Preterm Birth (follow up to the 46th RCOG Study Group)

Venue: Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Location: London, NW1 4RG, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 28, 2004 End Date/Time: Jun 28, 2004
Early Registration Date: Jun 07, 2004
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Description

Monday 28 June 2004

9.00am REGISTRATION and COFFEE

9.30am Pre-Term Birth – an historical prospective
Professor Andrew Calder, Head of Division, Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh

10.00am Epidemiology of preterm labour
Dr Gordon Smith, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge

10.30am Cervical and myometrial physiology
Dr Jane Norman, Reader, Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Glasgow and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow

11.00am COFFEE

PREVENTION

11.30am Screening for preterm labour
Professor Kypros Nicolaides, Director, Harris Birthright Research Centre, King’s College Hospital, London

12.00pm Fibronection
Dr Khalid Khan, Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, Birmingham

1.00pm LUNCH

MANAGEMENT

1.50pm Management of preterm ruptured membranes
Professor J P Neilson, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool

2.20pm Antibiotics (Title to be confirmed)
Professor David Taylor, Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary

2.50pm Role for antimicrobials
Mr Ronald Lamont, Honorary Reader and Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Northwick Park Hospital and Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College, London

3.20pm Anti phospolipid syndrome
Professor Lesley Regan, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College at St Mary’s Hospital, London

3.50pm COFFEE

4.20pm Steroids
Dr Patricia Crowley, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin

Chair: J Morrison

4.50pm Debate: An oxytocin antagonist should be first line treatment of
uncomplicated preterm labour

For: Professor Steven Thornton, RCOG Co-Convenor of Study Groups
Against: Professor Phillip Bennett, RCOG Co-Convenor of Study Groups

Summary and voting
Professor John Morrison, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, Galway, Republic of Ireland

5.20pm Mode of preterm delivery
Professor Philip Steer, Professor of Obstetrics, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

5.50pm Discussion

6.00pm CLOSE

Venue

27 Sussex Place, Regents Park
London
NW1 4RG
United Kingdom
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