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Workshop on Assisted Reproduction Technology

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Workshop on Assisted Reproduction Technology

‘The latest in Infertility and the relevant issues to infertility practice in Middle East’
CME - Accredited Event (11-Points)

Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th May 2009

 Overview:

This is a clinical update workshop, aimed at all clinicians and embryologists involved in the management of assisted reproduction technology. It also provides the attendees the chance of exchange their clinical experience in this rapidly developing area. The international speakers have been chosen to cover some important and controversial issues in Reproductive Medicine.

 Why Attend?

  • Hear about the latest developments in Assisted Reproduction Technology
  • Claim up to 11 CME points for full attendance of this workshop
  • Controversial issues in ART.

 General information:

Venue :             Movenpick Hotel & Resort Al-Bida’a 
Accredited for CME 11 points Category 1 – Reg. No. 281/OG0/May09

Letter for invitation:  A formal letter of invitation can be sent upon request

Hotel Accommodation:  

 Contact information: Dr Nahed Hammadieh MD, MRCOG, MD

                                     Consultant and Director of IVF unit
New Mowast Hospital Po Box: 6661 Salmiya 22077, Kuwait
Tell: 00965 25726666 Ext 1444
Mobile: 99281028

                                  

 

Workshop on Assisted Reproduction Technology

‘The latest in Infertility and the relevant issues to infertility practice in Middle East’

Wednesday27th & Thursday 28th May 2009

 Day 1 (27.05.2009)

08:30

Registration and Refreshments

09:00

Welcome note and introduction to course

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session I: 

Tubal Disease

Chair:

Dr M. Afnan, Dr,  Dr. H. Al-Rumaih, Dr. N. Hammadieh

 09:15

 Assessment of Tubal Patency
Dr. M. Afnan, Consultant Gynaecologist& Director of ACU, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK

 10:00

 Ultrasound-guided hydrosalpinx aspiration during oocyte collection improves pregnancy outcome in IVF
Dr. N. Hammadieh, Consultant Gynaecologist and Sub-specialist in reproductive Medicine & Surgery, New Mowasat Hospital, Kuwait.

 11:00

 Refreshment

 11:20

 Selective Hysterosalpingogram is still an option?
Dr. M. Afnnan

 12:00

 Discussion

12:30

Lunch

 Session II:

 Embryology & Endocrinology

Chair:

Professor. C. Barratt, Dr. O. Salha, Dr. M. Alorf

 13:30

 How a regulatory framework assists TQM in the IVF laboratory
Professor  Christopher Barratt, Centre for Oncology and
Molecular Medicine Division of Medical Sciences Ninewells
Hospital, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
 

14:30

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Life style and health Risks
Dr. K. Rizvi, Consultant Endocrinologist, New Mowasat Hospital, Kuwait

 15:30

 Refreshments

16:00

Embryologist and Clinician a match in Heaven
Dr S. Ghunaim, Director of IVF laboratory, Istishari Fertility Center. Amman, Jordan, Alorf Hospital, Kuwait

17:00

 Close of day one

 20: 00

 Conference dinner

 Day 2 (28.05.2009)

 

Session III:

IVF & ICSI

Chair:

Prof. C. Barratt,  Dr. K. Sharif, Dr S. Ghunaim

 09:00

 The Use and Abuse of Treatments for Azoospermia
Dr. K. Sharif, Clinical Director of  Istishari Fertility Center,
Amman, Jordan.

 10:00

 Selection of the best sperm for ART
Professor  Christopher Barratt

 11:00

 Refreshments

 11:20

 Recombinant Versus urinary FSH
Dr. M. Afnan

 12:00

 Discussion

 12:30

 Lunch

 Session IV:

 Controversies

Chair:

Dr H. Al-Rumaih, Dr K. Sharif, Dr. M. Afnan

 13:30

 The Management of Recurrent Implantation Failures.
Dr. K. Sharif

 14:30

 Reproductive Immunology is still a Controversial Issue?
Dr. N. Hammadieh

 15:15

 Refreshments

 15:30

 Practicing Infertility in Middle East. Why is it different?
For discussion.

 16:30

 Closing Remarks