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Maternal Medicine meets Fetal Medicine – Inventions, Innovations, Winnovations
The Non Communicable Disease Global Epidemic and Maternal Fetal Medicine
Prediction and Prevention in Maternal Fetal Medicine
The Genome and Maternal Fetal Medicine
New Technologies and Maternal Fetal Medicine
The FIGO GDM Initiative
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Obesity and Maternal Fetal Medicine
Hypertension and Pregnancy
Nutrition
The Placenta and the Great Obstetrical Syndromes
The “omics” and Maternal Fetal Medicine
Fetal Growth
Preterm labor
Multiple pregnancy
Maternal Infection and Perinatal Outcome

Labor and Delivery
Fetal Life during Labor and Delivery
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing
Fetal Imaging and therapy
Fetal Congenital anomalies
The Neonate of the Great Obstetrical Syndrome Mother

Maternal and Fetal Health
Maternal Medicine meets Fetal Medicine
Maternal Medicine meets Fetal Medicine
The “Great Obstetric Syndromes”
Beyond the Uterine Environment – Fetal Origins of Adult Disease
Perinatal Medicine and the Industry – Mutual Interests and Future Directions
The First Trimester-A Window Of Opportunities: Screening For Adverse Perinatal Outcome

Diabetes and Pregnancy
Diagnosis for GDM – The Consensus
Pharmacological Treatment in GDM
Diabetic Pregnancy and Preeclampsia
Metabolic Goals in Diabetic Pregnancy
The Diabetic Placenta: The Forgotten Compartment
Micronutrients & Diabetic Pregnancy
New Technologies in The Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy
Pharmacological Treatment in Pre-GDM; the new insulins
Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes in Pregnancy Amongst the Indigenous Peoples– a neglected health priority
Contraception in Diabetic Pregnancy
Pregnancy in Diabetic Animals
Infertility and Diabetes
Menopause and Diabetes

Obesity and Maternal Fetal Medicine
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Bariatric surgery
Lifestyle interventions

The “omics” and Maternal Fetal Medicine
Genome
Epigenetics
Microbiome
Metabolome
Proteome
smallRNA

Placental insufficiency: Preeclampsia and fetal growth
The Maternal - Placental - Fetal Dialogue and Its Influence on Pregnancy Outcome
Early prediction and prevention of preeclampsia
Preeclampsia: identification of pre-clinical disease and management issues
Abnormal fetal growth - Challenging the extremes
Early prediction and prevention of IUGR
IUGR and SGA: Doppler management and prediction of outcome

Preterm delivery
Preterm labor: early prediction and prevention
Preterm labor and rupture of membranes: Early identification of poor outcome and infection

Multiple pregnancy
Multiple pregnancy: Issues in early and late pregnancy
Diagnosis and management of monochorionic twins


Maternal Infection and Perinatal Outcome
Labor and Delivery
Use of ultrasound in labor
Management of post-partum hemorrhage

Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening
Non-invasive prenatal testing: integration with current practice
Integrating advances in genetic diagnosis in prenatal diagnosis
First, second and third trimester ultrasound: When and what to look for

Fetal Advanced Imaging and Diagnosis
3D/4D ultrasound: From basic to advanced (with live demos)
Indications and techniques of MRI for fetal evaluation
Early and advanced diagnosis of fetal brain defects and development (with live demos)
Echocardiography: From basic to 3D/4D (with live demos)
Congenital cardiac defects: Dagnostic issues and impact on the brain
Fetal cardiac function: Techniques and applications

Fetal and Perinatal therapy
Current indications and results of fetal therapy
Fetal defects with perinatal surgical management

The Neonate of the Great Obstetrical Syndrome Mother