The Clinical Standards Committee (CSC) aims to improve and standardise medical practice guidelines for the use of diagnostic imaging procedures in obstetrics and gynecology.

To read the 2008 Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology Editorial, 'ISUOG Clinical Standards Committee: the way forward' click here (PDF).

Committee Membership  

Country: UK

Field: Gynecology; Reproductive medicine; Early pregnancy

Specialties: 3D and 4D ultrasound; Gynecological ultrasound; Early pregnancy; Reproductive medicine

Languages: English
 

Notable Publications:

Raine-Fenning N, Sur S, Horne AW, Wilkinson H, Bourne T. Pregnancy of unknown viability or location: less is more in the majority of cases. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2012: 38 (1); 7-10.

Raine-Fenning NJ, Campbell BK, Clewes JS, Kendall NR, Johnson IR. The reliability of virtual organ computer-aided analysis (VOCAL) for the semiquantification of ovarian, endometrial and subendometrial perfusion. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003: 22 (6); 633-9.

Jayaprakasan K, Deb S, Batcha M, Hopkisson J, Johnson I, Campbell B, Raine-Fenning N. The cohort of antral follicles measuring 2-6 mm reflects the quantitative status of ovarian reserve as assessed by serum levels of anti-Mullerian hormone and response to controlled ovarian stimulation. Fertil Steril 2011: 94 (5); 1775-81.

Chan YY, Jayaprakasan K, Tan A, Thornton JG, Coomarasamy A, Raine-Fenning NJ. Reproductive outcomes in women with congenital uterine anomalies: a systematic review. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011: 38 (4); 371-82.

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"I was able to help to expand ISUOG's mission to Brazil and Australia."

"It was with great pleasure I was able to help to expand ISUOG's mission to Brazil and Australia. By promoting our society in Brazil (through a partnership with the FEBRASGO) and in Australia (through a partnership with ASUM and RANZCOG) we are attracting new members for the society and delivering in these regions high level education activities through ISUOG Approved Courses."
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"I am committed to supporting ISUOG’s membership growth and providing educational opportunities in underrepresented regions of the world."

"I am committed to supporting ISUOG’s membership growth and providing educational opportunities in underrepresented regions of the world. I have contributed to the Society’s scientific program, speaking at their Intensive education courses and even running two Approved courses of my own, which have become popular in their own right. One of these courses takes place in Egypt, the other in the UK, where there is a shortage in opportunities for basic training in the field. Through these initiatives I have introduced more than 70 new members to the Society in the last year alone and strive to continue delivering ISUOG’s resources in areas where there is most in need."
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"I believe these [ISUOG translated guidelines) will improve the quality of ultrasound scans in Portuguese-speaking countries, particularly in Brazil."

"I’ve coordinated the translation of the ISUOG Clinical Standards Committee guidelines into Portuguese (Brazil) and I’ve divulged the free membership for trainees in Ob-Gyn and/or Ultrasound in Brazil. I greatly enjoyed these tasks because I believe these will improve the quality of ultrasound scans in Portuguese-speaking countries, particularly in Brazil."
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ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Editor of UOG, Clinical Standards Committee, Fetal MRI Focus Group, Scientific Committee

Prof Laurent J SALOMON, MD, PhD is a senior consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at Necker-Enfants-Malades Hospital and full professor at Paris Descartes University.Laurent is an associate director of a Master Degree in Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Medicine at Paris Descartes University. He is Editor of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Laurent also serves on a regular basis as an expert for the National Agency for Biomedicine, French Health Authority and National Security Agency in Health Products, as well as for international research projects.

 

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Secretariat Liaison

 

 

Clinical Standards Committee documents include Consensus Statements and Practice Guidelines.

 

The CSC also has the responsibility to provide guidance for individuals and sub-committees regarding the development of Consensus Statements or Guidelines on behalf of ISUOG. Therefore, members who are planning to develop such documents must submit a CSC Proposal Form at a very early stage of the process to minimize potential problems that may arise from late review of a nearly completed document that may not fully comply with either the expectations or best interests of the Society.

ISUOG Committee members and ISUOG members interested in submitting a proposal for the development of additional guidelines can click here for further information.

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Clinical Standards Committee Basecamp (access to committee members only)
 

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