WCRPL 2018 Scientific Program

PROGRAM:WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE 2018 
WCRPL 2018 OPENING PLENARY SESSION
Chairs: Prof. Asher Bashiri, Israel | Prof. William H. Kutteh, USA
07:30-08:00Gathering & Registration
08:00-08:15OPENING CEREMONY & WELCOMING WORDS


Prof. Asher Bashiri, Israel & Prof. William H. Kutteh, USA






08:15-11:00SESSION 1: RPL Guidelines & Overview
Chairs: Prof. Asher Bashiri, Israel | Prof. William H. Kutteh, USA
08:15-09:00 Recurrent Pregnancy Loss - Overview and updates from the new ESHRE guidelines November 2017 Prof. Asher Bashiri
Israel
09:00-09:30 The ASRM Guidelines for RPL and the New Algorithm Prof. William Kutteh
USA
09:30-10:00 The endometrium and recurrent pregnancy loss Prof. Jan Brosens
UK
10:00-10:30 Endometrial gene expression for immune profiling in women with recurrent pregnancy losses and multiple implantation failures Prof. Joanne Kwak Kim
USA
10:30-11:00 Endometrial natural killer and plasma in unexplained primary infertility and IVF failures: An update from 7,000 patients Prof. Udo Market
Germany
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-13:30SESSION 2: RPL & Latest Innovative Immunological Research
Chairs: Prof. Bettina Toth, Austria | Prof. Ole Christiansen Denmark
11:30-12:00 Immunological aspects in RPL and RIF Prof. Bettina Toth
Austria
12:00-12:30 Are there subsets of RPL women where the effect of intravenous immunolobulin is already documented? Analysis of data from 3 Danish placebo-controlled trials. Prof. Ole Christiansen
Denmark
12:30-13:00 Autoimmune and cellular immune responses in women with recurrent pregnancy losses: the role of vitamin D Prof. Joanne Kwak Kim
USA
13:00-13:30 Trophoblast-T cell communication via microRNAs transported in extracellular vesicles Prof. Udo Market
Germany
13:30-14:30Lunch Break / Poster / Exhibition
14:30-16:00Abstracts - Oral Presentation 1 Chairs: Prof. Asher Bashiri
Israel &
Prof. Joanne Kwak Kim
USA
16:00-16:15Coffee Break
16:15-18:15Abstracts - Oral Presentation 2 Chairs: Prof. Ole ChristiansenDenmark &
Prof. William Kutteh
USA
19:00-21:00WELCOME RECEPTION
PROGRAM: THURSDAY 28 JUNE 2018  
08:00-10:30SESSION 3: Endometrial Receptivity, Endocrinology Aspects &
Lifestyle
Chairs: Prof. Vasilis Tanos, Cyprus | Prof. William Buckett, Canada
08:00-08:30Targeting endometrial progenitor cells for the prevention of RPL Prof. Jan Brosens
UK
O8:30-09:00 Obesity and RPLProf.
Eyal Sheiner

Israel
09:00-09:30 Thyroid antibodies and RPL: To treat or not to treatProf.
Elias Dahdouh

Canada
09:30-10:00
Endometritis - Update
Prof. Ruth Lathi
USA
10:00-10:30 Physical activity during pregnancy - To do or not to do?Prof.
Asher Bashiri

Israel
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-14:30SESSION 4: The Role of Genetics in RPL
Chairs: Prof. Elias Dahdouh, Canada | Prof. Ruth Lathi, USA
11:00-11:30Chromosomal analysis of the embroys. Current challengesDr.
Nasser Al Asmar Piñar

Spain
11:30-12:00Step by step technique of hysteroembryoscopy in RPLProf.
Vasilis Tanos

Cyprus
12:00-12:30Karyotype of the couple - Is it necessary?Dr.
Avi Harlev

Israel
12:30-13:00Debate:
Cons of PGS for RPL patients: Forget it
Prof. Ruth Lathi, USA
Pros of PGS for RPL: Still an open debate
Prof. Elias Dahdouh, Canada
13:00-13:30In situ embryo autopsy: comparing spontaneous abortion and RPL resultsProf.
Vasilis Tanos

Cyprus
13:30-14:00 NLRP7 variants and reproductive wastage Prof. William Buckett
Canada
14:00-14:30 Endometrial receptivity analysis in the improvement of clinical resultsProf.
Carlos Simón

Spain
14:30-15:30Lunch Break / Poster / Exhibition
14:30-15:30The role of Progesterone in RPL & ART - Industry- sponsored Symposium Dr. Claire Pexman-Fieth
Canada
15:30-19:00SESSION 5: Thrombophilia & Infection in RPL
Chairs: Prof. Robert Silver, USA | Dr. Avi Harlev, Israel
15:30-16:00APLA syndrome & RPL Prof. William H. Kutteh
USA
16:00-16:30Hereditary thrombophilia & RPL, To screen? To treat?Prof.
Robert Silver

USA
16:30-17:00Hyperhomocysteinemia and RPLProf. Mala Arora
India
17:00-17:30Infection and recurrent miscarriage: current aspects and treatment options Prof.
Bettina Toth

Austria
17:30-18:00Endometrial microbiome Prof. Carlos Simón Spain
18:00-19:00Case Presentation Session:
Moderator - Prof. Asher Bashiri, Israel
Panel:
Cases submitted in advance - Presentation of the case, Open for discussion and questions (5-10 minutes per case - 7-10 cases)
PROGRAM:FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018 
*** The Scientific Program is subject to changes
07:00-08:00
*** Registration in advance
Meet The Expert Session - Here you can ask any question you have
10-15 participants in each meetingProf. Bettina Toth (Austria) | Prof. Asher Bashiri (Israel) |

Prof. William H. Kutteh (USA) | Prof. Elias Dahdouh (Canada) |

Prof. Ole Christiansen | Prof. Robert Silver (USA) |

Prof. Mala Arora (India) | Dr. Sotirios Saravelos (Hong Kong) |

Prof. William Buckett (Canada) | Dr. Avi Harlev (Israel)
08:00-11:00SESSION 6: Infertility & RPL
Chairs: Prof. Raoul Orvieto, Israel | Prof. Mala Arora, India
08:00-08:30The continuum of Infertility and RPL Prof. Mala Arora
India
08:30-09:00Does Metformin prevent spontaneous pregnancy loss in PCOS patients?Prof. Roul Orvieto
Israel
09:00-09:30What is the relationship between diminished ovarian reserve and recurrent miscarriage?Prof. William Buckett Canada
09:30-10:00 Recurrent implantation failure (RIF) - etiology and treatment modalitiesProf.
Asher Bashiri

Israel
10:00-10:30 Does combination treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin and prednisone increase the live birth rate in patients with RPL after IVF/ICSI? Results of two Danish cohorts. Prof.
Ole Christiansen
Denmark
10:30-11:00 The male factor in RPLDr. Avi Harlev
Israel
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-14:00SESSION 7: Anatomy Aspects & RPL
Chairs: Prof. Arsen Gvenetadze, Georgia | Dr. Avi Harlev, Israel
11:30-12:00The role of uterine malformations in recurrent pregnancy loss: Diagnosis with 3DUS and the real significance of arcuate uterusDr.
Carmina Bermejo
Spain
12:00-12:30The assessment of acquired uterine anomalies in women with RPL Dr.
Sotirios Saravelos

Italy
12:30-13:00Hysteroscopic Septectomy for RPL patients: Clinical ExperienceProf. Arsen Gvenetadze
Georgia
13:00-15:00
Registration in Advance
3D Ultrasound Diagnosis for Ultrasound Malformation – Uterine Anomalies Workshop -
Industry-sponsored

Moderated by:
Dr. Carmina Bermejo Spain
14:00-15:00Lunch Break / Poster / Exhibition
15:00-18:00SESSION 8: Unsolved Questions, Supportive Care & Future Frontiers of RPL
Chairs: Prof. Eyal Sheiner, Israel | Dr. Sotrios Saravelos, Hong Kong
15:00-15:30How do we lighten the load? Strategies to reduce the psychological burden associated with recurrent miscarriageProf.
William Buckett

Canada
15:30-16:00Unexplained recurrent miscarriage: How can we explain it? Dr.
Sotirios Saravelos

Hong Kong

16:00-16:30Clinical approach to still birth Prof.
Robert Silver
USA
16:30-17:00Recurrent pregnancy loss: a risk factor for long-term maternal atherosclerotic morbidity? Prof.
Eyal Sheiner
Israel
17:00-17:30Which areas should be the focus of RPL research in the coming years? Thoughts of a co-author of the new ESHRE guidelines on RPL Prof.
Ole Christiansen

Denmark
17:30-18:00 CONGRESS CONCLUSION, INTRODUCTION OF THE 4TH WCRPL 2019 & FAREWELL Prof.
Asher Bashiri,
Israel &
Prof.
William H.
Kutteh

USA