Post-Graduate Courses - Course 1

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Post-Graduate Course 1
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
HALL TBC
ALL WAYS LEAD TO THE FIRST TRIMESTER | PREDICTION AND PREVENTION OF PREGNANCY INDUCED COMPLICATIONS (THE GREAT OBSTETRICAL SYNDROMES)
Course Directors: 
Eduard Gratacos, Spain; Liona Poon, Hong Kong;  Ahmet Baschat, USA, and Jon Hyett, Australia
08:00-10:20
Session 1 | The Pathophysiology of the Great Obstetrical Syndromes and Innovative Technologies
08:00-08:20 From the bedside; The Great Obstetrical Syndromes - the clinical challenge
Eduard Gratacos, Spain
08:20-08:40 From the bench; The Great Obstetrical Syndromes - It's all in the Placenta
Gernot Desoye, Austria
Screening for Pregnancy Complications
08:40-09:00 Aneuploidies and Fetal Defects
Vassilios Fanos, Italy
09:00-09:20 The Microbiome
Omry Koren, Israel
09:20-09:40 The Genome
Philippos Patsalis, Cyrpus
09:40-10:00
Imaging based method: ideally suited to cffDNA screening
Olle Ericsson, Sweden
10:00-10:20 Screening for fetal defects
Eduard Gratacos, Spain
10:20-10:50 Coffee and Refreshment Break
10:50-12:30
Session 2 | Prediction and Prevention of PET
10:50-11:10 Screening for preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction
Francesc Figueras, Spain
11:10-11:30 Prevention of preeclampsia by aspirin: Results from multi-center randomized prospective study: ASPRE
Liona Poon, Hong Kong
11:30-11:50 Prediction and prevention of gestational diabetes 
Jon Hyett, Australia
11:50-12:10
First-trimester maternal risk assessment- impact of introduction into routine public health program - SPREE
Liona Poon, Hong Kong
12:10-12:30 Pre-Pregnancy and the 1st Trimester; can we do it differently?
David McIntyre,Australia
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:45
Session 3 | Prediction and Prevention of GDM and Pre-Term Birth
13:30-13:50 Prevention of preeclampsia by alternative therapies
Ahmet Baschat, USA
13:50-14:10 Prediction and prevention of pre-term birth 
Jon Hyett, Australia
14:10-14:45 Open Discussion - All Speakers