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CQHCWC holds perinatal surgery summit

Updated: 2022-10-09



Qi Hongbo, president of the CQHCWC, addresses the Second Chongqing Perinatal Surgery Summit. [Photo/CQHCWC]

The Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (Women and Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University), or CQHCWC, in Southwest China's Chongqing, held the Second Chongqing Perinatal Surgery Summit on Sept 24-25.

The online event was sponsored by the Professional Committee of Perinatal Surgery of the Chongqing Maternal and Child Hygiene Association and attracted more than 40,000 real-time viewers.

Wang Jian, secretary of the Party committee of the CQHCWC, Qi Hongbo, president of the center, and Professor Chen Gongli, executive chairman of the meeting, attended and addressed the summit.

A total of 36 well-known domestic and overseas experts were invited to participate in the summit, including those from the Chinese PLA General Hospital, Peking University Third Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Hubei Provincial Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital, and Children's Hospital of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg.

During the summit, Qi shared clinical suggestions for improving the outcome of fetal growth restriction (FGR).

Other experts, including Professor Feng Jiexiong from the Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Professor Zhou Huixia from the Chinese PLA General Hospital, Professor Zhou Wei from the CQHCWC and Professor Jiang Yulin from the Peking Union Medical College Hospital, gave lectures on topics ranging from the application of robot-assisted laparoscopy in pediatric urology, and diagnosis and treatment of common fetal tumor diseases to problems related to virus infection during pregnancy.

Professor Gerhard Jorch from Children's Hospital of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg and Professor Thomas Kohl from the German Center for Fetal Surgery & Minimally-Invasive Therapy (DZFT) at the University Hospital Mannheim, Germany also gave lectures entitled "How to Reduce the Neurological Damage Morbidity of Extremely Preterm Infants?" and "Update of Fetal Medicine".

At the end of the meeting, Professor Chen Gongli introduced the CQHCWC's progress in establishing the prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum integrated diagnosis and treatment model, which aims to help fetuses with abnormal development.

The summit was praised as being highly targeted and instructive. Experts not only shared the development of fetal intrauterine treatment technology and cutting-edge information and the latest achievements in fetal medicine, but also had in-depth discussions on different types of fetal developmental abnormalities, according to scholars.