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17 | Erich Salig World School of Perintal Medicine

Perintal Medicine Update
29 Oct 2009 - 30 Oct 2009
Course directors:
Frank Chervenak, Cornell University, United States
Asim Kurjak, KBC Sveti Duh, Zagreb, Croatia
Course description:

Pre-Congress Program

October 29, 2009


Croatian branch: Director B. Miskovic, Secretary O. Vasilj

1st day

08.30-09.00 E. Merz, Germany: 3D and 4D ultrasound in the assessment of neural tube defects – Manfred Hansmann lecture

09.00-09.30 R.K. Pooh, Japan: Prematurity of the brain; from the aspect of medullary vascularity

09.30-10.00 A. Kurjak, Croatia: New advances in fetal neurology

10.00-10.30 B. Ahmed, Qatar: Diabetic mother and fetal behavior

10.30-11.00 Break

11.00-11.30 S. Kupesic, USA: 3D ultrasound: tool for central reading and collaborative research

11.30-12.00 A. Bianchi, Uruguay: Ultrasound 3D/4D of facial defects

12.00-12.30 F.A. Chervenak, USA: Medico-legal aspects of US diagnosis

12.30-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.30 Lunch break

14.30-15.00 A. Mikhailov, Russia: Placenta and vasa praevia: diagnosis and perinatal management

15.00-15.30 E. Merz, Germany: The German approach to calculating the risk of chromosomal abnormalities in the first trimester

15.30-16.00 R. Vladareanu, Romania: Ultrasound volume in gynecology

16.00-16:30 Break

16.30-17.00 R. Matijevic, Croatia: Cervicometry and Ph-metry in detection of preterm labour

17.00-17.30 B. Ujevic, Croatia: Simple cyst in postmenopausis

17.30-18.00 B. Miskovic, Croatia: Fetal behavior and new prenatal neurological test (KANET)

18.00-18.30 Y. Ville, France: Care pathway of twin pregnancies

18.30-19.00 S. Kupesic, USA: Role of ultrasound and imaging in medical education

19.00-19.30 M.R.G. Carrapato, Portugal: Neonatal brain ultrasounds and clinical outcome

19.30-20.00 L. Bartholomew, USA: Just images: perinatal medicine

2nd day – Attendance of conference on Preterm Birth: Prediction, Prevention and Obstetric and Neonatal Treatment,

October 30, 2009


School directors: A. Kurjak, F.A. Chervenak, X. Carbonell-Estrany

09.00-09.20 E. Saling, Germany: Past and present of perinatal medicine

09.20-09.30 E. Saling, Germany: Manfred Hansmann’s scientific contribution to perinatal medicine

09.30-09.50 A. Kurjak, Croatia, F.A. Chervenak, USA: The future of perinatal medicine

09.50-10.10 K. Shiota, Japan: Variability in human embryonic development and its clinical implications

10.10-10.30 K. Gersak, Slovenia: Congenital defects among liveborn infants with Down syndrome (10-year analysis)

10.30-10.50 C. Sen, Turkey: Screening for fetal heart defects

10.50-11.30 Break

11.30-11.50 K. Shiota, Japan: Reproductive and developmental failures in human prenatal development

11.50-12.10 G. Monni, Italy: Invasive procedures in the first trimester

12.10-12.30 R. Brent, USA: The etiology and prevention of congenital malformation: Will we ever prevent this group of diseases?

12.30-12.50 C. Benedetto, Italy: Selective attendance of vaginal breech delivery

12.50-15.00 Lunch break

15.00-15.20 S. Schmidt, Germany: Evaluation of the advances in fetal surveillance by computer analysis of CTG tracings during labor

15.20-15.40 C. Benedetto, Italy: Preeclampsia: state of the art

15.40-16.00 F.A. Chervenak, USA: Patient choice Cesarean: the role of evidence and ethics

16.00-16.20 S. Schmidt, Germany: Caesarean section in cases with very early gestational age -- prospective trials

16.20-16.40 Break

16.40-17.00 L. Voto, Argentina: The use of IVIG in the treatment of Perinatal Hemolitic Disease

17.00-17.20 V. D’Addario, Italy: Screening for CNS anomalies

17.20-17.40 Z. Novak, Slovenia: Patient’s safety

17.40-18.00 Y. Ville, France: Prenatal management of fetal infection

18:00-18:20 C. Amiel Tison, France: From fetal to neonatal neurology

18.20-19.00 Discussion