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.
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.
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.
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.
March is 'Endometriosis Awareness Month', and throughout the month ISUOG's Ask the Expert - Patient Perspectives series goes to the heart of the issues surrounding endometriosis. With our specially selected clinical expert panellists Prof George Condous and Dr Mathew Leonardi answering the questions that matter most to our community's patients.
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.
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.
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.