IFPA Meeting 2012 Workshop Report III: trophoblast deportation, gestational trophoblastic disease, placental insufficiency and fetal growth restriction, trophoblast over-invasion and accreta-related pathologies, placental thrombosis and fibrinolysis.
Al-Khan A., Bulmer JN., Chantraine F., Chen CP., Chen Q., Collins S., Cotechini T., Fitzgerald JS., He M., Holland O., Hung TH., Illsley NP., Ino K., Iwaki T., Kanayama N., Kaneki E., Katabuchi H., Kobayashi Y., Kondo A., Masuzaki H., Matjila M., Miura K., Mori A., Murthi P., Nagahashi K., Nie G., Ohba T., Sood R., Sugimura M., Takizawa T., Usui H., Velicky P., Lash GE.
Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting as they allow for discussion of specialized topics. At IFPA meeting 2012 there were twelve themed workshops, five of which are summarized in this report. These workshops related to various aspects of placental biology but collectively covered areas of clinical research and pregnancy disorders: 1) trophoblast deportation; 2) gestational trophoblastic disease; 3) placental insufficiency and fetal growth restriction; 4) trophoblast overinvasion and accreta-related pathologies; 5) placental thrombosis and fibrinolysis.