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The 2018 programme will follow our successful format of mixing established and new researchers from Europe and further afield, representing the true international nature of the event. The Programme Committee are planning an interesting and informative programme to expand the topics covered at previous meetings.

  • Hemodynamics – New Concepts
  • Hemodynamic Changes and Clinical Management
  • Non-invasive Technologies for Maternal Hemodynamic Assessment
  • Understanding Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Preconceptional Physiology and Strategies
  • Hemodynamics of GHD and / or IUGR
  • Management of GHD and / or IUGR
  • Postpartum and Long Term Cardiovascular Function After PE

A Pre-Conference Workshop will be held on Thursday from 09.00hrs – 12.00hrs, which will be a practical hands-on course. Please see below for programme outline:

Pre-Congress Workshop: Techniques and Measurement in maternal cardiovascular assessment

Arterial analysis:
(a)    Basics of PWV and Aix
Carmel McEniery, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
USCOM: arterial analysis & USCOM: Cardiac Output measurement Asma Khalil,  St Georges University, United Kingdom
Daniele Farsetti, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Cardiac output: bio-reactance and bio-imedance techniques Wilfried Gyselaers/team, University of Hasselt, Belgium


Cardiac Output: Inert Gas rebreathing (Innocor)  

Carmel McEniery, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom


CO using echo: considerations Marc Spaanderman, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Chahinda Ghossein-Doha, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

*NOTE this programme is subject to changes.