Fetomaternal Medicine

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

09:00-10:30 PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS
Hall III
Capsule NIPT- What is the experience after millions of cases and how to counsel about it properly?
Chairpersons Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
Boris Tutschek, Switzerland
09:00-09:30 Debate: NIPT- A screening or diagnostic method for all
Diagnostic by indication: Wolfgang Holzgreve, Germany
Screening – for all including all ART: Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Discussion
09:30-10:00 Developments in cell-based non-invasive prenatal screening
Michael J. Sinosich. Australia
10:00-10:30 Debate: Should we offer NIPT to diseases (ex CF, SMA) that progress towards gene therapy
For: Roland Axt-Fliedner, Germany
Against: Wolfgang Holzgreve, Germany
Discussion
10:30-11:00 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER VIEWING EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER HALL
11:00-12:30 PERIPARTUM COMPLICATIONS Hall III
Capsule
Chairpersons Diogo Ayres de Campos, Portugal
Larry Hinkson, Germany
11:00-11:25 Periconceptional appropriate nutrition
Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy
11:25-11:45 Tricks and tips to preserve the uterus with advanced procedures (AIP)
Thorsten Braun, Germany  
11:45-12:05 Cardiac disease in pregnancy and postpartum
Petra Gehle, Germany
12:05-12:30 Acute abdomen during pregnancy
Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
12:30-15:05 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, E-POSTER VIEWING AND EARLY AFTERNOON SESSIONS VARIOUS HALLS
12:30-14:00 FERTILITY PRESERVATION Hall III
Capsule
Chairpersons Laura Rienzi, Italy
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Belgium
12:30-12:50 Fertility preservation for cancer women
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans,
Belgium
12:50-13:25 Debate: Fertility preservation (social freezing) for all women?
Yes: Rita Vassena, Spain
No: Zion Ben Rafael, Israel
Discussion
13:25-14:00 Debate: Fertility preservation for women with endometriosis?
Yes: Jacques Donnez, Belgium
No:  Edgardo Somigliana, Italy
Discussion
14:00-14:05 BREAK EXHIBITION AND
E-POSTER HALL
14:05-15:05 TBA Hall III
15:05-15:10 BREAK EXHIBITION AND
E-POSTER HALL
15:10-16:40 GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS (GDM) Hall III
Capsule
Chairperson Dan Farine, Canada
Ute Schäfer-Graf,
 Germany
15:10-15:40 Debate: Should oral hypoglycemic drugs be used in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
Yes: Yariv Yogev, Israel
No: Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Discussion
15:40-16:10 Debate: Induction of labor for women with diabetes in pregnancy?
Yes: Yariv Yogev, Israel
No: Ute Schäfer-Graf, Germany
Discussion
16:10-16:40 Debate: Should obese women be advised to lose weight in pregnancy?
Yes: Thorsten Braun, Germany 
No: Yariv Yogev, Israel
Discussion
16:40-17:00 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER VIEWING EXHIBITION AND
E-POSTER HALL
17:00-18:15 HIGH RISK PREGNANCY
Hall III
Capsule  
Chairperson Gerard Visser, Netherlands
17:00-17:25 Use of proteomics for detections of Rare Autosomal Trisomies (RATs) and aneuploidies beyond reach of cfDNA
Michael J. SinosichAustralia 
17:25-17:50 Treating gestational diabetes in twins: More harm than good?
Nir Melamed, Canada
17:50-18:15 Vertical SARS-COV2 transmission support fetal/newborn resistance to infection
Eytan Barnea, USA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

09:00-10:30 CAESAREAN SECTION AND DELIVERY Hall III
Capsule
Chairpersons Wolfgang HenrichGermany
Gian Carlo Di RenzoItaly
09:00-09:30 Debate:  Induction of labor after previous caesarean section
Yes: Yariv Yogev, Israel
No: Ariel Many, Israel
Discussion
09:30-09:45 Induction of labour does not increase the caesarean section rate
Ben Mol
, Australia
09:45-10:00 When to treat and when not uterine niche
Olivier Donnez, Belgium
10:00-10:30 Debate: Women after 3rd or 4th degree perineal tear should be delivered by caesarean section
Yes: TBA
No: TBA
Discussion 
10:30-11:00 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER VIEWING EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER HALL
11:00-12:30 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON PRETERM LABOUR Hall III
Capsule
Chairpersons Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
Yariv Yogev, Israel
Discussants Diogo Ayres de Campos, Portugal
Asma Khalil, UK
Thorsten Braun, Germany
Gerard Visser, Netherlands
Birgit Arabin, Germany
  1. Cervical length screening by indication or for all? When?
  2. Progesterone, pessary or cerclage?
  3. Should progesterone be used after arrested PTL?
  4. Pessary for PTL, in singleton and multiple pregnancy
  5. Is there a role for maintenance tocolysis?
  6. Emergency cerclage, when? Which technique?
  7. Should women with arrested PTL or PTL in the previous labor be treated? With what?
  8. Need for steroids at 34-37 debate
  9. What is the appropriate management after previous pregnancy with placental complications?
  10. When to deliver small babies near term?
12:30-15:05 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, E-POSTER VIEWING AND EARLY AFTERNOON SESSIONS VARIOUS HALLS
12:30-14:00 GENERAL HEALTH AND FERTILITY Hall III
Capsule
Chairpersons
12:30-12:50 Prenatal and postnatal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and male reproductive disorders
Jens Peter Bonde, Denmark
12:50-13:15 Bisphenol A and reproductive toxicology
Gilbert Schönfelder, Germany
13:15-13:35 Impact of parental over- and underweight on the health of offspring
Juan Garcia Velasco, Spain
13:35-14:00 From micromanipulation to nanomanipulation in ART
Gerald Schatten, USA
14:00-14:05 BREAK EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER HALL
14:05-15:05 ULTRASOUND IN PREGNANCY Hall III
Capsule  
Chairpersons Boris Tutschek, Switzerland
Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
14:05-14:20 1st trimester ultrasound screening
Rabih Chaoui, Germany
14:20-14:35 2nd trimester ultrasound screening
Stuart Campbell, UK
14:35-14:50 Ultrasound in the delivery room
Tullio Ghi, Italy
14:50-15:05 Ultrasound in the postpartum period
Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
15:05-15:10 BREAK EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER HALL
15:10-16:40 PRE-ECLAMPSIA TOXEMIA (PET) AND INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RETARDATION (IUGR) Hall III
Capsule Can we predict and prevent pre-eclampsia toxemia (PET)?
Chairpersons Stefan Verlohren, Germany
Luigi Raio, Switzerland

15:10-15:30 Value of pre-eclampsia screening in the first trimester
Stefan Verlohren, Germany
15:30-15:50 What is the appropriate growth curve to be used for fetal assessment?
Nir Melmed, Canada
15:50-16:10 Pre-eclampsia toxemia (PET) and intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)
Luisa Pinto, Portugal
16:10-16:40
Special countercurrent lecture: Managing pregnancies at the limits of viability
Dan Farine, Canada
16:40-17:00 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER VIEWING EXHIBITION AND E-POSTER HALL
17:00-18:30 INTRAPARTUM MONITORING Hall III
Capsule
Chairperson Diogo Ayres de Campos, Portugal
17:00-17:25 ST analysis: A false hope?
Diogo Ayres de Campos, Portugal
17:25-17:45 Fetal arrhythmias
Christoph Berg, Germany
17:45-18:10 Antepartum ultrasound in labor ward
Boris Tutschek, Switzerland
18:10-18:30 US external version in breech presentation
Larry Hinkson, Germany