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

06. Placental Insufficiency - From Causes to Consequences, From Prediction to Prevention (Co-Sponsored with ISUOG)

Feb. 12, 2019 8am - 5pm

Course Directors:
Anthony Odibo, MD, MSCE, FRCOG, FACOG
Aris Papageorghiou, MD
Laurent Salomon, MD, PhD
Joanne Stone, MD, MS

Course Faculty:
Alfred Abuhamad, MD
Melodie Allison, MD
Ahmet Baschat, MD
Katie Groom, MBBS, MD, PhD
Mary Norton, MD
Roberto Romero, MD, DMedSci
Bob Silver, MD

Recent advances in placental research have revealed a vast amount of information regarding pathways to fetal growth restriction, preeclampsia and stillbirth. This course will explore the clinical manifestation of placental disorders, follow the latest international guidance on management of growth restriction and preeclampsia, and look to what the future holds.

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

1. Understand the clinical manifestations of placental disorders.
2. Be apprised of the latest international guidance on management of growth restriction and pre-eclampsia.
3. Appreciate the current state of play as well as controversies regarding prediction and prevention of growth restriction, pre-eclampsia and stillbirth.
4. Gain insights into future research directions in the field.               
Session Time Session Title Session Speaker
8:00-8:20am Welcome and Introduction to the Course and Introduction to ISUOG Odibo, Papageorghiou, Stone
8:20-8:50am Placental Disorders: From Pathology to Clinical Manifestations  Romero 
8:50-9:10am Growth Restriction: Building Consensus on Terminology, Definitions, Outcomes Papageorghiou
9:10-9:40am Growth Restriction: Fetal Physiology and Adaptation  Baschat
9:40-10:00am Recognizing Growth Restriction: ISUOG Fetal Biometry Guidelines Salomon
10:00-10:30am Break  
10:30-10:50am Should All Women Have Third Trimester Ultrasound Screening? What the Data Shows Odibo 
10:50-11:10am Novel Sonographic Tools for the Evaluation of the Placenta Abuhamad
11:10-11:40am Managing Growth Restriction: Understanding our Tests and Their Limitations in Early and Late Disease Papageorghiou
11:40am-12:00pm Developing Therapies for FGR: Are We Making Progress Groom
12:00-1:00pm Lunch  
1:00-1:20pm Examining the Link Between Late Growth Restriction and Stillbirth  Silver
  DEBATE: Predicting Stillbirth Is… Papageorghiou (Moderator)
1:20-1:35pm Impossible Using Current Technology  Silver
1:35-1:50pm Possible and Useful Odibo
1:50-2:00pm Rebuttal and Vote Silver/Odibo
2:00-2:20pm Preeclampsia in 2018: State of Play Sibai
2:20-2:40pm Ultrasound in Management of Preeclampsia: ISUOG Guidelines Salomon
2:40-3:00pm Future Directions: The Role of Statins in Preeclampsia Prevention or Treatment Stone
3:00-3:30pm Break  
  DEBATE: Prediction of Preeclampsia: Is it Useful? Stone (Moderator)
3:30-3:45pm Yes - and It Can Lead to Prevention Baschat
3:45-4:00pm A Waste of Money - Just Give Aspirin to All Sibai
4:00-4:10pm Rebuttal and Vote Baschat/Sibai
4:10-4:30pm Future Directions: Genetics, Epigenetics and Precision Medicine Norton
4:30-4:50pm Future Directions: The Role of MRI in Assessing Placental Function Salomon
4:50-5:00pm Feedback and Close Odibo, Papageorghiou, Stone

Price: $650.00