Pelvic floor and Anorectal Ultrasound Masterclass

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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


Dates:                                   2018 - 16th and 17th June                                      

Time:                                     DAY 1 -   0900h to 1800h 

                                                DAY 2 -    0830h to 1630h

Cost:                                      £450.00 for two days (£250.00 for one day)




                        Professor. Pawel Wieczorek, Radiologist, Lublin, Poland

                        Professor. Giulio Santoro, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Treviso, Italy



                        Dr Aswini Balachandran, Urogynaecology Subspecialty Trainee

                        Dr Linda Arendsen, Research Fellow

                        Wendy Ness, Colorectal Nurse Specialist



                      Please Contact:

                      Michelle Lawrence
                      Lancaster Suite
                      Croydon University Hospital
                      530 London Road
                      Croydon, Surrey, UK
                      CR7 7YE

                      Phone : +44 737 675 6280
                      E-Mail :


For a recommended hotel within the Croydon area, there is The Croydon Park Hotel:


For basic accommodation the Ibis (Croydon) 020 8689 8989 is located directly opposite Croydon University Hospital: