anatomical Landmarks for TVT/TOT
Yusuf Üstün
09:55-10:15 The Anatomical Landmarks for Single İncision Miinisling
Nida Bayık
10:15-10:35 The Anatomical Landmarks for Prolapse Surgery
Nevin Sağsöz
10:35-10:55 The Complication Anatomy
Alper Başbuğ
10:55-11:10 Coffee Break
  SESSION II
Moderators: Murat Arslan, Ünal İsaoğlu
11:10-11:30 The Evaluation of Incontinence with Respect to the Integral Theory
Murat Yassa
11:30-11:45 The Role of Urodynamics in the Evaluation of Incontinence
Tufan Tarcan
11:45-12:00 Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography for Incontinence
Ozan Doğan
12:00-12:20 The Medical Treatment of Incontinence
Ünal İsaoğlu
12:20-12:40 Which mesh should be used in Incontinence Surgery ? 
Murat Arslan
12:40-13:30 Lunch
  SESSION III
Moderators: Eray Çalışkan, Saynur Sarıcı Yılmaz
13:30-13:50 The Evaluation of POP With Respect to the Integral Theory?
T. Tuyan İlhan
13:50-14:05 How does the POP-Q System Work ?
Özlem Evliyaoğlu
14:05-14:20 The Use of Ultrasound Imaging in Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Aşkı Ellibeş Kaya
14:20-14:40 The Effect of Vaginal Birth on Sexual Function  
Saynur Sarıcı Yılmaz
14:40-15:00 Which mesh for POP surgery?
Sefa Arlıer
15:00-15:15 Coffee Break
  SESSION IV
Moderators : Selçuk Söylemez, Onur Erol
15:15-15:35 Hymenoplasty Techniques
Akın Sivaslıoğlu
15:35-15:55 Labioplasty Techniques
Eray Çalışkan    
15:55-16:15 Traumatic Masturbation Syndrome,
Cem Keçe
16:15-16:35 What is Female Orgasmic Disorder? How Should be Treated?
Ali Özdemir
16:35-16:55 Management of Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder
Cem Keçe 
17:00-18:00 Oral Presentation
Chairs: Nida Bayik


Hypnodrama and Holistic Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Vaginismus

İnci Çavuşoğlu

  SESSION V
Moderators: Enis Özkaya, Tolga Güler
09:00-09:30 DEBATE: TVT vs. TOT, Akın Sivaslıoğlu & Murat Api
Akın Sivaslıoğlu vs Murat Api
09:30-09:50 Updates on Minislings
Alfons Gunnemann
09:50-10:10 The Role of Burch Colposuspension in Incontinence Surgery?,  
Ceyhun Özyurt
10:10-10-30 What is the Best Choice for My Patient? An Evidence Based Approach
M.A. Fattah
10:30-10:45 The Collagen Content of Pelvic Floor 
Tolga Güler
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
  SESSION VI
Moderators: Mohammed Abdel Fattah, Saynur Yilmaz
11:00-11:20 Recurrent SUI
M.A. Fattah
11:20-11:40 The influence of the distance between the TOT and the urethra on incontinence
Wolfram Jaeger
11:40-12:00 Vesicovaginal fistula repair
Sheriff Mourad
12:00-12:20 Pelvic Pain from Urogynecological Point of View
Erkut Attar
12:20-12:35 Anal Sphincter Repair in Obstetrics 
Erdoğan Aslan
12:35-13:30 Lunch
  SESSION VII
Moderators: Hakan Camuzcuoğlu, Mehmet Sakıncı
13:30-13:50 Satellite Symposium
13:50-14:10 Sexuality Before and After POP Surgery
Marcus Naama
14:10-14.30 Refractory overactive bladder, how to manage?
Sheriff Mourad
14:30-14:45 Treatment of Rectal Intussusception
Ömer Alabaz
14:45-15:00 The Effects of Radical Pelvic Surgery on Pelvic Floor 
Hakan Camuzcuoğlu
15:00-15:15 Vaginal Hysterectomy fort he Large Uterus
Mehmet Sakıncı
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
  SESSION VIII
Moderators: Ahmet Zeki Işık, Gökhan Göynümer
15:15-15:35 How age and aging effect the bladder function? Updates in urinary problems-causes and treatments

Mehri Mehrad

15:35-15:55 Managemnet of Vulvodynia?  
Rukset Attar
15:55-16:15 The Effect of Pelvic Floor Disorders on Infertility
Yiğit Çakıroğlu
16:15-16:35 Should We Do Uterus Sparing Surgery in POP?
Özkan Özdamar
16:35-16:55

VIDEO Session: How to do it?
Modarator: Emek Doğer

Laparoscopic Lateral Mesh Suspension
Murat Yassa

Laparoscopic Pectopexy      
Hasan Terzi

Uterus Sparing Mesh Surgery in a Patient with Stage 4 Uterine Prolapse,
Gökmen Sukgem


Trapezoidal Anterior Wall Repair with Native Tissue    
Derya Kılıç Sakarya

  SESSION XI
Moderators : Fatma Ferda Verit, Yakup Kumtepe
09:00-09:20 Urinary Incontinence –Stress and Urge-Can Be Cured By Surgery
Wolfram Jaeger
09:30-09:50 Tips and Tricks for Vaginal Hysterectomy
Ateş Karateke
09:50-10:10 Laparascopic Approach in POP Surgery 
Yakup Kumtepe
10:10-10:30 Spatial Stabilization of Cervical Ring
Elvira Bratila 
10:30-10:45 Ultrasound Follow-up of Patient After Prolapse Surgery
Elvira Bratila
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
  SESSION X
Moderators: Çetin Aydın, Sevtap Kılıç
11:00-11:30 DEBATE: Mesh vs Natural tissue repair
Eray Çalışkan vs Aydan Biri
11:30-11:50 The approach for prolapse repair
Marcus Naama
11:50-12:10 New regulations on mesh in the European common market
Alfons Gunnemann
12:10-12:30 Will urogynecology survive this mesh crisis
MA Fattah
12:30-12:45 Pessary for Prolapse; which pessary? For whom? How long?  
Doğa Kerem Seçkin
12:45-13:30 Lunch
  SESSION XI
Moderators: Bülent Duran, Gazi Yıldırım
13:30-13:50  Satellite Symposium (VAGINAL TACTILE IMAGING)
Akın Sivaslıoğlu
13:50-14:10 Urinary diversion     
Sheriff Mourad
14:10-14:30 Robotic Surgery in Urogynecology, Is It Necessary?,
Mete Güngör
14:30-14:50 Can Pectopexy /Lateral Suspension Be an Alternative to Sacrocolpopexy?  
Gazi Yıldırım
14:50-15:10 A New Method for Rectoenterocele Treatment: Plication of RVF to USL 
Eren Akbaba
15:10-15:15

Discussion / Contributions

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
  SESSION XII
Moderators :Esra Selver Saygılı Yılmaz
15:30-17:00 DISCUSSION SESSIONS ON UROGYNECOLOGY

Sheriff Mourad (Egypt)
Mohammed Abdel Fattah (Scotland)
Marcus Naama (Israel)
Alfons Gunnemann (Germany)
Wolfram Jaeger (Germany)
Mehri Mehrad (Iran)
Akın Sivaslıoğlu (Turkey)
Eray Çalışkan (Turkey)

17:00-18:00 POSTER SESSION
Moderator: Özkan Özdamar

Initial results in the analysis of Smad2, Smad3 and TGF beta serum levels in POP cases

Tuba Edgünlü

  SESSION XIII
Moderators: Volkan Kurtaran, Akın Sivaslıoğlu
09:00-09:20 CPP (Allen master syndrome) and the Posterior fornix syndrome
Marcus Naama
09:20-09:40 Update on painful baldder syndrome
Mehri Mehrat
09:40-10:00 Effect of labor on pelvic floor
Şafak Özdemir
10:00-10:20 Hypnobirthing and pelvic floor     
Aslı Göker
10:20-10:35 Intravesical instillation of chronic sistitte
Rahmi Onur
10:25-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:40 VIDEO / POSTER SESSION
11.40-12:00  AWARD CEREMONY AND CLOSING

GENERAL INFORMATION

Congress Dates & Venue
The congress will be held on September 06 - 09, 2018 in Bahçeşehir University, Beşiktaş Campus, Fazıl Say Hall, Istanbul.

Meeting Language
Meeting language is Turkish. There will be simultaneous translation from English to Turkish on September 07-08-09, 2018

Invitation Letter
Upon request, a letter of invitation will be sent to any registered participants. This letter will be sent solely to assist participants in obtaining leave from their institutions.

Name Badges
Name badges must be worn to enter scientific sessions, exhibition areas and all social activities by each participant, accompanying person and industry representative.

Certificate of Participation
Certificate of participation will be given to the all registered participants at the last day of the congress from the congress registration desk.

Booth and Exhibition Area
A large area has been set aside for companies to exhibit their products like pharmaceutical and medical supplies. Meeting registration will be controlled at entry points to the exhibition areas. The area will be open between 09.00 - 19.00.

CALL FOR ABSTRACT

IMPORTANT POINTS AND RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

Abstracts must be sent over the system in ENGLISH or TURKISH. Abstracts sent independently of the system, by post, or in languages other than English or Turkish will not be accepted. Abstracts sent over the internet, if accepted, will be printed as they arrive, so they should be free of errors.

Abstract Submission Deadline : August 20, 2018

Rules for Abstracts

  • Abstracts will be gathered via the online abstract system.
  • Names of the authors must not include their academic titles.
  • Names must be written with only the first letter capitalized, and unabbreviated.
  • The name and address of the institution where the author works must be included.
  • Abstracts headers must be in title case (first letters capitalized only), with the exception of abbreviations.
  • If abbreviations are used in the abstract, the unabbreviated form must be included in parentheses.
  • The objective and material of the project must be briefly stated. Results must be summarized with sufficient numerical data, and conclusions should be explained within the results presented
  • The abstract must contain the following headers: Objective, Material, Method, Results, Conclusion and Keywords.
  • The abstract, not including the title, author’s name and surname must not exceed 500 words.
  • The abstracts will be collected in poster or oral abstracts format and the related topic category which fits best with your abstract should be selected at the relevant step.
  • Abstracts must be in text format and ONLY one table and one image can be included.

Please note any abstract that does not fit with one of the instructions above will be out of evaluation and rejected

Abstract Evaluation

All abstracts and proceedings will be blind reviewed by the Scientific Committee. In order to have an accepted abstract being programmed by the scientific committee, congress registration for the presenting author until August 20th, 2018 is compulsory. An acceptance letter concerning the abstract evaluation result will be e-mailed to the author.

PRESENTATION INFORMATION


Instructions for Preparing Posters

Instructions for accepted abstracts for poster presentations. Posters must be 70 cm wide and 90 cm high and should be designed to be legible from at least one meter away. The date, place and number of the stands where posters will be exhibited shall be announced by the organizing committee. Posters shall be affixed by sticky putty, and no other material shall be allowed. Assistance will be provided to the presenters in hanging their posters.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPEN COMMUNİCATİONS Please consider these Instructions below when preparing your Open Communication slides;
  • Do not use more than 7 lines in one slide,
  • Do not have more than 6 words in each line,
  • Prepare your slides horizontally,
  • Do not include huge tables which will cause difficulty in following the outcomes ,
  • As the congress internationally participated. Please prepare your slides preferably in English.

Instructions for Video Presentations
  • Productions must not be longer than 8 minutes including titles and a spoken narrative explaining the objectives of the procedure and the methods used during the procedure.
  • All video presentations must be edited and narrated. Narration must be in Turkish.
  • Please submit your video abstract online, upload your video, and then send one copy of your video via e-mail to urojinekoloji@opteamist.com or via wetransfer (https://wetransfer.com) no later than August 20, 2018 . Please write your full name ana institution name to explanation part.
  • The preferred format is compressed video formats such as divx avi, .wmv and mpeg. Avoid the following formats: uncompressed avi, vob. If your video is in one of these formats, please consider converting the video format into the preferred MPEG4 format. Doing so will decrease the time to upload your video during the submission process without degrading the quality of the video.


ONLINE ABSTRACT

REGISTRATION & ACCOMMODATION

Registration Fees

Registration Type Until May 11, 2018 After May 11, 2018
Expert 750 TRY 850 TRY
Asistant - Student 500 TRY 600 TRY
Midwife/ Nurse 400 TRY 500 TRY
Company Represantative 600 TRY 700 TRY
Accompanying person 400 TRY 500 TRY
  • All registration fees are subject to VAT 18%
  • All participants and attendants must be registered. The above registration fees include entrance to the scientific meetings and exhibition area, printed materials, congress bag, coffee breaks, lunches and participation to the opening cocktail.
  • All registrations are confirmed upon full payment of the registration fees. For the confirmation of your registration, please send the receipt of payment to the congress secretariat via e-mail.
  • In order to take advantage of discounted registration fees, registration fees must be deposited, and proof of payments must be sent by fax or e-mail to the congress secretariat by May 11th, 2018.


ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation Fees Until May 11, 2018 After May 11, 2018
Hotel Single Room Double Room Single Room Double Room
Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel 500 TRY 600 TRY 600 TRY 700 TRY
  • All registration fees are subject to VAT 18%
  • All participants and attendants must be registered. The above registration fees include entrance to the scientific meetings and exhibition area, printed materials, congress bag, coffee breaks, lunches and participation to the opening cocktail.
  • All registrations are confirmed upon full payment of the registration fees. For the confirmation of your registration, please send the receipt of payment to the congress secretariat via e-mail.


TRANSFER

Airport – Congress Venue Transfer Fee
One Way Transfer 200 TRY
  • The rate above is per person per way for group transfer. For private transfer request please contact opteamist tourism. 18% VAT will be added to the rates above



Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellations valid if notified in writing to Opteamist Tourism
  • For cancellations of registration and accommodation;
  • made until May 11th, 2018 will be refunded as 50 %.
  • made after May 11th, 2018, no refunds will be granted.
  • All refunds will be processed one month after the congress.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

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Bank İş Bankası
Branch Kalamış (1168)
SWIFT ISBKTRIS
IBAN (TRY) TR7500 0640 0000 1116 8031 3848
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CONTACT

ORGANIZATION SECRETARIAT

Address
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Phone
+90 (216) 414 11 11
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