We’re pleased to announce the huge success of last week’s approved course “7th Prenatal Ultrasound Diagnosis of Fetal Birth Defects and Counseling”, which took place in Beijing, China on the 11-13 May, where 97.8％ delegates positive feedback of collected questionnaires after meeting. More than 20 experts (including 8 members of the ISUOG international faculty) from 8 countries delivered lectures and shared their ideas with the full meeting hall. The delegates came from 29 provinces and regions throughout China. Topics covered during the course included early detection of fetal defects, fetal brain gyrations, placental infarction, hemorrhage and infection, scar pregnancy, fetal craniofacial syndromes, ventriculomegaly, ACC, posterior fossa anomalies, and more.
ASPRE trial: incidence of preterm pre-eclampsia in patients fulfilling ACOG and NICE criteria according to risk by FMF algorithm
An ISUOG approved course has been recognised by ISUOG for their quality and educational value to ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology, and subsequently offered official endorsement. Through this program, we aim to foster international collaboration in education and to identify an internationally acceptable standard for further education in the field. Any ISUOG member can apply for their course, which will be granted if the course meets the equirements outlined in our bylaws.
ISUOG's Basic Training program offers trainees a theoretical curriculum and the opportunity to attend a practical course onsite or via live stream, to introduce them to essential topics in obstetrics and gynecology. We are pleased to announce that we are spreading the accessibility of Basic Training to underserved regions by inaugurating a pilot scheme for low-income countries to attend the Basic Training course at our Singapore World Congress through satellites.
This new Virtual Issue from UOG presents a series of papers reporting on predictive tests and interventions for preterm birth, as well as on how best to integrate them into clinical practice. These papers are free to read for a limited period of 2 months.
The May issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology has a special focus on the predictive tests and interventions for preterm birth (PTB) that are under investigation. Also available this month is a Virtual Issue on the Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth, presenting a series of papers reporting on predictive tests and interventions for preterm birth, as well as on how best to integrate them into clinical practice. This month, we'd also like to inform you that presentations from our award winning 2017 World Congress in Vienna are now available to ISUOG members on our On Demand platform. We're also pleased to announce a new Basic Training Satellite pilot scheme, more details on our upcoming World Congress and other educational opportunities, highlights from our International Symposium in Athens, and more.
The May issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on preterm birth, with relevant articles on the effectiveness of established and emerging screening methods and their implementation in clinical practice, as well as preventative methods such as pessary or cervical cerclage.
Earn CME points by atttending our education course 'Managing indidental ultrasound findings in gynecology'!
This course will take place on 1 June 2018, in London, UK (and live-streamed globally). This course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 6 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). You can earn your CME points by attending onsite or by live-streaming - but you need to be live-streaming at the time of the course in order to be eligible. There is limited onsite availability for this course, so secure your place onsite by registering today.
Prevention of preterm birth with pessary in singletons (PoPPs): randomized controlled trial
ISUOG members have full access to 1,300 presentations from our 27th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, which took place in Austria last year. Head over to our On Demand platform to view presentations from the leading experts who attended our 2017 World Congress.
This lecture was delivered at ISUOG's World Congress in Montreal, in 2015.
Last weekend, over 500 delegates from 70 countries took part in our educational activities at our 14th International Symposium in Athens, either onsite or via live stream. We would like to thank all participants, faculty, our live streaming satellites and the Hellenic Society of Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergency for contributing to this event!
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!
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.