Program


Please note the program is provisional and changes may occur prior to the commencement of the event

08:30 Introduction
First trimester
08:45 Practice guidelines for evaluation of the fetal central nervous system
09:00 Examination of the normal first trimester fetal brain
09:45 Fetal brain malformation 11–14 weeks: tips, tricks and traps
10:30 Break
11:00 First trimester open spina bifida: expectations and limitations
11:45 The maxillary-occipital line in the diagnosis of open neural tube defects
12:00 A practical guide to 3D evaluation of the fetal brain across all trimesters
12:30 Non-invasive fetal testing beyond karyotype: what’s in it for the fetal brain
13:00 Lunch
Second trimester
13:45 Practice guidelines for examination of the fetal central nervous system 18–22 weeks
14:00 Examination of the normal fetal brain 18–22 weeks
14:15 An overview of the use of fetal MRI in advancing fetal neuro diagnosis
14:45 Cavum velum interpositum, choroid plexus cysts, transient ventriculomegaly and other CNS variations
15:15 Break
15:45 Fetal cerebral ventriculomegaly: a systematic approach to diagnosis and management
16:45 Open and closed fetal neural tube defects 18–22 weeks: diagnostic dilemmas
17:25 Prenatal surgery for fetal tube defects surgery: current Australian experience
18:00 Close of day one

 

Second trimester (continued)
08:30 Anomalies of the cavum septum pellucidum: diagnoses and dilemmas
09:30 Complete and partial agenesis of the corpus callosum: clues to diagnosis (part one)
10:10 Complete and partial agenesis of the corpus callosum: clues to diagnosis (part two)
10:50 Break
11:10 Prenatal counselling diagnosis of isolated agenesis of the corpus callosum: paediatric neurologist perspective
11:30 Posterior fossa anomalies: integration of ultrasound with MRI
12:30 Prenatal counselling diagnosis of posterior fossa anomalies: paediatric neurologist perspective
12:50 A systematic approach to examination of the fetal face: 10 sonographic sections
13:05 Lunch
13:50 The sonographic spectrum of orofacial malformations
14:35 The genetics of posterior fossa and commissural anomalies
Third trimester
15:05 Practice guidelines for examination of the fetal central nervous system in the third trimester
15:20 Examination of the normal fetal brain 22–37 weeks
15:35 Break
15:55 Microcephaly: diagnostic dilemmas and new considerations
16:25 Disorders of migration and organisation: the role of MRI
17:10 Fetal stroke haemorrhage cysts and tumours - diagnoses and management
18:00 Finish

 

 

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