Program 4th November


Room Londres
Session 01 - Best Oral abstracts
Chairpersons: Juan de León and Paolo Manzoni
O-0001 - O-0008

Room Paris
Session 02 - Best Oral abstracts
Chairpersons: Juan Luis Delgado and Alberto Galindo
O-0009 - O-0016

Room Madrid
Session 03 - BPD // Developmental origins of adult disease
Chairpersons: María Dolores Elorza Fernández and José L. Bartha
O-0017 - O-0022

Room Roma
Session 04 - Infection and inflammation in the perinatal period // Newborn screening
Chairpersons: Francesc Botet and Santiago García-Tizón Larroca
O-0024 - O-0032

Room Praga
Session 05 - Miscellaneous
Chairpersons: Ester Sanz and Federico Migliorelli
O-0033, O-0034; O-0036 - O-0049; O-0136

Room Estocolomo
Session 06 - Intra-uterine growth restriction: diagnosis, intra-uterine monitoring, timing of the delivery, and long-term follow-up
Chairpersons: Elena Carreras and Enrique García Marqués
O-0040 - O-0048

Room Oslo
Session 07 - Miscellaneous
Chairpersons: Miguel Saenz de Pipaón and Jorge Eliseo Blanco
O-0035; O-0050 - O-0056; O-0115
08.00-09.00 Room Montevideo
Meet the expert - Sponsored by Dräger
Breakfast will be offered
Outcome & Quality of Care in a Neonatology Division. Hilary Whyte (Canada)

Room La Habana
Meet the expert

Breakfast will be offered
Practical aspects of introducing pulse oximetry screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects and more. Andrew Ewer (UK)

Room Caracas

Meet the expert - Sponsored by Chiesi

Breakfast will be offered
Early and long-term lung function of preterm and BPD patients. Eugenio Baraldi (Italy)

Room La Paz

Meet the expert - Sponsored by Linde
Breakfast will be offered
PPHN Syndrome 40 years birthday: We learned some, but still not enough to prevent its occurrence. Jaques Belik (Canada)

Room Varsovia

Meet the expert
Breakfast will be offered
Lactate in labour and delivery. Gian Carlo Di Renzo (Italy)
09.00-10.30 Auditorium
Mechanisms responsible for preterm labor and fetal injury

Chairpersons: Aris Antsaklis (Greece) and Manuel Carrapato (Portugal)
  1. Premature labor: one syndrome, many causes. Roberto Romero (USA)
  2. Are the complications of prematurity due to immaturity, fetal or neonatal inflammation, or both?. Luc Zimmermann (The Netherlands)
  3. New BPD: Prenatal or Postnatal Origin?. Manuel Carrapato (Portugal)
10.30-11.30 Auditorium
Chairpersons: Aris Antsaklis (Greece) and Alberto Galindo (Spain)
  1. Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis in 2015. Kypros Nicolaides (UK)
  2. The first postnatal growth standards for infants born preterm: The Preterm Postnatal Follow-up Study of the INTERGROWTH 21st Project. Michael G. Gravett (USA)
12.00-14.00 Auditorium
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Chairpersons: Eduardo Bancalari (USA) and Eugenio Baraldi (Italy)
  1. Pulmonary Hypertension and BPD. Jaques Belik (Canada)
  2. BPD and adult chronic lung disease: are they causally linked?. Eugenio Baraldi (Italy)
  3. Human Stem Cell Therapies. Won Soon Park (South Korea)
  4. Less invasive surfactant administration. Egbert Herting (Germany)
12.00-14.00 Room Londres
The importance of nutrition for mother and infant in the first 1000 days - Sponsored by Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Chairperson: Ferdinand Haschke (Austria)
  1. Diabetes in Pregnancy: nutritional issues. Frank Louwen (Germany)
  2. Nutrition of the SGA neonate: what do we know?. Ekhard Ziegler (USA)
  3. Nutrition support of the preterm neonate: Human milk fortification. Jean Charles Picaud (France)
12.00-14.00 Room Paris
Prediction and prevention of fetal death

Chairpersons: Chiara Benedetto (Italy) and Ivica Zalud (USA)
  1. Magnitude and causes of fetal death. Gerard HA Visser (The Netherlands)
  2. Prediction of fetal death: the role of ultrasound. Jason Gardosi (UK)
  3. Screening for Thrombophilia and heparin to prevent fetal Death. Chiara Benedetto (Italy)
  4. Prediction and prevention of fetal death: a role for placental growth factor and statins. Offer Erez (Israel)
12.00-14.00 Room Madrid
New issues in the obstetrical management of acute preterm labor
Chairpersons: Gian Carlo di Renzo (Italy) and Alberto Puertas (Spain)
  1. New approaches to predict the outcome of threatened or suspected preterm labor. Gian Carlo di Renzo (Italy)
  2. Choosing a tocolytic agent. Bernat Serra (Spain)
  3. Controversies in corticosteroid administration – New data. Jose Luis Bartha (Spain)
  4. Magnesium sulfate for neuroprotection. Agustín Conde-Agudelo (Colombia)
12.00-14.00 Room Roma
Postpartum hemorrhage

Chairpersons: Joaquim Calaf (Spain) and Chittaranjan Narahari Purandare (India)
  1. The pharmacologic approach for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. Dan Farine (Canada)
  2. Surgical treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. Zoltan Papp (Hungary)
  3. The surgical management of placenta accreta. Mark Kurtser (Russia)
  4. Challenging questions in the management of postpartum hemorrhage with illustrative cases. Dan Farine (Canada)
Room La Habana
South East European Society of Perinatal Medicine (SEESPM) Session
Chairpersons: Apostolos Athanasiadis (Greece) and Orion Gliozeni (Albania)
  1. MTHFR polymorhisms and perinatal complications. Sinan Beksac (Turkey)
  2. Prediction of preterm delivery in patients in preterm labor. Marja Hadjilega (FYR Macedonia)
  3. Multimodal imagistic approach of the early fetal development. Stamatian Florin (Romania)
  4. Fetal morbidity in Diabesity. Daniel Muresan (Romania)
  5. Clinical significance of placental subchorionic haematoma. Nebojsa Radunοvic (Serbia)
  6. Pessary for Prevention of Prematurity in Twins. Orion Gliozheni (Albania)
Organized by SEESPM (South East European Society of Perinatal Medicine)
12.00-14.00 Room Caracas
Empowering of parents – Why does it matter and can it make a difference?

Chairpersons: Uwe Ewald (Sweden) and Segundo Rite (Spain)
  1. Hospital humanization care. Teresa Bordons (Spain)
  2. Psychological support of the families in Perinatal Medicine. Evelyn Cano (Spain)
  3. Family- centered care, the parents' view. María Jesús Sánchez (Spain)
  4. Combining forces in maternal and newborn health – An European example in preterm birth. Silke Mader (Germany)

Organized by Parents Association. (APREM, Menudos Corazones and EFCNI)
In^3: a low-cost infant incubator presentation
14.00-15.00 WCPM SPACE

Chairpersons: Héctor Boix Alonso and Cesar W. Ruiz Campillo
PO-0001 - PO-0006; PO-0018 - PO-0024
15.00-16.30 Auditorium
Genomics in Obstetrics and Neonatology

Chairpersons: Alberto Galindo (Spain) and Pablo Lapunzina (Spain)
  1. Noninvasive prenatal testing for aneuploidy. Mary Norton (USA)
  2. Microarray analysis and genome-wide sequencing in congenital anomalies and fetal death. Ignatia Van den Veyver (USA)
  3. Rapid sequencing of neonates to address diagnostic challenges. Guillermo Antiñolo (Spain)
16.30-18.30 Auditorium
The stabilization of the very low birth-weight infant

Chairpersons: Giuseppe Buonocore (Italy) and Hector Boix (Spain)
  1. From evidence to practice in neonatal-perinatal medicine. Nestor Vain (Argentina)
  2. NICUization of the delivery room with parental involvement. Uwe Ewald (Sweden)
  3. The Golden Hour for very immature infants. Eduardo Bancalari (USA)
  4. Strategies to prevent invasive mechanical ventilation. Corrado Moretti (Italy)
16.30-18.30 Room Londres
Global Neonatology

Chairpersons: José María Carrera (Spain) and Milan Stanojevic (Croatia)
  1. Sick kids International - building capacity and sustainability. Hilary Whyte (Canada)
  2. Newborn care in developing countries, what else can we do?. María Dolores Elorza (Spain)
  3. Globalization: It's Impact on Health. Dharmapuri Vidyasagar (USA)
  4. Programme LIFE FOR AFRICA: strategy to reduce the high maternal and infant mortality in Africa. José María Carrera (Spain)
16.30-18.30 Room París
Fetal Surgery

Chair: Eduard Gratacós (Spain) and Rubén Quintero (Qatar)
  1. Diagnosis and treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Kurt Hecher (Germany)
  2. Fetal endoscopic treatment of urinary obstruction. Rubén Quintero (Qatar)
  3. Treatment of diaphragmatic hernia. Jan Deprest (Belgium)
  4. Fetal cardiac interventions: State of the art. Alberto Galindo (Spain)
  5. Fetal surgery for myelomeningocele. Elena Carreras (Spain)
16.30-18.30 Room Madrid
Preeclampsia: prediction and prevention

Chairpersons: Stefan Verlohren (Germany) and Elisa Llurba (Spain)
  1. Screening for early and late preeclampsia. Francesc Figueras (Spain)
  2. Clinical implementation of angiogenic biomarkers for the management of placental insufficiency disorders. Ignacio Herraiz (Spain) and Alberto Galindo (Spain)
  3. Novel Biomarkers for Preeclampsia. Michael Gravett (USA)
  4. Aspirin for the prevention of preeclampsia: the ASPRE Trial. Kypros Nicolaides (UK)
  5. Treatment and prevention of preeclampsia with Low Molecular Weight Heparin, Statins, Placental Growth Factor, Antithrombin III for the prevention of preeclampsia and fetal death. Liliana S. Voto (Argentina)
16.30-18.30 Room Roma

The importance of maternal nutrition on the development of the offspring -Sponsored by Bayer
Chairperson: Berthold Koletzko (Germany)
  1. Prevention of congenital anomalies through periconceptional micronutrient supplementation: the birth of a new concept. Attila Vereczkey (Hungary)
  2. Micronutrient requirements at conception and during pregnancy. Irene Cetin (Italy)
  3. Fetal and neonatal programming and the importance of maternal nutrition. Berthold Koletzko (Germany)
16.30-18.30 Room La Habana
Hypertension in Pregnancy
(Organization GESTOSIS)

Chairpersons: Aris Antsaklis (Greece)
  1. Screening of Preeclampsia in the first trimester of Pregnancy. Aris Antsaklis (Greece)
  2. Endothelial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of preeclampsia – Circulating endothelial cells. Grzegorz Bręborowicz (Poland)
  3. Epidemiology of preeclampsia – Risk factors – Long term effects. Panos Antsaklis (Greece)
  4. Gestosis and Histocompatibility: From Biodiversity Paradigma The Enigma Key? Hypothesis Evolution and Beyond. Lorella Battini (Italy)
16.30-18.30 Room Caracas
Skin care in the high risk newborn

Chairpersons: Marta Rozas Olmedo (Spain)
  1. Evaluation of the risk of pressure sores in neonatology. Pablo García Molina (Spain)
  2. Nursing in special situations, from the ECMO to CPAP. Gloria Sanz Prades (Spain)
  3. Nursing care at birth skin problems. Carmen Baquero Fernández (Spain)
Session in Spanish

All sessions will be in English (except for those where otherwise indicated). Simultaneous translation will be provided English to Spanish