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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2001 AUTUMN PROGRAMME

The programme below provides the running order for the 2001 Autumn Meeting. Abstracts are linked below, but may also be located using the alphabetical index.

Autumn meeting, 29 November 2001

Barnes Hall, Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London

10.00 Coffee

Chairman Professor Anne Greenough

10.45 A Johnson
A multicentre randomised controlled trial of high frequency oscillatory ventilation for the prevention of chronic lung disease of prematurity: the United Kingdom Oscillation Study (UKOS)

11.00 MP Guerra
Effects of phenobarbitone on the background EEG in the newborn: video-EEG analysis

11.15 RJ Howells
Obstetric complications arising from deferred caesarean section

11.30 Coffee

Chairman Professor Terence Stephenson

12.00 DS Gardner
Fetal cardiovascular, endocrine and metabolic responses to umbilical cord compression and to subsequent acute hypoxaemia

12.15 RA Primhak
Maturational changes in lung impedance spectra

12.30 O Williams
Exhaled nitric oxide in prematurely born infants

12.45 M Meeks
Neonatal complications of primary ciliary dyskinesia; which neonates should be screened?

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Committee Meeting - Committee members only

14.00 - 14.45 Annual General Meeting - Neonatal Society members only

Chairman Dr Andy Lyon

14.45 J Bispham
Impact of maternal nutrient restriction in early to mid gestation on leptin, insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and growth hormone receptor (GHR) mRNA abundance in adipose tissue of the fetal lamb

15.00 CJ Ashworth
Controlled alterations to maternal retinol status affect piglet birthweight and within litter uniformity

15.15 G Gopalakrishnan
Influence of maternal nutrition during early to mid gestation in sheep on juvenile plasma cortisol and glucose concentrations under basal and stimulated conditions

15.30 Tea

Chairman The President, Dr Paul Johnson

16.00 The Curosurf Lecture: Professor David Leon Professor of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Fetal programming: how real, how relevant?

17.00 Drinks and close of meeting

The Neonatal Society would like to thank Miss Hannah Jarvis and her colleagues at SMA Nutrition for their generous help in printing and distributing this programme.