Baptist physician presents to an international audience in China
John R. Barton, M.D., a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist on the medical staff at Baptist Health Lexington, recently presented “New Definitions & Guidelines for the Diagnosis & Management of Preeclampsia” at the 10th Congress of Obstetric Critical Care in Shanghai, China. The presentation also was simulcast to an additional 2,000 participants.
The presentation focused on the following objectives:
- Discuss the pathogenesis of preeclampsia.
- Review the most recent ACOG guidelines on the terminology, diagnosis and management of preeclampsia.
- Review the potential strategies for the prevention of recurrent preeclampsia.
- Review the pitfalls and points of confusion for practitioners with the new ACOG Hypertension in Pregnancy guidelines.