Ask the Expert: Preterm Birth
An estimated 15 million babies are born too early every year worldwide - that is about 28 preterm babies every minute, with approximately 1 million children dying each year due to preterm birth complications.
Expert Voice: Baby Loss and Miscarriage
Baby loss is often a taboo subject. It is estimated, that 23 million miscarriages take place every year worldwide, with 44 couples losing their pregnancy every minute. We are asking our community to recognise the psychological impact and extend their care beyond “diagnosis and treatment” for couples experiencing baby loss.
Expert Voice - Ectopic Pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy (EP) is characterized by the implantation and development of an embryo outside of the uterine cavity. The overall rate of EP is 1–2% in the general population, and 2–5% among patients who have utilized assisted reproductive technology.
Ask the Expert - Pre-eclampsia: Patient Perspectives
May is 'Pre-eclampsia Awareness Month', and this month ISUOG's Ask the Expert - Patient Perspectives series features specially selected clinical expert panellists, Prof. Kypros Nicolaides and Prof. Liona Poon. In these compelling videos, Prof. Nicolaides and Prof. Poon answer the questions surrounding pre-eclampsia that matter most to our community's patients.
Expert Voice: Pre-eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia (PE) is condition that affects 2–5% of pregnant women, and as high as 8–12% in some countries in Africa, with 76,000 women globally losing their life to PE every year.
Ask the Expert - Endometriosis: Patient Perspectives
March is 'Endometriosis Awareness Month' and ISUOG's Ask the Expert - Patient Perspectives series goes to the heart of the issues surrounding endometriosis. With our specially selected clinical expert panelists, Prof. George Condous and Dr Mathew Leonardi, we answer the questions that matter most to our community's patients.
Expert Voice: Endometriosis
Endometriosis: a disease where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus, causing pain and/or infertility. The disease, to which there is no known cure and where the focus is aimed at control over symptoms, affects roughly 190 million of reproductive people worldwide.
Ask the Expert - COVID-19 & Maternal Care: Patient Perspectives
With the rise of the Omicron variant, ISUOG's Ask the Expert series returns to further discuss COVID-19 and maternal care. This time, the focus is on the perspective of the patient, with six panellists getting answers to the questions that matter to their patients most. The two-part series features our specially selected expert panel comprising Prof Andrea Dall’Asta, Prof Asma Khalil, Prof Christoph Lees, Prof Liona Poon and Dr Raigam Jafet Martínez-Portilla.
Ask the Expert - COVID-19: Maternal Care
Throughout December 2021, ISUOG's new Ask the Expert series goes to the heart of the issues surrounding COVID-19 and maternal care, with five panellists, over five weeks, getting answers to the questions that matter to our community most. The series opens with our specially selected expert panel, who met in September for World Patient Safety Day, comprising Prof Christoph Lees, Prof Andrea Dall’Asta, Prof Asma Khalil, Dr Raigam Jafet Martínez-Portilla and Dr Vincenzo Berghella.