The Congress workshops explore topics in-depth with a panel of international experts, and often include scan demonstrations. Discover more about which subjects we have chosen.

Find out more below about our workshops program - covering obstetrics and gynecology over three days - below.

Provisional workshop program

Friday 16 October 2020

The broken heart: detection and correction
  • What not to miss in the first trimester fetal heart - Rabih Chaoui (Germany)
  • B-mode, M-mode? 3D/4D? Combining modalities for comprehensive evaluation - Simcha Yagel (Isreal)
  • Genetic testing for fetuses with heart defects: what, why and when - Monique Haak (Netherlands)
  • Mapping fetal cardiac function with speckle tracking - Greggory DeVore (USA)
  • Scan demonstration: Approach to evaluating the fetus with an arrhythmia - Julene Carvalho (UK)
The future of fetal surgery
  • Updates on minimally invasive repair for fetal open neural tube defects: long-term outcomes - Magda Sanz Cortes (USA)
  • Where we are with FETO and its future - Jan Deprest (Belgium)
  • What to do in stage one TTTS: to operate or not? - Julien Stirnemann (France)
  • Lessons learned from an animal model lab for fetal intervention: biomaterials and robotics in fetal surgery - Luc Joyeux (Belgium)
  • How to perform laser surgery in cases of selective fetal growth restriction? Lessons from a "live" surgery - Eduard Gratacos (Spain)
Infection in pregnancy including COVID-19: the latest data  
  • COVI-Preg - David Baud (Canada)
  • Pan-Covid - Christoph Lees (UK)
  • What the data on COVID really shows - Jim Thornton (UK)
  • Beyond COVID: what is new in the world of congenital infection - Yves Ville (France)
  • Fetal evaluation in congenital infection - Gustavo Malinger (Israel)
  • Case presentations: (1) CMV early (2) toxoplasma - Mauricio Herrera (Colombia), Gustavo Malinger (Israel)
The team approach to genetic diagnosis in the fetus: what the sonographer needs to know (in partnership with ISPD)
  • Challenges with NIPT: dealing with unusual, inconclusive, sex discordant results and vanishing twins - Mark Pertile (Australia)
  • NIPT for sex chromosome anomalies: challenges and management - Louise Wilkins-Haug (USA)
  • Counselling conundrums in fetal exome sequencing - Neeta Vora (USA)
  • Challenging cases: management and counselling - Lawrence D Platt (USA)
Seeing an ovarian mass on ultrasound: what do I do next? Diagnosis and IOTA principles
  • Terms and definitions used to describe ovarian masses: the key to getting it right - Jessica Preisler (Chile)
  • IOTA descriptors and simple rules: what are the ultrasound features and how to use the rules. Can they be applied to all masses? - Tom Bourne (UK)
  • The IOTA ADNEX model: what variables are used and how to interpret the results - Lil Valentin (Sweden)
  • Using ADNEX to assign a risk of ovarian cancer to use in the ORAD’s system - Wouter Froyman (Belgium)
  • Using the IOTA approach to classify ovarian masses in clinical practice: case examples - Maya Al Memar (UK), Chiara Landolfo (Italy)
Using ultrasound to manage oncology patients: practical pointers and discussion of cases
ISUOG will be inviting surgeons, ultrasound experts and pathologists to discuss multiple cases.
  • Surgeon: Christina Fotopoulou (UK)
  • Ultrasound: J-L Alcazar (Spain), Daniela Fischerova (Czech Republic)
  • Pathologist: Gianfranco Zannoni (Italy)
  • Presenting cases and chairing: A. Testa (Italy), J. Yazbek (UK)

Saturday 17 October 2020

The A-Z of Doppler
  • Fetal Doppler changes in FGR and infant cardiovascular function - Fatima Crispi (Spain) 
  • Outcome in anomalous FGR - Andrea dall'Asta (Italy)
  • Does how we measure Doppler matter? Raffaele Napolitano (UK)
  • ISUOG and SMFM guidelines: key differences - Tamara Stampalija (Italy)
  • How I manage late FGR - Francesc Figueras (Spain)
  • Scan demonstration: how to do the ductus venosus: tips and pitfalls - Kurt Hecher (Germany)
Step by step approach to abnormal placentation   
  • Placenta accreta spectrum: SMFM consensus statement - Amarnath Bhide (UK)
  • First trimester screening for anomalies of placentation - Federico Prefumo  (Italy)
  • Correlations between imaging, per-operative findings and pathology - Frederic Chantraine (Belgium)
  • Case discussion - Giuseppe Cali (Italy)
  • Scan demonstration: AIP - Frederic Chantraine (Belgium)
Artificial intelligence in imaging
  • Understanding the basis of AI in ultrasound - Alison Noble (UK) 
  • AI in the detection of fetal brain anomalies - Xie Hong-Ning (China)
  • Using AI to get a solution to genetic conditions - Julien Stirnemann (France)
  • Machine learning in fetal heart assessment - Fatima Crispi (Spain)
  • Virtual navigation by ultrasound and magnetic resonance: what are the main benefits? - Heron Werner (Brazil)
  • Scan demonstration: Use of image recognition/ workflow solutions - Aris Papageorghiou (UK)
  • Use cases discussion - Helen Feltovich (USA), Lior Drukker (UK)
How do I diagnose and manage this anomaly?   
  • Literature review - Harsha Shah (UK)
  • Case presentations - Lou Pistorius (South Africa), Dario Paladini (Italy), Bryann Bromley (USA)
  • Scan demonstration: how do I optimise my second trimester picture - Karl Oliver Kagan (Germany)
How do you investigate and treat women presenting with recurrent miscarriage?
  • What causes recurrent pregnancy loss: what the science tells us - Lesley Regan (UK)
  • How do you assess the uterus for congenital abnormalities and focal pathology: does it make any difference if you treat what you find? - Nick Raine-Fenning (UK)
  • What blood tests and investigations should you carry out on a couple with a history of recurrent miscarriage? - Siobhan Quenby (UK)
  • Is it useful to test for chromosomal abnormalities in women with recurrent miscarriage: can NIPT do the job? - Antoni Borrell (Spain)
  • Pulling it together: what evidence based investigations and treatment can you offer a couple with recurrent miscarriage? - Maya Al Memar (UK)
Diagnostic and management challenges with Asherman’s syndrome
  • Risk factors, diagnosis and clinical relevance of intrauterine adhesions versus true Asherman’s syndrome - Nick Raine-Fenning (UK)
  • How do you manage these patients surgically: from hysteroscopy to transplantation - Srdjan Saso (UK)
  • Managing Asherman’s: clinical perspectives - Mark Emanuel (Netherlands)
  • Tissue engineering and female infertility: focus on Asherman’s - Maxine Chan (UK)

Sunday 18 October 2020

How to deliver the best of ultrasound in the delivery room       
  • AoP and HPD: tips and tricks - Boris Tutschek (Switzerland)
  • Predicting outcome of labour - Sana Usman (UK)
  • Is ultrasound useful in monitoring dynamic change in the second stage? - Birgitte Kahrs (Norway)
  • Using ultrasound at assisted delivery - Larry Hinkson (Germany)
First trimester anomalies: challenging cases      
  • Literature overview - Jehan Karim (UK)
  • A challenging case of arthrogryposis - Rabih Chaoui (Germany)
  • The heart is not in the right place - Caterina Bilardo (Netherlands)
  • Fetal face - Fred Ushakov (UK)
  • Scan demonstration: first trimester scan through the eyes of the master - Simon Meagher (Australia)
Prediction of the great obstetric syndromes
  • Literature review - Eduardo Becker (Brazil)
  • The heart of the matter - Basky Thilaganathan (UK)
  • Challenging the definition of pre-eclampsia - Fabricio da Silva Costa (Brazil)
  • Late FGR - Christoph Lees (UK)
  • Prediction of macrosomia - Jon Hyett (Australia)
  • First trimester uterine artery Doppler - Fatima Crispi (Spain)
How do we manage anomalies of the corpus callosum 
  • ISUOG guideline: from screening to anomalies of the corpus callosum - Dario Paladini (Italy)
  • Corpus callosum anatomy at MRI - Daniela Prayer (Austria)
  • Genomic for corpus callosum anomalies - Tania Attie (France)
  • Live scan: brain scan examples - Dominic Iliescu (Romania)
Preserving fertility in women diagnosed with a gynecological pathology
  • Role of intra-operative ultrasound in gynecological surgery - Joseph Yazbek (UK)
  • Oocyte cryopreservation versus ovarian tissue cryopreservation - Cezar-Diaz Garcia (Spain)
  • Does uterine transplantation have a role to play? - Srdjan Saso (UK)
  • Treating endometriosis: key lessons and features - Mathew Leonardi (Canada)
  • Use of ultrasound during operative procedures on the uterus - Thierry Van den Bosch (Belgium)
Evaluating the myometrium
  • The sonographic classification and clinical relevance of adenomyosis - Judith Huirne (Netherlands)
  • Evaluating submucous fibroids with ultrasound prior to surgery - Francesco Paolo Giuseppe Leone (Italy)
  • Correlation between ultrasound and MRI and histology in adenomyosis - Tina Tellum (Norway)
  • Diagnosis and clinical relevance of AVM? - Thierry Van den Bosch (Belgium)
  • Sarcoma: How to image and diagnose it? - Antonia Testa (Italy)