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; Jean-Philippe Bault, France

14.00 – 14.30

Examination of the fetal brain: what can be seen with US – Jean-Philippe Bault, France  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
and what can be seen with MRI – Anne-Elodie Millischer, France

14.30 – 15.00

Fetal brain MRI in primarily non-cerebral fetal anomalies
Magdalena Sanz-Cortes, United States

15:00 – 15:25

Machine Learning for the Comprehensive Modelling of Fetal Brain Development from MRI Data
Georg Langs, Austria

15:25 – 15:50

Fetal brain functional imaging: where are we?
Gregor Kasprian, Austria

15:50 – 16:00

Micro-computed tomography: a new diagnostic tool in post-mortem assessment of brain anatomy in small foetuses
Sophie Lombardi, Italy

16.00 – 16.10

Additional value of MRI after sonographic diagnosis of isolated ventriculomegaly: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Daniele Di Mascio, Italy

16.10 – 16.20

Correlation between fetal mild ventriculomegaly and biometric parameters
Eldad Katorza, Israel

16.20 – 16.30

Neurodevelopmental outcome of fetal isolated ventricular asymmetry without dilation: a prospective cohort study
Eldad Katorza, Israel

16.30 – 16.40

Altered cortical development in fetuses with isolated nonsevere ventriculomegaly is associated with neonatal neurobehaviour
Nadine Hahner, Spain

16.40 – 17.10

COFFEE BREAK

17:10 – 17:40

Post Mortem imaging: where are we now ?  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Neil Sebire, United Kingdom

17.40 – 20.00

MRI Working with US

Where ultrasound really meets MRI

Chairpersons: Alan Couture, France; Laurent Salomon, France

17:40 – 18:10

ISUOG practice guidelines on fetal MRI
Laurent Salomon, France

18:10 – 18:40

Fusion imaging of the fetal brain: does it help?
Marie Brasseur, France

18:40 – 19:10

Fetal surgery: an overview to understand imaging needs
Julien Stirnemann, France

19:10 – 19:40

MRI and Fetal Surgery
Magdalena Sanz Cortes, United States

19:40 – 19:50

Morphologic assessment of posterior fossa malformations in fetal MRI
Gregor Dovjak, Austria

08.30 – 10.30

OBSTETRICAL IMAGING

Chairpersons: Jacques Jani,Belgium; Marie Brasseur, France

08.30 – 08.50

ISUOG Guidelines on US in labor  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Tullio Ghi, Italy

08.50 – 09.10

MRI to predict delivery outcome: does it work? [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Olivier Ami, France

09.10 – 09.30

Prediction of birth weight: is MRI really better than US?
Jacques Jani, Belgium

09.30 – 09.50

Prediction of successful induction of labour by ultrasonic cervical length and elastogram
Tak Yeung Leung, Hong Kong

09.50 – 10.10

Post Mortem Micro-CT examination  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Claudio Lombardi, Italy 

10.10 – 10.20

Accuracy and clinical utility of post-mortem radiological imaging after early second trimester termination of pregnancy
Ilaria Fantasia, Italy

10.20 – 10.30

Quantitative vascular placental characteristics: potential biomarkers for fetal development and birth weight
Liat Ben Sira, Israel

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 13.00

NEW CHALLENGES

Chairpersons: Nathalie Boddaert, France; Sabine Sarnacki, France

11.00 – 11.20

IMAG2 Project: Imaging integrated in surgery using MRI
Christoph Muller, Austria

11.20 – 11.40

Light-sheet imaging
Gerard Couly, France

11.40 – 12.00

Supersonic imaging  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Mickael Tanter, France

12.00 – 12.20

New MRI sequences for old problems  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Daniela Prayer, Austria

12.20 – 12.40

Imaging integrated in surgery using CT  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Luc Soler, France

12.40 – 12.50

Magnetic resonance imaging and biochemical analyses detect changes in the extracellular matrix of the murine cervical stroma during term and preterm labor in mice
Antara Chatterjee, Canada

12.50 – 13.00

Ultrasound and MRI in the antenatal diagnosis of syndromic craniosynostosis
Edward O’Mahony, Australia

13.00 – 14.00

LUNCH BREAK

14.00 – 16.10

PLACENTAL FUNCTION & FETAL OXYGENATION

From research to clinical management

Chairpersons: Nathelie Siauve,France;  Laurent Salomon, France

14.00 – 14.20

What Doppler can tell us on Fetal status  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Yves Ville, France

14.20 – 14.40

MRI to assess fetal oxygenation
Mike Seed, Canada

14.40 – 15.00

Functional assessment of the placenta using MRI: an overview
Marianne Alison, France

15.00 – 15.20

Placental microcirculation
Andrew Melbourne, United Kingdom

15.20 – 15.30

Placental volume assessed by MR in near term fetal growth restriction –
Placental perfusion assessed by MR IVIM model in near term fetal growth restriction
Ayako Nakaki, Spain

15.30 – 15.40

Fetal liver volume assessment using magnetic resonance imaging in fetuses with CMV infection.
Ameth Hawkins-Villarreal, Spain

15.40 – 15.50

Placental elastography: a new approach based on shear wave speed dispersion in normal pregnancies and placental insufficiencies
Emmanuel Simon, France

15.50 – 16.00

Assessment of fetal brain vascularization in fetuses affected by late onset fetal growth restriction using three dimensional power doppler angiography
Alberto Rossi, Italy

16.00 – 16.10

Joint functional placental MRI
Jana Hutter, United Kingdom

16.10 – 16.40

COFFEE BREAK

16.40 – 19.10

HEART

Is MRI catching up with cardiac morphological examination?
Anomalies and syndromes associated with a cardiac malformation

Chairpersons: Francesca Raimondi, Italy; Patricia Hornoy, France

16.40 – 17.10

Cardiac defects
Francesca Raimondi, France

17.10 – 17.40

MRI for CHARGE and other heart anomalies
Anne-Elodie Millischer, Pascale Sonigo, France 

17.40 – 18.10

Fetal heart MRI: what is the way forward
Francesca Raimondi, France 

18.10 – 18.40

5D Heart
Roberto Romero, United States

18.50 – 18.50

The four-chamber view by Fetal cardiac MR Imaging by MRI-compatible Doppler ultrasound in comparison to fetal echocardiography
Manuela Tavares de Sousa, Germany

18.50 – 19.00

Differences in MRI brain biometrics in fetuses with congenital heart defects
Irene Ribera

19.00 – 19.10

Neurosonographic assessment of corpus callosum development in fetuses with congenital heart defect
Míriam Pérez-Cruz, Spain

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; Jean-Philippe Bault, France

14.00 – 14.30

Examination of the fetal brain: what can be seen with US – Jean-Philippe Bault, France  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
and what can be seen with MRI – Anne-Elodie Millischer, France

14.30 – 15.00

Fetal brain MRI in primarily non-cerebral fetal anomalies
Magdalena Sanz-Cortes, United States

15:00 – 15:25

Machine Learning for the Comprehensive Modelling of Fetal Brain Development from MRI Data
Georg Langs, Austria

15:25 – 15:50

Fetal brain functional imaging: where are we?
Gregor Kasprian, Austria

15:50 – 16:00

Micro-computed tomography: a new diagnostic tool in post-mortem assessment of brain anatomy in small foetuses
Sophie Lombardi, Italy

16.00 – 16.10

Additional value of MRI after sonographic diagnosis of isolated ventriculomegaly: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Daniele Di Mascio, Italy

16.10 – 16.20

Correlation between fetal mild ventriculomegaly and biometric parameters
Eldad Katorza, Israel

16.20 – 16.30

Neurodevelopmental outcome of fetal isolated ventricular asymmetry without dilation: a prospective cohort study
Eldad Katorza, Israel

16.30 – 16.40

Altered cortical development in fetuses with isolated nonsevere ventriculomegaly is associated with neonatal neurobehaviour
Nadine Hahner, Spain

16.40 – 17.10

COFFEE BREAK

17:10 – 17:40

Post Mortem imaging: where are we now ?  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Neil Sebire, United Kingdom

17.40 – 20.00

MRI Working with US

Where ultrasound really meets MRI

Chairpersons: Alan Couture, France; Laurent Salomon, France

17:40 – 18:10

ISUOG practice guidelines on fetal MRI
Laurent Salomon, France

18:10 – 18:40

Fusion imaging of the fetal brain: does it help?
Marie Brasseur, France

18:40 – 19:10

Fetal surgery: an overview to understand imaging needs
Julien Stirnemann, France

19:10 – 19:40

MRI and Fetal Surgery
Magdalena Sanz Cortes, United States

19:40 – 19:50

Morphologic assessment of posterior fossa malformations in fetal MRI
Gregor Dovjak, Austria

+ FRIDAY 28th September

08.30 – 10.30

OBSTETRICAL IMAGING

Chairpersons: Jacques Jani,Belgium; Marie Brasseur, France

08.30 – 08.50

ISUOG Guidelines on US in labor  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Tullio Ghi, Italy

08.50 – 09.10

MRI to predict delivery outcome: does it work? [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Olivier Ami, France

09.10 – 09.30

Prediction of birth weight: is MRI really better than US?
Jacques Jani, Belgium

09.30 – 09.50

Prediction of successful induction of labour by ultrasonic cervical length and elastogram
Tak Yeung Leung, Hong Kong

09.50 – 10.10

Post Mortem Micro-CT examination  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Claudio Lombardi, Italy 

10.10 – 10.20

Accuracy and clinical utility of post-mortem radiological imaging after early second trimester termination of pregnancy
Ilaria Fantasia, Italy

10.20 – 10.30

Quantitative vascular placental characteristics: potential biomarkers for fetal development and birth weight
Liat Ben Sira, Israel

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 13.00

NEW CHALLENGES

Chairpersons: Nathalie Boddaert, France; Sabine Sarnacki, France

11.00 – 11.20

IMAG2 Project: Imaging integrated in surgery using MRI
Christoph Muller, Austria

11.20 – 11.40

Light-sheet imaging
Gerard Couly, France

11.40 – 12.00

Supersonic imaging  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Mickael Tanter, France

12.00 – 12.20

New MRI sequences for old problems  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Daniela Prayer, Austria

12.20 – 12.40

Imaging integrated in surgery using CT  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Luc Soler, France

12.40 – 12.50

Magnetic resonance imaging and biochemical analyses detect changes in the extracellular matrix of the murine cervical stroma during term and preterm labor in mice
Antara Chatterjee, Canada

12.50 – 13.00

Ultrasound and MRI in the antenatal diagnosis of syndromic craniosynostosis
Edward O’Mahony, Australia

13.00 – 14.00

LUNCH BREAK

14.00 – 16.10

PLACENTAL FUNCTION & FETAL OXYGENATION

From research to clinical management

Chairpersons: Nathelie Siauve,France;  Laurent Salomon, France

14.00 – 14.20

What Doppler can tell us on Fetal status  [LECTURE PREVIEW]
Yves Ville, France

14.20 – 14.40

MRI to assess fetal oxygenation
Mike Seed, Canada

14.40 – 15.00

Functional assessment of the placenta using MRI: an overview
Marianne Alison, France

15.00 – 15.20

Placental microcirculation
Andrew Melbourne, United Kingdom

15.20 – 15.30

Placental volume assessed by MR in near term fetal growth restriction –
Placental perfusion assessed by MR IVIM model in near term fetal growth restriction
Ayako Nakaki, Spain

15.30 – 15.40

Fetal liver volume assessment using magnetic resonance imaging in fetuses with CMV infection.
Ameth Hawkins-Villarreal, Spain

15.40 – 15.50

Placental elastography: a new approach based on shear wave speed dispersion in normal pregnancies and placental insufficiencies
Emmanuel Simon, France

15.50 – 16.00

Assessment of fetal brain vascularization in fetuses affected by late onset fetal growth restriction using three dimensional power doppler angiography
Alberto Rossi, Italy

16.00 – 16.10

Joint functional placental MRI
Jana Hutter, United Kingdom

16.10 – 16.40

COFFEE BREAK

16.40 – 19.10

HEART

Is MRI catching up with cardiac morphological examination?
Anomalies and syndromes associated with a cardiac malformation

Chairpersons: Francesca Raimondi, Italy; Patricia Hornoy, France

16.40 – 17.10

Cardiac defects
Francesca Raimondi, France

17.10 – 17.40

MRI for CHARGE and other heart anomalies
Anne-Elodie Millischer, Pascale Sonigo, France 

17.40 – 18.10

Fetal heart MRI: what is the way forward
Francesca Raimondi, France 

18.10 – 18.40

5D Heart
Roberto Romero, United States

18.50 – 18.50

The four-chamber view by Fetal cardiac MR Imaging by MRI-compatible Doppler ultrasound in comparison to fetal echocardiography
Manuela Tavares de Sousa, Germany

18.50 – 19.00

Differences in MRI brain biometrics in fetuses with congenital heart defects
Irene Ribera

19.00 – 19.10

Neurosonographic assessment of corpus callosum development in fetuses with congenital heart defect
Míriam Pérez-Cruz, Spain

+ 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

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