2 / ANNUAL MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF PERINATAL MEDICINE:


Prematurity – Facts and Doubts

30 October – 2 November 2009   print this page

Conference organizers:

Asim Kurjak, KBC Sveti Duh, Zagreb, Croatia

Roberto Romero, University of Detroit, United States


Conference description:

Fifth annual meeting of International Academy of Perinatal Medicine

PRETERM BIRTH: PREDICTION, PREVENTION AND OBSTETRIC AND NEONATAL TREATMENT

Chairman: Professor Asim Kurjak

October 31 and November 1, 2009

Hotel Hilton Imperial - Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pre-Congress Program

Venue: Inter-University Centre, Don Frana Bulica 4, Dubrovnik

October 29, 2009

IAN DONALD INTER-UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICAL ULTRASOUND

Croatian branch: Director B. Miskovic, Secretary O. Vasilj

October 30, 2009

3rd ERICH SALING WORLD SCHOOL OF PERINATAL MEDICINE

School directors: A. Kurjak, F.A. Chervenak, X. Carbonell-Estrany

www.iandonald-croatia.org

info@wspm-croatia.org

Fifth annual meeting of International Academy of Perinatal Medicine

October 31, 2009

07:40-10:30 Ceremonial meeting of Academy

13:00-20:00

Preterm Birth: Prediction, Prevention and Obstetric and Neonatal Treatment

Chairman: Professor Asim Kurjak

Welcome and introduction

Asim Kurjak, Croatia

Opening Lecture – 30 minutes

Erich Saling, Germany: Current problems in prevention of premature birth

Keynote Address – 60 minutes

Roberto Romero, USA: Mechanism of disease for preterm parturition

Pedro Barri, Spain: Reproductive medicine perspective: Single embryo transfer in the prevention of prematurity

Frank Chervenak, USA: Ethics of prematurity

Joseph Schenker, Israel: The Frequency, Obstetrical circumstances and burden of disease

Birgit Arabin, The Netherlands: Predicting preterm birth: Cervical sonography vs. biochemical markers

Zoltan Papp, Hungary: Cervical cerclage for preventing preterm birth

Luis Cabero, Spain: The Pessary for preventing preterm birth

Roberto Romero, USA: Progestins in the prevention of preterm birth

Joachim W. Dudenhausen, Germany: The diagnosis of preterm labor with intact membranes

Asim Kurjak, Croatia: Fetal assessment in preterm labor

Kazuo Maeda, Japan: Can fetal lung maturity be predicted non-invasively?

Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy: Tocolysis: when, which and to whom?

Giampaolo Mandruzzato, Italy: Steroids: Single vs. repeat courses

Isaac Blickstein, Israel: Mode of delivery of the extreme preterm birth: Vaginal vs. abdominal

Manuel R.G. Carrapato, Portugal: Long-term outcome of the preterm neonate around the limits of viability

Chiara Benedetto, Italy: Diagnosis of PROM: Newer approaches

Radu Vladareanu, Romania: The diagnosis of subclinical infection

Radu Vladareanu, Romania: Antibiotic administration in preterm PROM

Yves Ville, France: Can PROM be sealed?

Anton Mikhailov, Russia: The management of PROM between 22 and 26 weeks

Cihat Sen, Turkey: How should the fetus with preterm PROM be monitored?

November 1, 2009

08:00-12:00

Liliana S. Voto, Argentina: Expectant management vs. induction of the patient with preterm PROM

Zehra Nese Kavak, Turkey: PROM in multiple pregnancies

Aris Antsaklis, Greece: Selective reduction in twins and multiple pregnancies

Badreldeen Ahmed, Qatar: Secondary prevention of preterm birth: Management of pregnant patients with a history of preterm delivery

Serge Uzan, France: Maternal cancer as a cause of preterm birth

Jose Maria Carrera, Spain: Prematurity in developing countries. A challenge for all of us

Robert Brent, USA: Immunization of women in reproductive age and pregnant women: A strategy to prevent preterm birth and neonatal disease

Wolfgang Holzgreve, Germany: Folate supplementations in premature labor and birth defects prevention: New concepts

Xavier Carbonell-Estrany, Spain: Pharma-economic concepts and evaluation of cost-effectiveness of RSV prophylaxis

Apostolos Papageorgiou, Canada: Management and outcome of extremely low birth weight infants

Eduardo Bancalari, USA: Perinatal factors and outcome in the extreme premature infant

Milan Stanojevic, Croatia: Continuity in neurobehavior between preterm fetus and preterm newborn

Claudine Amiel Tison, France: Neurological examination of neonates and long-term follow up

Dharmapuri Vidyasagar, USA: Impact of transfer of technology on the outcome of premature infants in developing countries