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AGM 2018

2018 ANNUAL ASSEMBLY OF MEMBERS

Minutes of the Annual Assembly of Members, held on Tuesday 3 July 2018, 18.00 pm, at Centre de Convencions de Barcelona, Plaça de Willy Brandt 11-14, 08019 Barcelona, Spain

ESTEEM TRIAL

Solid data and the evidence to counsel patients accurately

Cristine Magli, an investigator in the ESHRE-sponsored ESTEEM trial, explains more on the design of the study and why the results provide strong evidence about PGT-A.

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ESTEEM TRIAL

A reduced risk of miscarriage

Willem Verpoest, an IVF specialist at the VUB Brussels and co-ordinating investigator of the ESTEEM trial, considers the clinical benefits seen in this ESHRE-sponsored study of aneuploidy screening.

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BARCELONA: MALE AGEING

Ageing as 'a process of oxidative stress'

Australian andrologist John Aitken argues that two consequences of male ageing - declining fertility and passing on an ever increasing mutational load to offspring - are each a self-perpetuating function of oxidative stress.

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FERTILITY PRESERVATION

Women who survive cancer less likely to achieve a pregnancy

For the first time, a large population study quantifies the effect of cancer and its treatment on the chances of pregnancy.

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ESTEEM TRIAL

No improvement in live birth rates in ESHRE PGT-A trial

Karen Sermon, principal investigator of the ESTEEM trial, reviews the results and implications of this ESHRE-sponsored study of aneuploidy screening.

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IN PROFILE: NILS LAMBALK

The new man in the editor's chair

The Dutch gynaecologist Nils Lambalk will take over as editor-in-chief of Human Reproduction in January next year. He talks to Focus on Reproduction about his plans for the journal and the demands which editorship now implies.

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ESTEEM TRIAL

No improvement in live birth rate from PGT-A, but markedly fewer miscarriages

Balancing the clinical benefits in miscarriage risk against the non-benefits in cumulative live birth rate.

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ESTEEM TRIAL

Think differently

ESTEEM trial co-ordinating investigator Willem Verpoest believes there are important benefits - and messages - to be found in this ESHRE study of aneuploidy screening

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BARCELONA: PCOS

New international guidelines

Bart Fauser, one of the principals behind the ESHRE/ASRM Rotterdam diagnostic consensus of 2003, on a new and fuller international guideline on PCOS launched in Barcelona.