38th Scientific Meeting

1-2 December 2017, Thermae Palace, Ostend

  1 December 2017
 
12:30 - 13:25 Lunch and registration
13:30 - 13:40 Welcome by the President
Christophe Blockeel, UZ Brussel
  1. Session of the College of Physicians Reproductive Medicine
Chairs: Tom Coetsier, AZ Sint-Lucas, Ghent – Fabienne Devreker, Hôpital Erasme
13:40 - 14:05 Can we further reduce multiple pregnancies in the Belgian setting
Diane De Neubourg, UZ Antwerpen
14:05 - 14:30 Do we really perform too much ICSI?


14:30 - 14:50

 

Herman Tournaye, UZ Brussel
Oncofertility: An update on the new Belgian Convention
Christine Wyns, Saint-Luc - Diane De Neubourg, UZA
14:50 - 15:20 Sponsored Symposium by Merck
  Chair: Christophe Blockeel, UZ Brussel
LH benefits in COS assessed using the real vs. benchmark approach
Alberto Revelli, Italy
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee break
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Parallel sessions

  2. SMR session
  Chairs: Nicolas Chevalier, St. Roch, Montpellier, France - Anne Guivarch, Rennes, France
15:50 - 16:10
Progesterone use to block the LH surge during ovarian stimulation
Nathalie Massin, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal of Creteil, Paris, France
16:10 - 16:30 Development of a French network to improve referrals for fertility preservation
Blandine Courbière, FIV Marseille, France
16:30 - 16:50 Discussion
  3. New diagnostic tools to evaluate gamete and embryo quality
Chairs: Fabienne Thonon, CHR de la Citadelle, Liège - Koen Wouters, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerpen
15:50 - 16:10 Evaluation of oocyte activation potential of sperm in cases of failed fertilization
Frauke Vanden Meerschaut, UZ Gent
16:10 - 16:30 Gene expression analysis on the cumulus cells as a non-invasive tool for oocyte competence
Tom Adriaenssens, UZ Brussel
16:30 - 16:50 Discussion
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  Sponsored symposium by Gedeon Richter
16:50 - 17:20 The pro’s and the con’s in fixed dosing for ovarian stimulation in IVF
Richard Fleming, GCRM Glasgow, UK
  BSRM Honorary Member 2017
17:20 - 17:30 Honorary member 2017: Bernard Lejeune
Introduced by Romain Imbert
17:30 - 17:50 Lecture Honorary member
Safety, efficiency and quality control in IVF ….from 1978 to 2018
Bernard Lejeune, CHIREC, Braine l’Alleud
   
19:30
Reception & dinner party
   
  2 December 2017
   
09:00 - 10:30 Free communications
Chairs: Céline Pirard, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc - Annick De Vos, UZ Brussel
10:30 - 10:50 Belrap 2015
  President of the College of Physicians Reproductive Medicine
10:50 - 11:20 Coffee break
  4. Adjunctive therapies in ART
  Chairs: Hilde Van de Velde, UZ Brussel - Wim Decleer, AZ Jan Palfijn, Gent
11:20 - 11:40 Where is the evidence for unproven interventions in IVF?
Kersti Lundin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
11:40 - 12:00 Evidence based approach for recurrent implantation failure
Shari Mackens, UZ Brussel
12:00 - 12:30 Keynote Lecture



12:30

12:45
Everything you wanted to know about animal reproduction but were afraid to ask
Ann Van Soom, Ghent University

BSRM Award

Farewell drink

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The details of the previous meetings can be found under Archives