CSUI – Obstetric Ultrasound Workshop

Full day

Date: Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Venue: Surgical Seminar room, J floor, Old Main Building, Groote Schuur Hospital

Time: 08:30 – 17:00

This workshop will consist of theoretical lectures in the morning (containing many sonar image examples), followed by hands-on scanning in the afternoon with trained scanners helping delegates to acquire the images to manage the theoretical topics:

Morning Lectures:

  • An approach to early onset growth restriction: diagnosis & Gratacos stage-based management (Zoe Momberg)
  • Amniotic fluid abnormalities (Zoe Momberg)
  • How to assess the fetal limbs – avoiding medico-legal troubles
  • A basic approach to the fetal heart for the general O&G (Dr Sonia Barr)
  • Twin complications: when to refer to a Fetal Medicine practitioner (Prof Lou Pistorius)

Hands on scanning with patients:

  • How to acquire an accurate Umbilical Artery Doppler measurement
  • Assessment of fetal limbs (long bones, feet & hands)
  • Getting the Four Chamber Cardiac View
  • Determining Twin Chorionicity
  • Amniotic fluid assessment

Course Convener: Dr Zoe Momberg, Fetomaternal Medicine subspecialist and Head of ultrasaound maternity unit GSH