Scientific Highlights

Scientific Highlights

At IGCS 2019, we aim to provide you with various learning opportunities, presented in different session types, to help improve your practice. Below is just a few of the many sessions on offer.

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019

6 exciting courses to choose from:

  • Learning from the Experts: IGCS 2019 Surgical Course
  • Clinical Application of Molecular Genetics to the Classification and Staging of Endometrial Carcinoma
  • International Challenges in Gynaecologic Oncology Nursing
  • Colposcopy Course (IFCPC)
  • Controversies in the Management of Gynecological Malignancies (sponsored by NOGGO)
  • Breast Cancer Course


Friday, September 20th, 2019

Plenary 3 – The Pitfalls of Surgical Clinical Trials Debate: Open Radical Hysterectomy

  • PRO – Pedro Ramirez
  • CON – Mario Leitao


Obstetrical Disasters and the Gynecologic Oncologist: The Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS)

  • Massive Transfusion Protocols – Linda Duska
  • The Importance Of The Multi-Disciplinary Team in the Management of The Patient With PAS – Donal Brennan
  • Conservative Management: How To Use Invasive Topography To Control Massive Hemorrhage – Jose Palacios Jaraquemada
  • Radical Management of Pas: Surgical Pearls and How to Control Massive Hemorrhage – David Atallah
  • Results of a Successful PAS Workgroup – Muhieddine Seoud


Poster Discussions with the Professor, featuring:

  • Rob Coleman
  • Ginger Gardner
  • Stephano Greggi
  • Bernd-Uwe Sevin
  • Alain Zeimet
  • Pamela Soliman


Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Plenary 5: HIPEC Debate

  • PRO: Oliver Zivanovic
  • CON: Rene Pareja


Live Surgery

  • Robotic simple hyst with SLN – Mario Leitao
  • Laparoscopic simple hyst with SLN – Gustavo Guitmann
  • Open radical hysterectomy – Alexey Shevchuk
  • Total mesometrial resection (TMMR) and therapeutic lymph node dissection – Michael Hoeckel
  • Laparoscopic lumboaortic lymphadenectomy – Christhardt Kohler
  • Laparoscopic lumboaortic lymphadenectomy – Reitan Ribeiro
  • Nerve-sparing Radical Hysterectomy – Mustafa Zelal Muallem


Plenary 5: Adjuvant RT for early stage Endometrial Cancer Debate

  • PRO: Anuja Jhingran
  • CON: Andrea Mariani


Challenges in Endometrial Cancer in Brazil (sponsored by FEBRASGO)


  • Jesus Paula Carvalho
  • Ang√©lica Nogueira-Rodrigues
  • Maria Del Pilar Estevez Diz
  • Glauco Baiocchi
  • Cristina Anton
  • Filomena Marino Carvalho
  • Ricardo dos Reis
  • Alexandre Silva
  • Joao Paulo Mancusi de Carvalho
  • Agnaldo Silva Filho