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Scientific Programme


Friday, 7 October 2016

TIME (HRS)
VENUE
Wembley Ballroom 1
Meeting Room 10
0700-0820
Registration
0825-0830
Sponsor video
0830-1030 Symposium 1: Saving Mothers from Massive PPH
Chairpersons : Prof Dr Nazimah (Malaysia)
                        Prof Prof Leung Tak Yeung (Hong Kong)
S1.1 The WOMAN TRIAL - Tranexamic Acid the Panacea for PPH + Other New Inventions in PPH Management
Prof Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
(UK)
 
S1.2 Uterine Conservative Procedures in Adherent Placenta
Dr Josè Miguel Palacios-Jaraquemada
(Argentina)
 
S1.3 Strategies for Making Caesarean Safer -Role of Cell Salvage
Prof Khalid Saeed Khan
(UK)
 
S1.4 Uterine Arterial Balloon Occlusion and Embolisation
Prof Leung Tak Yeung
(Hong Kong)
 
S1.5 Update on Correction of Coagulopathy
Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan
(Malaysia)
 
Discussion
 
1030-1055
REFRESHMENTS
1055-1100
Sponsor video
1100-1300
Symposium 2: Saving Babies from Birth Asphyxia
Chairpersons : Dr Bavananda Naidu (Malaysia)
                        Prof Diogo Ayres-de-Campos (Portugal)
S2.1 Recent Advances in Fetal Surveillance (the INFANT study)
Prof Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
(UK)
 
S.2.2 STAN - The False Hope?
Prof Diogo Ayres-de-Campos
(Portugal)
 
S2.3 The Use of Lactate During Labour and Delivery
Prof Gian Carlo Di Renzo
(Italy)
 
S2.4 Fetal Intrauterine Hyoxia: Is There a Role for Maternal O2 Therapy?
Prof Kim Khaw
(Hong Kong)
 
S2.5 Apgar Score, pH and Cerebral Palsy: How are They Related?
Dr Annie Hui Shuk Yi
(Hong Kong)
 
S2.6 The Role of MFM Specialist in Reducing Birth Asphyxia
Dr Raman Subramaniam
(Malaysia)
 
1300-1400
GE Healthcare Sponsored Lunch Symposium

Preparation & Introduction
Ms Rachel Lin (Singapore)

First Trimester Scanning
Prof Jonathan Hyett (Australia)

Ultrasound Examination Before Induction of Labour
Dr Tony Tan (Singapore)

WHC Today & Tommorow
Ms Rachel Lin (Singapore)
Illumina Sponsored Lunch Symposium

Verifi Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): Technology & Counselling Considerations
Mr Jake Massa (UK)
1415-1620
Symposium 3: Prenatal Ultrasound Diagnosis of Fetal Malformations: Impact on Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes
Chairpersons : Dr Ravinderjit (Malaysia)
                        Dr Ashok Khurana (India)
S3.1 Impact of in Utero Therapy on Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity
Prof Jonathan Hyett
(Australia)
 
S3.2 Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Diseases Improves Perinatal Outcomes
Prof Won Hye Sung
(South Korea)
 
S3.3 Prenatal Diagnosis of Airway Obstruction Improves Perinatal Outcomes
Dr Endo Masayuki
(Japan)
 
S3.4 Prenatal Diagnosis of Bowel Malformation and Abdominal Defect Improves Perinatal Outcomes
Dr Yvonne Cheng Kwun Yue
(Hong Kong)
 
S3.5 Early Diagnosis and Intervention of Fetal Abnormalities Improve Maternal Outcomes
Dr TP Baskaran
(Malaysia)
 
 
Discussion
 
1620-1645
REFRESHMENTS
1645-1800 Grand round 1: Management of Difficult Cases in Maternal Medicine
Dr. Lai Wa Law (Hong Kong)
Assoc Prof Sandra Lowe (Australia)
Prof Terence Lao (Hong Kong)
Dr Tan Lay Kok(Singapore)
Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan (Malaysia)
 
1800-1830
Opening Ceremony
1830-2000
Welcome Reception

 

Saturday, 8 October 2016

TIME (HRS) VENUE
Wembley Ballroom 1
Meeting Room 10
0700-0800
Registration
0800-0825 BJOG - What the editors want?
Prof Khalid Saeed Khan (UK)
Dr. Patrick Chien (UK)
 
0825 - 0830
Sponsored video
0830-1030 Symposium 4: Saving Early-Onset IUGR Babies from IUD or Prematurity
Chairpersons : Dr TP Baskaran (Malaysia)
                        Prof Sailesh Kumar (Australia)
Symposium 5: Ensuring Safe Instrumental Delivery
Chairpersons: Prof Zaleha Abdullah Mahdy
                        (Malaysia)
                        Prof Dan Farine (Canada)
S4.1 Acute Complications and Long Term Prognosis of Severe IUGR Babies: Paediatric Perspective
Prof Lam Hugh Simon Hung San
(Hong Kong)
Debate
Midcavity instrumental deliveries has no role in modern obstetrics: For or Against

Proposer : Dr Michael Robson (Ireland)
Opposer : Prof Dato' Dr Sivalingam Nalliah (Malaysia)
S4.2 When is the Optimal Timing of Delivery for Early Onset IUGR
Prof Sailesh Kumar
(Australia)
S5.2 Is Odon an Ideal Instrument?
Dr. Timothy Draycott
(UK)
S4.3 Intergrowth Chart: Does One Standard Fit All?
Prof Jonathan Hyett
(Australia)
S5.3 Intrapartum USG as a Safeguard Before Instrumental Delivery
Dr. Lau Wai Lam
(Hong Kong)
S4.4 Which Investigations are Helpful in Identifying the Causes of Early Onset IUGR?
Dr Leung Wing Cheong
(Hong Kong)
S5.4 USG Evaluation of Pelvic for Injury After Instrumental Delivery
Dr Chan Shing-Chee Symphorosa
(Hong Kong)
S4.5 Statins in Pregnancy: The promising future?
Prof Imelda Balchin
(Malaysia)
S5.5 What Make a Clinician Lose the Litigation Over Birth Injury
Dr Dan Farine
(Canada)
 
Oral Abstract Presentation
Investigation Genetic cause of Fetal Growth Restriction with SNP Array
Dr Yang Fang (China)
 
 
Discussion
 
1030-1055
REFRESHMENTS
1055-1100
Sponsored video
1100-1315
Symposium 6: Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis - Impact on Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity
Chairpersons : Assoc Prof Ramesh Kuppusamy (Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Choy Kwong Wai Richard (Hong Kong)
Symposium 7: Saving Mother with Severe Medical Diseases
Chairpersons : Dr J Ravichandran (Malaysia)
Prof Tam Wing Hung (Hong Kong)
S6.1 Are invasive Diagnostic Procedures Unsafe?
Dr Cheng Kwun Yue Yvonne
(Hong Kong)
S7.1 Pitfalls in management of aortic and mitral valve disease
Assoc Prof Candice Silversides
(Canada)
S6.2 aCGH Increase TOP for Unknown Significance?
Prof Francesca R. Grati
(Italy)
S7.2 Maternal congenital heart disease
Dr Geetha Kadavello
(Malaysia)
S6.3 Parental Carrier Screening Reduce Prevalence of Abnormal Fetuses?
Dr Lau Tze Kin
(Hong Kong)
S7.3 Pregnancy in women with pulmonary arterial hypertension
Assoc Prof Candice Silversides
(Canada)
S6.4 Pre-Implantation Screening and Diagnosis to Reduce Fetal Abnormalities and TOP
Assoc Prof Chong SC Samuel
(Singapore)
S7.4 Neuological Emergencies in Pregnancy
Assoc Prof Sandra Lowe
(Australia)
S6.5 NIPT: The Contingency Model
Dr Raman Subramaniam
(Malaysia)
S7.5 Hepatic failure in pregnancy
Prof Wong Lai Hung Grace
(Hong Kong)
S6.6 Fetoplacental Mosaicisms and the Impact on cfDNA Testing
Prof Francesca R. Grati
(Italy)
S6.7 Prenatal Stem Cell Therapy for Single Gene Disoders
Dr. Sheng Wen Steven Shaw
(Taiwan)
 
Oral Abstract Presentation

Raising confidence threshold increases the positive predictive value of a SNP-based NIPT for the 22q11.2 microdeletion

Dr Camille Cyncynatus (USA)
 
Discussion
Discussion
1300-1345
Ferring Sponsored Lunch Symposium

The FIGO New Guidelines on PPH

Prof Dan Farine (Canada)

Challenges in induction of Labour
Prof Timothy Draycott (UK)
Roche Sponsored Lunch Symposium

The New Era of Prenatal Diagnosis Based on Fetal Biological Constituents in Maternal Blood
Prof Gian Carlo Di Renzo (Italy)
1415-1620
Symposium 8 : Reducing Perinatal Mortalites from Prematurity
Chairpersons : Dr Yap Moy Juan (Malaysia)
Prof Terence Lao (Hong Kong)
Symposium 9 : Saving Critically Ill Mothers
Chairpersons: Dr Krishna Kumar (Malaysia)
Dr Tan Lay Kok (Singapore)
S8.1 Universal Screening for Cervical Length: Are We Ready?
Assoc Prof Dr Ramesh Kuppusamy
(Malaysia)
S9.1 Cardiomyopathy and pregnancy
Assoc Prof Candice Silversides
(Canada)
S8.2 The use of Progesterones or Cervical Ring Pessary in Preterm Prevention: Questions Remained Unanswered
Prof Dan Farine
(Canada)
S9.2 Acute Management of Massive PE During Pregnancy
Assoc Prof Sandra Lowe
(Australia)
S8.3 Abdominal Cerclage: The only Hope for Patients with Very Short Cervix?
Prof Lee Keun-Young
(Korea)
S9.3 Perimortem Caesarean Section: When, Why, How?
Prof Tam Wing Hung
(Hong Kong)
S8.4 Magnesium Sulphate for Fetal Neuroprotection: Still a Controversy?
Prof Gustaaf Dekker
(Australia)
S9.4 The intensivist and the Obstetric Patient
Dr Luah Lean Wah
(Malaysia)
S8.5 Which Tocolytic Agent Get the Best Evidence-Based Support?
Prof Terence Lao Tzu Hsi
(Hong Kong)
S9.5 Controversy in the management of Pregnant Women at Vegetative State
Dr Law Lai Wa
(Hong Kong)
S 8.6 Reducing prematurity related mortalites: The paediatrician's perspective
Prof Jacqueline Ho
(Malaysia)
 
1620-1645
REFRESHMENTS
1645-1800
Grand round 2: Management of severe PPH
Dr Josè Miguel Palacios-Jaraquemada (Argentina)
Dr Michael Robson (Ireland)
Dr Endo Masayuki (Japan)
Dr Shih Jin-Chung (Taiwan)
Prof Devendra Kanagalingam (Singapore)
Dr Japaraj Robert Peter (Malaysia)
Research Meeting: Introduction of Multi centre clinical research studies in Asia
Assoc Prof Liona Poon Chiu Yee (Hong Kong)

 

Sunday, 9 October 2016

TIME (HRS)
VENUE
Wembley Ballroom 1
Meeting Room 10
0825-0830
Sponsored video
0830-1030
Symposium 10: Reducing Maternal and Perinatal Mortality in Asia
Chairpersons : Prof Dr Nazimah Idris (Malaysia)
Dr Timothy Draycott (UK)
Symposium 11: Reducing Perinatal Mortality in Multiple Pregnancies (Beyond TTTS)
Chairpersons : Dr Ravinder (Malaysia)
Prof Suresh Seshadri (India)
S10.1 Why MDG 5 Goal was not Achieved and the Plans for SDG 3
Prof Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
(UK)
S11.1 Discordant Growth in Twins: Expectant, Laser or Selective Fetocide
Prof Sailesh Kumar
(Australia)
S10.2 Lessons from the Malaysian Confidential Enquiries
Dr Ravichandran Jeganathan
(Malaysia)
S11.2 Twins with Single Fetal Demise
Dr Bavanandan Naidu
(Malaysia)
S10.3 Myths and Realities of Training in Obstetric Emergencies
Dr. Timothy Draycott
(UK)
S11.3 Preterm Delivery in Twins: Is it Natural or Preventable?
Assoc Prof Poon Chiu Yee Liona
(Hong Kong)
S10.4 Debate
RCT Contributed Significantly in the Reduction of Maternal and Perinatal Mortality: For or Against

Proposer : Prof Khalid Saeed Khan (UK)
Opposer : Prof Imelda Balchin (Malaysia)
S11.4 Multiple Pregnancy: Optimal Mode and Timing of Delivery
Prof Dan Farine
(Canada)
S11.5 Triplets or More: Fetal Reduction gives a Better Trade-off?
Prof Suresh Seshadri
(India)
Oral Abstract Presentation
Maternal Outcome on Pregnancy with Rheumatic Heart Disease

Dr Khanizar Erza Gumilar (Indonesia)
Discussion
Oral Abstract Presentation
Insulin Regimes for Pregnant Women with Diabetes During Religious Fasting: Use of Glargine + Lispro Versus Insulatard + Actrapid.

Dr Ahmad Shuib (Malaysia)
 
1030-1100
REFRESHMENTS
1100-1300
Symposium 12: Reducing Pre-Eclampsia and Its Complications
Chairpersons: Dr Bavananda Naidu (Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Liona Poon Chiu Yee (Hong Kong)
Symposium 13: Are Stillbirths in Singleton Pregnancies Avoidable?
Chairpersons: Prof Imelda Balchin (Malaysia)
Prof Gustaaf Dekker (Australia)
S12.1 Is First Trimester Screening for Pre-Eclampsia Cost-Effective?
Assoc Prof Poon Chiu Yee Liona
(Hong Kong)
S13.1 Ending Preventable Stillbirths: The Lancet Executive Summary
Prof Dr Nazimah Idris
(Malaysia)
S12.2 Aspirin Prophylaxis: What is The Optimal Timing and Dosage?
Prof Jonathan Hyett
(Australia)
S13.2 Are Unexplained Stillbirths Really Not Explainable?
Dr Lo Tsz Kin
(Hong Kong)
S12.3 Do Calcium and Vitamin D give Additional Protection Against PET on Top of Aspirin?
Dr Krishna Kumar H. Krishnan
(Malaysia)
S13.3 Prediction and Prevention of Stillbirth in Obstetric Cholestasis
Dr Tan Lay Kok
(Singapore)
S12.4 PLGF &sFlt : The Predictor for Optimal Timing of Delivery
Dr S Verlohren
(Germany)
S13.4 Obesity - an Independent Risk for Stillbirth?
Prof Gustaaf Dekker
(Australia)
S12.5 Target BP and "Tight" vs "Less Tight" BP Control
Prof Dr Zaleha binti Abdullah Mahdy
(Malaysia)
S13.5 Debate: Routine Cerebro-Placental Ratio Measurement at Term to Prevent Stillbirth: For or Against
Proposer : Dr Tony Tan (Singapore)
Opposer : Dr Tuangsit Wataganara (Thailand)
S12.6 Pre-eclampsia - Long term impact to maternal health
Prof Tam Wing Hung
(Hong Kong)
Oral Abstract Presentation
A Case Control Study of Clinically Unexplained Stillbirths: Placental and Cord Abnormalities

Dr Papa Dasari (India)
Discussion
 
1300-1400
PerkinElmer Sponsored Lunch Symposium

Update on ASPRE: CombinedMulti-Marker Screening & Randomized Patient Treatment with Aspirin for Evidence-Based Pre-eclampsia Preventation

Assoc Prof Liona Poon Chiu Yee (Hong Kong)

NIPT Screening without sequencing: Achieve the same results with just a fraction of the genetic data
Mr Fredrik Dahl (Sweden)
Agilent Technologies Sponsored Lunch Symposium

One sight: A Visual cfDNA Analysis Software Research Platform for the Validation of Chromosomal Aneuploidy Studies
Dr Lee Chee-Yang (Malaysia)
1415-1630
Symposium 14: Obstetric Emergencies : A Revisit
Chairpersons: Dr Ann Teoh (Malaysia)
Prof Michael Robson (Ireland)
Symposium 15: Reducing Maternal and Perinatal Adverse Outcomes from Perinatal Infections
Chairpersons: Dr Yip Khar Weng (Malaysia)
Dr Tuangsit Wataganara (Thailand)
 
S14.1 The Role of Ultrasound in Obstetric Emergencies
Dr Japaraj Robert Peter
(Malaysia)
S15.1 Dengue Infections in Pregnancy: The Red Flags
Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan
(Malaysia)
 
S14.2 Shoulder Dystocia: Does Helper Mnemonic Really Help?
Prof Leung Tak Yeung
(Hong Kong)
S15.2 Zika Virus: Pregnancy in a Dengue Endemic countries
Dr Chan Shiao-Yng
(Singapore)
 
S14.3 Vaginal Breech Deliveries: A Dying Art?
Dr Michael Robson
(Ireland)
S15.3 Zika Infection and Microcephaly
Assoc Prof Tuangsit Wataganara
(Thailand)
 
S14.4 Maternal Collapse: The Golden First 5 mins
Prof Kim Khaw
(Hong Kong)
S15.4 Antenatal Antiviral Treatment to Prevent Maternal-Fetal Hepatitis B Transmission: The Latest Evidence
Assoc Prof Wong Lai Hung Grace
(Hong Kong)
 
S14.5 Amniotic Fluid Embolism: Myths and Misunderstood
Prof Dan Farine
(Canada)
S15.5 Antenatal Group B Streptococcal Screening: Still Controversal?
Dr Leung Kwok Yin
(Hong Kong)
 
S14.6 The sepsis care buddle
Prof Gus Dekker
(Australia)
S15.6 Prevention of Maternal-Fetal HIV Transmission
Suresh Kumar Chidambaram
(Malaysia)
1630-1700
Closing Ceremony & Refreshments

 

 





  Important Dates

31 July 2016

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline

15 August 2016

Extended Presenting Author Notification

3 October 2016

Extended Deadline for Early Bird Registration

27 September 2016

E-Poster Submission Deadline

7 October 2016

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