13:00 – 13:45

13:45 – 14:00

REGISTRATION

INTRODUCTION
Yves Ville (France), Daniela Prayer (Austria)

14:00 – 16:30

THE FETAL BRAIN

Chairpersons: David Grevent (France), Gianluigi Pilu (Italy) 

  • Examination of the fetal brain: what can be seen with US (G. Pilu) and what can be seen with MRI (A.E. Millischer)
  • Fetal brain MRI in primarily non-cerebral fetal anomalies (M. Sanz-Cortes)
  • Machine Learning for the Comprehensive Modelling of Fetal Brain Development from MRI Data (G. Lans)
  • Fetal brain functional imaging: where are we? (G. Kasprian)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

16:30 – 17:00

COFFEE BREAK

17:00 – 19:30

MRI Working with US

Where ultrasound really meets MRI

Chairpersons: A. Couture, L. Salomon

  • ISUOG practice guidelines on fetal MRI (L. Salomon)
  • Fusion imaging of the fetal brain: does it help? (M. Brasseur)
  • Fetal surgery: an overview to understand imaging needs (J. Stirnemann)
  • MRI and Fetal Surgery (M. Sanz Cortes)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

08:30 – 11:00

OBSTETRICAL IMAGING

Chairpersons: J. Jani, M. Brasseur

  • ISUOG Guidelines on US in labor (T. Ghi)
  • MRI to predict delivery outcome: does it work? (O. Ami)
  • Prediction of birth weight: is MRI really better than US? (J. Jani)
  • Post Mortem imaging: where are we now ? (N. Sebire)
  • Post Mortem Micro-CT examination (C. Lombardi)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

11:00 – 11:30

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 13:30

NEW CHALLENGES

Chairpersons: N. Boddaert, S. Sarnacki

  • IMAG2 Project : Imaging integrated in surgery using MRI (C. Muller)
  • Light-sheet imaging (G. Couly)
  • Supersonic imaging (M. Tanter)
  • New MRI sequences for old problems (D. Prayer)
  • Imaging integrated in surgery using CT (L. Soler)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

13:30 – 14:30

LUNCH BREAK

14:30 – 16:30

PLACENTAL FUNCTION & FETAL OXYGENATION

From research to clinical management

Chairpersons: N. Siauve, L. Salomon

  • What Doppler can tell us on Fetal status (Y.Ville)
  • MRI to assess fetal oxygenation (M. Seed)
  • Functional assessment of the placenta using MRI: an overview (M. Alison)
  • Placental microcirculation (A. Melbourne)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

16:30 – 17:00

COFFEE BREAK

17:00 – 19:30

HEART

Is MRI catching up with cardiac morphological examination?

Anomalies and syndromes associated with a cardiac malformation

 

Chairpersons: F. Raimondi, P. Hornoy

  • Cardiac defects (K. Pushparajah) 
  • MRI for CHARGE and other heart anomalies (A.E. Millischer, P. Sonigo)
  • Fetal heart MRI: what is the way forward (F. Raimondi)
  • 5D Heart
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

These courses will be advanced, interactive courses comprised of complex neurological and cardiac malformations. They will be aimed at fetal medicine specialists who would like to fine tune their approach to assessing the fetal brain and heart and also learn from the experts, the most recent advances in ultrasound and MRI imaging of these abnormalities.

09:00 – 13:00

POSTCONGRESS COURSE 1
HANDS ON TRAINING ON FETAL BRAIN

Cases will include

  • Ventriculomegaly
  • Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
  • Posterior Fossa abnormalities
  • Cerebellar abnormalities

09:00 – 13:00

POSTCONGRESS COURSE 2
HANDS ON TRAINING ON FETAL HEART

Cases will include

  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Atrio-Ventriculo Septal Defects
+ THURSDAY 27th September

13:00 – 13:45

13:45 – 14:00

REGISTRATION

INTRODUCTION
Yves Ville (France), Daniela Prayer (Austria)

14:00 – 16:30

THE FETAL BRAIN

Chairpersons: David Grevent (France), Gianluigi Pilu (Italy) 

  • Examination of the fetal brain: what can be seen with US (G. Pilu) and what can be seen with MRI (A.E. Millischer)
  • Fetal brain MRI in primarily non-cerebral fetal anomalies (M. Sanz-Cortes)
  • Machine Learning for the Comprehensive Modelling of Fetal Brain Development from MRI Data (G. Lans)
  • Fetal brain functional imaging: where are we? (G. Kasprian)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

16:30 – 17:00

COFFEE BREAK

17:00 – 19:30

MRI Working with US

Where ultrasound really meets MRI

Chairpersons: A. Couture, L. Salomon

  • ISUOG practice guidelines on fetal MRI (L. Salomon)
  • Fusion imaging of the fetal brain: does it help? (M. Brasseur)
  • Fetal surgery: an overview to understand imaging needs (J. Stirnemann)
  • MRI and Fetal Surgery (M. Sanz Cortes)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
+ FRIDAY 28th September

08:30 – 11:00

OBSTETRICAL IMAGING

Chairpersons: J. Jani, M. Brasseur

  • ISUOG Guidelines on US in labor (T. Ghi)
  • MRI to predict delivery outcome: does it work? (O. Ami)
  • Prediction of birth weight: is MRI really better than US? (J. Jani)
  • Post Mortem imaging: where are we now ? (N. Sebire)
  • Post Mortem Micro-CT examination (C. Lombardi)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

11:00 – 11:30

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 13:30

NEW CHALLENGES

Chairpersons: N. Boddaert, S. Sarnacki

  • IMAG2 Project : Imaging integrated in surgery using MRI (C. Muller)
  • Light-sheet imaging (G. Couly)
  • Supersonic imaging (M. Tanter)
  • New MRI sequences for old problems (D. Prayer)
  • Imaging integrated in surgery using CT (L. Soler)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

13:30 – 14:30

LUNCH BREAK

14:30 – 16:30

PLACENTAL FUNCTION & FETAL OXYGENATION

From research to clinical management

Chairpersons: N. Siauve, L. Salomon

  • What Doppler can tell us on Fetal status (Y.Ville)
  • MRI to assess fetal oxygenation (M. Seed)
  • Functional assessment of the placenta using MRI: an overview (M. Alison)
  • Placental microcirculation (A. Melbourne)
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

16:30 – 17:00

COFFEE BREAK

17:00 – 19:30

HEART

Is MRI catching up with cardiac morphological examination?

Anomalies and syndromes associated with a cardiac malformation

 

Chairpersons: F. Raimondi, P. Hornoy

  • Cardiac defects (K. Pushparajah) 
  • MRI for CHARGE and other heart anomalies (A.E. Millischer, P. Sonigo)
  • Fetal heart MRI: what is the way forward (F. Raimondi)
  • 5D Heart
  • DISCUSSION
  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
+ SATURDAY 29th September

These courses will be advanced, interactive courses comprised of complex neurological and cardiac malformations. They will be aimed at fetal medicine specialists who would like to fine tune their approach to assessing the fetal brain and heart and also learn from the experts, the most recent advances in ultrasound and MRI imaging of these abnormalities.

09:00 – 13:00

POSTCONGRESS COURSE 1
HANDS ON TRAINING ON FETAL BRAIN

Cases will include

  • Ventriculomegaly
  • Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
  • Posterior Fossa abnormalities
  • Cerebellar abnormalities

09:00 – 13:00

POSTCONGRESS COURSE 2
HANDS ON TRAINING ON FETAL HEART

Cases will include

  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Atrio-Ventriculo Septal Defects