Pre-eclampsia (Follow-up to 45th RCOG Study Group) (Pre-eclampsia)

Venue: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Location: Regents Park, London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 16, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 16, 2003
Early Registration Date: Sep 01, 2003
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9.25am Welcome and introduction
Professor Hilary Critchley, Convenor of Study Groups, RCOG

Chair: Professor Hilary Critchley

9.30am Epidemiology
Professor James J Walker, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, General Infirmary, Leeds

9.45am Mechanisms underlying failure of trophoblast invasion: a maternal or
fetal problem?
Professor Fiona Lyall, Department of Medical Genetics, Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow

10.10am Pre-eclampsia as an inflammatory condition
Professor Chris Redman, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

10.35am Discussion

10.45am COFFEE

Chair: Professor James J Walker

11.15am The role of oxidative stress
Professor Lucilla Poston, Maternal and Fetal Research Unit, St. Thomas’ Hospital, London

11.40am The role of dyslipidaemia
Dr Naveed Sattar, Department of Pathological Biochemistry, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow

12.05pm Is pre-eclampsia an inherited disorder?
Dr Linda Morgan, Clinical Chemistry Department, School of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University Hospital, Nottingham

12.35pm Discussion

12.45pm LUNCH

1.45pm William Blair-Bell Memorial Lectureship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2003: Endothelial function in normal and compromised pregnancy
Dr Louise Kenny, University of Manchester

Chair: Professor Lucilla Poston

2.45pm Prophylaxis
Dr Lucy Chappell, Specialist Registrar, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London

3.10pm How best to measure blood pressure
Mr Andrew Shennan, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London

3.25pm Treatment 1; the magnesium sulphate story
Dr Leila Duley, Obstetric Epidemiologist, Resource Centre for Randomised Trials, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford

3.50pm Discussion

4.00pm TEA

4.30pm Can we predict pre-eclampsia?
Professor Robyn North, Associate Professor of Obstetric Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women’s Hospital, University of Auckland, New Zealand

4.55pm Treatment II; the women at risk
Dr Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Consultant Obstetric Physician, Guy’s Hospital, London

5.20pm Treatment III; stepwise management
Professor James J Walker, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, General Infirmary, Leeds

5.50pm Discussion

6.00pm CLOSE