A comprehensive advanced obstetrics ultrasound course Intercontinental Amman, Jordan, 10-11 February 2022

This comprehensive course is run by international experts in the field of Maternal-Fetal medicine

Educational goals and target audience:

To improve the knowledge and skills of the participants on the use of ultrasound in Obstetrics.

Learn all the standard views required for fetal examination  in the first and second trimester

Learn how to identify and manage the  most common congenital abnormalities in the first and second trimester

Provide a practical guide for  Doppler studies in obstetrics.

The course will include lectures illustrated with ultrasound clips and images, and there will be  live scan demonstration sessions and hands-on sessions everyday

This course is suitable for specialists of obstetrics, as well as radiology, with basic and intermediate background imaging skills

 

Programme: 

Amman course brochure

Speakers:

Prof Rasha Kamel is currently a Professor of Ob/Gyn, Cairo University Hospitals, Consultant of fetal medicine, CAIFM, where she teaches undergraduates, postgraduates and ultrasound specialists.
She supervises management of inpatients and labour ward patients as well as minimal and major surgical procedures carried out in the university hospitals.
She organises basic and advanced ultrasound teaching courses as well as specialised courses.
Her work also entails research and currently conducting various projects with international bodies.

Notable Publications:

How reliable is fetal occiput and spine position assessment prior to induction of labor? Kamel R, Youssef A. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/uog.19169. [Epub ahead of print]

Three-dimensional sonohysterography compared with vaginoscopic hysteroscopy for evaluation of the uterine cavity in patients with recurrent implantation failure in in vitro fertilization cycles. Negm SM, Kamel RA, Abuhamila FA. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2012;19:503-508

Country: Egypt

Field: Obstetrics; Gynecology; Fetal medicine 

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening 1st Trim. And 2nd Trim.; Fetal biometry and wellbeing; Fetal Anomalies Screening; Aneuploidy Screening; Fetal Anomalies; Fetal Heart; Fetal Growth Restriction; Maternal and Fetal Doppler; Multiple Pregnancy; 3D/4D Ultrasound; Preeclampsia; Early Pregnancy; Gynecological Ultrasound; Reproductive Medicine; Preterm Delivery; Fetal Growth; Ultrasound on the labour ward

Languages: English; Arabic; French

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1999 Gold Medal Award article

Prof. Kypros Nicolaides is Professor of Fetal Medicine at King’s College Hospital, London. He was born in Cyprus and studied medicine at Kings, training in obstetrics and gynecology and specialising in fetal medicine. He has carried out extensive research in many aspects of fetal diagnosis and therapy leading to the publication of more than 1400 peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals. His research publications on imaging and prenatal diagnosis have transformed ultrasound practice and his work to implement quality control for nuchal translucency has led to this technique becoming an established screening test of Down's syndrome and other genetic conditions. He was awarded the ISUOG Ian Donald Gold Medal in 1999 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field.

He has provided training in fetal medicine to more than 500 doctors from 50 countries and has supervised more than 50 doctors to undertake research leading to PhDs and MDs. In 1995 he founded the charity The Fetal Medicine Foundation, which has donated more than £45 million to promote research and training in fetal medicine throughout the world.

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Stuart Campbell Award for Education winner, 2011

Prof. Dario Paladini is currently the Head of the Fetal Medicine and Surgery Unit at G. Gaslini Children's Hospital in Genova, Italy.

Country: Italy

Field: Gynecology; Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T2; fetal anomalies; fetal heart; fetal brain; 3D & 4D ultrasound; gynecological ultrasound; fetal therapy

Languages: English; Italian; Spanish

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Stuart Campbell Award for Education winner, 2018

Prof. Dr Rabih Chaoui, was born and schooled in Beirut, Lebanon. His medical studies and specialisation in obstetrics and gynecology were undertaken at the Charité Medical School, Humboldt University, in Berlin, Germany. Between 2001 and 2004, he was professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Charité University Hospital, Berlin and since 2004 he has worked at the Center of Prenatal Diagnosis and Human Genetics in Berlin. An ISUOG member since 1994, he has been a Board member from 2003 to 2013, including two terms as Chair of the Education Committee, and received the Stuart Campbell Award for Education in 2018.

Prof. Dr Chaoui has written three books on fetal ultrasound and more than 250 papers and monographies. Since 1986, his major interest has been in fetal ultrasound to include fetal heart, fetal 3D, first trimester ultrasound, ultrasound in genetic diseases and high-resolution ultrasound.

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Prof. Mohamed Momtaz has been Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cairo University since 2000. He founded the Fetal Medicine Unit in 2006 and was appointed Director of the unit from 2008 - 2011. He is Currently the Chairman of the department. He has been elected vice president of the Egyptian Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine and Vice president of the Egyptian Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Country: Egypt

Field: Gynecology; Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal biomety and wellbeing; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; 3D & 4D ultrasound; gynecological ultrasound; gynecological oncology; reproductive medicine

Language: English; Arabic

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Prof. Sherif Negm is a Professor  of Obstetrics and Gynecology at  Cairo University, and a senior consultant in the Fetal Medicine Unit of Cairo University (CAIFM). In the CAIFM unit he supervises the work of the clinical fellows in the Department which includes diagnosing and managing challenging cases. He is responsible for conducting the written and clinical examinations for the fetal medicine diploma granted by their unit, as well as the qualifying examinations for the fellows of the unit . He has several ultrasound related publications in regional and international peer reviewed Journals.

Notable Publications

Three-dimensional sonohysterography compared with vaginoscopic hysteroscopy for evaluation of the uterine cavity in patients with recurrent implantation failure in in-vitro fertilization cycles. The journal of minimally invasive gynecology.2012, vol 19(4);503-508.

Contraction of the levator ani muscle during Valsalva maneuver (co-activation) is associated with a longer active second stage of labor in nulliparous women undergoing induction of labor. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Feb;220(2):189.e1-189.e8.
 

Country: Egypt

Field: Obstetrics/Gynecology

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening 1st trimester and 2nd trimester; fetal biometry and wellbeing; fetal anomalies screening; aneuploidy screening; fetal anomalies; fetal heart; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; 3D & 4D ultrasound; early pregnancy; gynecological ultrasound; gynecological oncology; reproductive medicine; safety in ultrasound; ultrasound on the labour ward

Languages: English; Arabic

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