IVI Fertility’s Muscat Annual Conference 2020 ends on high note with experts sharing insights on the latest in Reproductive Medicine

The much awaited IVI Fertility Muscat Annual Conference 2020 organised by IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic concluded on a high note recently, with regional and global experts, industry leaders, and various key people in reproductive medicine sharing insights on the latest developments and trends. Some of the key topics brought to focus were Basic Ovarian Physiology & Aging, Endometriosis and Infertility and Embryo Transfer in 2020: Fresh vs Frozen.

Several Gynaecologists, Embryologists, In- vitro Fertilisation (IVF) experts, and other fertility specialists participated in the interactive conference titled ‘Infertility Update: A Review of Common Practice for the Gynecologist’ at Crowne Plaza Qurum Heights, Muscat on Jan 17, 2020. They discussed some of the most challenging infertility concerns, common practices and treatments, and industry expectations. The attendees also took the opportunity to engage with guest speakers and network with international experts.  

Dr Francisco Ruiz the Medical Director of IVI Middle East Muscat welcomed the renowned speakers and guests and Dr Upma Shanker, IVF Specialist, IVI Fertility Muscat commenced the well-attended conference with her opening session.
Dr Francisco Ruiz said: “During the gathering, we explored the latest opportunities in infertility treatments and engaged in meaningful dialogue about pressing concerns facing both the regional and global environments today.

Dr Upma Shanker further added, “the sharing of knowledge and experiences is vital to sustaining our progress and reaching new milestones in our bid to help couples in the region fulfil their dream of being a parent.  This is especially important given the rising number of infertility cases in the Middle East region that requires advanced and innovative solutions.”

The key topics discussed during the conference were titled ‘Basic Ovarian Physiology and Aging. Does infertility of unknown origin exist?;’ ‘Endometriosis and Infertility: Where exactly is the link?’ ‘Impact of endometrioma resection on ovarian reserve;’ ‘Embryo transfer in 2020: Fresh vs Frozen;’ and ‘Polycystic ovarian syndrome: A new look at an old foe.’

The recently concluded IVI Muscat Annual Conference 2020 was held within a couple of months of its UAE annual conference in November 2019. Apart from exploring the newest solutions, IVI Middle East’s forum also provided 150+ participants from not just Muscat but also other parts of Oman like Salalah, Sohar and  an ideal platform to discuss how to overcome challenges in treating region-specific cases.

IVI Middle East is part of IVI-RMA, the world leader in delivering fertility treatments that has 68 clinics and 160,000 healthy babies to its credit worldwide. IVI Middle East, manages state-of-the-art clinics in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE apart from Muscat. The institution firmly believes that the embryology lab is the heart of a Reproductive Medicine clinic and hence boasts of the most advanced labs in the world.


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