Scientific Program - SATURDAY

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SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015
Hall Tiergarten 1 
08:00-09:00 Polish Diabetes & Pregnancy Study Group
 
The implementation of new WHO GDM diagnosis in Poland - how to evaluate national data of cost effectiveness
Miroslaw Wielgos
   
 
Metabolic control in diabetic pregnancy: glycemia and beyond
Leszek Czupryniak
   
 
New Technologies and their application in diabetic pregnancies in Poland & the results of program supported by The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Public benefit Organization
Ewa Wender-Ozegowska
   
 
Prediction and prevention of preeclampsia in Poland - from a recommendation to care policy change
Dorota Bomba-Opon
   
 
Obesity in pregnancy – what can we do?
Agata Karowicz-Bilińska
   
HALL A
Session 16
08:00-09:00
Guten Morgen Berlin
AWARDS
Recognizing the Giants in the Field & Promoting Young Researchers
Chairpersons: Gernot Desoye, Austria; Ute Schäfer-Graf, Germany
On the Shoulders of Giants
   
08:00-08:30
Award #1
The Norbert Freinkel Lecture
08:00-08:05 Presenter: Jeremy Oats, Australia
   

08:05-08:10

Presenting the Award: Prof. Birgit Arabin, on behalf of the Clara Angela Foundation
   
08:10-08:30 The HAPO study results: A new perspective on maternal metabolism- Intrauterine development and long-term consequences
Awardee: Boyd E. Metzger, USA
08:30-08:55 Award #2
The Lars Mølsted-Pedersen Lecture
08:30-08:35 Presenter & Presenting the Award: Alberto De Leiva, on behalf of the Fundació Diabem 
08:35-08:55  Lifetime in diabetes in pregnancy care: What has been & needs to be changed
Awardee: Lois Jovanovic, USA
08:55-09:00 
Best Abstract Awards
 
Presenter: Yariv Yogev
Awardees:
Fernando Bugatto
Rebecca Rancourt

Sandra Fuchs
Xinhua Chen
Rochan Agha-Jaffar

HALL A- GDM
Session 17A
09:00-11:00
THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GDM DIAGNOSIS (IADPSG/WHO) AROUND THE WORLD
Chairpersons: Anders Dejgaard, Denmark; Andre Van Assche, Belgium
  National Projects
09:00-09:15 Tribulations and triumphs in implementing a national strategy for GDM screening diagnosis and care in India:
The FOGSI Initiative
Hema Divakar, India 
   
09:15-09:30 Gestational Diabetes in Tanzania: Challenges and opportunities
Kaushik Ramaiya, Tanzania
   
09:30-09:45 Analysis of the cost-effectiveness of carrying out GDM screening in China
Luying Zhang, China
   
09:45-10:45 The National Approach (5 minutes/5 Slides)
 
Italy: Matteo Bonomo 
Germany: Helmut Kleinwechter
Israel: Eran Hadar, Israel
India: Vijayam Balaji
UAE: Mukesh Agarwal
Nigeria: Biodun Olagbuji
UK: Argyro Syngelaki
Australia: Aidan McElduff
USA: David Sacks
   
10:45-11:00 Discussion
   
in parallel

HALL B- Fetal Growth & Long Term Effects
Session 17B
09:00-11:00
ABNORMAL FETAL GROWTH- CHALLENGING THE EXTREMES
(10 minutes/10 Slides)
Chairpersons: Kurt Hecher, Germany; Jeremy Oats, Australia
09:00-09:10
Strategies for improving antenatal detection of abnormal fetal growth
Jason Gardosi, UK
   
09:10-09:20
Early vs. late IUGR – differences in pathogenesis, diagnosis and management
Eduardo Fonseca, Brazil
   
09:20-09:30
Planning management of FGR: The issue of gestational age, fetal compromise and optimal surveillance intervals
Ahmet Baschat, USA
   
09:30-09:40
Macrosomia in the absence of diabetes – is there a role for genetic evaluation?
Narendra Malhotra, India
   
09:40-09:50
Ultrasound in the macrosomic fetus
Christian Bamberg, Germany
   
09:50-10:00
Stillbirth and Fetal Growth Restriction
Rinat Gabbay Benziv, USA, Israel
   
10:00-10:10
Risk factors for stillbirth: the importance of the fetal growth
Federico Mecacci, Italy
   
10:10-10:20
Sonographic and biochemical predictors of fetal macrosomia
Mirosław Wielgoś, Poland
   
10:20-10:30
Polyhydramnios and "no" Gestational Diabetes- What else should I look for?
Alexander Weichert, Germany
   
10:30-10:40
Pregnancy over 45- is it good for you and the baby?
Ariel Many, Israel
   
10:40-11:00 Discussion
   
in parallel

 
HALL C- Nutrition
Session 17C
09:00-11:00
NUTRITIONAL FACTORS AND SUPPLEMENTATION ON MATERNAL AND INFANT OUTCOME
Chairpersons: Giorgio Mello, Italy; Laura Sciacca, Italy; Rony Chen, Israel
09:00-09:20
Diet and pregnancy outcomes- examples based on the role of micronutrients and macronurients in the development of gestational diabetes
Maria Grazia Dalfra, Italy
 
09:20-09:40
Nutritional supplementation and the prevention of fetal congenital abnormalities
Howard Cuckle, UK  
 
09:40-10:00
 
Differences in growth trajectories between infants of women with type-1 and type-2 diabetes?
Harold W. de Valk, The Netherlands
 
10:00-10:20
Breastfeeding and early nutrition– benefit for the offspring of diabetic mothers?
Sandra Hummel, Germany
   
10:20-10:40
 
Insulin signaling, endothelin dysfunction and immunological alterations in preeclampsia:
The role of D-chiro inositol phosphoglycans
Marco Scioscia, Italy
   
10:40-11:00
Discussion
 
in parallel

HALL D- Obesity
Session 17D
09:00-11:00
GDM & OBESITY – PRE AND POSTPARTUM MANAGEMENT AND FOLLOW UP
Chairpersons: Anton Mikhailov, Russia; Birgit Arabin, Germany
09:00-09:15 Can obese GDM women at all glucose severity levels be treated with glyburide?
Oded Langer, USA
   
09:15-09:30 Metabolic syndrome in pregnancy
Gerad Visser, The Netherlands
   
09:30-09:45 Weight gain and weight loss in normal and diabetic pregnancy
Yariv Yogev, Israel
   
09:45-10:00 Cesarean section risk and BMI in the United States
Amos Grunebaum, USA
   
10:00-10:15 GDM: An opportunity for primary prevention through postpartum care
The PEAPOD study: A model for postpartum education
Usha Sriram, India
   
10:15-10:30

Bariatric surgery: Downsizing pregnancy complications?
Eyal Sheiner, Israel

   
10:30-10:45

Bariatric surgery and prevention of type 2 diabetes
Nicky Lieberman, Israel

   
10:45-11:00

Discussion

   
in parallel
 
HALL E- Perinatal Studies
Session 17E
09:00-11:00
THE LEADING STUDIES IN PERINATAL MEDICINE & CRITICAL EVALUATION OF MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS
Chairpersons: Holger Stepan, Germany; Apostolos Athanasiadis, Greece
Controversies:
  Oral hypoglycemic agents
09:00-09:10 Presenter: Rosa Corcoy, Spain
09:10-09:15 Critical Evaluation: Kinneret Tenenbaum, Israel
   
  The use of insulin analogues
09:15-09:25 Presenter: Elizabetha Torlone, Italy
09:25-09:30 Critical Evaluation: David McCance, Ireland
 
 
 
Studies:
 
DIGITAT
09:30-09:40 Presenter: Sicco Scherjon, The Netherlands
09:40-09:45 Critical Evaluation: Apostolos Athanasiadis, Greece
   
  EXPRESS Study
09:45-09:55 Presenter: Karel Marsal, Sweden
09:55-10:00 Critical Evaluation: Umberto Simeoni, Switzerland
   
 
HAPO Follow Up Study
10:00-10:10 Presenter: Boyd E. Metzger, USA
10:10-10:15 Critical Evaluation: Alberto De Leiva, Spain
   
  CONCEPTT Study
10:15-10:25 Presenter: Denice Feig, Canada
10:25-10:30 Critical Evaluation: Elisabeth Mathiesen, Denmark
   
  The ASPRE Study
10:30-10:40 Presenter: Leona Poon, UK
10:40-10:45 Critical Evaluation: Stefan Verlohren, Germany
   
  Labor and delivery in diabetic pregnancy – The GINEXMAL Study
10:45-10:55 Presenter: Salvatore Alberico, Italy
10:55-11:00 Critical Evaluation: Michael Robson, UK
   
in parallel
 
HALL F- Basic Science
Session 17F
09:00-11:00
BASIC SCIENCE (PART III):
THE PLACENTA & ISLET FUNCTION AND REGULATION DURING PREGNANCY
Chairpersons: Gernot Desoye, Austria; Michele Solimena, Germany
09:00-09:20 Conception; The beginning of the Maternal – Placental - Fetal Dialogues
Gernot Desoye, Austria
   
09:20-09:40
A look into the islet during pregnancy
Stephan Speier, Germany
   
09:40-10:00 Some preliminary matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization experiments on human placenta
Silvia Burlina, Italy
   
10:00-10:20 Extreme growth in obese woman: effect of applying customized curves
Marianna Pina Rambaldi, Italy
   
10:20-10:40 The influence of glicemic control on the fetal growth potential
Rossana Pulcineli Vieira Francisco, Brazil
   
10:40-11:00 Discussion
   
in parallel
 
 
HALL G- Ultrasound
Session 17G
09:00-11:00
USE OF ULTRASOUND FOR DELIVERY PLANNING
Chairperson: Jacky Nizard, France
09:00-09:20 Detection of abnormally invasive placentation
Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
   
09:20-09:40 Problems of antepartum estimation of fetal weight
Eberhard Merz, Germany
   
09:40-10:00
How to handle fetal ultrasound in overweight patients
Robert Armburst, Germany
   
10:00-10:20 Doppler sonography and timing of delivery
Jochen Ritgen, Germany
   
10:20-10:40 The pros of ultrasound to assess fetal head position and descent before instrumental delivery
Boris Tutschek, Switzerland
   
10:40-11:00 Do we really need intrapartum US?
Jacky Nizard, France
   
   
11:00-11:30
Brunch Break  (Exhibition Area)

HALL A
Session 18
11:30-13:50
THE PERINATAL TRIBUNAL: THE FIRST TRIMESTER- A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITIES
CAN WE REALLY PREDICT AND PREVENT ALL MATERNAL AND FETAL COMPLICATIONS?
(5 minutes/5 slides)
The Honorable Judges:
Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy; Wolfgang Henrich, Germany; Moshe Hod, Israel
11:30-11:50 SETTING THE SCENE: Putting the "M" back in Maternal Fetal Medicine
Mary E. D'Alton, USA
   
11:50-12:40
MATERNAL MEDICINE
Universal thyroid screening – do we need it?
Yoel Toledano, Israel
   
Prediction and prevention of metabolic risk
Rinat Gabbay Benziv, USA, Israel
   
HbA1c in Early Pregnancy?
David McIntyre, Australia
   
Prediction and prevention of preeclampsia
Leona Poon, UK
   
Prediction and prevention of preterm labor
Birgit Arabin, Germany
   
Court appointed expert– Critical evaluation of the evidence supplied
Gerard Visser, The Netherlands
   
The Jury: Symposium participants vote
 
The Verdict: The Honorable Judges
 
12:40-13:30
FETAL MEDICINE
Aneuploidy and complications; The biochemistry– can we predict all?
Howard Cuckle, UK
 
Aneuploidy; Cell free fetal DNA- Can we diagnose all?
The-Hung Bui, Sweden
 
Aneuploidy; Sonography- Can we predict all?
Boris Tutschek, Switzerland
 
  Prediction and prevention of IUGR and stillbirth
Ahmet Baschat, USA
   
Congenital anomalies; Anatomy scan - Can we diagnose all?
Israel Meizner, Israel
 
Fetal doppler: Which vessel at the first trimester? Do we need it?
Yves Ville, France
 
Court appointed expert– Critical evaluation of the evidence supplied
Yariv Yogev, Israel
 
The Jury: Symposium participants vote
 
The Verdict: The Honorable Judges
 
HALL A
Session 19
13:30-14:00
Auf Wiedersehen Berlin
TAKE-HOME MESSAGES-
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CESAREAN SECTION IN TEN MINUTES
Chairpersons: Michael Stark, Germany; Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal
13:30-13:45 Optimal CS techniques achieved – what about human evolution?
Michael Stark, Germany
   
13:45-14:00 From cesarean section to cesarean delivery
Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
   
14:00-14:15 Caesarean Section rates – Much ado about nothing or a marker of quality care?
Michael Robson, UK
   
HALL A
14:15-14:30
Closing Ceremony