SMFM's 39th Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

February 11 - 16, 2019 | Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, Nevada

02. Obstetric Complications Debates: Preterm Birth and Beyond

Feb. 11, 2019 8am - 5pm

Course Directors:
Anjali Kaimal, MD, MSCR
Judette Louis, MD, MPH

Course Faculty:
Joseph Biggio, Jr., MD, MS
Kimberly De Stefano, MD
William Grobman, MD, MBA
Torre Halscott, MD, MSCR
Israel Hendler, MD
Mariam Naqvi, MD
Sarah Obican, MD
Luis Pacheco, MD
Sindhu Srinivas, MD
Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc
Methodius Tuuli, MD, MPH

Hear the pros and cons of a range of hot topics in MFM from delivery timing options in preterm preeclampsia to mode-of-delivery in the periviable period and cerclage in twin gestations. Also hear the latest on the elective induction of labor at 39 weeks and varying strategies for the management of amniotic fluid embolus.                       

This course has been approved for 7 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. To compare the pros and cons of different delivery timing options in preterm preeclampsia.
  2. To examine the evidence surrounding mode of delivery options in the periviable pregnancy.
  3. To examine the evidence surrounding cerclage use in twin gestation.
  4. To compare the pros and cons of elective induction of labor at 39 weeks.
  5. To discuss the strategies for the management of amniotic fluid embolus.
COURSE SCHEDULE


Session Time Session Title Session Speaker
8:00-8:30am Introduction
8:30-9:00am Preterm Preeclampsia: Deliver Soon vs. Expectant Management DeStefano/Louis
9:00-9:30am Cerclage in Twin Pregnancies: Never Indicated vs. a Viable Option Obican/Hendler
9:30-10:00am Q and A
10:00-10:30am Break
10:30-11:00am Periviable Birth with Malpresentation: Cesarean is Best vs. Mode of Delivery Makes No Difference Naqvi/Hendler
11:00-11:30am We Should Use Bundles to Prevent SSI vs. We Can Reduce SSI Without Bundles Srinivas/Tuuli
11:30am-12:00pm  Q and A
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:30pm  Amniotic Fluid Embolus is Lethal vs. Amniotic Fluid Embolus is Not Necessarily Lethal - There is Room for Improvement Pacheco/Halscott
1:30-2:00 pm Elective Induction of Labor: Nothing Good Happens After 39 Weeks vs. Stop Being an Interventionist Grobman/Stuebe
2:00-2:30pm Q and A
2:30-3:00pm  Late Breaking - Audience Topics
3:00-3:30pm Break
3:30-4:00pm First Trimester US in the Age of Cell-Free DNA. Is There a Role for It? Yes or No? Kaimal/Biggio
4:00-4:30pm Late Breaking - Audience Topics
4:30-5:00pm Q and A

Price: $650.00