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1st International IVI Congress? - Reproductive and Maternal Fetal Medicine

Ana Dipierri

nfertility Valencian Institute (IVI)

18 March 2005

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It is?a pleasure for me to address you this time?in the name of the?Infertility Valencian Institute (IVI) to inform you about the 1st International IVI Congress? - Reproductive and Maternal Fetal Medicine - that will be held in?the Valencia Conference Centre the 27, 28 and 29 of April 2005. With these activities the IVI would like to create and international forum to analize different aspects related to reproductive and maternal fetal medicine.?



We will be honored if you could participate in the Congress, where?we expect outstanding reproductive medicine researchers and doctors from all over the world?.??Please find?bellow?the final scientific?program.



Ovulation induction, preimplatation genetic diagnosis, oocyte dontation, and controversies in reproductive surgery are some of the topics of the congress which will transform Valencia in the main centre of this medical speciality with high presence in our society.



The congress has a web page www.ivicongress.com where you?ll find all the?necesary information (comittees, registration forms, scientific program, social program, hotel reservation, etc.).



If you need any futher information please do not hesitate to contact me:



Best regards.?



Ana Dipierri



Congress Secretariat







Tel.: +34-93-363-39-51



Fax: +34-93-439-35-94







?SESSION I: OVULATION INDUCTION



Chairman: J. Calaf (Barcelona, Spain).



15.00-15.30??-??Is there a future for ovulation induction in the current era of ART??. - B. Fauser (Roterdam, Netherlands).



15.30-16.00??- ?Insulin sensitising agents. Where do they fit in?. - R. Legro (Pennsylvania, USA).



16.00-16.30??-? Is ovarian stimulation an intellectual blunder? - P. Devroey (Brussels, Belgium).



16.30-17.00??-? Coffee-break.



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SESSION II: OVULATION INDUCTION



Chairman: A. Requena (Madrid, Spain).



17.00-17.30??-? Anti-oestrogen therapy: Application in ovulation induction. - R. Casper (Ontario, Canada).



17.30-18.00??-? LH activity: from ugly duckling to successful component of ovulation induction. - M. Filicori (Bolonia, Italy).



18.00-18.30??-? Coffee-break.



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SESSION III: PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC DIAGNOSIS



Chairman: J. Garc?a Velasco (Madrid, Spain).



18.30-19.00??-? PGD: does it improve IVF outcome? - C. Rubio (Valencia, Spain).



19.00-19.30??- PGD for monogenic diseases. - K. Sermon (Brussels, Belgium).



19.30-20.00??- ?Pitfalls in PGD and future. - L. Wilton (Victoria, Australia).





28th of April 2005?





SESSION IV: EMBRYOLOGY I



Chairman: MJ de los Santos (Valencia, Spain).



08.30-09.00??-? The human oocyte and its implications in embryo development. - L. Gianaroli (Bolonia, Italia).



09.00-09.30??- ?The role of maternal mitochondria during fertilization and embryogenesis. - J. Cohen (New York, USA).



09.30-10.00??- ?Masculine infertility biomarkers in semen. - N. Garrido (Valencia, Spain).



10.00-10.30??- ?Human zygote evaluation and it?s role in embryo development. - L. Scott (Reading MA, USA).



10.30-11.00??- ?Coffee-break.



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SESSION V: EMBRYOLOGY II



Chairman: E. G?mez (Murcia, Spain).



11.00-11.30??-? Embryo selection criteria on day 3. - G. Calder?n (Barcelona, Spain).



11.30-12.00??- ?Is it really useful to culture the embryos to blastocyst stage? - D. Gardner (Colorado, USA).



12.00-12.30??- ?Embryo transfer technique. - W. Schoolcraft (Colorado, USA).



12.30-13.00??- ?Human gametes and embryo freezing: Present and future. - MJ Escrib? (Valencia, Spain).



13.00-15.00??- ?Lunch.



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SESSION VI: CONTROVERSIES IN REPRODUCTIVE



Chairman: A. Ballesteros (Barcelona, Spain).



15.00-15.30??-? Should we remove the myomas of an infertile - P. Barri (Barcelona, Spain).



15.30-16.00??-? Attitude towards infertile patient with recurrent - Z. Ben-Rafael (Tel Aviv, Israel).



16.00-16.30??-? The use of ovarian drilling versus ovulation induction - A.R. Genazzani (Pisa, Italy).



16.30-17.00??-? Coffee-Break.



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SESSION VII: OOCYTE DONATION



Chairman: A. Romeu (Valencia, Spain).



17.00-17.30??-? Oocyte donation: update. - J. Remoh? (Valencia, Spain).



17.30-18.00??-? The american experience in Egg Donation. - W. Schoolcraft (Colorado USA).



18.00-18.30??-? Systematic of a worldwide egg donation program. - E. Bosch (Valencia, Spain).



20.30?????????????-?Official dinner of the Meeting.



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???29th?of?April 2005?





SESSION VIII: RECURRENT PREGNANCY LOSS



Chairman: R. Matorras (Bilbao, Spain).



09.00-09.30??-? Etiologic factors in recurrent pregnancy loss. Evidence-based medicine. - R. Rai (London, UK).



09.30-10.00??-? Genetic factors: role of the preimplantational genetic diagnosis (PGD). - A. Pellicer (Valencia, Spain).



10.00-10.30??-? Management of non-genetic causes of recurrent pregnancy loss. Evidence-based medicine. - B. Silver (Salt Lake City-Utah, USA).



10.30-11.00??-? Coffee-break



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SESSION IX: NEW TECHNOLOGIES



Chairman: J. Egozcue (Barcelona, Spain).



11.00-11.30??-? Derivation of the first embryonic stem cell lines in Spain. - C. Sim?n (Valencia, Spain).



11.30-12.00??-? Embryonic Stem Cells. Implications in Reproductive Medicine. - J. Strauss (Pennsylvania, USA).



12.00-12.30??-? Nuclear transfer. Future possibilities in Reproductive Medicine. - Woo Suk Hwang ( Seul, Corea), - Sung Keun Kang (Seul, Corea).



12.30-13.00??-? Stem cells and Reproductive Medicine. - B. Reubinoff (Jerusalem, Israel).



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?Maternal-Fetal Medicine Congress







?28th of April 2005??





SESSION I FETAL MEDICINE (I)



Chairman: F. Bonilla (Valencia, Spain).



08.00-08.30??-? Registration



08.30-09.00??-? Hysteroembryoscopic evaluation of early missed abortions. - J. Ferro (Valencia, Spain).



09.00-09.30??-? First trimester Down syndrome screening. - J. Bellver (Valencia, Spain).



09.30-10.00??-? First trimester diagnosis of fetal structural anomalies. - M. Bronshtein (Haifa, Israel).



10.00-10.30??-? Amniocentesis versus chorionic villous sampling. - B. Puerto, J.M. Mart?nez (Barcelona, Spain)



10.30-11.00? -?Coffee-break



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SESSION II FETAL MEDICINE (II)



Chairman: A. Galindo (Madrid, Spain)



11.00-11.30? - ?Advances in fetal echocardiography. - L.D. Allan (London, UK).



11.30-12.00??- ?Fetal neurosonography. - F. F. Correa, C. Lara (Valencia, Spain).



12.00-12.30??- ?Fetal surgery. - E. Gratac?s (Barcelona, Spain).



12.30-13.00? -? Current concepts in fetal monitoring. - V. Serra, A. Perales (Valencia, Spain).



13.00-15.00??-? Lunch.



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SESSION III MATERNAL MEDICINE (I)



Chairman: V. Serra (Valencia, Spain).



15.00-15.30??-? Pathogenic pathways of preterm delivery: basic principles for the clinician. - R. Romero (Bethesda, USA).



15.30-16.00??-?Prevention and treatment of preterm birth. - P.R. Bennett (London, UK).



16.00-16.30??-? Management of preeclampsia. - C.W.G. Redman (Oxford, UK).



16.30-17.00??-? Coffee-break



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SESSION IV MATERNAL MEDICINE (II)



Chairman: C.W.G. Redman (Oxford, UK).



17.00-17.30??-? Diabetes in pregnancy. - M. de Swiet (London, UK).



17.30-18.00??-? Autoimmune disorders in pregnancy. - R. Cervera (Barcelona, Spain).



18.00-18.30??-? Infections in pregnancy. - H.L. Minkoff (Brooklyn, USA).



18.30-19.00??-? Cancer and pregnancy. - M.L. Berman (California, USA).



20.30???????????? -?Official dinner of the Meeting.?



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ALOHA CONGRESS S.L.



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Ana Dipierri

Secretaria de Congreso



I Congreso Internacional IVI

Joan Guell 144-148

08028 - Barcelona

ESPANA





www.congresoivi.com or www.ivicongress.com



tel:

fax:



+34-93 363 39 51

+34-93 439 35 94

http://www.ivicongress.com

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