ECFS 2018
5 Sep
8 Sep

ECFS 2018

8:30

Registration

9:30

Welcome and introductions

Dr Samina M. Dornan, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha Qatar

PD Dr Ueli Moehrlen, University Children's Hospital, Zurich

9:40

SESSION 1 Topic: An Overview

Chairs: Dr Samina M. Dornan, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha Qatar; PD Dr Ueli Moehrlen, University Children Hospital, Zurich

9:40

Topic to be finalised

Dr Samina M. Dornan, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha Qatar

10:00

The hows, whats and whys of "The Fetal Therapy Center"

Dr Lori Howell, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

10:30

Fetal Surgery for spina bifida worldwide: the current status

Dr Adalina Sacco, Institute for Women's Health, University College London

11:00

Coffee and networking

11:30

SESSION 2 Topic: Open MMC repair

Chairs: Prof Thomas Kohl, University Hospital Gießen; Prof Greg Ryan, Head of MFM, University of Toronto, Canada 

11:30

New Centres, Europe and around the world

British and Canadian Teams (Prof Greg Ryan and Prof Anna David)

12:00

Zurich update

Prof Martin Meuli, University Children's Hospital, Zurich

12:30

CHOP update; MOMS 2

Prof N. Scott Adzick, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

13:00

Lunch and networking

14:00

SESSION 3 Topic: Fetoscopic MMC Repair

Chairs: Prof N. Scott Adzick, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Prof Martin Meuli, University Children's Hospital, Zurich

14:00

Germany Prof Thomas Kohl, University Hospital Gießen

14:30

Spain Dr Carlos Gine, Hospital Universitari de la Vall d'Hebron

15:00

USA Prof Michael A. Belfort, Texas Children's Hospital

15:30

Open panel debate

16:30

Day 1 Close

19:00

Drinks Reception and Gala Dinner

9:00

SESSION 4 Topic: Other Considerations

Chairs: Prof Mark Johnson, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Dr Pranav Pandya, MFM, Imperial College London, University College London Hospitals

9:00

Prenatal neurological level of the lesion

Dr Elena Carreras, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona

9:30

Maternal complications following fetal surgery

Prof Nicole Ochsenbein, University Children's Hospital, Zurich

10:00

Open communications

11:00

Coffee and networking

11:30

Session 5 Topic: Variations and Standardisation

Chairs: Prof Fergal Malone, MFM, The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin; Prof Roland Zimmerman, University Hospital Zurich

11:30

Inclusion / Exclusion criteria

Prof Alan Flake, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

12:00

Neurologic and development outcome of the Zurich cohort, from neonatal period to two years

Dr David Wille, University Children's Hospital, Zurich

12:30

European Database: Is It Time for a EuFTNet?

PD Dr Ueli Moehrlen, University Children's Hospital, Zurich

13:00

Lunch and networking

15:00

MEET FOR SURPRISE LOCAL ACTIVITY

9:00

Business Meeting ECFS (PD Dr Ueli Moehrlen)

ECFS 2019

9:30

SESSION 6 Topic: Non-MMC fetal surgery

Chairs: Prof Dick Oepkes, Leiden University Medical Center; Prof Roland Devlieger, University of Leuven

9:30

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Total trial update & looking to the future

Prof Roland Devlieger, University of Leuven

10:00

LUTO: where do we stand now?

Prof Mark Johnson, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

10:30

Coffee and networking

11:00

MC Twins Trials

Prof Dick Oepkes, Leiden University Medical Center

11:30

Fetal tumor update (SCT, CPAM & Fetal neck mass)

Prof Alan Flake, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

12:15

Sacrococcygeal teratoma - a case report

Dr Caitriona Monaghan, Dr Samina Dornan

12:30

Farewell and goodbye followed by lunch