By: 13 September 2018
1-2 June 2019, Pelvic floor & Anorectal Ultrasound Masterclass: Two-day Hands-on Masterclass; Croydon University Hospital

Course Directors

Mr Abdul H Sultan, MD FRCOG

  • Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Croydon University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey.
  • Honorary Reader, St. George’s University of London.

Miss Ranee Thakar, MD FRCOG

  • Consultant Obstetrician & Urogynaecology Subspecialist, Croydon University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, St. George’s University of London.


Description of course

This workshop aims to provide skills in all aspects of pelvic floor and anal endosonography that would interest the novice as well as the more experienced. The faculty comprises of international experts Professor Pawel Wieczorek, Radiologist, Lublin, Poland and Professor Giulio Santoro, Colorectal surgeon, Treviso, Italy

Obstetric trauma is a major cause faecal incontinence in women and anal endosonography is an established gold standard in the diagnosis of sphincter defects. Abdul Sultan and Ranee Thakar are consultant urogynaecologists who  are internationally renowned as experts in obstetric trauma and work closely with colorectal surgeons. They currently run international hands-on workshops on perineal and anal sphincter trauma.

The programme will be comprehensive, encompassing a global perspective to pelvic floor trauma including levator injuries, rectoceles, cystoceles and urinary incontinence.  Live demonstrations are planned and delegates will be given an opportunity to develop hands-on experience on image acquisition and interpretation.


Venue / Location:               Croydon University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey

Postgraduate Medical Centre (PGMC), Yellow Zone