Live webinar – 6pm (BST) for sonologists, sonographers, obstetricians, specialists in fetal medicine and radiologists - covering neuro imaging plus counselling in fetal midline brain abnormalities and neuro imaging CMV.
This webinar is approved by ISUOG and organised by Prof. Christoph Lees (Imperial College London) in Partnership with Samsung Medison. Through a series of online lectures, videos, case presentations and Q&A sessions, this webinar aims to offer a truly well-rounded and in-depth insight for anyone interested in learning more about compex topics in neurosonology.
The following members of the ISUOG International Faculty will be speaking at this course:
Executive Committee, Finance & Risk Committee (Chair), Safety Committee (Chair), Scientific Committee, Governance group, Perinatal Doppler and Vascular Focus Group (Chair), UOG Editorial Board
Christoph Lees is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialist, Consultant Obstetrician and Head of Fetal Medicine at Imperial College London where he is Clinical Reader. He is visiting Professor, KU Leuven, Belgium, was RCOG inaugural National Ultrasound Officer 2010-2013 and Vice Chairman, RCOG Subspecialty Committee 2011-2013. His research focuses on pre-eclampsia, cardiovascular adaptation, Doppler, intra-uterine growth restriction and non-invasive fetal surgery.
Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; preeclampsia; safety of ultrasound
Field: Prenatal Imaging
Specialties: Fetal brain; fetal anomalies; CNS malformations
Languages: English; French
Part of the ISUOG China Task Force local leadership team along with Prof. Yuxin Jiang and Prof. Jiawei Tian.
Field: "I have an absolute commitment to ultrasound education and since 2012 I have held an annual ISUOG Approved course - the first three were in Beijing and from 2015 we have been going to other provinces. These have been attracting around 400 – 500 delegates, and from this I have introduced around 300 people each year to the Society."
The other speakers are:
Dr Gowrishankar Paramasivam is currently the Director of Chennai Fetal Care in India. His most reent employment includes working as Senior Staff Specialist in fetal medicine at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital (Imperial College Health Care NHS Truste) London. His academic employments include: Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London; Adjunct Faculty at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, India; and Visiting Faculty at Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRIHER) in Chennai, India. Upon completion of postgraduate training in radiology, Dr Paramasivam moved to the UK in 2004 to pursue specialist training in fetal medicine and fetal interventions. He was trained by Prof. Kypros Nicolaides at the world-renowned Harris Birth Right Research Centre, Kings College Hospital and successfully obtained Diploma in Fetal Medicine. Dr Paramasivam also obtained RCOG/RCR Advanced Ultrasound Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound and is also accredited by EBCOG (European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and EAPM (European Association of Perinatal Medicine) for training in fetal medicine. Dr Paramasivam is trained by Prof. Mary Rutherford (Imperial College London) to interpret and report fetal MRI. He was awarded MD (Res) by Imperial College London for his study on 'Prelabour assessment of fetal cardiac function'. He has also worked and collaborated with international experts in the field of fetal medicine and has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit. He is currently involved in conducting joint fellowship training programme in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine with Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal University, India.
Field: Obstetrics, Fetal Medicine
Specialties: Tertiary level fetal medicine scans across gestation, including specialised fetal echocardigraphy, management of high risk and complex pregnancy, routine fetal interventions (amniocentesis, chorion villous sampling, embryo and multifetal pregnancy reductions, insertions of fetal shunts - vesico amniotic, pleural shunts, etc.), management of high risk multiple pregnancy, including fetal interventions, expert in selective reduction of Monochorionic twins by Radio frequency ablation, fetal blood sampling (FBS) with intrauterine fetal transfusiions, fetoscopic laser ablation for twin-to-twin trasfusion syndrome (TTTs), fetal MRI and placental imaging in abnormally invasive placental disorders, advanced 3D imaging in fetal neurology and facial dysmorphology, expertise in management of IUGR, preeclampsia in singleton and multiple pregnancies.
Languages: Indian, English