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Titles

Middle East Fertility Society

Titles

Title
Speaker/Presenter
Date
Time
Room
Oral 
Session
Non-invasive PGT-A: The Next Generation for Embryo Viability Diagnosis
Carlos Simon (Spain)
Dec-16
09:00-09:30
1
O01
KEYNOTE LECTURE I: The Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud lecture
The roots for optimizing ovarian stimulation
Inaki Gonzalez Foruria (Spain)
Dec-16
09:30-10:00
1
 
IBSA Symposium
The roots for optimizing luteal phase support
Inaki Gonzalez Foruria (Spain)
Dec-16
10:00-10:30
1
 
IBSA Symposium
FET: Individualizing Endometrial Preparation and Luteal Support to Optimize Outcomes
Scott Nelson (UK),
Dec-16
11:00-12:00
1
 
Ferring Symposium
Clinical Update on Female Fertility Preservation
Dominic Stoop (Belgium)
Dec-16
11:00-12:00
1
 
Ferring Symposium
A Commitment to Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health
Gaurang Daftary (US)
Dec-16
11:00-12:00
1
 
Ferring Symposium
Automation: The Future of the IVF Laboratory
Santiago Munne (Spain)
Dec-16
13:00-13:30
1
O02
KEYNOTE LECTUREII: The Professor AboulGhar lecture– O02
The Expanding Role of 23-chromosome Microarray Testing in the Evaluation of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
William Kutteh (USA)
Dec-16
13:30-13:50
1
O03
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Ovarian Rejuvenation Through Platelet-Rich Autologous Plasma (PRP)
Alvaro Santibanez (Mexico)
Dec-16
13:30-13:50
2
O07
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2: Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Updates on Medical Treatment for Endometriosis 
Jared Robins (USA)
Dec-16
13:30-13:50
3
O11
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3: Assisted Reproductive Technology
PGT A for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Elias Dahdouh (Canada)
Dec-16
13:50-14:10
1
O04
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
PGT A for the Treatment of the Poor Responder
Elizabeth Sarah Ginsburg (USA)
Dec-16
13:50-14:10
2
O08
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2: Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Egg Freezing: Indications, Limits, Outcomes and Cost
Luciano Nardo (UK)
Dec-16
13:50-14:10
3
O12
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3: Assisted Reproductive Technology
An update on PRP in Reproductive Medicine
Fadi Sharara (USA)
Dec-16
14:10-14:30
1
O05
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
The Challenges of Stimulation in Low Ovarian Reserve Patients
Luna-Rojas Martha (Mexico)
Dec-16
14:10-14:30
2
O09
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2: Diminished Ovarian Reserve
How to Monitor Natural Cycles for Frozen Embryo Transfers
Baris Ata (Turkey)
Dec-16
14:10-14:30
3
O13
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Maysarah Alawneh (UAE)
Dec-16
14:30-14:50
1
O06
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Empirical Use of GH in IVF: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Wael Jamal (Canada)
Dec-16
14:30-14:50
2
O10
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2: Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Perinatal Outcomes Following Assisted Reproductive Techniques
Abdallah Adra (Lebanon)
Dec-16
14:30-14:50
3
O14
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Artificial Intelligence in ART: Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations
Jared Robins (USA)
Dec-16
15:30-16:00
1
O15
TED TALK 1 - O15
Artificial Intelligence in ART: Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations
Mohammed Aboulghar (Egypt),
Dec-16
15:30-16:00
1
O15
TED TALK 1 - O15
Artificial Intelligence in ART: Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations
 Johnny Awwad (Qatar),
Dec-16
15:30-16:00
1
O15
TED TALK 1 - O15
Artificial Intelligence in ART: Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations
Piotr Wygocki (Poland),
Dec-16
15:30-16:00
1
O15
TED TALK 1 - O15
Artificial Intelligence in ART: Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations
Urszula Sankowska (Poland
Dec-16
15:30-16:00
1
O15
TED TALK 1 - O15
Why Does Everything Go Right, but the Patient Does not Deliver a Baby?
Lucas Gianaroli (Italy)
Dec-16
16:00-16:20
1
O16
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4: Recurrent Implantation Failure
Reproductive Genetics: Current Status in 2022
Elias Dahdouh (Canada)
Dec-16
16:00-16:20
2
O20
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 5: Assisted Reproduction
Minding the gaps: reflecting on the value of embryologists
Nagham Younis (USA)
Dec-16
16:00-16:20
3
O24
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 6: EMBRYOLOGY
Recurrent Implantation Failure - Improving Successful Outcomes
William Kutteh (USA)
Dec-16
16:20-16:40
1
O17
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4: Recurrent Implantation Failure
Comprehensive Embryo Genome Sequencing with de Novo Mutation Screening
Nick Murphy (Australia)
Dec-16
16:20-16:40
2
O21
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 5: Assisted Reproduction
Tackling e-visibility of embryologists on fertility clinic websites
Georges Raad (Lebanon)
Dec-16
16:20-16:40
3
O25
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 6: EMBRYOLOGY
Clinical strategies in Recurrent Implantation Failure
Luna-Rojas Martha (Mexico)
Dec-16
16:40-17:00
1
O18
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4: Recurrent Implantation Failure
Trophectoderm Re-biopsy: Implications on Outcomes?
Anastasia Salameh (UAE)
Dec-16
16:40-17:00
2
O22
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 5: Assisted Reproduction
An analysis of regulations and practice of embryologists in Arab countries
Fadi Choucair (Qatar)
Dec-16
16:40-17:00
3
O26
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 6: EMBRYOLOGY
Fibroids and Fertility: To Remove or Not?
Sadoon Sadoon (UAE)
Dec-16
17:00-17:20
1
O19
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4: Recurrent Implantation Failure
Ectopic Pregnancy and IVF: An Iatrogenic Event?
Serge Mattar (UAE)
Dec-16
17:00-17:20
2
O23
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 5: Assisted Reproduction
How to set up a research program?
Hany Lashen (UAE)
Dec-16
17:00-17:20
3
O27
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 6: EMBRYOLOGY
PGT-A: Which Patients Can Benefit from it?
Lucas Gianaroli (Italy)
Dec-17
08:30-08:50
1
O28
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: Reproductive Outcomes
Using Adult Education Models to Improve Continuing Medical Education
Jared Robins (USA)
Dec-17
08:30-08:50
2
O32
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8: Reproductive Medicine
Innovations in ART- Reflections and a Glance at the Future
Yacoub Khalaf (UK)
Dec-17
08:30-08:50
3
O36
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 9: Innovation in Reproductive Medicine
Novel Assays & Tools for Personalized Treatments in IVF
Matteo Alessandro Avella (Qatar)
Dec-17
08:50-09:10
1
O29
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: Reproductive Outcomes
Müllerian Anomalies: The New ASRM Classification and its Impact in Reproductive Medicine
Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)
Dec-17
08:50-09:10
2
O33
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8: Reproductive Medicine
Progestin Primed Ovarian Stimulation
Baris Ata (Turkey)
Dec-17
08:50-09:10
3
O37
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 9: Innovation in Reproductive Medicine
The Endometrial Microbiome is Associated with Reproductive Outcome in IVF Patients
Carlos Simon (Spain)
Dec-17
09:10-09:30
1
O30
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: Reproductive Outcomes
Ovarian Rejuvenation: Science or Fiction?
Peramo-Moya Braulio (Mexico)
Dec-17
09:10-09:30
2
O34
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8: Reproductive Medicine
Follitropin Delta for Ovarian Stimulation in Women Undergoing IVF/ICSI Treatment
Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)
Dec-17
09:10-09:30
3
O38
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 9: Innovation in Reproductive Medicine
Chronic Endometritis: A Challenging Diagnosis Worth the Challenge?
Dalia Khalifeh (UAE)
Dec-17
09:30-09:50
1
O31
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: Reproductive Outcomes
The Novel Incorporation of Aromatase Inhibitor in Hormonal Replacement Therapy Cycles
Eman El Gindy (Egypt)
Dec-17
09:30-09:50
2
O35
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8: Reproductive Medicine
Tests Used in ART - Do they Always Add Value?
Yacoub Khalaf (UK)
Dec-17
09:30-09:50
3
O39
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 9: Innovation in Reproductive Medicine
Science of personalizing ART
Barbara Lawrenz (UAE)
Dec-17
10:30-11:30
1
 
Merck Symposium:
Making precision medicine a reality
Ibrahim Elkhatib (UAE)
Dec-17
10:30-11:30
1
 
Merck Symposium:
Late parenthood and what sperm has to do with miscarriages
Martin Imhof (Austria)
Dec-17
11:30-12:00
1
 
Lenus Symposium:
Latin-American Association of Reproductive Medicine [ALMER] Exchange Lecture:
Assisted Reproduction and the International Evidenced Based Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)
Dec-17
12:00-12:20
1
O40
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: Polycystic Ovary Disease
Management of Chronic Conditions to Improve Reproductive Outcome
Luciano Nardo (UK)
Dec-17
12:00-12:20
2
O44
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11: Reproductive Medicine
Insights from the 6th Edition of the WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen: A Urologist’s Perspective
Bassel Bachir (Qatar)
Dec-17
12:00-12:20
3
O48
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12: Male Infertility
Ovarian Stimulation for ART in PCOS Patients
Fadi Sharara (USA)
Dec-17
12:20-12:50
1
O41
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: Polycystic Ovary Disease
Covid and Fertility
Ghina Ghazeeri (Lebanon)
Dec-17
12:20-12:50
2
O45
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11: Reproductive Medicine
The Molecular Mechanisms of Human Sperm Binding to the Zona Pellucida
Matteo Alessandro Avella (Qatar)
Dec-17
12:20-12:50
3
O49
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12: Male Infertility
Achieving a Successful Pregnancy in Women with Obesity/PCOS
Abdallah Adra (Lebanon)
Dec-17
12:50-13:10
1
O42
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: Polycystic Ovary Disease
Is Male Infertility Another Victim of the Deadly SAR Cov2 Virus Infection?
Yasmin Sajjad (UAE)
Dec-17
12:50-13:10
2
O46
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11: Reproductive Medicine
Molecular Techniques in Male Infertility
Peramo-Moya Braulio (Mexico)
Dec-17
12:50-13:10
3
O50
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12: Male Infertility
New FIGO Classification of Ovulatory Disorders 2022
Abobakr Elnashar (Egypt)
Dec-17
13:10-13:30
1
O43
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: Polycystic Ovary Disease
Climate Change, Pollution and Fertility Outcomes
Samer Cheaib (UAE)
Dec-17
13:10-13:30
2
O47
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11: Reproductive Medicine
The Role of the Urologist in the ICSI Era
Bassel Bachir (Qatar)
Dec-17
13:10-13:30
3
O51
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12: Male Infertility
Fertility Preservation Approach in Cancer Patients
Elizabeth Sarah Ginsburg (USA)
Dec-17
14:30-15:00
1
O52
KEYNOTE LECTURE III: The ASRM Exchange lecture - O51
The Management of Endometrioma in Reproductive Medicine
Johnny Awwad (Qatar)
Dec-17
15:00-15:30
1
O53
TED TALK 2– O53
The Management of Endometrioma in Reproductive Medicine
Mohammad Aboulghar (Egypt)
Dec-17
15:00-15:30
1
O53
TED TALK 2– O53
The Management of Endometrioma in Reproductive Medicine
Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)
Dec-17
15:00-15:30
1
O53
TED TALK 2– O53
The Management of Endometrioma in Reproductive Medicine
Yacoub Khalaf (UK)
Dec-17
15:00-15:30
1
O53
TED TALK 2– O53
Progestins as an Alternative to GnRH Antagonist
Rafif Moussa (USA)
Dec-17
15:30-15:50
1
O54
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 13:Reproductive Medicine
The Samir Abbas Award Paper: Value of intrauterine platelet-rich concentrates in patients with intrauterine adhesions after hysteroscopy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Saeed Baradwan (KSA)
Dec-17
15:30-15:45
2
O57
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 1: Assisted Reproductive Technology
The Use of a Three-dose GnRH Agonist Triggering Protocol to Improve Live Births in Hyper Responders Undergoing Fresh Embryo Transfer and Intensive Luteal Support: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.
Lina El Taha (Lebanon)
Dec-17
15:30-15:45
3
O61
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 2: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Ovarian Stimulation in Clomiphene Citrate Resistant PCOS Women
Ebrahim Parsanezhad (Iran)
Dec-17
15:50-16:10
1
O55
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 13:Reproductive Medicine
The Samir Abbas Award Paper: RS 2247911 polymorphism of GPRC6A gene and serum undercarboxylated‑osteocalcin are associated with testis function
Kenda Jawich (Syria)
Dec-17
15:45-16:00
2
O58
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 1: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Sex Hormone-binding Globulin Gene Variants and Its Level in Saudi Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Genetic Case-control Association Study
Eman Al humaidhi (KSA)
Dec-17
15:45-16:00
3
O62
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 2: Assisted Reproductive Technology
The Psychology Behind a Successful IVF Treatment
Suleiman Ghunaim (Jordan)
Dec-17
16:10-16:30
1
O56
CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 13:Reproductive Medicine
Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor polymorphisms in infertile men may differentially modulate fertilization rates after intracytoplasmic sperm injection: A prospective cohort study
Chadi Fakih (Lebanon)
Dec-17
16:00-16:15
2
O59
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 1: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Estimating rate of insulin resistance in PCOS infertile patients using HOMA-IR index in comparison with non-PCOS infertile women
Agzail Saad (Libya)
Dec-17
16:00-16:15
3
O63
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 2: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Psychological stress management during infertility treatment may influence luteal granulosa cells quality and early embryo morphokinetics: a randomized controlled trial
Georges Raad (Lebanon)
Dec-17
16:15-16:30
2
O60
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 1: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Correlation Between LEPR Gene Variants and Clinical Findings of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Among Women of Arab Ethnicity
Maha Al Khaduri
Dec-17
16:15-16:30
3
O64
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 2: Assisted Reproductive Technology
Impact of sperm morphomology from the actual inseminated samples on clinical pregnancy rate
Lamia Sayegh (UAE)
Dec-17
17:00-17:15
1
O65
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 3:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Transrectal oocyte aspiration for fertility preservation in single women: novel approach case series
Naqwan Bahgat  (UAE)
Dec-17
17:00-17:15
2
O70
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 4:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Empty follicle syndrome after GnRHa triggering
Ghazi Ibrahim (Jordan)
Dec-17
17:00-17:15
3
O75
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 5:Assisted Reproductive Technology
 The impact of immediate versus delayed frozen embryo transfer in high-responders.
Zakwan Khrait (UAE)
Dec-17
17:15-17:30
1
O66
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 3:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Pregnancy after Successful re- transfer of aspirated embryo from lower uterine cavity
Lamia Ibrahim (UAE)
Dec-17
17:15-17:30
2
O71
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 4:Assisted Reproductive Technology
EFRE survey of common Egyptian IVF centers practice and concordance with guidelines
Ashraf Abo Ali (Egypt)
Dec-17
17:15-17:30
3
O76
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 5:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Ovarian Rejuvenation with Autologous Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) In Women with Low Ovarian Reserve and Poor Oocytes Quality Undergoing Fertility Treatment: A Non-randomized Interventional Study
Saad Al Shehri (KSA)
Dec-17
17:30-17:45
1
O67
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 3:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Does Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) affect euploidy rates in different age groups
Yousef M Alhelou (UAE)
Dec-17
17:30-17:45
2
O72
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 4:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Is PGT-A screening superior in improving clinical pregnancy rate over five chromosomes screening in a fertile population?
Ruba Najjar  (UAE)
Dec-17
17:30-17:45
3
O77
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 5:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Pronuclei appearance time – a useful tool for vitrification outcome
Nabil Saymé (Germany)
Dec-17
17:45-18:00
1
O68
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 3:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Pregnancy outcomes at maternal age 45 years and above
Uzma Awan (UAE)
Dec-17
17:45-18:00
2
O73
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 4:Assisted Reproductive Technology
The impact of woman’s age and pregnancy success rates on the third day versus the fifth day embryo transfer following intracytoplasmic sperm injection
Amal Mohamed M. Elhaj(Libya)
Dec-17
17:45-18:00
3
O78
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 5:Assisted Reproductive Technology
The First UAE youngest girl fertility preservation
Sajida Perveen Detho (UAE)
Dec-17
18:00-18:15
1
O69
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 3:Assisted Reproductive Technology
Improvement of VTE Risk Scoring Assessment through Computerization of Scoring System
Uzma Sharif (UAE)
Dec-17
18:00-18:15
2
O74
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 4:Assisted Reproductive Technology