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Session 27: Avoidable loss of fertility

W. Ledger (Australia)
 
Avoidable loss of fertility  
P. Vercellini (Italy)
 
Surgical reduction of ovarian reserve in women with endometriomas  

 

Session 28: Mitochondria and ART

M. Wilding (Italy)
 
Mitochondrial metabolism and embryo development, can we influence it?  

 

Session 29: Fibroids and reproduction

J.A. Horcajadas Almansa (Spain)
 
Impact of fibroids on endometrial function  
W. Catherino, M.D., Ph.D. (U.S.A.)
 
The impact of fibroids and fibroid management on reproductive success  

 

Session 30: Paramedical invited session - Quality assurance and safety in human cryopreservation laboratories

G. Vajta (Australia)
 
Risk of contamination of germ plasm during cryopreservation and cryobanking in IVF units  
K. Tilleman (Belgium)
 
Managing risks associated with cryopreservation  

 

Session 31: Embryology - Cryopreservation

O. Bern(Israel)
 
Vitrification versus slow freezing- a randomized controlled study of sibling embryos cryopreservation
H. Barblett (Australia)
 
Determining the optimal time required to confirm the viability of a vitrified and warmed blastocyst in a single embryo transfer programme  
C. Sifer (France)
 
Ongoing pregnancy rates after elective single cryopreserved embryo transfer related to embryo survival: preliminary results  
J. Remohi Gimenez (Spain)
 
Viral screening of spent culture media and liquid nitrogen samples of oocytes or embryos coming from HIV, HCV, and HBV chronically infected women undergoing IVF cycles  
S. Chamayou (Italy)
 
Consequences of cryopreservation protocols of metaphase II oocyte on translation processes  
M. Murakami (Japan)
 
Recombinant human albumin can replace blood-derived albumin for the vitrification and warming of in vitro-produced bovine blastocysts  

 

Session 33: Agonists and antagonists

A. Watanabe (Japan)
 
A novel long protocol of GnRH agonist and hMG regimen: a dramatical increase in pregnancy rate by induction of diminished but significant mid-cycle LH surge  
M. Sterrenburg (The Netherlands)
 
Comparison between start of ovarian stimulation on cycle day 2 versus cycle day 5 with GnRH antagonist in IVF treatment: a randomized controlled trial  
R. Al Karaki (Jordan)
 
Effectiveness of flexible GnRH antagonist protocol versus minidose long GnRH agonist protocol in poor-responder patients undergoing IVF  
I. Cedrin - Durnerin (France)
 
Pretreatment with estrogen does not affect in vitro fertilization cycle outcomes in gonadotropin releasing hormone antagonist protocols  
A. Marszalek (France)
 
Efficacy of triggering ovulation with GnRH-a in oocyte donors who are older (31.6 years) and receive milder stimulations (8.8 oocytes) than previously reported  
F. Banga (The Netherlands)
 
Comparison of oral contraceptive pill pre-treated GnRH antagonist versus long agonist protocols in IVF, a systematic review and meta-analysis  

 

Session 34: Early pregnancy loss prognosis and treatment

K. Adam (United Kingdom)
 
Developing a robust model for predicting the outcome of pregnancies complicated by threatened miscarriage in the first trimester  
Z. Abediasl (Iran)
 
A comparative study of vaginal misoprostol and intravenous oxytocin for induction of labor in women with second trimester pregnancy  
E. Jansen (Belgium)
 
First trimester pregnancy loss and live birth rate after ICSI in relation to age and ovarian response: outcome of 23.354 cycles  
F. Cabar (Brazil)
 
Association between ultrasound findings and serum levels of VEGF in ampullary pregnancy  
R. Horiuchi (Japan)
 
Is there any relation between serum hCG level in viable pregnancy and quality of blastocyst transferred in IVF-ET?  

 

Session 35: Endometriosis

L. Moolenaar (The Netherlands)
 
Cost-effectiveness of invasive diagnostic investigations for tubal pathology in the fertility work-up; a decision-analytic model  
B. Shapiro (U.S.A.)
 
Evidence of impaired endometrial receptivity following controlled ovarian stimulation: a prospective randomized trial in normal responders  
O. Celik (Turkey)
 
Therapeutic efficiency of atosiban, an oxytocin receptor antagonist in the treatment of experimental endometriosis  
S. Rodriguez Mora (Spain)
 
Impact of cabergoline treatment on angiogenesis and apoptosis in endometrial stromal cells  

 

Session 36: Aneuploidy

W. Kearns (U.S.A.)
 
Aneuploid blastomeres may undergo a process of genetic normalization resulting in euploid blastocysts  
K. Kirkegaard (Denmark)
 
How does blastomere removal affect embryonic development? A time-lapse analysis  
E. Mizutani (Japan)
 
Synaptonemal complex protein 3 mutation may not be associated with recurrent miscarriage caused by aneuploidy  
D.P.d.A.F. Braga (Brazil)
 
Contributing factors for the incidence of aneuploidy in intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles  

 

Session 38: ASRM exchange session - Infertility therapies: not everything works

R.D. Mc Clure (U.S.A.)
 
Infertility therapies for the male  

 

Session 39: Paramedical - Nursing

S. Sahuquillo Jiménez (Spain)
 
The incidence of minor and serious complications related to controlled ovarian stimulation and oocyte retrieval in oocyte donors  
L. van Veen (The Netherlands)
 
The development of a life style program aimed at weight reduction in obese patients with subfertility in a large district hospital, results after five years  
C. Borneskog (Sweden)
 
Lesbian relationships - a study of relationship quality in lesbian couples treated with sperm donation  

 

Session 41: Patient session - Education in fertility awareness: from prevention to action: whose duty?

H. Konecna (Czech Republic)
 
Reproductive medicine: good servant but bad boss?  
G. De Cock (Belgium)
 
Infertility prevention campaign: a multi-stakeholder example from Flanders, Belgium  
O. Balaban-Kasztelanski (Israel)
 
Prevention of infertility: the best cure ever (education at young age)  

 

Session 42: Paramedical invited session - Emerging technologies in human IVF laboratories

G.D. Smith (U.S.A.)
 
Microfluidics in human IVF laboratories  

 

Session 43: Embryology - Time and spatial development

M. Meseguer Escriva (Spain)
 
Predicting embryo implantation by multivariate analysis of morphokinetic data recorded with an automatic time-lapse system  
A. Tejera (Spain)
 
Time-dependent embryo respiration patterns from 47741 measurements in 575 human embryos showed increasing difference between implanting and non-implanting embryos.  
M. Meseguer Escriva (Spain)
 
The first cleavage plane obtained by time-lapse analysis as indicator of human in vitro embryo development potential  
J. Holte (Sweden)
 
The construction and validation of a prediction model to minimize twin rates at preserved live birth rates in ART  

 

Session 44: Surgery

L. Benaglia (Italy)
 
Hyperstimulation during IVF cycles doesn't modify the dimension of small leiomyomas  
K. Nakagawa (Japan)
 
A reconsideration of the tubal function –to evaluate the results found inside the fallopian tube when using salpingoscopy  

 

Session 45: PCOS

H. Lashen (United Kingdom)
 
First vs. second generation Asian PCOS women  
R. Navaratnarajah (United Kingdom)
 
Proteome investigation in the pcos endometrium associated with obesity  
J. Jadaon (Israel)
 
Prospective evaluation of basal stromal Doppler studies in good ovarian reserve infertile women: polycystic ovary syndrome versus ovulatory patients  
A. Ellenbogen ()
 
In vitro maturation and fertilization of oocytes in infertile woman with polycystic ovary syndrome. A comparison between two treatment protocols  
M. Das (Canada)
 
Pregnancy outcome and rates of ohss after in-vitro-maturation of oocytes and after IVF with GnRH antagonist protocol in women with polycystic ovary syndrome  

 

Session 46: Safety of IVF culture

E. Nelissen (The Netherlands)
 
Effect of IVF culture medium on human fetal growth  
S. Hemkemeyer (Germany)
 
The influence of embryo culture media on the development of mouse fetuses  
L. Wang (China)
 
Intergenerational transmission of different expression of paternal imprinted genes in testis of ART mice  
M.A.F.M. Youssef (The Netherlands)
 
Could culture media for human preimplantation embryos affect IVF/ICSI outcomes? a systematic review  
A. Van Montfoort (The Netherlands)
 
IVF affects methylation at H19 and MEST in human placental tissue  

 

Session 47: From diagnosis to treatment

A. Bensdorp (The Netherlands)
 
Refining a prediction model for natural conception  
K. Broeze (The Netherlands)
 
Integration of patient characteristics and the results of Chlamydia antibody testing and hysterosalpingography in the diagnosis of tubal pathology  
E. Ng (China)
 
Effect of non-invasive acupuncture on the pregnancy outcome of IVF treatment—a randomized controlled study  
R. Hart (Australia)
 
Periodontal disease – a further potentially modifiable risk factor limiting conception – a case for a pre-pregnancy dental check-up?  

 

Session 48: Reproductive genetics

A. Iaconelli Jr. (Brazil)
 
Gender incidence on intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection approach: a prospective randomized study  
A. Reyes Palomares (Spain)
 
Influence of 5-HTTLPR variants in the SLC6A4 gene over pregnancy outcomes among recipients of donated eggs  
N. Gleicher (U.S.A.)
 
The impact of ovarian FMR1 genotypes and sub-genotypes in young oocyte donors on ovarian reserve and recipient pregnancy rates  
M.B. Majolini (Italy)
 
Statistical analysis of frequencies of mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene and their associations with IVS8poliT and Y chromosomal microdeletions  

 

Session 49: Embryology - The fertilization process

A. De Vos (Belgium)
 
Randomized sibling-oocyte study comparing high-magnification imsi versus conventional icsi: does it influence embryo development?  
F. Boitrelle (France)
 
Large human sperm vacuoles observed in living spermatozoa under high-magnification are nuclear thumbprints linked to failure of chromatin condensation  
D. Nikiforaki (Belgium)
 
Calcium releasing ability of human sperm with deficient oocyte activation capacity  
D. Monahan (U.S.A.)
 
The time spent in searching for testicular spermatozoa influences ICSI outcome  

 

Session 50: Endocrinology

R.J. Norman (Australia)
 
Components of follicular fluid from obese women induce adverse metabolic defects in cumulus-oocyte complexes  
T. Al Shawaf (United Kingdom)
 
Serum E2 levels in women with cancer having fertility preservation prior to chemotherapy, in a letrozole and non letrozole antagonist controlled ovarian stimulation  
A. Boeckxstaens (Belgium)
 
The brussels in vivo clomiphene challenge test: a randomised controlled trial  
J. Ellis (Switzerland)
 
Superiority of Clearblue home ovulation tests in detecting the peak fertile days of the menstrual cycle compared to a simple calender method  

 

Session 51: (Epi)genetics

G. Koustas (Australia)
 
Epigenetic consequences of pH stress in mouse embryos  

 

Session 52: Psychology and counselling

E. Blyth (Hong Kong)
 
Experiences of genetic relatedness among donor-conceived adults sharing the same sperm donor  
M. Moura-Ramos (Portugal)
 
Does infertility history matter? Complex effects of infertility history in psychological adjustment during assisted reproductive treatments  

 

Session 53: Cross border reproductive care & ART in developing countries

C. Autin (Belgium)
 
In vitro fertilization surrogacy: experience of one Belgian centre  
V. Rozée (France)
 
Cross-border oocyte donation in Europe: from Paris to Athens  
C. Bak (Korea, South)
 
Declining semen quality accompanied by reducing level of Leydig cell function-Preliminary report of 6933 healthy Korean men over 8 years  
U.N. Jindal (India)
 
Infertility outcome improves in ‘normal’ infertile women by early diagnosis of endometrial tuberculosis by polymerase chain reaction and treatment  

 

Session 54: Early pregnancy disorders

E. Sazhenova (Russia C.I.S.)
 
Differential methylation of imprinting genes in first-trimester spontaneous abortions and recurrent pregnancy loss  
B. Chakravarty (India)
 
Altered expression of cyclooxygenase-2 gene results in unreceptive endometrium in women with idiopathic recurrent spontaneous miscarriage  
J. Bellver (Spain)
 
First trimester screening for Down syndrome in natural versus assisted conceptions  

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