Preliminary Programme

DAY 1 (Saturday 24th November, 2018)

0900-1030 Session 1: Epidemiology and initial assessment

  • Is infertility getting more common?
  • What initial assessment is required for infertility?
  • What a clinician should know about semen analysis?
  • Does timed intercourse improve the chance of pregnancy? What are the general advices to infertile couples?
Venue:
Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong
1100-1230 Session 2: Male infertility

  • Work up and treatment for male infertility
  • Medical treatment of severe male factor
  • Surgical treatment of male factor and management of erectile dysfunction
1400-1530 Session 3: Female infertility (I)

  • Unexplained infertility: what does it mean and what can be done?
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss: an update
  • How to approach female sexual dysfunction?
Venue:
Room LG109, LG1st Floor, K.K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong
1600-1700 Session 4: Female infertility (II)

  • How to diagnose and treat ovulatory problems?
  • What is new in the international guideline of PCOS?
1700-1730 Case studies and assessment

DAY 2 (Sunday 25th November, 2018)

0900-1030 Session 5: Female infertility (III)

  • Role of surgery in tubo-peritoneal factor
  • Treatment of endometriosis-related infertility
  • Significance of uterine fibroids, adenomyosis and endometrial polyp in infertility
Venue:
Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong
1100-1230 Session 6: Assisted reproductive technology

  • Principles and cost-effectiveness of intrauterine insemination
  • Ovarian stimulation regimens for IVF
  • What a clinician should know about embryo culture and grading?
1400-1530 Session 7: Complications of ART

  • Prevention and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • Reducing complications arising from egg collection and embryo transfer
  • Managing psychological sequelae from fertility treatment
1600-1700 Session 8: Recent developments

  • Role of pre-implantation genetic testing in infertile patients
  • How to counsel patients requesting fertility preservation?
1700-1730 Case studies and assessment