PROGRAM 2020 - to be updated - EARLY FETAL CARDIOLOGY

2nd EFSCAN CONFERENCE 2019

1st EFSCAN CONFERENCE 2018

Second EARLY FETAL SCAN CONFERENCE

14-15 September 2019

Conference Timetable

Day One: Saturday 14th September 2019

09:00 – 09:30

Registration

SCREENING FOR FETAL ANOMALIES: HEAD-TO-HEAD DEBATES

  • Optimal time, checklist and ultrasound approach

PART A: EARLY FETAL SCAN (EFScan)

Head-to-head debates: Prof Moshe Bronshtein vs Dr Fred Ushakov

09:35 – 10:10  Prof Moshe Bronshtein, Haifa, Israel

14-16 weeks – Transvaginal (TVS) approach. The most extensive and important anomaly scan

10:10 – 10:40 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

Two step approach:

11-13 weeks  – Combined TAS/TVS approach

20 weeks anomaly scan

10:40 – 11:00  Head-to-head debates Prof Moshe Bronshtein vs Dr Fred Ushakov

  • 14-16 weeks transvaginal scan
  • Two step approach: 12 & 20 weeks

11:00 – 11:30

  • Coffee break

NUCHAL TRANSLUCENCY (NT) AND CONTEMPORARY GENETICS

11:30 – 12:00  Prof Katia Bilardo, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • NT in the era of NIPT

12:00 – 12:30 Prof Lyn Chitty, London, UK

  • Current place of cell free DNA in fetal anomalies screening

12:30 – 13:00 Prof Lyn Chitty, London, UK

From karyotype to exome: What may and may not be detected with karyotype, arrays and sequencing

13:00 – 14:00

  • Lunch

INCREASED NUCHAL TRANSLUSENCY

14:00 – 14:30 Prof Yaron Zalel, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Increased NT: Overview

14:30 – 15:00 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • Increased NT: Challenges in management

15:00 – 15:10 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • Nasal bone (NB) in the era of NIPT

15:10 – 15:30 Prof Bilardo, Prof Bronshtein, Prof Zalel, Dr Ushakov

  • Future of the NT: Round table

15:30 – 16:00

  • Coffee break

1st TRIMESTER CARDIOLOGY (part two)

16:00 – 16:45 Prof Moshe Bronshtein, Haifa, Israel

  • Expert Early Echocardiography – The 4 chamber views (normal and abnormal)

16:45 – 17:00 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • Early transabdominal screening for of CHD at 11-13 weeks

17:00 – 17:20

  • GE presentation: Latest Technologies

17.30- 18.30

DRINKS RECEPTION

Conference Program

***Please note that this program is subject to change without notice (Conference Organising Committee EFScan 2019)

Conference Timetable

Day One: Saturday 14th September 2019

09:00 – 09:30

Registration

SCREENING FOR FETAL ANOMALIES: HEAD-TO-HEAD DEBATES

  • Optimal time, checklist and ultrasound approach

PART A: EARLY FETAL SCAN (EFScan)

Head-to-head debates: Prof Moshe Bronshtein vs Dr Fred Ushakov

09:35 – 10:10  Prof Moshe Bronshtein, Haifa, Israel

14-16 weeks – Transvaginal (TVS) approach. The most extensive and important anomaly scan

10:10 – 10:40 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

Two step approach:

11-13 weeks  – Combined TAS/TVS approach

20 weeks anomaly scan

10:40 – 11:00  Head-to-head debates Prof Moshe Bronshtein vs Dr Fred Ushakov

  • 14-16 weeks transvaginal scan
  • Two step approach: 12 & 20 weeks

11:00 – 11:30

  • Coffee break

NUCHAL TRANSLUCENCY (NT) AND CONTEMPORARY GENETICS

11:30 – 12:00  Prof Katia Bilardo, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • NT in the era of NIPT

12:00 – 12:30 Prof Lyn Chitty, London, UK

  • Current place of cell free DNA in fetal anomalies screening

12:30 – 13:00 Prof Lyn Chitty, London, UK

From karyotype to exome: What may and may not be detected with karyotype, arrays and sequencing

13:00 – 14:00

  • Lunch

INCREASED NUCHAL TRANSLUSENCY

14:00 – 14:30 Prof Yaron Zalel, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Increased NT: Overview

14:30 – 15:00 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • Increased NT: Challenges in management

15:00 – 15:10 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • Nasal bone (NB) in the era of NIPT

15:10 – 15:30 Prof Bilardo, Prof Bronshtein, Prof Zalel, Dr Ushakov

  • Future of the NT: Round table

15:30 – 16:00

  • Coffee break

1st TRIMESTER CARDIOLOGY (part two)

16:00 – 16:45 Prof Moshe Bronshtein, Haifa, Israel

  • Expert Early Echocardiography – The 4 chamber views (normal and abnormal)

16:45 – 17:00 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • Early transabdominal screening for of CHD at 11-13 weeks

17:00 – 17:20

  • GE presentation: Latest Technologies

17.30- 18.30

DRINKS RECEPTION

Conference Program

***Please note that this program is subject to change without notice (Conference Organising Committee EFScan 2019)

Conference Timetable

Day Two: Sunday 15th September 2019

RARE URO-GENITAL ANOMALIES: Diagnosis in early pregnancy

09:30 – 10:30    Prof Moshe Bronshtein; Prof Yaron Zalel; Dr Fred Ushakov

  • Bladder/cloacal exstrophy
  • OEIS complex (Omphalocele, Exstrophy of the cloaca, Imperforate anus, and Spine abnormalities)
  • Urorectal Septum Malformation Sequence (URSMS)
  • Persistent cloaca
  • Other rare cases

10:30 – 11:00  Prof Katia Bilardo, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Megacystis: update

11:00 – 11:30

  • Coffee break

1st and EARLY 2nd TRIMESTER CARDIOLOGY

11:30 – 12:15  Prof Bronshtein, Haifa, Israel

  • Expert Early Echocardiography
    • The great vessels views (normal and abnormal)

12:15 – 12.40 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • CHD at 11-13: Diagnosis and management

12:40 – 13.00 Dr Waldemar Krzeszowski, Łódź, Poland

  • Early detection of CHD in clinical practice

13:00 – 14:00

  • Lunch

NIPT & ADVANCED GENETIC TESTS & ULTRASOUND

14:00 – 14:40 Mr Pandya, Prof Zalel, Dr Ushakov

  • When NIPT
  • When ultrasound
  • Which NIPT test
  • What to do after

14:40 – 15:10 Mr Pranav Pandya, London, UK

  • Implementation of Screening Program in England

15:10 – 15:30 Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

  • PNG and US: genotype and phenotype

15:30 – 16:00 Mr Pranav Pandya, London, UK

  • Conclusions

Conference Program

***Please note that this program is subject to change without notice (Conference Organising Committee EFScan 2019)

OUR SPEAKERS

Prof Katia Bilardo, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Fetal Medicine at Amsterdam University Medical Center

President of The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)

Prof Moshe Bronshtein, Haifa, Israel

Professor in Prenatal Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Rambam Medical Center, affiliated with Technion Faculty of Medicine

Founder and Director of Al-Kol Institute of Ultrasonography

Prof Lyn Chitty, London, UK

Professor of Genetics and Fetal Medicine, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)

President-Elect, International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis (ISPD)

Dr Waldemar Krzeszowski, Łódź, Poland

Specialist in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Prenatal Ultrasound

Salve Medica, Diason

 

Mr Pranav Pandya, London, UK

Consultant in Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics, Director and Clinical Lead of Fetal Medicine Unit at University College London Hospital (UCLH)

Chair of Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP), UK

Dr Fred Ushakov, London, UK

Specialist in Fetal Medicine, University College London Hospital (UCLH)

Director of the London School of Ultrasound

ISUOG Ambassador

Prof Yaron Zalel, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Specialist in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Ultrasound

Expert Medical Center