Good and bad news on ultrasound, fetal therapy and obstetrics – International symposium in honour of Prof. Roland Zimmermann

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We are delighted to invite you to a colourful and exciting program in honour of Prof. Dr. med. Roland Zimmermann.


Lecture Hall NORD1
University Hospital Zurich


SGGG 8 credits / 2 days; SGUM 6 credits / 2 days


CHF 120 for 1 day; CHF 220 for 2 days

10.06.202211.30 am - 5.00 pm
11.06.20227.45 am - 1.30 pm

We are proud to announce that numerous renowned expert leaders have agreed to travel to Zurich and share their expertise at our symposium. The aim is not only to honour Prof. Dr. med. Roland Zimmermann, but also to provide you with an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of various fields of obstetrics and therefore to enrich your work. We will also take a look at the past and dare to look into the future.

We are looking forward to having animated discussions and a lively get-together in the heart of Zurich.


Program Friday 10th June 2022

11.30 amRegistration, Coffee
12.45 pmIntroduction
1.00 pmWhen a woman does not get pregnant – 3D gynecological ultrasound
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Bajka-Djahanschahi
1.30 pmWhen luck is doubled – ultrasound and management of twins
Prof. Dr. Philipp Klaritsch
2.00 pmPotential of high resolution second trimester ultrasound
Prof. Dr. med. Rabih Chaoui
2.30 pmFetal programming of cardiovascular disease
Prof. Dr. med. Fàtima Crispi
3.00 pmBreak
3.30 pmFetal cardiac malformations – what are the therapeutic options and outcomes?
Prim. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Arzt
4.00 pmCongenital diaphragmatic hernia – lessons learned
Prof. Dr. med. Jan Deprest
4.30 pmThe history and the future of Prof. Roland Zimmermann
Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Vetter
5.00 pmAperitif

Program Saturday 11th June 2022

7.45 amRegistration, Coffee
8.20 amIntroduction
8.30 amWhat must and what should be seen during first trimester ultrasound?
PD Dr. med. Kai-Sven Heling
9.00 amGenetic follow-up after first trimester malformations
Prof. Dr. med. Anita Rauch
9.30 amBeing pregnant – additional benefit of 3D ultrasound
Dr. med. Bernard Benoit
10.00 amRed cell and platelet alloimmunisation in pregnancy – new treatments
Prof. Dr. med. Dick Oepkes
10.30 amBreak
11.00 amHow to examine the fetal brain and spinal cord?
Prof. Dr. med. Sevgi Tercanli
11.30 amFetal surgery in Zurich: Past – Present – Future
Prof. Dr. med. Nicole Ochsenbein-Kölble/Prof. Dr. med. Ueli Möhrlen
12.00 noonGeburtshilfe im Wandel – die letzten 35 Jahre
Regula Aeberli und Hebammenteam
12.30 noonWhat makes an obstetrician excellent?
Prof. Dr. med. Ekkehard Schleußner
1.00 pmLaudatio
Prof. emer. Dr. med. Martin Meuli
1.30 pmAperitif


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