Welcome to register for the annual One Day Focus “FETAL NEUROSONOGRAPHY”! Scientific program is focused on Ob&Gyn specialists, fetal medicine doctors, sonographers and radiologists, prenatal geneticists and practitioners in these fields. Join online wherever you are!


Join us on the 19th of March 2022 for the ISUOG Approved Course “FETAL NEUROSONOGRAPHY” with video records access for 14 days. Registration is now open!

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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. Karim D Kalache is the Division Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Sidra Medicine, overseeing prenatal care for pregnant women in Qatar and the Gulf. He manages high-risk obstetrical patients with a main focus on prenatal diagnosis in clinical research. Previously, Prof. Kalache served as Vice Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin which is also a joint institution of the Freie Universität Berlin and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In 2008, Prof. Kalache was appointed Professor in Obstetrics at the same institution. Prior to that Prof. Kalache was a Senior Lecturer and an Honorary Consultant in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Princess Anne Hospital of the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom. In 2001, he led the Fetal Imaging Department at the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health in Detroit Michigan.

He presented the Stuart Campbell lecture for authoring the most cited article in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2009.

Notable Publications: Prof. Kalache has authored and co-authored over 100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters on topics related to fetal imaging. Read more.

Country: Qatar

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal heart; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; placental anomalies; ultrasound in labor

Languages: English; French; German

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Dr Michael Brusilov is a senior staff member at the Division of Ultrasound in OB-GYN at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Israel, fully dedicated to advise and provide second opinion consultations mainly in the field of fetal cardiology and neurology; and to train residents and staff on these fields. Born in Uzbekistan, he is fluent in Russian and has participated actively in the organization of meetings and courses in all the Russian speaking countries. 
He is also Senior invited speaker and trainer at the yearly Fetal Neurosonography Masterclases in Israel, an annual ISUOG approved course.

Country: Israel

Field: Obstetrics/Gynecology

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening 1st trimester and 2nd trimester; fetal anomalies screening; fetal anomalies; fetal heart; fetal neurosonography.

Languages: Russian, Hebrew, English

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Gregor Kasprian, MD is Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Clinically he serves as a neuroradiologist with specific background in pediatric neuroradiology. His scientific interest lies in the field of developmental and – in particular - fetal brain imaging. He is member of the IRC5 imaging board, the Organization of Human brain mapping, European Society of Radiology, RSNA and serves as associate editor in the journal “European Radiology”. 
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Dr Roee Birnbaum is an obstetrician and gynecologist, focusing on fetal ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis of fetal malformations, including early diagnosis. He is currently working in the OB-GYN Ultrasound division at the Tel Aviv medical center, focusing on fetal brain malformations, and early diagnosis of fetal anomalies. Previously, he was working under the direct instruction of Prof. Dario Paladini, at the Istituto Giannina Gaslini pediatric hospital, Genova, Italy, focusing on fetal heart and brain malformations. He is a faculty member of several teaching courses worldwide. His main research focus is the fetal brain (normal and pathology), and early brain development.  


Notable publications


Birnbaum R, Ben-Sira L, Lerman-Sagie T, Malinger G. The use of fetal neurosonography and brain MRI in cases of cytomegalovirus infection during pregnancy: A retrospective analysis with outcome correlation. Prenat Diagn. 2017 Dec;37(13):1335-1342.


Birnbaum R, Parodi S, Donarini G, Meccariello G, Fulcheri E, Paladini D. The third ventricle of the human fetal brain: Normative data and pathologic correlation. A 3D transvaginal neurosonography study. Prenat Diagn. 2018 Aug;38(9):664-672


Country: Israel

Field: Obstetrics; Gynecology

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal heart; fetal anomalies screening; fetal anomalies; 3D/4D ultrasound; neurosonography and brain malformations

Language:  Hebrew, English

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  • Late findings in the brain
  • Screening and diagnosis of fetal brain anomalies 8-13 weeks gestation
  • Cortical Malformations - diagnosis by MRI
  • Ultrasound Semiology of fetal brain anomalies- from simple to complex
  • Prenatal Diagnosis of open and closed spina bifida made easy
  • Face structures ultrasound examinations
  • Corpus callosum normal and abnormal
  • Normal development in the posterior fossa
  • Second trimester neurosonagraphy
  • Brain anomalies caused by prenatal infection






  • Overview of normal and abnormal development signs in the posterior fossa and corpus callosum
  •  Update knowledge and skills of neurosonography in the first and second trimester and late findings in the fetus of the brain
  •  Improve awareness on the ultrasound semiology of fetal brain anomalies on different stages
  • Overview of the brain anomalies caused by prenatal infection
  • Learn how to diagnose the cortical malformations by MRI
  • Understand peculiarities of face structures ultrasound examination


Course language: English and Russian (simultaneous translation)


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