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ANDROLOGY CAMPAIGN

Reproductive health is not just a female matter

World leaders in andrology call on governments to prioritise male reproductive health 'for the health and survival of our species'

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PGT A

Embryo aneuploidy and IVF: To test or not to test?

After more than 20 years of study and debate, the controversies surrounding aneuploidy testing in embryos continues. At the heart of a recent exchange of opinion is the effect of mosaicism on results.

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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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GENOME EDITING

Homology directed repair in CRISPR-corrected human embryos: the controversy goes on

Shoukhrat Mitalipov’s group has finally hit back at critics who disputed the interpretation of experiments in which a potentially fatal genetic mutation was corrected in human embryos. Sofia Makieva reports.

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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OUTCOME PREDICTION

Prediction model for cumulative live birth in IVF validated for further locations

A prediction calculator for cumulative live birth in IVF based on the UK's HFEA database has been validated in an external independent cohort of IVF patients.

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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.