The First International Elite Gynecologic Surgery Competition was jointly hosted by AME Publishing Company and the West China Second University Hospital of Sichuan University. The competition was held on an international background. All the videos for the competition were judged on the basis of how effective the videos are in promoting gynecologic surgery’s techniques. Specifically, video clips were assessed based on the following 5-point criteria.
- Operative Difficulty（20%）
- The standardization and the fluency of the operation（20%）
- Quality of the video（20%）
- Educational values of video demonstration （20%）
The competition here comes to a conclusion with the final scoring from a panel of judges. All prized videos will be published in Gynecology and Pelvic Medicine (GPM: http://gpm.amegroups. com) later.
Following is the winner list:
- First Prize:
Fabio Barra (University of Genoa, Italy)
Gaowen Chen (Zhujiang Hospital, Southern Medical University, China)
- Second Prize:
Yanfei Li (Cangzhou Central Hospital, China)
Xin Du (Hubei Maternal and Child Health Hospital, China)
Fei Li (Affiliated Hospital of Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China)
- Third Prize:
Lian Zou (The First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College, China)
Yue Yang (Chengdu Women’s & Children’s Central Hospital, China)
Tao Guo (West China Second University Hospital of Sichuan University, China)
Wu Huang (Pidu District People’s Hospital, China)
Wei Bao (Shanghai First People’s Hospital, China)
Panel of Judges:
1. Francesco Cosentino, MD
Dr. Cosentino is presently Director of Gynecologic Oncologic Unit at Fondazione Giovanni Paolo II Università Cattolica di Campobasso.
2. Fang Fang, MD
Dr. Fang is Professor and Postgraduate Tutor of Gynecology in the West China Second Hospital, Sichuan University.
3. Simone Ferrero, MD, PhD
Prof. Ferrero is currently working as Associate Professor at the IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, University of Genoa.
4. Walter H. Gotlieb, MD, PhD
Prof. Gotlieb is presently the Director of Gynecologic Oncology at the Jewish General Hospital and Director of Surgical Oncology at McGill University.
5. Antonio Simone Laganà, MD
Dr. Laganà is a Medical Doctor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, “Filippo Del Ponte” Hospital, University of Insubria.
6. Xiaoyu Niu, MD
Prof. Niu is Vice President in medicine administration at West China Second Hospital of Sichuan University and Executive Editor-in-Chief of Gynecology and Pelvic Medicine(GPM).
7. Ying Zheng, MD
Dr. Zheng is Deputy Director of the Department of Gynecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, and Head of the hospital’s Center of Endoscopic Gynecologic Surgery.