IFPA meeting 2018 workshop report II: Abnormally invasive placenta; inflammation and infection; preeclampsia; gestational trophoblastic disease and drug delivery.

Affiliation

Mother Infant Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting as they allow for discussion of specialized topics. At IFPA meeting 2018 there were nine themed workshops, five of which are summarised in this report. These workshops discussed new perspectives and knowledge in the following areas of research: 1) preeclampsia; 2) abnormally invasive placenta; 3) placental infection; 4) gestational trophoblastic disease; 4) drug delivery to treat placental dysfunction.

Keywords

Abnormally invasive placenta,Drug delivery,Gestational trophoblastic disease,Infection,Preeclampsia,