XX European Congress of Perinatal Medicine

(May 24-27, 2006, Prague, Czech Republic)






The influence of operative delivery on perinatal mortality

Feeding the Preterm Infant – The Effect of Functional Food
C. Costalos

Nitric Oxide and Cervical Ripening
F. Facchinetti, V. De Pace and I. Neri

Short and Long-Term Outcome of Premature Rupture of Membrane (PROM) Infants
M.A. Aksit

Mode of Delivery and Perinatal Outcomes in Women with Heart Disease
M. Korbeľ, Z. Nizňanská, M. Redecha and A. Havalda

Ruptures of the Scar and Multiple Cesarean Sections
G. Relic and M. Bogavac

Does the Number of Early Postopertive Complications Follow the Increase of the Rate of Cesarean Sections?
G. Relic and M. Bogavac



Multiple pregnancies and operative delivery

Deliveries of Women with Multiple Gestations
B. Colakovic, V. Colakovic-Popovic, S. Crnogorac, O. Colakovic and I. Djukic



Premature labour

Screening for Vaginal Infection in Low Gestational Age
Z. Hajek and J. Kobilkova



Screening of perinatal infections

Effect of Pregnant Screening for Group B Streptococcus on the Cord Blood Culture Yielding
J.R. Cervilla, M. Lojo Rodríguez, J.R. Fernandez Lorenzo and J.M. Fraga

Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease in Northern Part of Estonia
E. Saik, P. Andresson, K. Margus and P. Saik

The Most Common Cause of the Neonatal Sepsis
B. Vasiljevic, O. Antonovic, S. Maglajlic-Djukic, M. Gojnic and A. Glisic



Premature rupture of membranes and timing of labour

Operative or Vaginal Delivery in Suspected Intrauterine Infection?
I. Sziller and Z. Papp



Inflammation and its impact on developing infantn´s organism

Analysis of Causative Organism and Choice of Antibiotics According to the Onset of Neonatal Sepsis
Y.Y. Choi, J.S. Sung, U.S. Song and S.H. Kim

Pharmacokinetcs (PK) and Pharmacodynamics (PD) Modeling in the NICU (The Pregraduate Education Practice)
P. Pokorná, O. Černá O, J. Martínková, J. Chládek, V. Vobruba, V. Kredba, P. Srnský, M. Sádlo, F. Perlík, J. van den Anker and Z. Pulpan



Inflammation and BPD

Antenatal and Postnatal Antecedents to New BPD
E. Bancalari

Oxidative Stress and Lung Damage in BPD
G. Buonocore, S. Perrone and C.V. Bellieni




Fetal Programming; Its Relevance to Postnatal Nutrition
W.W. Hay, Jr.



Maternal nutrition and fetal growth and development

Bodyweight In Pregnancy. Ten Years Retrospection
S. Housmans, I. Guelinckx, B. Spitz, J. Verhaeghe, G. Vansant and R. Devlieger

Effect of Early Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain on Newborn Size
E. Farri-Kostopoulou, M. Deli-Stavropoulou, D. Dimitropoulou-Tagalaki, A. Moustogianni and I. Koulouras



Perinatal nutrition and future outcome

The Analysis of the Birth Weight, Birth Length and Body Mass Index of Term Neonates Hospitalized at the Children’s Clinic Nis in the Five Year Period
R. Mileusnic Milenovic, D. Djordjevic, Lj. Saranac, M. Novak, Lj. Pejcic and S. Zivanovic

Intrapartum Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: Is There a Relevance to Neonatal Fibrinolysis and Coagulation Disturbances?
G. Mitsiakos, G. Papaioannou, E. Giougi, P. Karagianni, H. Chatziioannidis, A. Karapiperidou and N. Nikolaidis

Infection in Preterm Infants with NEC – Does It Affect the Outcome?
M. Rankovic Janevski, N. Bozinovic Prekajski and A. Minic



Nutrition and premature infant

Intravenous Access for Parenteral Nutrition in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. A New Device to Introduce Silicone Catheters in the Umbilical Vein
D. Haumont

Are We Discharging Very Preterm Infants in a Suboptimal Nutrtional State?
W.W. Hay, Jr.

Nutrition and the Premature Bone
J. Rigo and C. Pieltain

Maternal Diet and Milk Composition
F. Scopesi, C. Traggiai and G. Serra



Prenatal diagnosis

Preeclampsia Complicating Early Pregnancy Period in a Case of Partial Hydatidiform Mole
M. Cerna, M. Korbel, Z. Niznanska, A. Havalda, M. Redecha, L. Danihel, J. Vojtassak and V. Repiska

Induction of Ovulation with Two Different Gonadotropin Preparations
D. Petronijevic, M. Petronijevic, G. Ivanovic, D. Ivanovic, S. Vrzic-Petronijevic, V. Boskovic and Z. Maricic

Rh Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn in Montenegro
S. Raicevic, I. Bralic and A. Haliti

The Levels of Serum Free Amino Acids: L-Glutamine, L-Arginine, L-Citrulline, in Women With Intrauterine Growth Retardation
M.B. Wawrzycka, A. Haratym-Maj and B. Wawrzycki

The Assessment of Selected Plasma Free Amino Acids in Preeclampsia
M.B. Wawrzycka, A. Haratym-Maj and B. Wawrzycki



Fetal monitoring up to date

Significance of Ultrasound Parameters and L/S Ratio in Prediction of Perinatal Outcome in Term Growth Restricted Neonates
I. Babovic, J.Opalic, S. Plesinac, M. Petronijevic, S.Vrzic-Petronijevic, V. Milosevic, S. Vukajlovic, N. Stojanovic, Z. Bogdanovic and D. Plecas

Massive Fetomaternal Hemorrhage: A Serious Pregnancy Complication
R. Gerychova, P. Janku, E. Racanska and D. Chocholackova



3D, 4D ultrasound

3D and 4D Sonography in Perinatal Medicine – State of the Art
A. Kurjak, W. Andonotopo and B. Miskovic

Fetal Neurophysiology Assessment by Ultrasound
A. Kurjak, W. Andonotopo and M. Kasum

Advances of 3D in Neonatal Period
M. Stanojevic



Fetal cardiology

Fetal Cardiac Disease
D. Arduini and G. Rizzo

Coarctation of the Aorta “To PGE or not to PGE”. The Neonatologist´s View
T. Klein



NEO 2: Physiology and pathophysiology of pulmonary circulation

Role of CO2 in Pulmonary Vasoregulation and Lung Injury
J.L. Aschner



Brain cooling

Neuroprotection with Hypothermia Following Birth Asphyxia
D. Azzopardi

Upcoming Neuroprotective Strategies in the Treatment of Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury
H. Torrance, M. Benders and F. van Bel

Initiation of Breathing and Spread of Exogeneous Surfactant in the Immature Newly Born
O. Werner



Newborne resuscitation

Management of pH and Metabolic Acidosis
J.L. Aschner




Maternal Dietary Protein Restriction Induces Altered Epigenetic Gene Regulation
K.A. Lillycrop

Long Term Effects of an Abnormal Intra-Uterine Environment
C. Morens, B. Reusens, C. Remacle and F.A. Van Assche



Early neonatal care and immature lung

The First Few Breaths of Life
A.D. Milner

Oxygen Delivery and Distribution in a Fetus and a Very Preterm Infant: How Much Is Too Much?
Win Tin and Samir Gupta

Assessment of Exhaled H2O2 in Ventilated Premature Infants As a Marker of Oxidative Stress
P. Zoban and M. Vizek

Erythrocyte Transfusion Compared with Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in Premature Infants
S. Bulatovic Stajkovic

Evaluation of Protein S-100 Levels in Brain of Fetal Lambs after Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury
F. Gońi de Cerio, A. Alvarez, F.J. Alvarez, A. Caballero, N. Martinez-Lopez, M.C. Rey-Santano, V.E. Mielgo, A. Valls i Soler and E. Hilario

Effect of Milking of Umbilical Cord on Postpartum Adaptation and Anemia of Prematurity in Infants Weighing 1,000 to 1,499 g.
S. Hosono, T. Kitamura, H. Fujita, H. Miyabayashi, M. Shimada, M. Minato, T. Okada, H. Mugishima, S. Takahashi and K. Harada

Cesarean Section As a Result of Unsuccessfull Labor Induction
S. Plesinac, D. Plecas, I. Babovic and V. Plesinac Karapandzic

Low-Dose Doxapram Infusion Does Not Decrease Cerebral Blood Flow in Preterm Infants
T. Yamazaki, H. Mizutani, M. Takeuchi, M. Kubota and M. Miyata



Update surfactant

Update of Surfactant Therapy: New Synthetic Preparations for Clinical Use
T. Curstedt

Surfactant Proteins and Immune Function
H.P. Haagsman, A. Hogenkamp and M. van Eijk

Neurological Examination of Preterm Infants at Term Age
P. Karagianni, M. Kyriakidou, H. Chatziioannidis, Ch. Tsakalidis, G. Mitsiakos, M. Lithoxopoulou and N. Nikolaides

Early Prophylactic Administration of Surfactant (INSURE)
C. Tsakalidis, P. Karagianni, H. Chatziioannidis and N. Nikolaidis



Nursing of VLBW infants

Positioning Stabilize the State and the Autonomic Nervous Activity in Preterm Infants
M. Miyata, T. Hata, H. Mizutani, M. Takeuchi, M. Kubota and T. Yamazaki



Midwives session

Midwives’ Perception of Intrapartum Risk for Healthy Nulliparae
M. Mead



Special lecture in perinatology

Experienced History of Perinatal Medicine and New Challenges for the Future
E. Saling



Controversies in neonatology

Postnatal Corticosteroids – Dangerous and Avoidable
E.S. Shinwell

How Are We Effective to Prevent Nosocomial Infections?
N. Kültürsay



European perinatal care up to date

Convulsions in Newborn Infants – Frequency and Aetiology -
M. Jonovic, B. Miljkovic, G. Jovanovic, N. Stojanovic, B. Jocic-Jakubi, L. Dimitrijevic, S. Stamenovic and V. Antic



Ethical dilemmas in perinatology

Equality of Access to Midwifery Care for the Migrant Population in Switzerland
P. Held

Minor Disabilities of Premature Children: How Are Parents Coping with the Possibility?
H. Bouza, I. Antoniadou, H. Antonopoulou, M. Morozini, J. Sarafidou, M. Anagnostakou, F. Anatolitou and M. Xanthou



Recent advances in management of multiple pregnancies

Ultrasound Assessment of Multiples
A. Kurjak and B. Radakovic


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