Pregnancy and MS: How early should our discussions start, what should be covered and by who and how is this varying around the country
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MS Academy will hold a live webinar on Thursday, 19 August at 12:00 BST for an interactive discussion on pregnancy and MS
You are invited to watch the video conference from your computer or tablet. The webinar will be live via Zoom for 1 hour and a recording will be available following the meeting.
A 32-year old woman with rapidly evolving severe MS, previously treated with natalizumab for 4 years, but switched to fingolimod 3 years ago when her JCV index went above 1.5. She is now planning to start a family. She has requested going back on natalizumab for her pregnancy. What would you advise?
This webinar will discuss how to manage MS DMTs during pregnancy and the management of more active MS during pregnancy. Including some discussion and examples of joint working across MS and Maternity teams.
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This activity has been supported by sponsorship from Roche Products Ltd. The sponsors have had no control over the educational content of this activity.
ChairDr Azza Ismail
Consultant Neurologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
SpeakersDr Karen Chung
Consultant Neurologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Lucy Lyons
Advanced Nurse Practioner, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) Sarah White
Senior MS Clinical Nurse Specialist, St George’s University Hospitals
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