Congress highlights

Highlights from meetings and congresses on endometriosis


FIGO2012: Fertility Tool Box launches
15 October 2012

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has launched a new instrument, The FIGO Fertility Tool Box, focused on alleviating the global burden of infertility.

ESHRE2012: Lifestyle factors associated with infertility and IVF success rates
9 July 2012

Coffee, certain dietary fats, and smoking may impact infertility, lower live birth rates, and increase risk of ectopic pregnancy. Important considerations for women with endometriosis.

ESHRE2012: Common genetic variants underlie endometriosis and obesity-related traits
4 July 2012

Dr Rahmioglu presented first ever data supporting commonality in genetic variants underlying endometriosis and obesity-related traits. Presentation shortlisted for ESHRE Prize!

EFA2012: Tapping the roots for the next generation
16 March 2012

Highlights from the 3rd annual meeting of the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) featuring endometriosis experts from around the world addressing basic science and the latest surgical techniques in treating the disease.

AAGL2011: Endometriosis focus at the 40th Annual Meeting of the AAGL
10 November 2011

The AAGL featured Padma Lakshmi, Linda Griffith, and many others at its 40th Annual Meeting, and honoured Leila Adamyan for raising the level of care for women.

ASRM2011: Special Interest Group on Endometriosis has arrived
20 October 2011

The Special Interest Group on Endometriosis ensured that clinical and basic science on the disease was at the forefront of the 67th Annual Meeting of the ASRM

ASRM2011: Improving fertility through nutritional medicine (pre-conceptional care)
19 October 2011

Special Interest Group on Nutrition held is first Post-Graduate Course on pre-conceptional care through nutrition: important for both women and men when trying to conceive!

ASRM2011: Is endometriosis the cause or a by-stander when it comes to pain?
17 October 2011

Is endometriosis responsible for all pain and, if so, how is this managed long term in different types of patient groups?

WCE2011: Highlights from the 11th World Congress on Endometriosis
9 September 2011

At WCE2011 1300 delegates celebrated eleven outstanding pioneers in the field of endometriosis and shared clinical and basic research.

ESHRE2011: Avoidable loss of fertility
5 July 2011

Bill Ledger today encouraged women to have children at a younger age since there are no guarantees or evidence that life style changes or medically assisted conception can aid pregnancy at a later age.

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