Fetal Cardio Cracow 2020


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date of the course:



Friday, 8.05.2020: 9:30- 18:00
Saturday, 9.05.2020: 9:00- 17:45

The venue of the course:



Aparthotel, Lwowska 1 Street

400 EUR


Assoc. Prof. Marcin Wiechec MD, PhD

a specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Agnieszka Nocuń MD, PhD

a specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Assoc. Prof. Jacek Kołcz, MD, PhD,

a specialist in pediatric cardiac surgery

Course program

First day (Friday, 8.05.2020)

9.30. – 10.30.   Sequentional segmantal approach and the technique of fetal heart evaluation in B mode in the 2nd and 3rd trimester
10.30. – 11.30.  Technique and fetal heart examination basics in Color Doppler, PW Doppler and M mode in the 2nd and 3rd trimester
11.30. – 11.45.   Coffee break
11.45. – 12.45.   Left heart anomalies (HLHS, CoA, AoS, critical AoS, IAA, single ventricle heart) with the comment of the cardiac surgeon
12.45. – 13.45.  Right heart anomalies (TA, EA, PAIVS, PS): diagnostic tips and prognosis with the comment of the cardiac surgeon
13.45. – 14.45.  Lunch break
14.45. – 15.15.   Septal defects (AVSD, VSD: diagnostic tips and prognosis); with the comment of the cardiac surgeon
15.15. – 16.00.  Fetal heart examination in the 1st trimester (gestational age, transabdominaly or transvaginaly, visualization effectiveness, CHD detection effectiveness, patterns of typical anomalies; TR and DV, scanner settings)
16.15. – 17.45.   Practical classes
18.00.                 Presentations of submitted cases. 

Second day (Saturday, 9.05.2020)

9.00. – 10.30.   Practical classes
10.45. – 11.45.   Conotruncal anomalies (d-TGA, I-TGA, ToF, PA+VSD, DORV, CAT): diagnostic tips and prognosis; with the comment of the cardiac surgeon
11.45. – 12.30.   Live fetal heart examination
12.30. – 13.30.  Congenital heart defects in chromosomal aberrations and genetic syndromes.
13.30. – 14.15.   Lunch break.
14.15. – 14.45.   Diagnostic tree in case of suspicious fetal heart.
14.45. – 15.00.   Coffee break
15.00. – 15.45. Rare anomalies of fetal heart structure and function.
16.00. – 17.00. Diagnostic web-based Test on the laptops.
17.00. – 17.45. Discussion on the Test results. The most common mistakes.
17.45.                 Conclusion of the course

If you still have problems with the basics of the heart examination and diagnostics of its typical defects despite undergoing courses in this field or if you are just starting the adventure with fetal sonography then our course is for you.

  • First in the world Fetal Cardiac Course with implemented Virtual Reality scanning of cardiac anomalies during lectures,
  • Interdisciplinary formula with the input of renowned Cardiothoracic Surgery Consultant- Prof. Jacek Kołcz, FACS (Krakow, Poland), who also presents the issues of prognosis and treatment possibilities.
  • Live scanes of cardiac anomalies with live counseling,
  • Hands-on sessions,
  • Colourful, high quality Course Books,
  • Coordinated by experienced teachers: dr. Agnieszka Nocuń and Assoc. Prof. Marcin Wiecheć – clinicians, enthusiasts of ultrasonography