RCOG 2017


Audi 2
09:40 - 10:10 Bob Pattinson Maternal mortality: Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?
10:10 - 10:40 Kerry Louw Substance abuse in pregnancy: The medical challenge
11:10 - 11:40 Catherine Nelson-Piercy Pregnancy after renal transplantation
14:30 - 15:00 Letitia Acquah Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy
15:30 - 16:35 Alan Horn A neonatal perspective
15:30 - 16:35 Mark Slack aesarean section is a much better option for delayed second stage of labour
15:30 - 16:35 Sophia Webster aesarean section is a much better option for delayed second stage of labour
Ballroom East
09:40 - 10:00 Justus Hofmeyr (South Africa) Midwifery led care: Onsite midwifery birthing units
10:00 - 10:20 Gonzaga Ssenyondo (Uganda) Simple steps: Big difference (early warning scores)
10:20 - 10:40 Dileep Wijeratne (UK) Improving gynaecology care in low-resource settings: Introducing the RCOG 'essential gynaecology skills' course
11:10 - 11:20 Abi Merriel (UK) Global health capabilities for UK health professionals: A focus on doctors in training in the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG)
11:20 - 11:30 Fatima Taki (UK) Development of a bundle to improve maternal sepsis care in low resource settings: an international delphi consensus
11:30 - 11:40 Ftalew Dagnaw (Ethiopia) Comparing maternal deaths occurring at home, in transit and in facilities using Ethiopia's national MDSR data
11:40 - 11:50 Azmach Hadush (Ethiopia) Reducing maternal deaths due to obstetric haemorrhage in Ethiopia: What are the priorities?
12:00 - 12:10 Sadia Khan (Pakistan) Smart fetal surveillance: An innovative mHealth solution for reducing infant mortality in developing countries
14:35 - 14:55 Mary-Anne Lumsden (UK) Preservation of fertility in women with fibroids: The value of medical treatment
14:55 - 15:15 Isaac Manyonda (UK) Preservation of fertility in women with fibroids: Uterine artery embolisation, high intensity focused ultrasound and myomectomy
15:35 - 15:45 David Riding (UK) The frequency of pelvic vein incompetence in women with chronic pelvic pain: An interim report
15:45 - 15:55 Angharad Jones (UK) Predicting the malignant and hyperplastic potential of polyps: A logistic regression model
15:55 - 16:05 Johan van der Wat (South Africa) The use of modified virtual colonoscopy to structure a staging and treatment model for bowel endometriosis
16:05 - 16:15 Nina Slabe (Slovenia) Regulatory T cells in peripheral blood in women with ovarian and peritoneal endometriosis
16:25 - 16:35 Athena Goulimis (UK) Surgical intervention following uterine artery embolization (UAE) for fibroid uterus - experience with 200 cases in a district general hospital
16:15 - 16:25 Brian Dromey (UK) Uterine artery embolisation - short, medium and long term outcomes and complications at a UK teaching hospital
Ballroom West
10:00 - 10:20 Bart Fauser (Netherlands) Individualised patient care
10:20 - 10:40 Silke Dyer (South Africa) Infertility: An African perspective
11:20 - 11:30 Champika Gihan (Sri Lanka) Fungicide "Mancozeb (manganese ethylene bisdithiocarbamate)" impairs embryo implantation via disrupting the early embryo attachment and decidualization
11:40 - 11:50 Anya Hargreaves (UK) The role of the thromboelastogram in recurrent pregnancy loss
11:50 - 12:00 Maria Jalmbrant (UK) Developing a psychological screening protocol for the UK uterine transplant trial
12:00 - 12:10 Geet Sarodey (UK) Audit on psychological assessment of couple in a tertiary care recurrent miscarriage unit in the United Kingdom
15:35 - 15:45 Etienne W Henn (South Africa) Native tissue pelvic floor reconstructive surgery in the HIV-Positive woman: Results from a prospective cohort
15:45 - 15:55 Stephanie Lamb (UK) Porcine versus polypropylene sling for stress urinary incontinence - Results of a 10 year randomised control study
15:55 - 16:05 Corlia Brandt (South Africa) Rehabilitation in women undergoing pelvic floor reconstructive surgery: A double-blind, randomised, controlled clinical trial
16:05 - 16:15 Christine Landon (UK) The prevalence of joint hypermobility syndrome in women undergoing pelvic floor surgery and the risk of repeat surgery: A prospective study
16:15 - 16:25 Fida Ali (UK) Review of our hospital's experience of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury and the risk factors
16:25 - 16:35 TD Naidoo (South Africa) Genital tract fistula and perineal injuries: An audit of patients presenting to a tertiary center in KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
MR 1.41-1.44
10:00 - 10:20 Isaac Adewole (Nigeria) Screening in low resource settings
10:20 - 10:40 Lynette Denny (South Africa) Primary prevention of cervical cancer using HPV vaccination - what does the future hold?
11:10 - 11:20 David Phelps (UK) A tumour-DNA methylation biomarker to predict response to treatment in patients with ovarian cancer; a multi-center study
11:30 - 11:40 Shivani Durai (Singapore) Epidemiology of endometrial cancer diagnosed below age 50 in Singapore
11:50 - 12:00 David Phelps (UK) Malignant or Benign? - Diagnosis of pelvic mass histology using dried blood spot paper spray mass-spectrometry
14:15 - 14:35 Lauri Romanzi (USA) Lessons from history for a fistula-free generation
14:35 - 14:55 Weston Wakasiaka Khisa (Kenya) Psycho-social and reproductive consequences of VVF
14:55 - 15:15 Oladosu Ojengbede (Nigeria) Prevention of VVF and re-integration after a successful repair
15:15 - 15:35 Jessica Mckinney (USA) Physiotherapy in the context of VVF
15:55 - 16:05 Shireen Meher (UK) Core outcome sets to evaluate interventions for prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage
16:05 - 16:15 Jon Barrett (Canada) Lacking consensus: Results from an international Delphi survey on invasive placentation
MR 1.61-1.64
09:40 - 10:00 Paul Fogarty (UK) How to be a gynaecological surgeon
10:20 - 10:40 Justin Konje (Qatar) Ensuring quality and standards in assessment
11:30 - 11:40 Syeda Batool Mazhar (Pakistan) Vaginal cleansing prior to cesarean section and post-operative infectious morbidity
11:40 - 11:50 Sarah Woldman (UK) MedNav and neonatal life support resuscitation learning: A randomised control trial at 0 and 7 week follow-up
11:50 - 12:00 Aisha Janjua (UK) The EASTT study: The experience and acceptability of students, teaching faculty and gynaecology teaching associates (GTAS) of the pelvic examination teaching programme
12:00 - 12:10 Pippa Letchworth (UK) Improving teamwork in emergencies: MedNav
14:15 - 14:35 Nick Panay (UK) Advances in premature ovarian insufficiency
15:15 - 15:35 Bart Fauser (Netherlands) Pregnancy complications in PCOS
15:45 - 15:55 Tayyiba Wasim (Pakistan) Acceptability, efficacy and satisfaction rate for immediate post placental insertion of intrauterine contraceptive device
16:05 - 16:15 Paul Blumenthal (USA) Serial multilevel urine pregnancy testing to identify ongoing pregnancy after medical abortion: A Systematic Review
16:15 - 16:25 Faisal Karim (UK) Factors associated with abnormal and inconclusive hysterosalpingogram (HSG) for evaluation of female infertility
16:25 - 16:35 Mehwish Hussain (Pakistan) Barriers to use family planning methods by South Asian Muslim women: Findings from cross sectional study in Pakistan
08:15 - 08:30 Ian Milsom (Sweden) How close are we to predicting trauma?
08:30 - 08:45 Abdul Sultan (UK) Anal sphincter injury
08:45 - 09:00 Phil Steer (UK) Is forceps delivery obsolete?
11:10 - 11:20 Alexandra Ridout (Australia) A comparison of fetal fibronectin and cervical length in predicting outcome in uterine anomalies
11:20 - 11:30 Joddie Dodd (Australia) Fetal middle cerebral artery doppler to time second and subsequent intrauterine transfusions to treat anaemia due to red cell allo-immunisation: A randomised trial
11:30 - 11:40 Simon Williams (UK) Outcomes in low PAPP-A pregnancies: are we under-investigating?
11:50 - 12:00 Tabitha Mahungu (UK) Pregnancy outcomes in women with a history of travel to countries with active Zika transmission. The experience in a London teaching hospital
12:00 - 12:10 Georgia Ross (Australia) Predictive markers for preterm birth in high-risk women with prophylactic intervention: a large prospective series
14:45 - 15:00 Ermos Nicolaou (South Africa) Screening of Aneuploidies in 2017 and the burden of litigation. What is being done and what should be done?
15:15 - 15:30 Ed Coetzee (South Africa) Consent, reporting and the medicolegal arena
15:35 - 15:45 Lindsay Kindinger (UK) Identification of vaginal microbial communities associated with specific aetiologies of cervical shortening and preterm birth
15:45 - 15:55 Rasika De Silva (Sri Lanka) Serial ultrasound measurements of fetal head circumference and abdominal circumference to predict fetal growth restriction in a Sri Lankan study population
15:55 - 16:05 Stamatina Iliodromiti (UK) Customised and non-customised birth weight centiles and prediction of stillbirth and infant mortality and morbidity: a population based cohort study of 979,912 term deliveries
16:05 - 16:15 Shane Bandara (UK) Carbitocin: A cost effective tool to save lives
16:25 - 16:35 Rosemary Ogu (Nigeria) Improving maternal health: Implementing the WHO safe childbirth checklist facilitates compliance with best practices
Audi 2
09:40 - 09:55 Eric Jauniaux (UK) Placenta previa accrete
09:55 - 10:10 Leslie Myatt (USA) Does sexual dimorphism in placental function relate to adverse outcomes in females versus males?
10:25 - 10:40 Leslie Myatt (USA) Can we decipher different phenotypes of pre-eclampsia
11:00 - 11:10 Maria Hauge (Denmark) Subsequent reproductive outcome among women with peripartum cardiomyopathy: a nationwide study
14:50 - 15:10 Jan-Paul Roovers (Netherlands) Vaginal mesh? Still too hot to handle?
15:30 - 15:50 Abdul Sultan (UK) Do bulking agents still have a role in the management of stress incontinence?
15:50 - 16:00 Lamees Ras (South Africa) Comparison of short-term outcomes between two sacrospinous suture capture devices: A randomized controlled trial comparison of short-term outcomes between two sacrospinous suture capture devices: A randomised controlled trial
16:10 - 16:20 Etienne W Henn (South Africa) Rectocele plication: Description of a novel surgical technique and results of clinical outcome
Ballroom East
09:40 - 10:00 Sue Ward (UK) Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology for the general gynaecologist
10:20 - 10:40 Melanie Davies (UK) Replacing estrogens in the adolescent
10:40 - 10:50 Emma Borg (Australia) Concordance of magnetic resonance imaging with final diagnosis in mullerian duct anomalies: A twelve year study from an Australian quaternary paediatric and adolescent gynaecology centre
10:50 - 11:00 Brianna Cloke (UK) An unusual case of Primary Amenorrhoea - concurrent ovarian dysgenesis and Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome
11:00 - 11:10 Cecilia Bartley (Australia) Menstrual suppression in paediatric and adolescent patients with disabilities. An eleven year population study in an Australian quaternary paediatric and adolescent gynaecology service
11:40 - 12:00 Eddie Morris (UK) Using big data to drive patient safety
12:00 - 12:20 Ajay Kakkar (UK) Preventing VTE in gynaecological surgery: Most recent guidelines
12:20 - 12:40 Etienne Gayat (France) Care of the critically ill obstetric patient
15:50 - 16:00 Hayfaa Abdelmageed Ahmed Wahbi (Saudi Arabia) Complications of pre-gestational and gestational diabetes in Saudi pregnant women: Analysis from Riyadh Mother and Baby Cohort Study (RAHMA)
16:10 - 16:20 Benjamin Kamala (Tanzania) Predictors of low birth weight and 24-hour survival rate at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam: A five-year retrospective analysis of obstetric records
Ballroom West
09:40 - 10:00 Atiene Sagay (Nigeria) HIV prevention of mother to child transmission
10:00 - 10:20 Letitia Acquah (USA) Update: Zika virus infection in pregnancy
10:40 - 11:00 Alan Nelson (South Africa) Mediation as a tool to resolve medico-legal disputes
11:40 - 12:00 Hans Evers (Netherlands) Sex selective termination of pregnancy: An underestimated problem
12:00 - 12:20 Michael Pepper (South Africa) Gender and sexual diversity
14:50 - 15:10 Jolande Land (Netherlands) Infertility treatment in women with heart disease
15:10 - 15:30 Hans Evers (Netherlands) Is there an age limit to IVF success?
15:30 - 15:50 Johannes van Waart (South Africa) Ethical issues in ART
15:50 - 16:00 Thabo Matsaseng (South Africa) Public-private InteracFtion: A simple strategy towards making assisted reproduction accessible: A prospective descriptive study
16:00 - 16:10 Maria Jalmbrant (UK) A survey of the psychological attributes of women waiting for uterus transplants: General and fertility specific quality of life and psychological distress
16:10 - 16:20 Annelize Barnard (South Africa) The reproducibility of the endometriosis fertility index: inter-observer variation in the least functional score
MR 1.41-1.44
09:40 - 09:55 Hennie Botha (South Africa) IOTA and models for screening for ovarian cancer
10:40 - 10:50 Colin Marais (South Africa) Investigating the diagnosis of gestational diabetes: A designer breakfast put to the test
11:00 - 11:10 Disala Fernando (UK) Increasing access to oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage in resource-limited settings: Phase I data for a heat-stable, dry-powder formulation of inhaled oxytocin in healthy, non-pregnant volunteers
11:40 - 12:00 Mary-Ann Lumsden (UK) Evidence-based guidelines
12:20 - 12:40 Alan Alperstein (South Africa) Menopause management after breast cancer
14:50 - 15:10 Haynes van der Merwe (South Africa) Screening for endometrial cancer
15:10 - 15:30 Bruce Howard (South Africa) The changing role of laparoscopy in the surgical management of endometrial cancer
15:50 - 16:00 Linda Rogers (South Africa) Feasibility and safety of the sentinel lymph node procedure for early vulval cancer in a low resource setting
16:00 - 16:10 Diana Marcus (UK) Large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ): Is biopsy volume associated with the Test Of Cure (TOC) outcome?
16:10 - 16:20 Shikha Srivastava (India) Scaling up of "screen and treat" programme for cervical cancer prevention in North India
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MR 1.61-1.64
16:00 - 16:10 Angharad Jones (UK) Outpatient hysteroscopic morcellation of a type 2 submucous fibroid using the bigatti shaver
16:10 - 16:20 Obi Ojukwu (UK) What is the evidence for surgical safety of bilateral salpingectomy at the time of laparoscopic hysterectomy?
10:00 - 10:20 Lou Pistorius (South Africa) sIUGR in DC and MC twin pregnancies
10:20 - 10:40 Basky Thilaganthan (UK) Understanding NIPT from real life cases
10:50 - 11:00 Hemantha Senanayake (Sri Lanka) Effects of delayed cord clamping and early skin-to-skin contact at cesarean section on neonatal behavior - mid-term results of a randomized controlled trial at a tertiary care maternity hospital in Sri Lanka
11:00 - 11:10 Serene Thain (Singapore) Spontaneous preterm birth and cervical length in a pregnant Asian population
16:00 - 16:10 Chee Wai Ku (Singapore) Serum progesterone distribution in normal pregnancies compared to pregnancies complicated by threatened miscarriage from 5 to 13 weeks gestation
16:10 - 16:20 Shabnam Bobdiwala (UK) The potential use of urinary ?hCG for managing pregnancies of unknown location (PUL): correlating urinary and serum ?hCG levels using two immunoassays
Audi 2
08:45 - 09:05 Igno Siebert (South Africa) Ovarian reserve post-surgery
09:45 - 09:55 Sehereen Farhad Siddiqua (Bangladesh) Carbetocin versus Oxytocin in the active management of third stage of labour following caesarean section: An open label randomized control trial
09:55 - 10:05 Yan Long (China) The effect of maternal subclinical hypothyroidism in early pregnancy on intellectual development of 30-36 month old children
10:05 - 10:15 Paul Blumenthal (USA) Comparative safety and efficacy of a dedicated PPIUD inserter and Kelly placental forceps insertion for immediate postpartum IUD insertion: A randomized controlled trial
Ballroom East
08:45 - 09:05 Edna Aden Ismail (Somaliland) Breaking down the barriers
09:05 - 09:25 Susan Fawcus (South Africa) Respectful maternity care
09:55 - 10:05 Regine Unkels (Tanzania) Signs of burnout and coping strategies among health care workers in maternal and newborn care in two regions of Tanzania: A mixed methods study using the Maslach Burnout Inventory and in-depth interviews
10:05 - 10:15 Abdurehman Usmael (Ethiopia) Maternal Mortality in Ethiopia: Most Recent National MDSR Data
11:40 - 12:00 James Kiarie (Switzerland) The latest WHO guidelines in sexual and reproductive health
Ballroom West
09:45 - 09:55 Sibone Mocumbi (Mozambique) Obstetric fistulas in Southern Mozambique, incidence, risk factors and obstacles for care
MR 1.41-1.44
08:45 - 09:05 Ranee Thakar (UK) Managing faecal incontinence
09:05 - 09:25 Ajay Rane (Australia) Evolootion in the our understanding of bowel physiology
MR 1.61-1.64
08:45 - 09:05 Ismail Bhorat (South Africa) Assessing fetal wellbeing by using myocardial performance index - a better tool than Doppler?
09:05 - 09:25 Phil Steer (UK) GBS: To screen or not to screen
09:25 - 09:45 Metin Gulmezoglu (Switzerland) WHO 2016 antenatal care recommendations
09:45 - 09:55 James MN Duffy (UK) Completeness of safety reporting in seventy-nine randomised trials, 31,615 participants, evaluating therapeutic interventions for pre-eclampsia: a systematic review
09:55 - 10:05 Obiamaka Ojukwu (UK) Have the RCOG operative vaginal delivery green top guidelines had any effect in practice?
10:05 - 10:15 Sandra Bergendahl (Sweden) Prolonged second stage of labour in primiparous women: prevalence, mode of delivery, and risk of sphincter injury
09:05 - 09:25 Zeelha Abdool (South Africa) Pelvic floor ultrasound: clinical application
09:45 - 09:55 Shabnam Bobdiwala (UK) Assessing the value of endometrial thickness in triaging women with a pregnancy of unknown location
10:05 - 10:15 Iris Grooten (Netherlands) Early enteral tube feeding in optimizing treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum (MOTHER): a multicenter open-label randomized controlled trial

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