Supplement your learning for the ISUOG Course 'Modern Management in Twins: All you Need to Know' with the following learning resources.

Join us via livestream for 'Modern Management in Twins: All you need to know' on Tuesday 4th February 2020 presented in cooperation with SMFM. This course will offer an update on the ISUOG guidelines for the management of twin gestations and discussing screening and prevention approaches for preterm birth in twins. It will also review ultrasound diagnosis and management of complicated twin pregnancies including fetal anomalies, monochorionic monoamniotic pregnancies, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), single fetal demise, and twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence (TRAP).

Explore the topic before you attend our course:

In order to make the most of this learning experience and help you achieve your learning objectives, we have prepared a path to guide you from the essentials to our course’s topics through ISUOG resources. The material below, will take you from the most basics to a more comprehensive view of the management of twin gestations and discussing screening and prevention approaches for preterm birth in twins. Some are open to everyone and some are available only to ISUOG members –some may even grant you CME points.

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Basic Training Lectures

Watch Basic Training lectures to gain foundational knowledge.

Patient Information Sheets

Leaflets to help patients understand what conditions mean for them, their baby, and their family. 


More depth

At the same time, this course is the perfect opportunity for you to dive in our rich material and discover or re-discover more advanced approaches to the topic, research updates or related educational material of a more advanced level.


Check out our speakers

ISUOG courses are led by our members, leading experts in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. See here lectures given by some of the course’s speakers at our annual Congresses, International Symposia, or other ISUOG courses.


Course Chairs:

Joanne Stone is a Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in New York, US. She was an Associate Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2001-2009) and Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in New York, US (1992-2001). She was taking prominent positions in SMFM (The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine) and other societies and professional organizations. In 2017, Joanne Stone was selected to the Executive Board of SMFM. She is well- known both nationally and internationally for her research publications.

Her numerous hospital appointments include:

•    President-Elect Faculty Council 2019-2021

•    Vice-Chair Diversity and Inclusion Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductive Sciences (2018-present)

•    Benefits Chair Faculty Council (2017-present)

•    Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Healthcare System (2016-present)

•    Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Mount Sinai Hospital (2007-present)

•    Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2006-present)

•    Director, Perinatal Ultrasound, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount   Sinai (1995-present)

Joanne Stone was educated at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and continued her education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. As part of her postgraduate training, she spent two years working in the Mount Sinai Hospital as well as in the Long Island Jewish Hospital, and the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Joanne Stone enjoys teaching and takes responsibilites to educate junior doctors. She is leading courses at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Embryology Course for medical students, running weekly research meeting with fellows, medical students and residents for research in MFM. In 2004, she was selected by new PGY-1 to serve as mentor. 

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Associate Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Baylor College of Medicine

Dr Sanz Cortes current academic position is in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas), as an Associate Professor.  She is a fetal surgeon at Texas Children's Hospital providing care for patients who receive any fetal intervention from the time of pre-surgical evaluation, surgery and until delivery. Part of her clinical care is also dedicated to the management of the fetal neurosonology clinic at the same center.  She is also very invested in multiple research projects related to fetal conditions that require utero therapy from a multidisciplinary approach and with particular emphasis on advanced imaging techniques.  She is passionate about research mentorship, education, development of biomedical devices and innovation.  One of the main focus of her research has been dedicated to understanding the effects of fetal spina bifida repair and its minimally invasive approach, leading initiatives such as the International Consortium for Fetoscopic Myelomeningocele Repair.  

Other current affiliations that she holds are:  Member of the Steering Committee of Texas Children's Hospital Fetal Center, Steering Committee of the North American Fetal Therapy Network, Scientific Committee of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG), part of the Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Prenatal Diagnosis journal editorial boards.


Country: USA

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomalies; fetal brain; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; fetal therapy and intervention

Languages: English; Spanish

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Dr. Lorraine Dugoff is a Professor and the Chief of Reproductive Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics. She has been actively engaged in multiple national (U.S.) and international societies. Dr. Dugoff's clinical work and research is focused on fetal imaging, the application of emerging genetic technologies to clinical care and first trimester prediction of adverse obstetric outcomes.
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Executive Committee, Finance & Risk Committee, Courses Sub-Committee, Twins Special Interest Group, Doppler Special Interest Group

Prof. Asma Khalil is a Professor of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine at St George’s University Hospital (University of London). She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, specialising in scanning women and babies with complications in pregnancy. She is the lead for the Multiple Pregnancy service at St George’s Hospital, the referral unit for the South West London region, but also cares for women with low risk pregnancies.

Prof. Khalil gained her MD at the University of London in 2009 following two years’ research into pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship. She has published more than 45 peer reviewed research papers in medical journals, and many review articles and book chapters. She has been awarded many research prizes, at both national and international meetings.

Her research interests include hypertensive disease in pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, and other complications of pregnancy.

You can follow her on twitter @ProfAsmaKhalil

Notable publications: She has published more than 45 peer reviewed research papers in medical journals, and many review articles and book chapters. Read more.

Country: UK

Field: Obstetrics; Fetal Medicine

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; multiple pregnancy; preeclampsia; prenatal diagnosis; fetal therapy; interventional procedures during pregnancy.

Languages: English; Arabic

"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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