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Danish Society of Fetal Medicine - ISUOG approved Advanced Course: ”Update on Fetal Malformations"

  • Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København (map)

Location: Auditorium 2, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø, Denmark

Objective: The course is intended at sonographers and medical doctors working in the area of obstetric ultrasound. The course will aim to give an update on fetal malformations detected at second trimester ultrasound and the possibilities of genetic evaluation of the fetus.

Fetal heart malformations will not be a part of the course since the subject is covered in a seperate DFMS course in June 2015. Attending both courses counts as the thoretical part of the FMF certificate of teh 18-23 weeks scan.


Language: English.



Registration Fee: Dkk. 1000 (£100 ) incl. lunch and coffee.



Ann Tabor, Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet.

Lone Nikoline Nørgaard, Consultant, Department of Obstetrics, Hillerød Hospital.



Ann Tabor, Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet.

Katia Bilardo, Professor of Fetal Medicine at UMCG, Netherlands.

Gianluigi Pilu , Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bologna, Italy.

Iben Bache, Senior Registrar, Dept of Clinical Genetics, Rigshospitalet and Ass. Professor Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen.




09.30   Registration and coffee

10.00   Mid-trimester screening - Overview and ISUOG Guidelines.               A.Tabor

10.15   Cerebral lateral ventricles and cavum septi pellucidi                         G.Pilu 

10.45   Cranial posterior fossa                                                                   G. Pilu

11.15   The face and profile                                                                       K. Bilardo

11.45   Diagnosing cleft lip and palate                                            K. Bilardo

12.15   Lunch

13.00   Abnormalities of the fetal chest and lungs                                        G. Pilu

13.20   Neural tube defects                                                                        G. Pilu

13.50   The fetus with small biometries                                                       K. Bilardo

14.20   The fetus with one or more second trimester soft markers                 K. Bilardo

14.50   Tea/Coffee

15.20   Diagnosing chromosomal abnormalities using array CGH                   I. Bache

15.50   Non-chromosomal syndromes (excluding Noonan Syndrome)             G. Pilu

16.20   Noonan Syndrome                                                                          K. Bilardo

16.35   Evaluation


Earlier Event: November 3
12th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine
Later Event: November 10
Preeclampsia Symposion 2015