The search for excellence in IVF laboratories: towards “the best”

Bologna, Italy

23-24 January 2009

 

Speakers’ hand-outs


Laboratory set up: important clues R. Janssens (BE)

 

The choice of culture media and strategies: advantages and potential risksG. Jones (Australia)

 

The importance of hormonal stimulationA.P. Ferraretti (IT)

 

Understanding the oocyte: is there a way to recognize the best?U. Eichenlaub-Ritter (DE)

 

In vitro oocyte maturation: towards an improvement?M. De Vos (BE)

 

“New” approaches for sperm selectionC. Barratt (UK)

 

The importance of sperm quality. IMSI: choosing according to sperm morphologyP. Vanderzwalmen (AT)

 

The importance of sperm quality. Birefringence: choosing according to protoplasmic structure L. Gianaroli (Italy)

 

Oocyte cryopreservation: which oocyte and which methodD. Edgar (AU)

 

Sperm cryopreservation: which sperm sample and which methodG. Ruvolo (IT)

 

Zygote morphology as a reflection of embryo polarityL. Scott (USA)

 

Zygote cryopreservation: which zygote and which methodG. Jones (AU)

 

Embryo / blastocyst cryopreservation: which embryo, which blastocyst and which methodK. Lundin (SE)

 

The search for excellence in IVF laboratories: towards the “best” – it is not an option, but an obligationC. Magli (IT)

 

Future perspectives for IVF laboratoriesE. van den Abbeel (BE)

 

Embryo and blastocyst morphology as a reflection of embryo viability L. Scott (USA)

 

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