FETOMATERNAL MEDICINE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

08:30-10:00

INTRAPARTUM CARE HALL C
Capsule Simple procedures in obstetrics are so common and so controversial, why?
Chairpersons

Liran Hiersch, Israel
Eran Ashwal, Canada

08:30-08:50

Oxytocin use during labor
Inês Nunes, Portugal  

08:50-09:15

When to perform an episiotomy
Katariina Laine, Norway

09:15-09:35 Assisted vaginal delivery
Amir Aviram, Canada
09:35-10:00

Diagnosing arrested labor
Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal

 

10:00-10:20 Coffee break,  e-poster viewing and visit the exhibition Exhibition Area

 

 10:20-11:50

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION HALL B

Capsule

Hot controversies as seen by the experts

Chairpersons

Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Yariv Yogev, Israel

Discussants

Basky Thilaganathan, UK
Liran Hiersch, Israel
Arie Franx, Netherlands
Asma Khalil, UK
Nir Melamed, Canada

 

  • Twins with asymptomatic mid-trimester short cervix. Cerclage? Progesterone? Pessary? Neither?
  • CS or vaginal delivery in preterm delivery prior to 32, 28 weeks of gestation
  • Should all women be induced at 39 weeks, when of gestation?
  • Need for steroids at 34-37 weeks?
  • Stillbirth/preterm birth/FGR according to ethnic and socioeconomic inequality – should induce women from ethnic minorities or socioeconomic deprived backgrounds to avoid stillbirth?

 

11:50-12:00 Break

 

12:00-13:30

OBESITY

HALL C
Capsule Obesity and morbidity are related but can anything be done?
Chairpersons Yariv Yogev, Israel
Gerard Visser, Netherlands
 12:00-12:20 Diabetes or obesity – what affects more on the fetus and the mother?
Gerard Visser, Netherlands
12:20-12:45

The impact of bariatric surgery on pregnancy outcome
Sam Schoenmakers, Netherlands

 12:45-13:05

Should obese women be advocated to lose weight in pregnancy?
Yariv Yogev, Israel

13:05-13:30

Should all morbid obese women be induced at 38 weeks?
Arie Franx, Netherlands

 

13:30-14:30  Lunch break,  moderated e-posters and visit the exhibition Exhibition Area

 

14:30-15:00

CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

HALL C

Capsule 

Reducing twins is questionable and ethically controversial, should we do it and when?

Chairpersons 

Eran Ashwal, Canada
Gerard Visser, Netherlands

14:30-15:00

14:30
14:40
14:50

Debate: Should we reduce twins to singleton?
Yes: Yariv Yogev, Israel
No: Yinon Gilboa, Israel
Discussion

15:00-16:30

PRETERM DELIVERY

Capsule How to assess and prevent premature delivery?
15:00-15:20

US during labor
Yinon GilboaIsrael

15:20-15:35 Cervical length screening – does it vary in different populations?
Martijn Oudijk, Netherlands
15:35-15:50 Pessary for preterm labor prevention – current evidence
Emmanuel Attali, Israel
15:50-16:10 Cerclage – current evidence
Amir AviramCanada
16:10-16:30 Special lecture: Non-invasive prenatal screening, both cell-based NIPS and with proteomic based screening
Michael Sinosich, Australia

 

16:30-16:50  Coffee break,  e-poster viewing and visit the exhibition Exhibition Area

 

16:50-18:20

LABOR AND DELIVERY

HALL C

Chairpersons 

Nir Melamed, Canada
Basky Thilaganathan, UK
16:50-17:15 What week to operate HR gestation, (placenta previa, placenta accrete? s/p more than 2 CS)?
Hans Duvekot. Netherlands
17:15-17:40 Can we screen routinely for placenta accrete and vasa previa?
Basky Thilaganathan, UK
17:40-18:20

17:40
17:50
18:00

Debate: All twins should be delivered by CS
Yes: Liran Hiersch, Israel
No: Eran Ashwal, Canada
Discussion

 

 

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