ISUOG is very pleased to announce that our 27th World Congress of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, held in Austria in 2017, has been awarded Best Congress of the Year by the city of Vienna! Our 2017 Congress Chairs Prof. Christoph Brezinka and Prof. Daniela Prayer attended the event at Vienna City Hall on Thursday 12 April, and were honoured with a commemorative plaque recognising the exceptional success of the Congress.Thank you to all who made this possible!
Prevention of preterm birth with pessary in singletons (PoPPs): randomized controlled trial
This month, we are excited to announce that we received almost 900 abstract submissions for our 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Singapore! For more World Congress highlights, check out this newsletter. Also in the newsletter is up-to-date information about our other educational opportunities, such as our 14th International Symposium in Athens this month, our upcoming 'Managing incidental ultrasound findings in gynecology' course, and more. You'll also find a summary of highlights from the April issue of UOG, an update on our Outreach partnership with the World Health Organisation, news about our China Task Force, and job opportunities within ISUOG.
The April issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on integrating genomics into obstetric care, with articles on the role of first-trimester ultrasound and combined screening in the cell-free DNA era and the impact of high-resolution genetic technologies in identification of atypical chromosomal abnormalities. Articles on other topics in this issue include an Original Article on home blood-pressure monitoring in a hypertensive pregnant population.
ISUOG Outreach has returned to Oman! Stay up to date by reading our blog - learn how the 28 trainees and our team of ISUOG volunteers are getting on in Muscat.The first blog post from our team leader for Oman, Dr Titia Cohen-Overbeek (the Netherlands) is now up, so check it out and follow our blog so as not to miss any updates!
ISUOG Outreach is proud to be an ally of the World Health Organisation and PMNCH (the Partnership for Maternal and New born Child Health) in its joint efforts to improve global women’s health. To celebrate World Health Day tomorrow, we are excited to announce one of our recent partnerships with the WHO during the ACTION Trials, a multi-site randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroid use for women at risk of imminent preterm birth in hospitals in low-resource countries.
Would you like to host a satellite course to live stream our Basic Training course at our Athens International Symposium on the 20th April 2018? This is a fantastic opportunity to provide your trainees with access to the high quality education available through our Basic Training program at a location that suits you.
ISUOG and ASUM now have 25 endorsing bodies for our 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Singapore! Members of local endorsing bodies will receive a discounted registration fee. If your society has agreed endorsement, please contact them regarding your discount before registering.
For our 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, there are reduced rates available to residents of low resource countries listed in Hinari Lists A and B. If you live in a Hinari listed country, you can register for $365 USD before 20 August 2018. ISUOG and ASUM hope to see you in Singapore at #ISUOG2018!
Effectiveness of 12–13-week scan for early diagnosis of fetal congenital anomalies in the cell-free DNA era