WEDNESDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 2018 

09.00 – 17.30

COURSE1 - ULTRASOUND IN LABOUR AND DELIVERY

Course Directors: TORNBJORN M. EGGEBO (NORWAY); KARIM KALACHE (QATAR)

09.00 – 09.10
Welcome and Introduction
Karim Kalache, Qatar

First Stage of Labor – Chair: Tullio Ghi, Italy

09.10 – 09.40
Measurements during the first stage of labor as predictor of the progress and outcome of labor
Tornbjorn M. Eggebo, Norway

09.40 – 10.10
Repeated measurements and the sonopartogram
Chirstopher Lees, UK

10.10 – 10.20
Discussion

10.20 – 10.45 – COFFEE BREAK

Fetal Malposition and Cephalic Malpresentations – Chair:  Tornbjorn M. Eggebo, Norway

10.45 – 11.15
The use of intrapartum ultrasound to diagnose malpositions and cephalic malpresentations
Tullio Ghi, Italy

11.15 – 12.05
Fetal head asynclitism
Antonio Malvasi, Italy

12.05 – 12.20
Practical approach, tips, tricks and things to avoid
Antonio Malvasi, Italy

12.20 – 12.30
Discussion

12.30 – 13.30 – LUNCH BREAK

Second Stage of Labor – Chair: Karim Kalache, Qatar

13.30 – 13.50
Sonographic parameters for diagnosing fetal head station
Tullio Ghi, Italy

13.50 – 14.20
Transperineal ultrasound to predict complicated operative deliveries
Karim Kalache, Qatar

14.20 – 14.30
Practical approach, tips, tricks and things to avoid
Karim Kalache, Qatar

14.30 – 15.00
Routine use in prolonged second stage of labor: What does the research say?
Christopher Lees, UK

15.00 – 15.15
Discussion

15.15 – 15.40 – COFFEE BREAK

 

Impact and outlook – Chair: Christopher Lees, UK

15:40 – 16:00
Clinical guidelines
Tullio Ghi, Italy

16.00 – 16.20
Intrapartum ultrasound in low resource settings
Tornbjorn M. Eggebo, Norway

16.20 – 16.40
10 Key messages and take away points
Tornbjorn M. Eggebo, Norway

16.40 – 17.30
Panel discussion:

Who should examine?

Teaching examiners?

Future perspective

09.00 – 17.30

COURSE2 - TECHNIQUES OF CESAREAN DELIVERY AND SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PPH

Course Directors: VINCENZO BERGHELLA (USA); JOSE M. PALACIOS – JARAQUEMADA (ARGENTINA)

09.00 – 09.15
Introductions

09.15 – 09.30
Interventions before cesarean delivery – Vincenzo Berghella, USA
Prophylactic antibiotics: new evidence, Who should receive heparin? VTE prophylaxis, Tranexamic acid, Vaginal cleansing, shower night before preparing the skin for the incision: new evidence from randomized clinical trials

09.30 – 09.50
From Skin to Uterus – Jose Palacios-Jaraquemada, Argentina
Blunt or sharp entry into the abdomen: pros and cons; Choice of retractors and other surgical instruments

09.50 – 10.10
Where should the uterine incision be performed; From uterine incision to closure – Michael Stark, Germany
Uterine incision: transverse, low vertical, or vertical?; Delivery of the fetus: tips and tricks; Optimal delivery of the placenta; Closing the uterine incision: one layer, two layers, and what type of suture?

10.10 – 10.30
Discussion

10.30 – 11.00   COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 11.20
Closing the abdomen – Aris Antsaklis, Greece
Is there a way to reduce the formation of adhesions in the peritoneal cavity?; Should the bladder flap be closed, and if so, how?; Should the peritoneum be closed? Should there be stitches in the anterior rectum muscles? Closing the subcutaneous tissue; Is there a role for placing drains?; How to close the skin: an evidence-based approach

11.20 – 11.40
Immediate postoperative care – Vincenzo Berghella, USA
Bandage, chewing gum, diet, ambulation, pain management

11.40 – 12.00
Cesarean in the obese patient – Mohamed Momtaz, Egypt

12.00 – 12.30
Discussion

 

12.30 – 13.30 – LUNCH BREAK

 

13.30 – 13.50
Cesarean in a patient in the 2nd stage of labor: difficulties and prognosis for future pregnancies – Alexis Gimovsky, USA

13.50 – 14.10
Cesarean scar niche. Possibilities of prevention and treatment – Roman Shmakov, Russia

14.10 – 14.40
Unexpected bleeding at cesarean: concept of primary and secondary hemostasis; When to transfuse, and how – Jose Palacios Jaraquemada, Argentina

 

14.40 – 15.00 – DISCUSSION AND BREAK

 

15.00 – 15.20
Intrauterine balloon tamponade in PPH during cesarean: an update – Sergey Barinov, Russia

15.20 – 15.50
Abnormal placental implantation disorders – Pierluigi Benedetti Panici, Italy

15.50 – 16.10
Management of abnormal bleeding in twin pregnancies – TBD

16.10 – 16.30 – DISCUSSION/CONCLUSIONS

09.00 – 17.30

COURSE3 - ACUTE EMERGENCIES (DIC, AF EMBOLISM, HEART FAILURE, ANESTHESIA ETC)

Course Directors: KRZYSZTOF KUCZKOWSKY (USA);  WOLFGANG HENRICH (GERMANY); OFFER EREZ (ISRAEL)

09:00 – 09:05
Opening remarks: welcome & introduction

09:05 – 09:35
Cardiac arrest during pregnancy and peripartum cardiomyopathy – Alexandre Mignon, France

09:35 – 10:05
Acute respiratory distress syndrome in pregnancy – Kzryzstof Kuzckowsky, USA

10:05 – 10:35
Anesthesia in the critically ill mother – Kzryzstof Kuzckowsky, USA

 

10:35 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30
Amniotic fluid embolism: current concepts and management – Wolfgang Henrich, Germany

11:30 – 12:00
Thromboembolic diseases during pregnancy diagnosis, management and prevention – Offer Erez, Israel

12:00 – 12:30
New concepts in sepsis and septic shock – Maria Fernanda Escobar, Colombia

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:00
Disseminated intravascular coagulation: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management – Offer Erez, Israel

14:00 – 14:30
Serious hepatic complications: acute fatty liver of pregnancy, liver rupture, and liver failure during pregnancy – TBD

14:30 – 15:00
Placental Abruption: risk factors for the mother and neonate – Wolfgang Henrich, Germany

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00
An acute hypertensive emergency – Asma Khalil, UK

16:00 – 16:30
Trauma during pregnancy – Maria Fernanda Escobar, Colombia

16:30 – 17:00
Maternal mortality: Global burden of the disease – TBD

17:00 – 17:30
Panel Discussion: Critical care in obstetrics: the role for an intensive obstetrical care unit

09.00 – 13.00

COURSE4 - COMMON PROBLEMS IN LABOUR

Where and how to manage low risk labor in the era new obstetrics risks: obesity, art, older maternal age, and socially deprived immigrants
Course Directors:  TIM DRAYCOTT (UK); ENRICO FERRAZZI (ITALY)

The aim of the course is to present key issues and local experiences on the safe place of Birth for low risk pregnant women.

 

09.00 – 12.30
SESSION 1

Opening remarks
Enrico Ferrazzi, Italy

Which screenings to assess a low risk pregnant woman?
Tim Draycott, UK

Which screenings to assess a low risk pregnant woman. Does fetal growth matters?
Natasa Tul, Slovenia

Maternal Obesity before pregnancy, and morbid obesity at term, demographic indices or a disease?
Dan Farine, Canada

When and how to deliver in previous and gestational diabetes pregnancies
Liliana Voto, Argentina

Coffee break

 

Term, Late Term does it make a difference on perinatal outcome?
Gerard Visser, The Netherlands

The impact of the larger Health Care Organization on low risk place of birth
Ank De Jonge, The Netherlands

Planned home births: the need for additional contraindications?
Jan Nijhuis, The Netherlands

Open Panel Discussion

12.30 – 14.00
Lunch

 

14.00 – 17.00
SESSION 2

Walking epidural, is it changing the set for low risk women in labor?
Giuseppe Sofi, Italy

Alongside Midwife Units–which setting?  The Milan Experience
Giulia Barberis, Italy

Alongside Midwife Units–which setting? The Florence Experience
Silvia Chiarelli, Italy

The policy of Midwife Standalone Units
TBA

Tea break

Home delivery in high income countries.  The experience of the Midwives Alliance of North America
Melissa Cheyney, USA

Midwife led labor and delivery by necessity, experience in low income countries
Petra van Hoope, UNFPA

The profession of the Midwife – legislation across Countries’ borders
Maria Vicario, Italy

Open Panel Discussion

17.00
Closing  remarks
Tim Draycott, UK

 

                             

 

 

13.30 -17.30

COURSE5 - INTRAPARTUM FETAL MONITORING

Course Directors:  DIOGO AYRES DE CAMPOS (PORTUGAL); GERARD H. VISSER (THE NETHERLANDS)

13.30-13:35
Introduction – Diogo Ayres De Campos, Portugal

13.35-14:10
Physiology of fetal oxygenation in labour – Gerard H. Visser, The Netherlands

14.10-14:45
Interpretation of the cardiotocograph – Diogo Ayres De Campos, Portugal

14.45-15:10
Adjunctive technologies – Edwin Chandrahran, UK

15.10-17:30
Case discussion

13.30 – 17.30

COURSE6 - SIMULATION: TWIN VAGINAL DELIVERY; BREECH VAGINAL DELIVERY

Course Directors: JON BARRETT (CANADA); SARAH RAE EASTER (USA)

Participants:

  • Frank Louwen (Germany)

09.00 – 16.30

COURSE7 - SIMULATION SKILL COURSE: ULTRASOUND IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OBSTETRICAL EMERGENCIES

Organized by EGEO group (Ecografia Gestione Emergenze Ostetriche) and SIEOG

Faculty: Giuseppe Rizzo, Tullio Ghi, Bianca Masturzo, Alice Suprani, Arianne Kerner, Federica Bellussi, Filomena Aloisio

09.00 – 11.00 
Theoretical part – Chairperson: Giuseppe Rizzo, Italy

  • The role of ultrasound in the simulation of obstetrical intervention
  • Ultrasound before an operative vaginal delivery
  • Ultrasound in predicting and managing shoulder dystocia
  • Ultrasound in the management of obstetrical hemorrhage
  • Ultrasound in diagnosis anal sphincter injuries

11.00 – 11.30 – Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.30
Simulation skill on mannequin

12.30 – 13.30 – Lunch break 

13.30 – 16.30
Simulation skill on mannequin

  • Operative delivery vacuum and forceps
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Post partum hemorrhage
  • Diagnosis and reparation of anal sphincter injuries