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Early Neurosonography

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Early Neurosonography: Brain, Spine and Face at 11-13 weeks

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Early Neurosonography: Brain, Spine and Face at 11-13 weeks

Saturday, 10 March, 2018

09:00 – 17:30

TOPICS: 11-13 weeks, Neurosonography, Anomalies
SYSTEMS: Brain, Spine, Face, Nuchal translucency
LEVEL: Advanced, Expert

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The course is based on extensive clinical experience, comprehensive research of current literature and evidence based knowledge.

 

Created and delivered by
Dr Fred Ushakov

International Lecturer in Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine

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

Location

Rothamsted Centre for Research

Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2JQ
UK

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Early Neurosonography: Brain, Spine and Face at 11-13 weeks

Saturday, 10 March, 2018

Fee: £175

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Course Program

Saturday, 10 March, 2018

09:00 – 09:30

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09:30 – 09:45

Fetal brain at 11-13 weeks:

  • Clinical relevance
  • Unexplored area of fetal medicine
  • Current limitation of knowledge
  • Danger of wrong diagnosis

09:45 – 10:00

Development of the brain in the 1st trimester:

  • Relevant embryology of the brain
  • Normal anatomy of the brain at 11-13 weeks

10:00 – 10:30

Technique of early neurosonography:

  • Sagittal transabdominal scan
  • Axial transabdominal scan
  • 3D transvaginal neurosonography
  • Examination of the spine

10:30 – 11:00

5 parallel axial views for 11-13 weeks neurosonography

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:10

Spina bifida:

  • Reliable (~100%) detection at 11-13 weeks
  • Why do we need an early diagnosis
  • Pattern recognition
  • Dried-up brain
  • Crash sign
  • 4th ventricle
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Raschishis
  • Kyphoscoliosis
  • Other tips and tricks

12:10 – 12:20

Spina bifida missed at 11-13 weeks: Analysis of the images of brainstem with BS/BSOD measurements

12:20 – 12:30

Acrania/exencephaly

12:30 – 12:40

Encephalocele/cephalocele:

  • Presentation
  • Natural history
  • Prognosis

12:40 – 12:50

Head/skull abnormalities (not neural tube defects)

12:50 – 13:00

Amniotic band syndrome associated brain anomalies

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:30

Ventriculomegaly at 11-13 weeks:

  • Definition
  • Difference from 2nd trimester
  • Outcome

Holoprosencephaly:

  • Diagnosis
  • Associated syndromes
  • Management

14:30 – 15:00

4th ventricle and posterior fossa:

  • How to check 4th ventricle
  • Blake’s pouch
  • Enlarged 4th ventricle
  • Dandy Walker complex
  • Intracranial translucency (IT) terminology

15:00 – 15:30

Agenesis of corpus callosum:

  • Published research
  • ACC cases presentation
  • Please be careful

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:20

Fetal face at 11-13 weeks:

  • Clinical relevance to brain
  • Sagittal transabdominal scan
  • Axial transabdominal scan
  • 3D transvaginal scan of the face

16:20 – 16:40

Abnormal profile:

  • Micrognathia
  • Midfacial hypoplasia (flat profile)
  • Frontal bossing

16:40 – 16:45

Fetal eyes

16:45 – 17:15

Facial clefts (cleft lip +/- palate):

  • Diagnosis
  • Evaluation with 3D
  • Clinical significance
  • Management
  • Atypical facial clefts

17:15 – 17:30

Unusual brain appearance at 11-13 weeks:

  • What to tell to parents
  • Management

17:30 – 18:00

Drinks Reception

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