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

Second Stage of Labor – Chair: Antonio Malvasi, Italy

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 – 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

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 -16.30 – 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 – 13.00

COURSE4 - COMMON PROBLEMS IN LABOUR

Course Directors:  TIM DRAYCOTT (UK); ENRICO FERRAZZI (ITALY)

Participants:

  • Loredana Zordan (Italy)
  • Natasa Tul (Slovenia)

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