The use of ultrasound in detecting problems associated with congenital syndrome Zika

The use of ultrasound in detecting problems associated with congenital syndrome Zika

2 years, 11 months ago

Congenital syndrome virus Zika is a pattern of birth defects observed in fetuses and infants infected with the virus during pregnancy Zika.

Presents problems such as severe microcephaly, brain tissue decreased with a specific pattern of brain damage, damage to the back of the eye, joints with limited movement and too much muscle tone that restricts the movement of the body just after birth. Detect congenital syndrome virus Zika early to inform about risks to pregnant and guide the actions of more pertinents monitoring.

During this seminar the use of ultrasound to detect the resulting complications of congenital infection syndrome virus Zika, in the central nervous system of the developing fetus and other markers of importance in assessing the fetus exposed to Zika be discussed.

Presenter: Dr. Jorge E. Tolosa, MD, MSCE

Specialist in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Master in Clinical Epidemiology, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Antioquia, NACER extension, Sexual and Reproductive Health in Medellin, Colombia and Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA. Leads the Global Health Committee of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine US. He is a consultant to USAID on the topic of pregnancy specifically Zika and developing training programs using ultrasound.

Moderator: Dr. Jorge Hermida

Regional Director for Latin America Project ASSIST

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