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VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

Still a gap between hype and science in PGT-A

The benefits are being exaggerated and the costs underestimated by those promoting aneuploidy testing to clinics and patients. An exchange session with the ASRM urges caution.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

No substitute for the randomised trial

Professor Rick Legro, a tireless advocate of randomised trials, talks to Focus on Reproduction about the general quality of evidence in reproductive medicine today - but with a particular reference to the latest international guidelines on PCOS.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

Embryo freezing in the USA

Christos Coutifaris, immediate past president of the ASRM, talks to Focus on Reproduction about the huge uptake of frozen embryo and blastocyst transfer in the USA and the data which support (or not) its widespread use.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

Safety is the stimulation priority in predicted high responders

New ESHRE guidelines on ovarian stimulation are nearing completion and Ernesto Bosch, medical director of the IVI group and a member of the guidelines' development group, reviews recommendations for patients deemed at risk of an over-response to stimulation.

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VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

The prospect of consistent outcome measures in fertility studies

Goodbye to PR per ET? Professor Cindy Farquhar from the Cochrane Fertility & Gynecology group on plans to improve the quality of evidence in reproductive medicine and introduce core outcome measures of live birth in adequately powered studies.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

Four new practice recommendations from the PGT Consortium

With progress as rapid as ever in reproductive genetics, the PGT Consortium has developed four news sets of recommendation - on the organisation of a PGT service, on polar body and embryo biopsy, on chromosomal abnormalities and on monogenic defects. The Consortium's Chair Martine de Rycke explains.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

A healthy mother means a healthy baby

Annual Meeting's opening Human Reproduction keynote lecture makes an unequivocal link between the good and bad of a preconceptional diet and measures of female fertility.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

Science hyped by the claims of journalism and marketing

Fertility as much as any other discipline in medicine is subject to over-exaggerated claims of popular reporting. Scientists should take care how they present their data.

VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

Gene editing: the past, the present and the future

A keynote lecture to open this year's Annual Meeting reviewed the most debated and controversial scientific topic of the recent year: germline gene editing.

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VIENNA ANNUAL MEETING

New recommendations for oocyte pick-up under ultrasound guidance

Consensus has been reached on requirements for safe and standardised oocyte pick-up under ultrasound guidance. Dr Arianna D’Angelo presented the highlights from the most recent recommendations document, which was developed by ESHRE's SIG Safety & Quality in ART.