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Endometriosis

SIG Chair:

J. Keckstein

SIG Members:

E. Saridogan, U. Ulrich, G. Hudelist, C. Exacoustos, P. Konninckx, G. Pados, A. Daniilidis, M. Hirsch, M. Malzoni, E. Zupi, H. Krentel, G. Grimbizis, A. Wattiez, A. Forman, M. Nisolle

SIG Project:

Evaluation of diagnostics, treatment and documentation of deep endometriosis before, during and after surgery: a European Survey

Project description:

On the basis of a study, the current situation in the diagnosis and therapy of deep endometriosis in Europe will be evaluated. The focus here is the investigation of the preoperative diagnostic procedures as well as their use in the planning for the operation and the different surgical techniques. In addition, the postoperative follow up of the patients should be investigated. With these data we will analyse the various characteristics how to diagnose and treat deep endometriosis and try to identify the possibilities of quality control. The findings from this study could help us in further planning of training and organization of learning programs to support appropriate centers and individual specialists. The survey should reach all members of the ESGE and if possible also those of the affiliated national societies

SIG Projects completed 2019 and 2020:

Recommendations for surgical treatment of endometriosis: Deep endometriosis
European survey on the conservative surgical management of endometriotic cysts
Webinar: Controversies in Deep Endometriosis (SIG Endometriosis with SIG Imaging/ N. Amso)  

Papers in process, submitted or published in ESGE Journal:

Keckstein J, Becker CM, Canis M et al. Recommendations for the surgical treatment of endometriosis Part 2: deep endometriosis. Facts Views Vis ObGyn. 2019:11(4): 269-297. 

Pados G, Daniilidis A, Keckstein J et al. A European survey on the conservative surgical management of endometriotic cysts on behalf of the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Endometriosis. Facts, Views & Vision in ObGyn. 2020:12(2):105. 

Koninckx P, Deslandes A, Ussia A et al. Preoperative imaging of deep endometriosis: pitfalls of a diagnostic test before surgery. Facts Views Vis ObGyn. 2020:12(4):265-271. 

In process: Expert opinion on documentation and classification of endometriosis
In process: Controversies in deep endometriosis 

SIG Projects completed 2021:

Webinar: Controversies in Deep Endometriosis (SIG Endometriosis with SIG Imaging/ N. Amso) 
Keckstein J., Amso N., Saridogan E., Exacoustos C., Thomassin- Naggar I., Wattiez A., Malzoni M., Koninckx P., Hudelist G., Nisolle M.
SIG Projects ongoing/ applied 2021/2022
ISUOG, EEL, IDEA, ESHRE, ESGE, ISGE and AAGL , Collaboration to produce a consensus statement on the “Use of imaging techniques for non-invasive diagnosis and classification of endometriosis” to be published jointly in the Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Human Reproduction Open, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Facts, Views & Vision journals.
SIG Projects in preparation 2022
Web-based analysis of endometriosis findings: an interobserver comparison.
Endometriosis masterclass, in collaboration with the EEL.

Publication in process, submitted or published in ESGE Journal:

Koninckx, P., A. Deslandes, A. Ussia, A. Di Giovanni, G. Hanan, M. Tahiak, l. Adamian, J. Keckstein and A. Wattiez. "Preoperative imaging of deep endometriosis: pitfalls of a diagnostic test before surgery." Facts Views Vis Obgyn 12(4): 265-271.
In press : What to choose and why to use – a critical review on the clinical relevance of rASRM, EFI and ENZIAN classifications of endometriosis, G. Hudelist G, L. Valentin, E. Saridogan, G.Condous, M. Malzoni M, H. Roman, D. Jurkovic D, J. Keckstein J Facts Views Vis Obgyn

In process : Controversies in Deep Endometriosis , Keckstein J., Amso N., Saridogan E., Exacoustos C., Thomassin- Naggar I., Wattiez A., Malzoni M., Koninckx P., Hudelist G., Nisolle M., Facts Views Vis Obgyn
planned: ISUOG, EEL, IDEA, ESHRE, ESGE, ISGE and AAGL consensus statement :“Use of imaging techniques for non-invasive diagnosis and classification of endometriosis” Facts Views Vis Obgyn

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