Adenomyosis and abnormal uterine bleeding, international meeting in Siena.

Mona Lisa Smile Team

The 3 days were held in Siena, 30h November - 2nd December 2023 organized by the local group led by prof. Errico Zupi of the University of Siena with the participation of Italian and international speakers and moderators who are experts in this field from UNIBO and IRCCS Bologna. Participants will have the opportunity to broaden their skills on adenomyosis and abnormal uterine bleeding, acquiring the most recent knowledge on diagnostic-therapeutic management.

The main purpose of this congress was to give space to the younger ones to underline their role and the desire to motivate the categories of "biologically" incoming scholars, indispensable and active in the attempt to improve the quality of life of women in this sector too.

Adenomyosis is a pathology of enormous interest, in the last 15 years scientific attention on this topic has increased significantly, going from 59 publications in 2005 to 362 in 2022. The pathology, often disabling, is not easy to diagnose although characterized by clinical pictures dominated by pain, uterine bleeding and infertility. The congress aims to give participants a complete overview of this pathology and the symptoms related to it, paying attention to all the clinical implications in diagnostic and therapeutic terms. This conference is aimed at gynecologists, doctors in training, involved in the management of endometriosis pathology, who want to learn or deepen guidelines, diagnostic and management methods and learn about updates relating to the disease.

The inclusion of an intervention on adenomyosis in adolescence -Adenomyosis and adolescence (F. Martire)-, within such a specific program, by the team, further validated the objectives of the Mona Lisa Smile project and underlined the importance of taking global care of women's health, starting from adolescence.

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