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     MEFS2017/Scientific Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Preliminary Program

    Day 1, September 28, 2017

Day 2, September 29, 2017

Day 3, September 30, 2017

 

 

 

 

 


 

Thursday September 28, 2017

Room:
08:30 09:30 OPENING CEREMONY
09:30 10:00

KEYNOTE LECTURE I: The Professor AboulGhar lecture (O1)

Chair:

Preimplantation genetics: Moving from diagnosis to cure

Dagan Wells (UK)

10:00 10:30

KEYNOTE LECTURE II (O2)

Chair:

Repeated implantation failure (RIF): Does it exist?

Hans Evers (The Netherlands)

10:30 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 12:00 Merck Serono Symposium:

Chair:

11:00 11:30

Individualization in ART: A key to simplicity

Robert Fischer (Germany)

11:30 12:00

Controlling critical variables in ART: The Luteal Phase support

Hakan Yarali (Turkey)

Room:

Room:

Room:

12:00 01:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1:

Reproductive Genetics (O3-O5)

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2:

(O6-O8)

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3:

Reproductive Surgery I: Debate (O9-O11)

Chair Chantal Farra, Omer Erbil Dogan (Tur) Batuhan Ozmen (Tur)
12:00 O3

Pre-implantation Genetic Screening for All: Arguments in favor

Dagan Wells (UK)

O6

What determines ovarian reserve in a female fetus, neonate, child and adult?

Yahia El-Faissal (Egypt)

O9

Latin-American Association of Reproductive Medicine [ALMER] and Mexican Society of Reproductive

Medicine Exchange Lecture: Robotically Assisted Surgery in Reproductive Medicine: Strengths Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)

12:20 O4

Pre-implantation Genetic Screening for All: Pitfalls

Robert Casper (Canada)

O7

ICSI for non-male infertility: Where is

the evidence?

Aboubakr El Nashar (Egypt)

O10

Robotically Assisted Surgery in

Reproductive Medicine: Pitfalls

Karim Nawfal (Lebanon)

12:40 O5

Non-Invasive Pre-implantation Genetic Screening: Are we there yet?

Chantal Farra (Lebanon)

O8

IVF or IUI as first-line treatment in unexplained infertility

Bassam El Helw (Egypt)

O11

Ovarian torsion:management controversity

Fadi Moeity (Egypt)

DISCUSSION DISCUSSION DISCUSSION
01:00 02:00

Lunch Break

Room:

Room:

Room:

02:00 03:00

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4:

Poor Ovarian Response: Management

Strategies (O12-O14)

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 5:

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (O15-O17)

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 6:

Reproductive Surgery II (O18-O20)

Chair

Gurkan Bozdag (Tur)

02:20

O12

Stimulation options for poor ovarian response?

Marcelle Cedars (USA)

O15

An update on ovulation induction with oral agents in PCOS women

Elias Dahdouh (Canada)

O18

Latin-American Association of Reproductive Medicine [ALMER] and Mexican Society of Reproductive Medicine Exchange Lecture: Current management of Ovarian Endometriomas in Reproductive Medicine

Ricardo Loret de Mola (USA)

02:40

O13

Is there evidence for increasing mitochondrial activity in oocytes?

Robert Casper (Canada)

O16

Ovarian stimulation protocols for IVF in PCOS women

Eman El Gindy (Egypt)

O19

Surgical management of isthmocele: Does it improve reproductive outcome?

Karim Nawfal (Lebanon)

03:00

O14

Androgen priming of Preantral follicles: An oocyte rejuvenating therapy?

Johnny Awwad (Lebanon)

O17

Volume expanders for the prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)

O20

Management of laparoscopic complications

M Ebrahim Parsanezhad (Iran)

DISCUSSION DISCUSSION DISCUSSION
03:00 03:30

 Coffee Break

03:30 04:30 ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 1 : Assisted Reproductive Technology (O21- O24) ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 2: Assisted Reproductive Technology (O21- O23) ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 3: Biology of the Sperm (O24-O26)
Chair Nafiye Karakas Yilmaz (Tur)  
03:30 O21

Analysis of endometrial blood flow with color Doppler energy in predicting outcome in GnRH antagonist down regulated ICSI/IVF cycles: A prospective cohort study

Andy Tan WK (Singapore)

O25

Anti-mullerian hormone level and pregnancy outcome

Hanan Al Anazi (KSA)

O29

Varicocelectomy improves the sperm capacity to induce optimal embryonic development post-fertilization

Ioannis Giakoumakis (Greece)

03:45 O22

Follicular aspiration vs. coasting for OHSS prevention

Nayla Bushaqer (KSA)

O26

The effect of vitamin D in the treatment of infertile PCOS patients

Athar Rasekhjahromi (Iran)

O30

High levels of sperm DNA fragmentation negatively affect embryo morphokinetic development and blastocyst formation rates after ICSI

Dimitrios Kafetzis (UAE)

04:00 O23

Analysis and comparison of morphokinetic parameters in embryos created from fresh and frozen surgically retrieved testicular sperm (TESE)

Maria Banti (UAE)

O27

Association between Serum and Follicular Fluid 25-Hydroxy Vitamin levels and Pregnancy Rate in Women Undergoing IVF/ICSI

Mahbod Ebrahimi (Iran)

O31

Effect of administration of vitamins C and E on fertilization capacity of rats exposed to noise stress

Ghasem Saki (Iran)

04:15 O24

Evaluation of the impact of the total GnRH antagonist consumption on clinical In Vitro Fertilization outcomes

O. A. Leylek (Turkey)

O28

The investigation of VEGF genetic variations in unexplained Recurrent Pregnancy Loss cases

Vedat Ugurel (Turkey)

O32

Empiric treatment impact on cryptospermic men: their ICSI outcomes

Mosa Al Numi (KSA)

04:30 05:00

Meeting at Exhibit

 

 

Friday September 29, 2017

Room:

08:30 09:00

KEYNOTE LECTURE III (O33)

Chair:

Reproductive aging: Window on general aging

Marcelle Cedars (USA)

09:00 09:30

KEYNOTE LECTURE IV: The Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud lecture (O34)

Chair: Hisham Ayoub (KSA)

 Evidence-based medicine today

 Hans Evers (The Netherlands)

Room:

Room:

Room:

09:30 10:30

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: Oncofertility: Management of the cancer patient (O35-O37)

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8:

Assisted Reproduction (O38-O40)

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11:Male Infertility I: Debate (O41-O43)

Chair

09:30

O35

Ovarian stimulation strategies for the cancer patient

Mitchell Rosen (USA)

O38

Complications of ART

Peter Rizk (USA)

O41

Medical management of Idiopathic Male Infertility: The case in favor

Bassel Bachir (Lebanon)

09:50

O36

GnRH agonists during chemotherapy: hope or hype?

Elias Dahdouh (Canada)

O39

Time interval between hCG administration and oocyte retrieval significantly influences IVF-ET results

Teddy Tedros (France)

 

O42

Medical management of Idiopathic Male Infertility: The case against

Johnny Awwad (Lebanon)

10:10

O37

O40

Oocyte cryopreservation: Tips and tricks

Hesham El Inany (Egypt)

 

O43

DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION

10:30 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 Industry Sponsored Symposium (Roche):AMH Scientific Educational Workshop

11:00-

11-30

New automated antimullerian hormone assays are more reliable than the manual assay in patients with reduced antral follicle count

Teddy Tedros (France)
11:30-12:00

Clinical utility of AMH for fertility management: Debate

Eman El Gindy (Egypt)

12:00 01:00

Lunch Break

Room: Room: Room:
01:00 02:00 CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: Endometrial receptivity: Strategies to Improve Implantation (O44-O46) CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 11: Young Scientist Lectureship (O47-O49) CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12: Male Infertility II: Debate (O50-O52)
Chair Sahin Zeteroglu (Tur)
01:00 O44

Luteal supplementation: what is beyond progesterone?

Peter Rizk (USA)

O47

Can autologous oocyte precursor cells create new follicles for women with premature ovarian insufficiency?

Rawad Bassil (Canada)

O50

Varicocele repair: The case in favor

Bassel Bachir (Lebanon)

01:20 O45

Recurrent pregnancy loss: A comprehensive genetic approach

Elias Dahdouh (Canada)

O48

How to read and interpret a scientific article

Dalia Khalifeh (Lebanon)

O51

Varicocele repair: The case against

Johnny Awwad (Lebanon)

01:40 O46

Luteal Phase support: Time to change?

Antoine Abu Musa (Lebanon)

O49

Evidence-based management of poor Ovarian Response

Suleiman Ghunneim (Jordan)

O52

Samir Abbas Award Winner:

A mild ovarian stimulation strategy in women with poor ovarian reserve undergoing IVF: a multicenter randomized non-inferiority trial

Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)

 

02:00

DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION

02:15 03:15 CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 13:

Safety of ART treatment (O53-O55)

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 14: Reproductive Endocrinology (O56-O58) CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION 15: Embryology: Embryo Selection (O59-O61)
Chair
02:15 O53

Effect of maternal environment on IVF outcomes

Marcelle Cedars (USA)

O56

Amenorrhea: modern Algorithms for diagnosis and treatment

T. Belokrinitskaya (Russia)

O59

Has morphokinetics become an essential component of every IVF laboratory?

Amparo Mifsud Giner (Spain)

02:35 O54

Prenatal and obstetrical outcome of cryopreserved ART cycles

Fadi Mirza (Lebanon)

O57

Obesity reproductive circle

Natalia Artymuk (Russia)

O60

Antioxidants modulation of sperm genome and epigenome

Fadi Choucair (Lebanon)

02:55 O55

Update on prediction and management of OHSS

Peter Rizk (USA)

O58

Management of patients with hyperprolactinemia

L.Suturina (Russia)

O61

Time-lapse: The validation process each IVF laboratory should undergo?

Amparo Mifsud Giner (Spain)

DISCUSSION DISCUSSION DISCUSSION
03:15 03:45

Coffee Break

Room:

Room:

Room:

03:45 04:45 ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 4: Reproductive Genetics (O62-O65) ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 5: Assisted Reproductive Technology (O66-O69) ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 6: Human Reproduction (O70-O73)
Chair  
03:45 O62

Is there a correlation between Sperm DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) and Blastocyst Aneuploidy Rate in Egg Donor Cycles?

Khaled Zohni (Canada)

O66

 

O70

Pilot study examining the quality of life of infertile men and women in Sudan

Suleiman Uthman (Sudan)

 

04:00 O63

Fine mapping of chromosomal aberrations and mosaicism in embryos derived from donor oocytes 

Svetlana Madjunkova (Canada)

O67 O71

Evaluation of the impact of chemical air pollution on changes in male fertility in the province of Lublin in Poland in the years 2010-2014

Artur Wdowiak (Poland)
04:15 O64

The development and clinical evaluation of non-invasive chromosomal screening (NICS) assay

Frank Xu (China)
O68 O72
04:30 O65 O69 O73
04:45 05:00

Meeting at Exhibit

 

 

 

Saturday September 30, 2017

 

Room: 1

09:00

10:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 7:

 Assisted Reproductive Technology (O74-O77)

 

 Chair

 

 

09:00

 

 

O74

Comparison of ICSI results in a group of patients with and without oral L-carnitine, acetyl-L-carnitine and nutrients supplementation

Mounir Ajina (Tunisia)

 

09:15

 

O75

Consecutive protocol and luteal phase egg collection: promising approach for poor responders

Elsamawal El Hakim (EUA)

 

09:30

 

O76

LOWER PROGESTERONE LEVELS ON THE DAY OF HUMAN CHORIONIC DAY MAY IMPROVE LIVE BIRTH RATES AFTER ICSI CYCLES

Pinar Aytac (Turkey)

 

09:45

O77

 

 

10:00

11:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 8:

Bioethics (O78-O37)

 

 Chair

 

 

10:00

 

 

O78

EXPLORING JAHROM RESIDENTS' AWARENESS OF TREATMENT THROUGH EMBRYO DONATION AND OF MORAL AND LEGAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH IT IN 2015

Navid Kalani (Iran)

 

10:15

 

O79

Understanding the Concept of Voluntary Childlessness

Seyed E. Ahmadi (Iran)

 

10:30

 

O80

Violence agent women and Unintended Pregnancy: A study from Iran

Safieh Jamali (Iran)

 

10:45

O81

The Relationship between marital satisfaction and job status in women working in hospital

Safieh Jamali (Iran)

 

11:00

Coffee Break