Thursday, 23 May

Rīga Stradiņš University, Dzirciema street 16, Great Hall




8:30 - 8:40Opening N. Vedmedovska (LV)

Ylva Carlsson (SE)
Kristina Rull (EST)

8:40-9:00The prevalence of Congenital anomalies in Nordic and Baltic countries/National registries. OverviewKristina Rull (EST)
9:00-10:30Venous system malformations Peter Conner (SE)
Finn Stener Joergensen (DK)
CNS and Cardiac/Hepatic: Diagnosis, management options and outcomePeter Conner (SE)
Fetal superior vena cava Doppler In growth restricted fetusesMaria Stefopoulou (SE)
Persistens veins and indication for genetic analysisLise Hald Nielsen (DK)

10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break/ARCEDI Industry Symposium
11:00 - 12:30Whole genome sequencing: who to test and how to report and gather data? Ida Vogel (DK)
Erik Iwarsson (SE)
11:00 - 11:20Whole genome sequencing use for fetal malformations: a cases series
Ida Vogel (DK)
11:20 - 11:40Live demonstration of a trio-genome analyses
Lotte Andreasen (DK)
11:40 - 12:00Whole-genome sequencing in prenatally detected congenital malformations: prospective cohort study in clinical setting
Erik Iwarsson (SE)
12:00 - 12:30Discussion: how do we share/store our information on genotype and phenotype in a busy every day practice?
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:00 - 13:30Natera Industry Symposium
13:30 - 15:00Placental mosaicism Lene Sperling (DK)
Liene Kornejeva (LV)
13:30 - 13:50A step before fetal medicine: fate of trophectodermal mosaicism in developing. Embryo
Liene Kornejeva (LV)
13:50 - 14:10Confined placental mosaicism: Clinical Cases from Danish National registries 1978-2022Simon Horsholt Thomsen (DK)
14:10 - 14:30Confined placental mosaicism: what can magnetic resonance imaging addAnne Nødgaard (DK)
14:30 - 15:00Discussion
15:00 - 15:30Coffee Break/NIPTIFY Industry Symposium
15:30 - 16:30

Preterm labour

  • Sonographic cervical length and progesteron in singletons and multiple pregnancies-science and experience.
  • Management protocol for patient at risk of preterm labour
  • Strategy in Nordic and Baltic countries.  

  • Bo Jakobsson (SE)
  • Aydin Tekay (FI)
  • Peter Lingren (SE)

Peter Lingren (SE)

Zane Krastiņa (LV)

16:30-17:00Why AOGS is the best journal to publish your research?Ganesh Acharya
17:00 - 17:30Musical Performance

Vija Veisa (LV)

19:00Gala Dinner in Botanical Garden

Friday, 24 May

Rīga Stradiņš University, Dzirciema street 16, Great Hall




8:30 - 9:00Workshop in cooperation with Philips/Arbor Medical Korporacija “Fetal heart imaging”
9:00-9:15Update on NORDFETAL collaborationKarin Sundberg (DK)
9:15-10:45 Artificial intellect in prenatal diagnostics Katarina Hilde (NO)

Karin Sundberg (DK)

9:15 - 10:00The coming of the intelligent machines - diagnostics by artificial intelligence in fetal medicineØivind Braaten (NO)  
10:00 - 10:25AI demonstration: from theory to practiceEglė Machtejevienė (LT)
10:25 - 10:45Discussion
10:45 - 11:00Coffee break/Networking
11:00-12:45Fetal arrhythmias

  • Congenital complete block in the fetus.
  • Management of congenital complete block in Nordic and Baltic countries.
  • Long QT syndrome in  the fetus
  • Tachyarrhythmia in the fetus Transplacental treatment of fetal tachycardia.
  • Approach to transplacental therapy of fetal tachycardia in Nordic and Baltic countries.

  • Annika Öhman (SE)
  • Ingūna Lubaua (LV)
  • Vita Zidere (UK)

Ingūna Lubaua (LV)

Annika Öhman (SE)

12:45 - 13:15Coffee break/Workshop and demonstration: neuropathological brain examination

Importance of clinical pathology in fetal medicine

  • Placental investigation in MH twins
  • Placenta perfusion technique in MH twins, experience in Karolinska university Hospital
  • The added value of post mortem MRI to conventional autopsy of the fetal brain
  • Conventional neuropathological brain examination
  • Approach in Nordic and Baltic countries
  • Discussion

  • Liesbeth Lewi (BE)
  • Nikos Papadogiannakis (SE)
  • Michael Aertsen (BE)
  • Meeli Sirotkina (SE)

Nikos Papadogiannakis (SE)
Ivanda Franckeviča (LV)

15:15Final notes and farewell drink