Diploma in "Fetal Neurosonography"

General Informations

The Diploma in “Fetal Neurosonography” offers a specific education in obstetrical ultrasound for a deepened study of the fetal brain. The Diploma combines theoretical and practical on-site training

Educational Goals

Participants receive high-level education in ultrasound aimed at the evaluation of the fetal brain and to make the diagnosis of the main brain defects

Specific Goals of Diploma

• To make participants update and improve their knowledge and skills in ultrasound evaluation of the fetal brain and to recognize fetal brain abnormalities during different gestational ages of pregnancy
• To use 3D/4D technology for the evaluation of fetal brain anatomy/anomalies
• To create shared space for experience and knowledge

Admission Requirements

Candidates can be:
• Obstetricians and gynecologists
• Residency trainers in obstetrics and gynecology
• Medical doctors
• Nurse/midwives with an interest in ob/gyn ultrasound


The theoretical and practical parts are focused on the following topics:
• Embryology and physiology of the fetal brain
• The guidelines of the main scientific societies concerning the fetal brain assessment
• When, how and why fetal neurosonography
• Primary and secondary neurolation disorders
• Prosencephalic development disorders
• Neuronal proliferation disorders
• Neuronal migration disorders
• Organization and myelination disorders
• Other disorders (posterior fossa anomalies, brain masses, acquired brain abnormalities, craniosynostosis…)
• 3D-4D in fetal brain assessment
• Counseling of main fetal brain defects


After attending the course and passing the final examination, the participants receive a diploma in “Fetal Neurosonography”




4 weeks


Please, contact the secretary at info@psuog.net


G. Clerici, MD, PhD


€ 4,500


PSUOG at the European Medical and Research Center , Via Del Giochetto 06122 Perugia (Italy)

Secretary: For communications/information about the courses, please use the info@psuog.net email address

To attend the course, candidates must fill our application form.