Invitation to attend a lecture

The Association of Medical Students – Plovdiv, are more than excited to invite you to take part in the lecture “Fetal Medicine. My experience”, which will be held by the world-renowned Prof. Kypros Nicolaides, one of the founders of the specialty and the most cited doctor worldwide in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

About prof. Kypros Nikolaides:

  • one of the pioneers in Fetal Medicine, Professor in Fetal Medicine at King’s College Hospital, London.
  • founder and chairman of the of The Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF);
  • elected to the US National Academy of Medicine in 2020, considered to be one of the highest honours in the fields of medicine;
  • has H-index of 183, which is the highest of any Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in the world;
  • has provided training in Fetal Medicine to over 1000 doctors from over 50 countries;
  • author of over 1500 peer-reviewed journal articles, has had his research cited over 140,000 times;
  • pioneer of the methods of fetal therapy including fetal blood transfusions for red cell isoimmunized pregnancies, thoraco-amniotic shunting for fetal pleural effusions, endoscopic laser surgery for identical twin pregnancies with severe twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome in collaboration with Professor Yves Ville and endoscopic placement of a balloon in the fetal trachea for the treatment of severe diaphragmatic hernia in collaboration with Professors Jan Deprest and Eduard Gratacos.

After Prof. Kypros Nicolaides, we will have the opportunity to hear a short lecture from Prof. Nicolaides’ student and the first specialist in Fetal Medicine and Intrauterine Fetal Surgery in Bulgaria – assoc. prof. Petya Chaveeva. She will present one of her clinical cases, which results in saving a human life before it has even begun.

Where? – I Auditorium, Medical university Plovdiv;
When? – 29.04, 17:00.
We are expecting you!