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Index 2021

Middle East Fertility Society

Index 2021

Oral Name Date Time Room Title
O20 Abdelhamid BENMACHICHE (Algeria) Friday, Dec 3 17:30 Al Ras 1 The impact of preovulatory versus midluteal serum progesterone level on
live birth rates during fresh embryo transfer.
O22 Abdullah Luay (Iraq) Friday, Dec 3 17:00 Al Ras 2 Impact of Covid-19 Infection on Male Seminal and Hormonal Parameters.
O22 Abdullah Almohammadi (Qatar) Friday, Dec 3 18:00 Al Ras 2 The optimal route of progesterone administration for lutual phase support of frozen embryo transfer
O13 Amber Cooper (USA) Friday, Dec 3 15:00 Al Ras 2 The real benefits and limitations of PGT: The pendulum is still swinging
O50 Amber Cooper (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 15:50 Al Ras 1 Just how much does the environment matter in reproductive aging?
O56 Anastasia Salameh (UAE) Saturday, Dec 3 16:10 Al Ras 2 Covid-19: Is fertility at risk?
  Antoine Abu Moussa (Iraq) Friday, Dec 3 13:40 Al Ras 2 Luteal supplementation following controlled ovarian stimulation for ART cycles, is there a gold standard?
O15 Antonio Capalbo (Italy) Friday, Dec 3 15:40 Al Ras 2 Clinical utility of mosaicism in PGT-A.
O17 Antonio Capalbo (Italy) Friday, Dec 3 16:20 Al Ras 2 Genomic determinants of embryonic developmental arrest.
O34 Antonio La Marca (Italy) Saturday, Dec 3 9:50 Al Ras 2 Novel approaches to reduce time to live birth.
  Antonio La Marca (Italy) Friday, Dec 3 9:30 Al Ras 1 Optimizing patient experience: Lessons learnt from 2 years’ experience with COVID.
O05 Ariana Jawad Khalis (Kurdistan Iraq) Friday, Dec 3 13:40 Al Ras 1 Update in endometriosis
O38 Baris Ata (Turkey) Saturday, Dec 3 12:30 Al Ras 1 Endometrial thickness and ART, Is there a magic number?
O09 Barış Ata (Turkey) Friday, Dec 3 15:20 Al Ras 1 Individualized definition of RIF on the basis of blastocyst euploidy 
O55 Brain Levine  (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 15:50 Al Ras 2 The COVID-19 Vaccine and its impact on IVF & Reproductive Outcomes
  Braulio Peramo (UAE) Saturday, Dec 3 10:30 Al Ras 1 How to Optimize Ovarian Stimulation by Patient Type
O14 Carlos Simon (Spain) Friday, Dec 3 15:20 Al Ras 2 The novel approach in genetic screening.
  Carlos Simon (Spain) Friday, Dec 3 9:00 Al Ras 1 Lessons learned from 50 years of experience in ART.
O23 Chadi Fakih (Lebanon) Friday, Dec 3 17:15 Al Ras 2 Effect of anticoagulation therapy by aspirin and low molecular weight
heparin on twin pregnancy outcome in Lebanon: A 3-year prospective randomized controlled trial.
O44 Dalal Koujok (Lebanon) Saturday, Dec 3 12:30 Al Ras 2 Surgical management of PCOS.
O39 Dalia Khalifeh (UAE) Saturday, Dec 3 12:50 Al Ras 1 The relationship between Progesterone levels on the day of frozen embryo transfer and pregnancy outcomes. 
O03 Dominique de Ziegler Friday, Dec 3 13:00 Al Ras 1 Endometriosis, a new indication for ART.
O37 Dominique de Ziegler (France) Saturday, Dec 3 12:10 Al Ras 1 New challenges for progesterone administration in frozen embryo transfers (FET).
O06 Elias Dahdouh (Canada) Friday, Dec 3 14:00 Al Ras 1 Management of Endometriomas before IVF.
O16 Elias Dahdouh (Canada) Friday, Dec 3 16:00 Al Ras 2 Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy: A Review of the Evidence.
O07 Eman El Gindy (Egypt) Friday, Dec 3 13:00 Al Ras 2 IVF registry in Egypt: Data-driven regional leadership and worldwide recognition.
O31 Ertan Kubilay (Germany) Saturday, Dec 3 8:50 Al Ras 2 Is there a role for robotic surgery in the treatment of uterine fibroids?
O33 Ertan Kubilay (Germany) Saturday, Dec 3 9:30 Al Ras 2 New developments in robot surgery for gynecology.
O57 Fadi Mirza (UAE) Saturday, Dec 3 11:50 Al Ras 2 PCOS: Does the Challenge End at Conception?
O45 Georges Raad (Lebanon) Saturday, Dec 3 12:50 Al Ras 2 The Prof. Samir Abbas Award Lecture 1: Differential impact of four sperm preparation techniques on sperm motility, morphology,
DNA fragmentation, acrosome status,oxidative stress, and mitochondrial activity: A prospective study.
O47 Gerald Schatten (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 14:30 Al Ras 1 Arriving Unblemished and No Longer A Tourist, Accompanied Only with Four-Dimensional
Real-Time Augmented Reality. 
O51 Gerald Schatten (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 16:10 Al Ras 1 Does Dynamic Gametogenesis Extend our Lifespans? Reproducing and the End of Life.
O24 Hatem El Gamal (Egypt) Friday, Dec 3 17:30 Al Ras 2 IVF in the near future will be much simpler
  Inger Britt Carlsson (USA) Friday, Dec 3 13:30 Al Ras 2 INVOcell: An Efficient, Patient-Centered Fertility Solution
O35 Ioannis Messinis (Greece) Saturday, Dec 3 11:30 Al Ras 1 Ovarian stimulation for elective freezing.
O40 Ioannis Messinis (Greece) Saturday, Dec 3 13:10 Al Ras 1 Use of gonadotrophins for ovulation induction.
  Johan Smitz (Belgium) Friday, Dec 3 10:00 Al Ras 1 Molecular Diversity in Gonadotrophins: For an Optimal Clinical Utility.
O10 Juan García-Velasco (Spain) Friday, Dec 3 15:40 Al Ras 1 Implantation failure: how to manage in 2021
O27 Juan García-Velasco (Spain) Saturday, Dec 3 9:10 Al Ras 1 Impact of mitochondria on reproduction.
O48 Kristen Holmes (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 15:00 Al Ras 1 Breakthrough Innovation to Improve Health
O01 Kyle Orwig (USA) Friday, Dec 3 8:30 Al Ras 1 Stem Cell and Tissue Transplant Therapies for Male Infertility
O49 Kyle Orwig (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 15:30 Al Ras 1 Fertility Preservation for Pediatric Patients: Current State and Future Possibilities.
O24b Lanalle Dunn (UAE) Friday, Dec 3 17:45 Al Ras 2 Integrative Medicine & Fertility
O52 Laura Rienzi (Italy) Saturday, Dec 3 16:30 Al Ras 1 Vitrification of oocytes and blastocysts: the theory and the practice.
O19 Lina El Taha (Lebanon) Friday, Dec 3 17:15 Al Ras 1 The use of LMWH in the luteal phase of women with recurrent implantation failure: A randomized controlled trial.
O32 Marwan Al Halabi (Syria) Saturday, Dec 3 9:10 Al Ras 2 Cesarean Scar Pregnancy: Diagnostic and Management Dilemma.
  Michel De Vos (Belgium) Friday, Dec 3 10:30 Al Ras 1 Translating the Role of hCG in ART: From the Bench to The Clinic.
O28 Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)  Saturday, Dec 3 9:30 Al Ras 1 Biosimilar recombinant FSH for ovarian stimulation in women undergoing IVF: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
O26 Mohammad Aboulghar (Egypt) Saturday, Dec 3 8:50 Al Ras 1 Introducing new technologies in IVF: Did it improve the outcome?
O53 Mona Fawwaz (UAE) Saturday, Dec 3 16:50 Al Ras 1 The Reproductive Nursing Special Interest group lecture: Effect of a formal onco-fertility program on fertility preservation utilization rate.
O21 Nabil Saymé (Germany) Friday, Dec 3 17:45 Al Ras 1 Embryo morpho kinetics - A new tool in embryology.
O18 Nagham Younis (Canada) Friday, Dec 3 17:00 Al Ras 1 In vitro spermatogenesis from immature testicular tissues of pediatric
patients cryopreserved before gonadotoxic therapy: A step towards fertility preservation and restoration.
O12 Peter Humaidan (Denmark) Friday, Dec 3 16:20 Al Ras 1 Should freeze-all in FET – for all be the gold standard? 
O36 Peter Humaidan (Denmark) Saturday, Dec 3 11:50 Al Ras 1 Monitoring mid-luteal progesterone in fresh and frozen embryo transfer –
the way to increase reproductive outcomes?
O04 Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA) Friday, Dec 3 13:20 Al Ras 1 The management of ovarian endometriomas in the infertile couple: A suggestion
decision making tree.
O41 Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 11:30 Al Ras 2 PCOS and Assisted Reproduction: Review of 2018 International Evidence Based
Guidelines for Evaluation and Treatment.
O02 Richard Paulson (USA) Friday, Dec 3 11:30 Al Ras 1 Modified natural cycles for IVF: when are they useful?
O29 Richard Paulson (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 14:20 Al Ras 1 The editorial process: How to be a good author and a good reviewer
O11 Robert Casper (Canada) Friday, Dec 3 16:00 Al Ras 1 Endometrial receptivity.
O46 Saeed Baradwan (KSA) Saturday, Dec 3 13:10 Al Ras 2  The Prof. Samir Abbas Award Lecture 2: Ultrasound guidance versus classical method for intrauterine
insemination: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
  Samer Farawati (UAE) Saturday, Dec 3 13:00 Al Ras 2 Incidence of chromosome abnormalities in young IVF patients
O43 Sara Faour (BAH) Saturday, Dec 3 12:10 Al Ras 2 Role of Metformin in PCOS. 
O25 Sergio Papier (Argentina) Saturday, Dec 3 8:30 Al Ras 1 Latin-American Association of Reproductive Medicine [ALMER] and Mexican Society
of Reproductive Medicine Exchange Lecture: Next generation ART: “The future is now”.
O54 Sergio Papier (Argentina) Saturday, Dec 3 15:30 Al Ras 2 What did we learn from the Covid 19 pandemic?
O08 William Catherino (USA) Friday, Dec 3 15:00 Al Ras 1 Impact of Fibroids on ART Success.
O30 William Catherino (USA) Saturday, Dec 3 8:30 Al Ras 2 Novel Medical Therapies for Uterine Fibroids.