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

08:30-08:45 Introduction. S Meagher
08:45-09:30 What is the value of the first trimester scan in 2019? S Meagher
09:30-10:00 Early detection of fetal defects- where is the evidence? S Meagher
10:00-10:25 Acrania 7-14 weeks : Clues to diagnosis. S Meagher
10:25-10:50 Holoprosencephaly at 11-14 weeks gestation – a practical guide to diagnosis. S Meagher
10:50-11:15 The cerebral 4th ventricle 9-14 weeks – “a marker of many things”. S Meagher
11:15-11:35 Refreshment Break
11:35-12:05 From chromosomes to exomes – a beginner’s guide. L Hui
12:05-12:35 Non-Invasive prenatal screening and diagnosis – frequently asked questions. L Hui
12:35-13:05 First Trimester combined screening: is it a valid test in the NIPT era? J Hyett
13:05-13:35 Prenatal exome sequencing – is it a reality in clinical practice? G McGillivray
13:35-14:35 Lunch
14:35-15:05 Prenatal genetic counselling in a brave new world. M Menezes
15:05-15:35 Screening for open spina bifida at 11-14 weeks: challenges and solutions. F Ushakov
15:35-16:05 Cephaloceles : Tips tricks and Traps. S Meagher
16:05-16:25 Refreshment Break
16:25-16:55 Malformation of the fetal face 11-14 weeks. S Meagher
16:55-17:25 Screening for fetal skeletal anomalies 11-14 weeks- a practical guide. F Ushakov
17:25-17:55 Multiple pregnancy – challenging cases in the first trimester. J Ramkrishna
17:55- 18:15 Panel Discussion
  Close of day one


09:00-09:30 Early fetal scan technique 12-13 weeks : London school of ultrasound. F Ushakov
09:30-10:15 Severe anomalies not detectable at 11- 14 weeks. F Ushakov
10:15-10:45 Anterior Abdominal wall defects 11-14 weeks: tips, tricks and traps. F Ushakov
10:45-11:00 Questions and Answers
11:00-11:30 Refreshment Break
11:30-11:55 Screening for fetal cardiac malformation 11-14 weeks: facts and figures. S Meagher
11:55-12:25 Screening for minor cardiac malformation: benefits and limitations. S Meagher
12:25-13:15 A practical guide to diagnosis of major fetal cardiac malformation 11-14 weeks. S Meagher
13:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Screening for pre-eclampsia : present and future. D Rolnik
14:30:15:00 Screening for adverse pregnancy outcomes in daily practice. D Rolnik
15:00-15:15 Questions and discussion
15:15-15:30 Refreshment Break
15:30-16:00 The 12 and 20 week scans: two stages screening protocol for fetal structural anomalies. F Ushakov
16:00- 16:30 Reproductive Carrier screening – what every clinician needs to know. T Hardy
16:30-17:15 Fetal genitourinary tract malformation 11-14 weeks gestation. F Ushakov
  Close of day two



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