Fertility specialists of Lifeline Center had their training in Spain
September 25-26, in Madrid and Valencia (Spain) the 8-th International Conference of IVF practitioners was held at the premises of educational Swiss company EXCEMED (International Fund GFSS). The Company regularly conducts symposiums where researchers from all over the world share their advanced knowledge in critical areas such as oncology, reproductive technologies, endocrinology, immunology. Among the participants of the Conference were specialists from Lifeline Reproduction Center.
The goal of every symposium is practical training to improve quality of treatment of patients with complicated pathologies. Every year thousands of the best physicians from various countries participate in such conferences with training at the level of the highest world standards. Within 40 years of the Fund’s existence, its specialists have held 1,500 international scientific congresses where more than 500 frontline procedures were introduced.
This time, to engage as many as possible physicians in the experience-sharing process, the seminar was held simultaneously at two sites - in Madrid and Valencia. The seminar was broadcast in online mode over satellite channels.
This is not the first time that Russian specialists participate in EXCEMED, they appreciate the level of knowledge acquired here, so they came for new experiences this time, too, despite the sanctions and the crisis.
As stated by the organizers of the Symposium, they intend to develop scientific communication between researchers, medical professionals and pharmacists regardless of their place of residence and religion. Medicine must be independent, and EXCEMED has the Mission of collecting and sharing the results to improve the quality of patient treatment.
The 8-th Symposium was devoted to the training course that addressed several issues at once:
- the role of LH (luteinizing hormone) in controlled ovarian stimulation;
- implantation failures during transfer of embryos;
- novel laboratory methods and equipment for IVF optimization.
The program implied experience sharing between researchers and practitioners, solving of controversial topics and topical issues in research and clinical milieus.
Issues were discussed during the interactive sessions using a voting system. Every lecture was accompanied by examples of the workshop results, thus enabling all the participants to share their experiences and get the latest knowledge, inaccessible at any other level.
On visiting the educational seminar, participants received evidence-based recommendations to achieve better LH control in stimulation protocols; acquainted with the newest embryo selection technique and modern means of diagnosing male infertility; appreciated the importance of rated the importance of supporting luteal phase capabilities. Besides, at the seminar great importance was attached to the methods of reducing the incidence of failed IVF attempts.
The knowledge obtained have been finally understood and implemented by our specialists in the new IVF protocols.