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

12. Periviable Preterm Birth: Obstetric Issues and Controversies

Feb. 13, 2019 8am - 12pm

Course Directors:
Brian Mercer, MD
Molly Stout, MD

Course Faculty:
William Grobman, MD, MBA
Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD, MSCR
Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds, MD, MPH, MSc

An in-depth examination of data on neonatal outcomes and survival after periviable preterm birth. Learn how maternal and obstetric management in the index of subsequent pregnancies can optimize maternal and neonatal outcomes.

This course is approved for 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  

1. To review the evolving and current outcomes related to periviable birth. 
2. To identify opportunities to delay delivery or enhance newborn outcomes related to periviable birth. 
3. To discuss current controversies in the management of the patient at risk for periviable birth. 
4. To consider interventions to prevent or delay periviable delivery in the next pregnancy. 
5. To discuss multidisciplinary contributions to the management of periviable birth.  

Session Time Session Title Session Speaker
8:00-8:15am Introduction and Practice Survey Stout, Mercer
8:15-8:45am Epidemiology and Evolution of Periviable Birth Stout
8:45-9:15am The Frying Pan or the Fire: Outcomes After Aggressive Versus Conservative Management of Periviable Birth Tucker Edmonds
9:15-9:45am Obstetric Interventions to Optimize Outcomes in the Periviable Period Gyamfi-Bannerman
9:45-10:00am Discussion Panel All
10:00-10:30am Break  
10:30-10:50am Multidisciplinary Team Protocols for Counseling and Management of Periviable Birth Tucker Edmonds
10:50-11:10am What to do Next: Prevention of the Next Periviable Birth Mercer
11:10-11:30am Debate: Periviable Birth – Have We Gone Too Far? Gyamfi-Bannerman/Grobman 

Price: $480.00