Who are we ?
The Gruppo Italo Belga organises difficult surgery in Rome Woman Hospital. After teaching endoscopic surgery in Leuven, Oxford and Rome, we continue training with the MKW club.
- Outpatients and Surgery
- Video consultations // second opinions
- Medico-legal advice
- >3000 deep endometriosis surgeries and over 1000 hysterectomies.
- >250 publications
- either Evidence based
- or peer reviewed and published experience based evidence: read (our 2017 article and our 2022 article )
- If not published and peer reviewed, you can only judge the author.
- info on web-sites, lay press etc might be biased
From symptoms to diagnosis
We started the first menopause clinic on the continent in 1981.
Menopause starts when the ovaries stop to ovulate and thus do not produce estrogens.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) replaces hormones , like glasses help to read.
HRT requires individualisation, based on knowledge of endocrinology.
HRT has many advantages on the brain, support tissue, heart and vessels, and decreases bowel (50%) and uterus cancers. HRT does not cause breast cancer, but existing breast cancers grow faster with an earlier diagnosis and lower morbidity. This is often erroneously considered as more cancers. read recent review
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