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54th Annual ESPE

Barcelona, Spain
01 Oct 2015 - 03 Oct 2015

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Working Groups

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

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Impact of Malignancies and Their Treatment on Reproductive Function in Girls

Sklar Charles A

Background: A 5-year survival rates for children/adolescents diagnosed with cancer are currently ~80%, with survival rates ~90% for those with acute leukaemia, the most common type of cancer in this population. It is estimated that there will be some 500 000 survivors of childhood cancer in the USA by the year 2020. These impressive survival rates are due, in large part, to the use of multi-modality therapy (i.e., surgery, multiagent chemotherapy, and surgery) in a large propo...

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Preservation of Fertility Pre-Therapy

Grynberg Michael

We are in an exciting and interesting time, when pediatricians and reproductive endocrinologists across the globe rise to the challenge of providing fertility services for people with a history of gonadotoxic diseases. Indeed, developments in numerous medical fields have improved long-term survival rates for many diseases that strike children and young adults. However, to survive is no longer enough. The emphasis is shifting, to enable people to live a life as normal as possib...

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Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis in Adolescence

Puttemans Patrick

The presence of endometriosis, from minimal/mild disease up to the rASRM classification for endometriosis stages III and IV, has been described repeatedly in adolescent women. The complaints are common and elicit compassion, but rarely stimulate a thorough research of the cause. The clinical reality is that common complaints of dysmenorrhea or acyclic pelvic pain – even before the onset of menstruation – may hide a disease the severity of which is not reflected by th...

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Uterus Transplantation with Live Births – An Update

Brannstrom Mats

The last frontier to conquer in female infertility is absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI), affecting more than 10 000 women in the UK. Uterine transplantation (UTx) is now the first available treatment for this large group of women. Adoption and gestational surrogacy are other means to obtain motherhood, but the acceptances of these arrangements in the society vary greatly between societies. Our research group initiated a step-by-step developmental animal-based research...