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

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

10.06.2022 11.30 am - 5.00 pm
11.06.2022 7.45 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.


Nicole Ochsenbein-Kölble, Prof. Dr. med.

Klinikdirektorin, Klinik für Geburtshilfe

Tel. +41 44 255 11 11
Spezialgebiete: Schwerpunkttitel Fetomaternale Medizin, FMH, Schwerpunkttitel Operative Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe, FMH, Mehrlinge, fetale Chirurgie, Lasertherapie

Tilo Burkhardt, PD Dr. med.

Leitender Arzt, Klinik für Geburtshilfe

Tel. +41 44 255 11 11
Spezialgebiete: Schwerpunkttitel Fetomaternale Medizin, FMH, IUGR, Invasive und nicht-invasive Pränataldiagnostik, DEGUM II

Martin Ehrbar, Prof. Dr. sc. nat.

Wissenschaftlicher Abteilungsleiter, Klinik für Geburtshilfe

Tel. +41 44 255 85 13
Spezialgebiete: Dreidimensionale Gewebemodelle, Heilungsinduzierende Biomaterialien, Heilung der Fötalen Membran

Program Friday 10th June 2022

11.30 am Registration, Coffee
12.45 pm Introduction
1.00 pm When a woman does not get pregnant – 3D gynecological ultrasound
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Bajka-Djahanschahi
1.30 pm When luck is doubled – ultrasound and management of twins
Prof. Dr. Philipp Klaritsch
2.00 pm Potential of high resolution second trimester ultrasound
Prof. Dr. med. Rabih Chaoui
2.30 pm Fetal programming of cardiovascular disease
Prof. Dr. med. Fàtima Crispi
3.00 pm Break
3.30 pm Fetal cardiac malformations – what are the therapeutic options and outcomes?
Prim. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Arzt
4.00 pm Congenital diaphragmatic hernia – lessons learned
Prof. Dr. med. Jan Deprest
4.30 pm The history and the future of Prof. Roland Zimmermann
Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Vetter
5.00 pm Aperitif

Program Saturday 11th June 2022

7.45 am Registration, Coffee
8.20 am Introduction
8.30 am What must and what should be seen during first trimester ultrasound?
PD Dr. med. Kai-Sven Heling
9.00 am Genetic follow-up after first trimester malformations
Prof. Dr. med. Anita Rauch
9.30 am Being pregnant – additional benefit of 3D ultrasound
Dr. med. Bernard Benoit
10.00 am Red cell and platelet alloimmunisation in pregnancy – new treatments
Prof. Dr. med. Dick Oepkes
10.30 am Break
11.00 am How to examine the fetal brain and spinal cord?
Prof. Dr. med. Sevgi Tercanli
11.30 am Fetal surgery in Zurich: Past – Present – Future
Prof. Dr. med. Nicole Ochsenbein-Kölble/Prof. Dr. med. Ueli Möhrlen
12.00 noon Geburtshilfe im Wandel – die letzten 35 Jahre
Regula Aeberli und Hebammenteam
12.30 noon What makes an obstetrician excellent?
Prof. Dr. med. Ekkehard Schleußner
1.00 pm Laudatio
Prof. emer. Dr. med. Martin Meuli
1.30 pm Aperitif


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