FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Middle East Fertility Society

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Friday  November 1, 2019

08:30- 0900

KEYNOTE LECTURE II: The Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud lecture
Chair: Mohamed Aboulghar (Egypt), Bandar Abdulkarim (KSA)
O28 Endometrial receptivity: Why do euploid embryos not implant?
Robert Casper (Canada)
Room: Saraya 1

09:00 - 10:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: Reproductive Genetics
Chair Chantal Farra (Leb), Hisham Inany (Egypt)
09:00  O29 Are there epigenetics factors which affect the descendants from ART?
Dimitris Loutradis (Greece)
09:20  O30 Latin-American Association of Reproductive Medicine [ALMER] Exchange Lecture: The genetics of premature ovarian failure
Sergio Papier (Argentina)
09:40  O31 The implication of polymorphism of FSHR N680S in vivo and in vitro conditions
Dimitris Loutradis (Greece)
Room: Saraya 1

09:00 - 10:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8: Reproductive Endocrinology – PCOS
Chair: Toufic Nakad (Lebanon), Fady Moeity (Egypt), Tamer Borg (Egypt)
09:00  O32 PCOS is not less common in women with PCOS
Dominique de Ziegler (France)
09:20  O33 Demystifying PCOS - often misdiagnosed & frequently misunderstood
Lubna Pal (USA)
09:40  O34 Reproductive hormone secretion and follicular maturation in PCOS
Ioannis Messinis (Greece)
Room: Saraya 2

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30

Roche Symposium
Chair: Michel Abou Abdallah (Lebanon)
10:30 Current use and future applications of AMH
Laura Melado Vidales (UAE)
11:00 AMH clinical value and factors affecting its results
Ahmad Zakaria El Sheikhah (Egypt)
Room: Saraya 1

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch Break

12:30 - 13:30

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 9: Ovarian stimulation
Chair:  Eman El Gindy (Egypt), Aref Al Khalidi (Jordan), Göğşen Mehmet Önalan (Turkey)
12:30  O35 Ovarian stimulation in ART: New paradigms for selecting the gonadotropin dose
Dominique De Ziegler (France)
12:50  O36 Update on the use of letrozole for ovulation induction
Robert Casper (Canada)
13:10  O37 The infertile patient with diminished ovarian reserve - protocols, rationale and options
Lubna Pal (USA)
Room: Saraya 1

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Chair: Walaa El Deeb (Egypt), Anwar Ezzat (Egypt), Dilek Aslan (Turkey)
12:30  O38 Repeated Implantation Failure
Antonis Makrigiannakis (Greece)
12:50  O39 Challenges of current ART practice
Yacoub Khalaf (UK)
13:10  O40 Implications for further ART cycles
Antonis Makrigiannakis (Greece)
Room: Saraya 2

13:30 - 14:30

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11: Controlled Ovarian Stimulation
Chair:  Mona Aboulghar (Egypt), Serdar Dilbaz (Turkey)
13:30   O41 Is the use of GnRH analogues necessary in “freeze all” cycles?
Ioannis Messinis (Greece)
13:50  O42 Which rationale for the addition of recombinant LH to FSH in IVF cycles?
Jean Noel Hugues (France)
14:10  O43 Ovarian stimulation for PCOS patients undergoing ART
Botros Rizk (USA)
Room: Saraya 1

 

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12: Reproductive Surgery – I
Chair: Sarmad Khunda (Iraq), Yacoub Abdel Magid (Sudan), Hossam Shawki (Egypt)
13:30  O44 Defining a systematic approach to cesarean scar defects
John Petrozza (USA)
13:50  O45 Managing the Ovarian Endometrioma: A suggested decision tree
Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)
14:10  O46 Prevention & management of complications in Laparoscopy
Cihat Unlu (Turkey)
Room: Saraya 2

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 13: Embryology – I
Chair: Ragaa Mansour (EGY), Fadi Choucair (LEB)
15:00   O47 On the role of cryopreservation
Laura Rienzi (Italy)
15:20   O48 The latest on the fresh vs freeze all debate
Kurt Barnhart (USA)
15:40  O49 Culturing embryos beyond five days in clinical practice: a new lease of life
Fadi Choucair (Leb)
Room: Saraya 1

15:00 - 16:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 14: Reproductive Surgery - II
Chair: Mohamad Kandeel (Egypt), Fadel Shaltout (Egypt), Hisham Haggag (Egypt)
15:00  O50 Latin-American Association of Reproductive Medicine [ALMER] Virtual Hysteroscopy for the uterine cavity evaluation before IVF
Sergio Papier (Argentina)
15:20  O51 Complications of operative hysteroscopic procedures & management of life-threatening hyponatremia
Cihat Unlu (Turkey)
15:40  O52 Ovarian activation and transplantation [video]
Togas Tulandi (Canada)
Room: Saraya 2

16:00 - 17:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 15: Embryology – II
Chair:  Ragaa Mansour (Egypt), Houwaida Hashim (KSA), Ilyes Miled (Tunis)
16:00   O53 Methods of embryo assessment today
Laura Rienzi (Italy)
16:20  O54 PGT-A, Does it improve ART outcome?
George Attia (USA)
16:40  O55 Characterization of embryonic cells derived from multiple fetal embryo reduction
Ragaa Mansour (Egypt)
Room: Saraya 1

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 16: Reproductive Surgery – III
Chair: Abdel Maguid Ramzi (Egypt), Johnny Awwad (Lebanon), Salah Ismail (Egypt)
16:00  O56 Pre-IVF treatment of hydrosalpinx
Togas Tulandi (Canada)
16:20  O57 Rewriting the script: time to rethink the indications for myoma surgery
John Petrozza (USA)
16:40  O58 How and why manuscripts get published
Kurt Barnhart (USA)
Room: Saraya 2

17:00 - 18:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 17: Embryology – III
Chair:  Jassim El Hijji (Kuwait), Faiz Al Waeely (Iraq), Mahmoud Hosny (Egypt)
17:00  O59 Mosiac Embryos…What to do?
George Attia (USA)
17:20  O60 Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET): The American Experience and SART 2017 Guidelines
Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)
17:40  O61 The Reproductive Nursing special Interest group lecture: Telenursing communication in fertility
settings for a better patient support throughout fertility treatment
Mona Fawwaz (Lebanon)
Room: Saraya 1

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 18: Controlled ovarian stimulation
Chair: Marwan Halabi (Syria), Hilmi Nour (Sudan), Tarek Shocair (Egypt)
17:00  O62 The Indian Fertility Society Exchange Lecture: The future of controlled ovarian stimulation
M Gouri Devi (India)
17:20  O63 Dental health and male infertility
Teddy Tedros (Leb)
17:40  O64 Comparative efficacy of dome-shaped obstetric pessary and cervical cerclage for the correction of
cervical insufficiency
Natalya Artymuk (Russia)
Room: Saraya 2

 

18:00

Meeting at Exhibit