BIRTH 2020

6th EDITION

30 September – 3 October 2020

Valencia – SPAIN

Clinical Challenges in Labor and Delivery

Dates to Remember

June 3rd, 2020 – Abstract Submission deadline

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Main Topics of BIRTH 2020

  • Should all primigravidas be offered induction at 39 weeks?
  • The optimal method for induction: mechanical vs. pharmacologic methods
  • Failed induction of labor: new thoughts about the definition
  • When is a patient in the active phase of labor?
  • Augmentation of labor with oxytocin: how, when, and why?
  • How long should the second stage of labor last?
  • Operative vaginal delivery: forceps vs vacuum. News about the Odon device?
  • Pelvic health after delivery
  • Postpartum hemorrhage: new concepts about diagnosis, management, and prevention
  • Placenta accreta: diagnosis and evidence-based management
  • Acute complications :Amniotic fluid embolism Clinical chorioamnionitis Shoulder dystocia
  • Intrapartum ultrasound to assess labor progression
  • Spontaneous preterm birth prevention (cerclage, pessary, progesterone, DHA )
  • New concepts in antimicrobial administration in preterm labor and preterm PROM
  • Prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  • Evidence-based techniques for Cesarean delivery
  • Trial of labor after a previous Cesarean (TOLAC): is it worth it?
  • The optimal rate of Cesarean delivery: should this be a criterion for evaluation of obstetric service?

Programme Co-Chair

GIAN CARLO DI RENZO
MD, PhD, FRCOG (hon) FACOG (hon) FICOG (hon)
Past General Secretary of FIGO
University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

PROF. ROBERTO ROMERO
M.D., D.Med.Sci.
Chief, Perinatology Research Branch, and Director, Division of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Intramural Program, NICHD/NIH
Detroit, United States

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