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Severe obstetric complications meeting

Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016

You are cordially invited to attend the following meeting:

Severe obstetric complications – an INOSS meeting followed by a conference and a PhD dissertation defence

Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 17-19 May 2017

Further details of how to book will follow shortly


INOSS private meeting

17 May 2017

10,00 – 12,00 - Chair: Marian Knight, UK

13,00 – 16,00 - Chair: Kitty Bloemenkamp, The Netherlands

17,00 – 18,00 - The future of INOSS - Kitty Bloemenkamp

Severe obstetric complications – state-of-the-art open meeting

18 May 2017

10,00 – 12,00 - Chair: Marian Knight, UK

Uterine Rupture - Lone Krebs, Holbæk, University of Copenhagen

Excessive blood loss - Hellen Edwards, Herlev, University of Copenhagen

AIP – an update - Sally Collins, Oxford, UK

Peripartum cardiomyopathy - Anne Ersbøl, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen

Extreme obesity - Christina Winter, Odense, University of Southern Denmark

Maternal sepsis - Mercedes Bonet, WHO

13,00 – 16,00 - Chair: Kitty Bloemenkamp

Balanced blood transfusion - Jakob Stensballe, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen

Blood transfusion or intravenous iron? - Charlotte Holm, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen

Maternal deaths in the Nordic countries - Siri Vangen, University of Oslo, Norway

Cesarean section rates and maternal morbidity in Italy - Serena Donati, University of Rome, Italy

Severe morbidity and near miss in South Africa - Salome Maswime, Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Endometriosis and SHIP - Griet Vandenberghe/Janne Foss Berlac, Loeven University - Belgium and Hillerød, University of Copenhagen

Cervical incompetence/abdominal cerclage - Kirstine Sneider, Hjørring, University of Aalborg

Neonatal outcome - Aura Pyykönen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Severe Obstetric complications – methodological research issues

19 May

09,00 – 12,00 - Chair:  Elizabeth Sullivan, Sydney, Australia


INOSS definitions - Timme Schaap, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

Audit and Delphi

A new approach to Audit using the Delphi procedure - Timme Schaap, University of Leiden, The Netherlands


Nordic, Dutch and Australian Medical Birth Registers and severe obstetric complications – strength, possibilities, challenges and limitations.

  • Karin Källen, Sweden
  • Ulrik Kesmodel, Denmark
  • Mika Gissler, Finland
  • Kari Klungsøyr, Norway
  • Timme Schaap, The Netherlands
  • Reynir Geirsson, Iceland
  • Elizabeth Sullivan, Australia

PhD dissertation


Lotte Berdiin Colmorn:  Cesarean section and severe complications at delivery

Updated: Monday, 13 February 2017 10:53 (v2)