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Fetal Anomalies: Face, Neck and Chest


March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019 (All day)
Harpenden Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ UK   View map

Fetal Anomalies: Advanced Course Face, Neck and Chest

Course Details

Fetal Anomalies: Advanced Course

Face, Neck and Chest 

Saturday, 23 March, 2019

09:00 – 17:00

TOPICS: 11-13 weeks, Anomalies
SYSTEMS: Face, Neck, Chest, Spine, Nuchal translucency
LEVEL: Basic, Advanced, Expert


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

Honorary Senior Research Associate, University College London (UCL)


Rothamsted Centre for Research


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Fetal Anomalies: Advanced Course

Face, Neck and Chest 

Saturday, 23 March, 2019

Fee: £175

  • The fee includes Admission to the lectures, Refreshments, Lunch, and Drinks Reception

Special price for early bird: £150

  • Registration fee discounted only until
    24th February 2019

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Advanced Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine Course: diagnosis and management of facial and thoracic anomalies. Micrognathia, midfacial hypoplasia, facial clefts, cystic hygroma, tumours, CDH, CHAOS and many other serious conditions and anomalies.

The aim of the course is to raise awareness for a wide range of fetal anomalies and to provide ultrasound professionals with substantial skills and knowledge to facilitate the routine scan properly every time.

Various fetal anomalies will be discussed with specific attention for their clinical significance and management, including the principles of scanning and counselling. The delegates will learn what can be achieved today in early diagnosis of fetal anomalies.

Course Program

Saturday, 23 March, 2019

09:30 – 10:00


10:00 – 12:00

Advanced examination of the fetal face:

  • Sagittal views
  • Axial views
  • 3D/4D

Abnormal profile:

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

Facial clefts (cleft lip +/- palate):

  • Diagnosis
  • Evaluation with 3D
  • Clinical significance
  • Management

Atypical facial clefts

Fetal eyes

12:00 – 12:30

Coffee break

12:30 – 14:00

  • Examination of the neck and airways
  • Lymphatic lesions of the neck
    • Cystic hygromas
  • Tumours: face, head and neck
  • Cervical-thoracic spinal anomalies
    • NTDs
    • Hemivertebra
    • Other
  • Abnormal thorax
    • Skeletal dysplasias
    • Pulmonary hypoplasia

14:00 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 17:00

  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
  • Echogenic and/or cystic lung lesions
  • Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS)
  • Thymus
  • Mediastinum
  • Fetus with possible airway obstruction: Management of delivery

17:00 – 17:30

Drinks reception

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Fetal Anomalies: Face, Neck and Chest




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