Congress Overview:

The 11th Athens Congress on Women’s Health and Disease “Preconception to Menopause” was organized by the 2nd Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the University of Athens, and the Hellenic Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology.

It took place between September 6-8, 2018 at the Royal Olympic Hotel, with the Scientific Collaboration of other Medical Societies, as the ESGE, ISGE, FIGIJ, HATM, CSPAG, HSOG, IMS, ESC, MSRM, HES, EBCOG, HSFPCRH, IAHR, EMAS, RCOG, HSFP and EURAPAG.

The Congress was one of the most successful ones as it was attended by more than 600 participants.

Relatively to the subject of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology the following topics were presented and discussed during the works of the Congress:

  • Precocious puberty: an enviromental disorder? – Sultan C.
  • Managing requests for cosmetic genital surgery in childhood and adolescence – Wood P.
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases in PCOs – Bruni V.
  • Contraception in young women and sexually transmitted diseases – Creatsa M.
  • Secondary amenorrhea in young women – Tsimaris P.
  • Amenorrhea: an approach to diagnosis and treatment – Bumbuliene Z.
  • Uterovaginal anomalies – Vatopoulou A.
  • Contraceptive options for adolescents – Apter D.
  • Mandatory school sexuality education – Can it really make a difference? – Haldre K.
  • Vulvovaginitis in paediatric and adolescent population – Deliveliotou A.
  • Adolescent sexual health – Tsitsika A.
  • The role of estrogens during adolescence – Tzingounis V.
  • Reproductive health in adolescents with chronic disease – Michala L.
  • Lower genital tract infections during adolescence – Vrioni G.
  • Adolescence oligomenorrhea: an implication for future health – Roos E.
  • LARC methods, an option also for adolescents – Apter D.