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Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, MD, PhD

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Obstetrics 2020
  • Country: Portugal
Biography:

Diogo Ayres-de-Campos is currently Associate Professor at the Medical School - University of Lisbon, Portugal, and Chair of the Obstetrics Department of the Santa Maria University Hospital, Lisbon. Until December 2016 he was at the Medical School University of Porto and S. Joao Hospital in Porto, where he was Associate Professor, Senior Consultant, Director of the labour ward in 2004-2008, and coordinated post-graduate studies in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2008-2011.

His main scientific areas of interest are intrapartum fetal monitoring and obstetric simulation. He is a co-inventor of the “Omniview-SisPorto®” program for computer analysis of fetal monitoring signals (Speculum, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006), the clinical record database Obscare (Virtualcare, Porto, Portugal), and was the medical consultant for the development of the “Lucina®” obstetric simulator (CAE Healthcare, Montreal, Canada, 2014).

He has published 130 papers in international Medline-indexed journals, edited 2 international books, authored 18 international book chapters, and has given 182 invited lectures at international scientific meetings. He was Editor-in-chief of the “Acta Obstetrica e Ginecologica Portuguesa” 2006-2010, and Associate Editor of “ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology” 2012-2014. He chaired the scientific committee of the 1st , 2nd and 3rd European Congress of Intrapartum Care (ECIC).

He is the President-elect of the “European Association of Perinatal Medicine - EAPM” and was Secretary General of this society from 2016-2018. He is Council Member of the “European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology - EBCOG”, and co-ordinator of EBCOG Part 2 Exam. Between 2010 and 2018 he integrated the “Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health committee” at the “International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology - FIGO”, where he co-ordinated the 2015 revision of the “FIGO guidelines on intrapartum fetal monitoring”. He participated in the World Health Organisation consensus panels for “Recommendations on antenatal care” and “Intrapartum care and reduction of unnecessary caesarean section”.

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The Evidence and Future of Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
Continuous cardiotocography (CTG) remain widely used for intrapartum fetal monitoring, despite the conflicting evidence regarding the benefits of such approach when compared with intermittent auscultation. Existing evidence on this topic will be re-analysed, together with the need to improve specific aspects of the CTG technology in order to achieve the best outcomes. Central fetal monitoring and computer analysis of CTGs is also widely disseminated in industrialised countries. Existing systems will be compared with an emphasis on system characteristics and demonstrated benefit.
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