CanSAGE4 Program / Programme SCanPEG4

Patients, Practitioners and System Changes for Better Care / 

Patient(e)s, practicien(ne)s et changements systématiques pour de meilleurs soins

                (updated November 5, 2019)

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. You may claim a maximum of 19 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. More information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit
Read more on the Royal College agreement with the American Medical Association.


Note: All presentations will be given in English.

PRESENTATIONS:

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

If permission was granted, a password-protected Presentation PDF file is available beside the session name.
Participants will receive an email with the password.

Thursday, September 26
 

Post Graduate Courses

Please refer to the Post Graduate Course page for details

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain – A practical approach – Presentation PDF

Lead: Catherine Allaire – MDCM, FRCSC – University of British Columbia
Course mission: To provide practical knowledge and skills for gynecologists to explain the neurophysiology of pain to patients and to more effectively manage chronic pelvic pain.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Develop a greater understanding of central sensitization and practice explaining this concept to patients. • Discover useful tools when assessing a CPP patient. • Review the current evidence for various interventions for CPP. • Demonstrate practical skills (such as TP injections) in the treatment of CPP. Target audience: Ob/Gyns and trainees.

  • Hysteroscopy: Out of the OR and into the ambulatory setting in 2019

Lead: John Thiel – MD, FRCSC – University of Saskatchewan
Course mission: To provide a framework for the introduction and development of an ambulatory gynecology program in Canadian centres including logistics, skill acquisition, moving to advanced procedures and identification and management of complications.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Identify strategies and options for the creation and support of an ambulatory gynecology clinic in a Canadian centre. • Develop a plan to improve ambulatory surgical skills using simulation and mentoring. • Identify and select appropriate treatment options for a variety of pathologies. 
Target audience: The new hysteroscopist and those wishing to become experts.

  • Deep Endometriosis – Primer on surgical management

Lead: Sukhbir Sony Singh – MD, FRCSC, FACOG  – University of Ottawa
Course mission: To deliver an interactive course for gynecologists in practice or training that focuses on the surgical management of endometriosis including preparation, intraoperative techniques and risk mitigation.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Describe an approach to pre-operative planning for the surgical management of endometriosis. • List the key tools and competencies required for managing endometriosis. • Identify an approach for managing complex endometriosis cases including deep disease and ovarian endometriomas. Target audience: Anyone who is interested in learning about surgery for deep endometriosis.

Moderators: Karine Lortie (ON) and Liane Belland (AB)

Expert Lunch

Please refer to the Expert Lunch page for details

Legend:
Research and Video Presentations:  
O – Oral   eP – ePoster   V – Video

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

View the complete list »

 

 

 

OPENING SESSION AND PLENARY

 

Moderators: John Thiel (SK) and Elizabeth Randle (NS)

Plenary

  • Asherman: Finding the way in a sea of adhesions  – Presentation not available

Keith Isaacson, MD
Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Infertility, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Newton, MA

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Identify risk factors for developing Asherman's syndrome as well as methods to reduce its occurrence. • Become familiar with optimal techniques for diagnosing and treating Asherman's syndrome. The target audience includes health care providers who provide obstetrical care and gynecologic surgery to their patients.

Moderators: Ally Murji (ON) and Claudine Storness-Bliss (BC)

Plenary

  • When complex obstetrics meets gynecology: Invasive placentas

John Kingdom, MD, FRCSC  – Presentation PDF-part1, PDF-part2, PDF-part3
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Cleve Ziegler, MD, FRCSC  
– Presentation PDF-part1, PDF-part2
Obstetrician Gynecologist, Assistant Professor, Jewish General Hospital / McGill University, Montreal, QC

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Determine the ideal timing and conduct of Caesarian section/hysterectomy for invasive placenta. • Recommend key surgical maneuvers to reduce hemorrhage and expedite surgery. • Demonstrate optimal use of human and material resources to maximize efficiency. The target audience includes anesthetists, maternal- fetal medicine specialists, gynecologists and gynecologic oncologists.


Moderators: Jonathon Solnik (ON) and Abheha Satkunaratnam (ON)

Panel

  • Leading change: Fostering a respectful workplace at the organization,
    university and departmental level  
    – Presentation PDF

Nancy Baxter, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Jubilee Brown, MD
Professor and Associate Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC

Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, MD, FRCPC
Deputy Head, Dept of Medicine; Division Head and Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine; Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Detail the published data surrounding harassment and discrimination in medicine; • Navigate difficult interpersonal interactions based on harassment and discrimination;
• Manage colleague and employee relations in the workplace. 
The target audience includes physicians, advanced health care providers, medical staff personnel, resident physicians, and trainees.


 

Friday, September 27

Wellness – Morning Run

Sponsored by Hologic

Sponsored Breakfast Symposium (This session is not accredited)

Please refer to the Sponsored Sessions page for details

 

Moderators: Catherine Allaire (BC) and Alese Wagner (AB)

Plenary

  • Understanding chronic pain in the perioperative setting  – Presentation PDF

Sawsan (Suzie) As-Sanie, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Director of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery and the Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain Clinic, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Review the physiology of chronic pain, with a particular emphasis on central sensitization. • Discuss the clinical implications and approach to integrate treatment of central sensitization when evaluating and treating patients with chronic pain. • Describe an evidence-based approach to the perioperative care of the chronic pain patient, emphasizing strategies to minimize use of postoperative opioids. Target audience includes gynecologists and gynecologic surgeons.

 

Moderators: Kristina Arendas (ON) and Ari Sanders (AB)

Plenary

  • Nerve sparing in radical endometriosis surgery: Balancing risks  – Presentation PDF

Nucelio Lemos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai and Women’s College Hospitals, Toronto, ON

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Review the anatomy of the nerve bundles crossing the pelvis. • Discuss the main steps where nerve damage can occur during gynecologic procedures and strategies do avoid it.• Understand the symptoms and signs related to intrapelvic nerve damage. • Propose strategies to avoid intraoperative nerve damage. The target audience includes pelvic surgeons dealing with endometriosis, pelvic malignancies and/or performing pelvic reconstructive procedures.

Moderator: Jamie Kroft (ON) and Nancy Van Eyk (NS)

Plenary

  • Surgical menopause: Longterm implications and treatment strategies  – Presentation not available

Lindsay Shirreff, MD, MSc(HQ), FRCSC
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Review the definitions of menopause and discuss differences between natural menopause and surgical menopause. • Discuss long-term health implications for surgical menopause patients. • Develop an approach to the management of menopause symptoms with a focus on vasomotor symptoms. • Discuss unique populations where management of menopause symptoms may differ from the average patient. The target audience for this presentation is Obstetrics and Gynaecology trainees, General Gynaecologists and Minimally Invasive Gynaecologic Surgeons. 

Lunch and Learn  (This session is not accredited)

Please refer to the Sponsored Sessions page for details

 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

 

Legend:

Research and Video Presentations:  O – Oral   eP – ePoster   V – Video   RF – Rapid Fire

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations

Moderator: Chelsea Topping (AB)

1A  Endometriosis / Adenomyosis, Pain – I

13:15   V-204   Best video submission for the topic: Endometriosis / Adenomyosis

Cici Zhu – The Ottawa Hospital, ON
Endometriosis of the bowel: A surgical approach

13:25   O-004   Best abstract submission for the topic: Laparoscopic surgery – Presentation not available

Emily Delpero – Mount Sinai Hospital, ON

Long term outcomes of post-operative hormonal suppression in patients with endometriosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

13:35   O-005 – Presentation not available

Catherine Allaire – University of British Columbia, BC

Endometriosis and negative perception of the medical profession

 

13:45   V-205

Caroline Lee – University of British Columbia, BC

A step-wise approach to laparoscopic cystectomy of ovarian endometrioma

13:55   O-006   Best abstract submission for the topic: Endometriosis / Adenomyosis – Presentation not available

Sony Singh – The Ottawa Hospital, ON

Reductions in endometriosis-associated pain among Elagolix-treated women are consistent across a range of baseline characteristics

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations
Moderator: Anet Maksymowicz (MB)

2A  Innovation: Surgical education

13:15   eP-101

Siddhi Mathur – University of Toronto, ON

Surgical coaching in obstetrics and gynecology: A multi-centre pilot project

13:22   eP-102

Sarah Norris – University of Toronto, ON

Effect of a surgical teaching video on resident performance of a laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy – A randomized controlled trial

13:29   eP-103

Li-Hsuan Hsiao – University of Saskatchewan, SK

A simulation curriculum for teaching obstetrics and gynecology residents the management of Asherman’s Syndrome

 

13:36   O-007   Tied for best abstract submission for the topic: Innovation – Presentation PDF

Justin Mui – University of British Columbia, BC

A randomized control trial of non-surgical methods of non-dominant hand training to enhance laparoscopic skill

13:46   V-206   Best video submission for the topic: Innovation

Emily Wright – University of British Columbia, BC

Porcine tongue hysteroscopy: A novel simulation model for operative hysteroscopy teaching

13:56   eP-105

Jessica Papillon Smith – McGill University Health Centre, QC

Understanding minimally invasive gynecologic surgery training in Canada: A national survey of recent graduates


At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations
Moderator: Sonja Bodmer-Roy (QC)

3A  Fibroids: Blood conservation for myomectomy

13:15   O-008   Best abstract submission for the topic: Fibroids  – Presentation PDF

Alysha Nensi – St. Michael's Hospital, ON

Impact of a “blood conservation bundle” on perioperative transfusion rates during myomectomy

13:25   V-207

Alysha NensiSt. Michael's Hospital, ON

Intraoperative strategies to minimize blood loss during myomectomy

13:35   eP-106

Ally Murji – Mount Sinai Hospital, ON

The impact of pre-operative anemia in women undergoing elective hysterectomy and myomectomy: A population-based cohort study

 

13:42   V-208   Best video submission for the topic: Fibroids

Cici Zhu – The Ottawa Hospital, ON

Temporary uterine artery occlusion at laparoscopic myomectomy – A simple technique to reduce blood loss

13:52   V-209

Andrew Zakhari – Mount Sinai Hospital, ON

Uterine artery occlusion at myomectomy


At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations

Moderator: Chantal Rivard (QC)

4A  Innovation: Surgical advances

13:15   eP-107

Vanille Simon – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, QC

Uterine morcellation: Surgical implications of the use of a contained bag system

13:22   eP-108

Cat Czyrnyj – University of Ottawa, ON

Ultrasound elastography for uterine pathologies: Preliminary reliability for clinical use

13:29   V-210

Tin Yan Tina Ngan – Regina General Hospital, SK

Genitofemoral nerve sparing adhesiolysis

 

13:39   V-211

Elizabeth Miazga – University of Toronto, ON

Beyond the Pfannenstiel: Minimally invasive incisions for maximum exposure

13:49   V-212   Tied for best video submission for the topic: Laparoscopic surgery

Angela Deane – University of Calgary, AB

Routine anterior colpotomy prior to ligation of the uterine artery at the time of laparoscopic hysterectomy

13:59   V-213

Alysha Nensi – St. Michael's Hospital, ON

Manual tissue extraction: Approach to vaginal morcellation

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Legend:

Research and Video Presentations:  O – Oral   eP – ePoster   V – Video   RF – Rapid Fire

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations

Moderator: Chelsea Topping (AB)

1B  Endometriosis / Adenomyosis, Pain - II

14:15   eP-109

Maria Giroux – University of Saskatchewan, SK

A randomized comparison of hands-on versus video-based training program designed to enhance pelvic floor examination in patients presenting with chronic pelvic pain

14:22   O-009 – Presentation not available

Sony Singh – The Ottawa Hospital, ON

Burden of endometriosis in Canada: II-Diagnostic delay and its correlates

14:32   O-010   Best abstract submission for the topic: Pain  – Presentation not available

Natasha Orr – University of British Columbia, BC

The Central Sensitization Inventory in women with endometriosis

14:42   eP-110

Olga Bougie – Queen's University, ON

Influence of race/ethnicity on prevalence and presentation of endometriosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

14:49   O-011 – Presentation not available

Andrew Zakhari – Mount Sinai Hospital, ON

Post-operative Dienogest following conservative endometriosis surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis

14:59   eP-111

Sony Singh – The Ottawa Hospital, ON

Bone turnover changes in women treated with Elagolix or placebo during the Elaris EM-I and EM-II trials who did not continue in the extension studies

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations

Moderator: Anet Maksymowicz (MB)

2B  Innovation: Improving health systems

14:15   O-012   Best abstract submission for the topic: Abnormal uterine bleeding – Presentation not available

Alexandria Bennett – The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, ON

Cost-effectiveness of an outpatient uterine assessment and treatment unit in patients with abnormal uterine bleeding: A modelling study

14:25   eP-112

Alysha Nensi – St. Michael's Hospital, ON

Utilizing LEAN methodology to optimize operating room efficiency: A multidisciplinary process-mapping exercise

14:32   eP-113

Alysha NensiSt. Michael's Hospital, ON

Cost-effectiveness of robotic hysterectomy for benign pathology

14:39   O-013  – Presentation PDF

Alysha NensiSt. Michael's Hospital, ON

Introduction of operating room black box in gynecology: Development of a procedural framework for total laparoscopic hysterectomy

14:49   eP-114

Lindsay Shirreff – Mount Sinai Hospital, ON

Impact of minimally invasive gynecology fellowship training on patient outcomes at hysterectomy
 

14:56   eP-139

Vanille Simon – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, QC

Minimally invasive hysterectomy rates in Quebec: trends over the last decade and predictors of technicity

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations

Moderator: Sonja Bodmer-Roy (QC)

3B  Abnormal uterine bleeding / Laparoscopic surgery

14:15   eP-115

Maria C. Cusimano – University of Toronto, ON

Laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomy in endometrial cancer patients with obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of conversions and complications

14:22   O-014   Tied for best abstract submission for the topic: Innovation – Presentation PDF

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, ON

Returning to work after minimally invasive hysterectomy

14:32   O-015   Best abstract submission for the topic: Hysteroscopic surgery – Presentation not available

Catherine Bergeron – University Laval Québec, QC

Is endometrial ablation/resection as effective as levonorgestrel intra-uterine system in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding?

14:42   eP-116

Ahmad Badeghiesh – McGill University, QC

Unexplained infertility is associated with chronic endometritis in women with endometrial polyps

14:49   eP-117

Tatiana Fras – University of Saskatchewan, SK

Reproductive outcomes following management of intrauterine pathologies by hysteroscopic resection: A systematic review

14:56   eP-118

Ryan Li-Yun-Fong – Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, ON

Laparoscopic findings, treatment and reproductive outcomes in women with primary and secondary infertility

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

ePoster presentations are available via: CanSAGE.multilearning.com

PARALLEL SESSION – Research and Video Presentations

Moderator: Chantal Rivard (QC)

4B  Infertility / Uterine anomaly

14:15   V-214

Sari Kives – University of Toronto, ON

Surgical management of a fused non communicating, rudimentary uterine horn with significant myometrial connection

14:25   V-215

Caroline Lee – University of British Columbia, BC

IR-guided access to uterine cavity in a case of severe cervical stenosis

14:35   V-216   Best video submission for the topic: Hysteroscopic surgery

M. Brad Sullivan – University of Alberta, AB

Surgical correction of dysmorphic uteri

14:45   V-217   Best video submission for the topic: Fertility

Sarah Norris – University of Toronto, ON

Laparoscopic Tuboplasty

14:55   V-218   Tied for best video submission for the topic: Laparoscopic surgery

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, ON

Creation of a neovagina: A modified Davydov approach


At the end of this session, participants will be able to: •Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral, ePoster and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 


Moderators: Neeraj Mehra (BC) and Eliane Shore (ON)

Plenary

  • Simulation-based surgical education in the era of CBD  – Presentation PDF

Glenn Posner, MDCM, FRCSC, MEd
Associate Professor, uOttawa Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Innovation in Medical Education, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • List three simulation-based teaching modalities that can be used in competency-based surgical education. • Select the simulation modality and appropriate timing of the educational intervention that addresses particular learning objectives of their trainees. • Cite some relevant evidence for the use of simulation in surgical education. This session is for anyone who is engaged in post-graduate surgical education.

CanSAGE – Annual General Meeting

Open to CanSAGE members only

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Wellness – Morning Yoga

Sponsored by LiNA Medical

Sponsored Breakfast Symposium – Abbvie (This session is not accredited)  – Presentation PDF

Please refer to the Sponsored Sessions page for details

Moderators: Grace Liu​ (ON) and Huse Kamencic (SK)

Plenary

  • Alternatives to mesh for pelvic organ prolapse  – Presentation not available

Roxana Geoffrion, MDCM, FRCSC
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Recognize pelvic floor symptoms unrelated to pelvic organ prolapse and know when not to operate. • Review current evidence in view of patient counselling for non-mesh alternatives in the treatment of apical prolapse. • Examine the complementary roles of innovation and evaluation in pelvic reconstructive surgery. The target audience is surgical trainees, fellows, gynecologists with an interest in pelvic reconstructive surgery, as well as anyone with a research interest in patient-oriented surgical outcomes. 

Moderators: Olga Bougie (ON) and Wusun Paek (ON)

Plenary

  • Medical and surgical management of adenomyosis in infertility  – Presentation PDF

Sarah Maheux-Lacroix, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Gynecologist, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHU de Québec, Université Laval, Québec, QC

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Recognize the impact of adenomyosis on women’s fertility. 
• Apply appropriate medical treatment to improve chances of conception in women diagnosed with adenomyosis. 
• Discuss the risks and benefits of the surgical management of adenomyosis in a context of infertility. The target audience includes health care practitioners who provide gynecologic care to their patients.

Breakout Sessions

Moderator: Herbert Wong (ON)

  • Bowel and urologic complications: Help, how can I fix this?  – Presentation PDF

Christina Williams, MD, FRCSC
Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vancouver, BC 

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Identify patients with increased risk for urological and bowel injuries at surgery. • Learn surgical techniques to prepare the surgical field by optimizing safe ureterolysis and lysis of bowel adhesions in cases of distorted pelvic anatomy. • Recognize intraoperative injuries and their repair.
• Recognize delayed urological and bowel complications and understand their repair. The target audience includes gynecologists engaged in gynecological minimally invasive surgery.

Moderator: Wynne Leung (AB)

  • Myomectomy approaches and obstetrical considerations: “You mean it’s not over when the morcellation’s done??”  – Presentation PDF

Darrien Rattray, MD, FRCSC
Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Saskatchewan, Regina, SK

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Review the known adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with myomectomy in a manner relatable to their patients. • Outline techniques and approaches that may reduce these adverse outcomes. • Recognize the need for further study in pregnancies after myomectomy. The target audience for this breakout session is Gynecologic surgeons who perform myomectomy (open, laparoscopic, and hysteroscopic) whether they practice Obstetrics or not!

 

Moderator: Madeleine Lemyre (QC)

  • Retroperitoneal surgical anatomy: The solution to difficult surgery  – Presentation PDF

Fariba Mohtashami, MD, FRCSC
Head, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of OBGYN, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC 
Joannie Neveu, MD, FRCSC
Gynecologic-Oncologist – Advance Laparoscopy, and Associate Professor, Bliss Murphy Centre, Memorial University, St. John's, NL

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Navigate, dissect, do no harm in retroperitoneal spaces
• Distinguish the components of pelvic side walls. • Identify and ligate the uterine artery at its origin. This session is designed for gynecologic surgeons who want to expand their practical knowledge of laparoscopic surgical anatomy of female pelvis to tackle complex pelvic pathology.  

Introduction: Deborah Robertson

Presentation of the George Vilos Award

2019 Recipient: Guylaine Lefebvre

Moderators: Darrien Rattray (SK) and Jaclyn Madar (QC)

Mystify the Mentor

Mentors: Guylaine Lefebvre, CMPA, ON, George Vilos, Western University, ON, John Thiel, University of Saskatchewan, SK

Cases:  Justin Mui, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Elizabeth Miazga, University of Toronto, ON

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Recognize differing presentations of common disorders. • Reflect on common differential diagnosis for common disorders. 
• Postulate possible investigations and treatment strategies for atypical presentation of common disorders.

Legend: Research and Video Presentations:  O – Oral   V – Video
 

Video presentations are available at: CanSAGEvideos.com 

Moderator: Paul Yong (BC)

Award Session

Showcasing Excellence: Top Oral and Video Presentations

15:30   O-001 – Presentation not available

Jessica Papillon Smith – McGill University Health Centre, QC

Prophylactic internal iliac artery ligation versus balloon occlusion for placenta accreta spectrum disorders

15:40   O-002 – Presentation not available

Innie Chen – University of Ottawa, ON

National technicity on the rise: Ten year minimally invasive hysterectomy trends for women with benign uterine disease in Canada

15:50   O-003 – Presentation not available

Sukainah Alfaraj – University of British Columbia, BC

Sliding sign testing could be a potential alternative to laparoscopy to predict Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) in endometriosis-associated infertility

16:05   V-201

Tin Yan Tina Ngan – Regina General Hospital, SK

Tubal re-implantation following hysteroscopic tubal sterilization

16:15   V-202

Andrew Zakhari – Mount Sinai Hospital, ON

Keep your landmarks close, and the hypogastric nerve closer: An approach to nerve-sparing endometriosis surgery

16:25   V-203

Geoffrey Zeni – University of Toronto, ON

Resection of the complete uterine septum


At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral and video presentations. • Share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners. 

Closing Session

Awards Presentation

Announcement of CanSAGE5
 

CanSAGE4 Gala and Silent Auction – Night at the Museum

  • Bring it on! Strategies for personal resiliency 
    Meg Soper, Motivational Humorist Speaker, Toronto, ON
    www.megsoper.com

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Fellowship Directors' Meeting

CanSAGE Board and Executive Meeting