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USCAP Placental and Perinatal Pathology A Tour of Common and Rare Disorders with a Focus on Clinical Relevance 2023


Original release date: May 3, 2023
Course Description
This interactive course serves to introduce pathologists-in-training and in practice to grossly and microscopically evaluate perinatal specimens received intact and fragmented from all gestational ages, with the following emphases:

Most commonly encountered embryofetal specimen types: how to evaluate and triage them.
Gross and microscopic emphasis on the most commonly encountered anomalies.
Diagnostic interpretation of pathologic findings, including definitive observations and recommendations for further clinical evaluation.
Gross and microscopic pathology of the placenta including both common and rare pathologies.

The course includes both lectures and case-based interactive microscopy sessions.

Items Included in the Purchase of this Course

Cardiac Pathology – Chrystalle Katte Carreon, MD
First Trimester and Early Second Trimester Pathology – Athena Chen, MD

Hypoxic and Infectious Pathology – Sanjita Ravishankar, MD

Lecture: An Approach to Anomalies, Syndromes, and Sequences – Theonia K. Boyd, MD
Lecture: Case Examples – Theonia K. Boyd, MD and Drucilla Jane Roberts, MD
Lecture: Fetal Cardiac Pathology – Chrystalle Katte Carreon, MD
Lecture: Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases – Drucilla Jane Roberts, MD
Lecture: Hydrops Fetalis – Sanjita Ravishankar, MD
Lecture: Inflammatory and Infectious Pathologies – Drucilla Jane Roberts, MD and Sanjita Ravishankar, MD
Lecture: Introduction to the Placenta: Grossing and Macroscopic Correlation – Chrystalle Katte Carreon, MD
Lecture: Late Stillbirths – Theonia K. Boyd, MD
Lecture: Litigious Aspects of Placental Pathology – Theonia K. Boyd, MD
Lecture: Maternal Vascular Malperfusion and Fetal Vascular Malperfusion – Theonia K. Boyd, MD
Lecture: Pathologies that Recur – Athena Chen, MD
Lecture: Pathology of Spontaneous or Missed Abortions in the First and Early Second Trimester – Athena Chen, MD
Microscopic Correlate of Significant Gross Findings – Theonia K. Boyd, MD
Renal and Pulmonary Pathology – Sanjita Ravishankar, MD
Skeletal, Hematopoietic, and Miscellaneous Pathology – Drucilla Jane Roberts, MD

FREE – Panel Discussion with Faculty