After more than 24 years of regular meetings of the Swiss Neonatology Group, the Swiss Society of Neonatology was founded in 1995. The society's goals are to foster neonatology in Switzerland, improve the quality of neonatal care and represent the interests of newborn infants in the public.
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This year's Annual Meeting is already history. Feed-back from participants make it clear: it was highly successful! For those who could not attend, the abstract book is attached below.
The winners of the 2016 awards of the Swiss Society of Neonatology are:
Best short presentation - Eveline Staub (Basel)
Ventilation decreases capillary surface density in renal cortex of preterm lambs beyond neonatal age
Best poster presentation - Roland Neumann (Basel)
Association of plasma pro-endothelia-1 and pro-atrial natriuretic peptide with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in very preterm infants
Case of the Year Award - Thomas M. Berger (Luzern)
What is the appropriate endotracheal tube insertion depth in a 345 g extremely preterm infant?
The next Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neonatology will take place in Zurich (University Hospital) on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.