Feb 112021

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to take part in the International Symposium The Fetal and Neonatal Heart: Implications for Adult Life to be held on April 12–14, 2021. The Symposium will be held partly online.

The participants will also have a unique opportunity to attend the workshops led by world experts.

The event will be held in Russian and English, simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

The event will be held as part of the programme of the WCRC for Personalized Medicine.

Organized by:

Almazov National Medical Research Centre
Preis School in Florence, Italy
Centre of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy

In cooperation with:

International Foundation on Maternal, Periconceptional, Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine
Association for European Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology


Prof. Evgeny Shlyakhto (Saint Petersburg)


Alexandra Konradi (Saint Petersburg)
Gian Carlo Di Renzo (Italy)
Roberto Romero (USA)
Tatiana Pervunina (Saint Petersburg)
Eduard Komlichenko (Saint Petersburg)
Anton Mikhailov (Saint Petersburg)

Members of the Scientific Committee

Bernard Benoit (Monaco)
Catia Bilardo (Netherlands)
Jochen  Grohmann (Germany)
Fatima Crispi (Spain)
Gerald Tulzer (Austria)
Gerry H Visser (Netherlands)
Giuseppe Rizzo (Italy)
Graziano Clerici (Italy)
Jeffrey Jacot (USA)
Katarina Hanseus (Sweden)
Lami Yeo (USA)
Laszlo Kornyei (Hungary)
Marian K Bakker (Netherlands)
Rabih Chaoui (Germany)
Yves Ville (France)
Ekaterina Bokeria (Moscow)
Elena Vasichkina (Saint Petersburg)
Dmitry Voronin (Saint Petersburg)
Mikhail Gordeev (Saint Petersburg)
Evgeny Grekhov (Saint Petersburg)
Igor Kogan (Saint Petersburg)
Andrei Kozlenok (Saint Petersburg)
Natalia Kosovtsova (Ekaterinburg)
Anna Kostareva (Saint Petersburg)
Evgeny Krivoschekov (Tomsk)
Daria Kryuchko (Moscow)
Alexander Makatsaria (Moscow)
Ruben Movsesyan (Saint Petersburg)
Olga Moiseeva (Saint Petersburg)
Vladimir Nikiforov (Saint Petersburg)
Maria Shkolnikova (Moscow)

Scientific secretariat

Igor Averkin
Igor Govorov
Alexander Morozov
Valentina Tsibizova


  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Core concepts in fetal cardiac function
  • Functional changes from prenatal to postnatal life
  • What about the third dimension?
  • Fetal cardiac function disease states
  • 1st trimester vasculature imaging
  • Venous anomalies
  • What’s new in STIC imaging?
  • Impact of computerization/artificial intelligence
  • Fetal cardiac remodeling and dysfunction in PE and FGR
  • Sonopathological correlation of 1st trimester cardiac defects
  • Right ventricular outflow tract anomalies
  • Cardiac vascular intensive care
  • Fetal dysrhythmia
  • Genetic and fetal myocardial disease
  • 3D cardiac reconstruction
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Neurodevelopment and psycho-social care
  • Electrophysiology
Epidemiological measures

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the symposium will be organized in compliance with all necessary epidemiological measures and applicable regulations in force at the time of the event. If large events will be banned, the symposium will be moved to a fully online event as scheduled.


Scientific and technical organizer:
Almazov National Medical Research Centre
2 Akkuratova street, St. Petersburg 197341
Tel. +7 (812) 702-37-38

Ekaterina Pevneva
Head of PR and Conference Department
e-mail: pevneva_ea@almazovcentre.ru

Venue: Almazov National Medical Research Centre, 2 Akkuratova street, Saint Petersburg.