Fetomaternal Medicine

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

08:30-10:00 PREGNANCY SUPPORT AND NIPT
Hall D
Chairpersons Patrick Rozenberg, France
Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy
  PROBIOTICS AND PREGNANCY SUPPORT
08:30-08:55 The role of probiotics and Lactobacillus reuteri during pregnancy: What is the evidence?
Flavia Indrio, Italy
08:55-09:15 How do different cfDNA tests compare? Should we expand the scope of cfDNA testing beyond common trisomies?
Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy
  NIPT
09:15-09:35 NIPT: What the physician should know about the test?
Francois Vialard, France
09:35-10:00 NIPT for everyone?
Gerard Visser, Netherlands
10:00-10:20 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
EXIBITION AREA
10:20-11:50 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSION
Hall D
11:50-12:10 BREAK
EXIBITION AREA
12:10-13:40 MULTIPLE PREGNANCIES
Hall D
Capsule Twins remain a high-risk pregnancy despite all monitoring capabilities
Chairpersons Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Patrick Rozenberg, France
12:10-12:35 Assessment of fetal growth in twins
Asma Khalil
, UK
12:35-13:20 Debate: Should we recommend fetal reduction from twins to singleton
Pro: Yariv Yogev, Israel
Con: Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Discussion
13:20-13:40 How to avoid stillbirth in twins
Asma Khalil, UK
13:40-14:30 LUNCH BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
EXIBITION AREA
14:30-16:30 PRETERM DELIVERY
Hall D
Capsule Are we advancing in the diagnosis and management of preterm birth?
Chairpersons Asma Khalil, UK
Ariel Many, Israel
Francois Vialard, France
14:30-14:50 Prediction of preterm birth: Cervical length and biomarkers
Patrick Rozenberg, France
14:50-15:15 Late preterm delivery: Do we underestimate the problem?
Yariv Yogev, Israel
15:15-15:35 Controversies about the secondary prevention of spontaneous preterm birth
Franz Bahlmann, Germany
15:35-16:00 What is the evidence that any tocolytics work?
Ben Mol, Australia
16:00-16:30 Special countercurrent lecture:
Placental microbiome: What do we know, what should we know?
Jerome Strauss, USA
16:30-16:50 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
EXIBITION AREA
16:50-18:20 ENDOSCOPY DURING PREGNANCY BY SLS: THE SOCIETY OF
LAPAROENDOSCOPIC SURGEONS

Hall D
Capsule Laparoscopy and pregnancy: An update by SLS
Chairperson Jessica Ybanez-Morano, USA
Thiers Soares Raymundo, USA
16:50-17:20 Laparoscopic cerclage
Thiers Soares Raymundo, Brazil
17:20-17:50 Laparoscopy and pregnancy:  The fundamentals
Jessica Ybanez-Morano, USA
17:50-18:20 Laparoscopic interventions for infertility
Mona Orady, USA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

08:30-10:00 PREGNANCY MANAGEMENT
Hall D
Capsule Basic aspects of labour management are still in debate
Chairperson Florence Bretelle, France
Mattheos Fraidakis,
Greece
08:30-09:00 Debate: Betamethasone after 35 weeks of gestation?
Pro: Yariv Yogev, Israel
Con: Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Discussion
09:00-09:20 French recommendations on PTL
Florence Bretelle, France
09:20-09:40 Should we be advising our patients to take a hike? Physical activity in pregnancy: 2019 update
Milena Forte, Canada
09:40-10:00 A new perspective on high order cesarean deliveries up to number eleven
Mirra Manevich-Mazor, Israel
10:00-10:20 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
EXIBITION AREA
10:20-11:50 DIABETES
Hall D
Capsule The controversies relating to the definition and management of GDM are not abated
Chairpersons Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Susana Santo, Portugal
10:20-11:00 Controversies in the management of GDM
Yariv Yogev, Israel
11:00-11:25 Women with gestational diabetes should be delivered at 38 weeks
Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal
11:25-11:50 Assessing the risks for shoulder dystocia
Ariel Many, Israel
11:50-12:10 BREAK
EXIBITION AREA
12:10-13:40 CAESEREAN SECTION
Hall D
Capsule The technique and the consequences of CS remains in debate
Chairpersons Bari Kaplan, Israel
Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal
12:10-12:30 Controversies around C-section techniques
Susana Santo, Portugal
12:30-12:55 Why do niches (CS defects) form? Are they a problem?
Ben Mol, Australia
12:55-13:15 Caesarean scar defect (Nich): Corrective methods
Olivier Donnez, Belgium
13:15-13:40 What is the optimal ‘decision to incision’ interval in cesarean section?
Dan Farine, Canada
13:40-14:30 LUNCH BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
EXIBITION AREA
14:30-16:30 INTRAPARTUM AND CHILDREN FOLLOW UP
Hall D
Capsule Is ART pregnancy high risk?
Chairpersons Dan Farine, Canada
Gerard Visser, Netherlands
14:30-14:55 Child health after ART
Anja Pinborg, Denmark
14:55-15:15 Pregnancy in advance maternal age
Dan Farine, Canada
15:15-15:35 How to promote vaginal breech delivery
Maria Afonso, Portugal
15:35-16:00 Conservative management of intrapartum hypoxia
Susana Santo, Portugal
16:00-16:30 Special countercurrent lecture:
All women in labor should be continuously monitored with CTG and fully mobile
Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal
16:30-16:50 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
EXIBITION AREA
16:50-18:20 LABOR
Hall D
Capsule Still controversies over delivery practice!
Chairpersons Dan Farine, Canada
Patrick Rozenberg, France
16:50-17:25 Debate: Should we use the partogram?
FIGO guidelines say yes: Gerard Visser, Netherlands
WHO guidelines say no: Dan Farine, Canada
Discussion
17:25-18:00 Debate: Should all women be induced at 39 weeks?
Pro: Ariel Many, Israel
Con: Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Discussion
18:00-18:20 Outpatient induction of labor for all?
Maria Afonso, Portugal