This year, almost all iVF Riga Clinic specialists visited the 34th ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Annual Meeting, which took place in Barcelona, Spain, from 1 to 4 July 2018, as well as Pre-Congress Courses dedicated to different topics for specialists in various fields of reproductive medicine.
This great event of the medical society traditionally attracts attention of specialists from all over the world and serves as an excellent platform for the opinion exchange and obtaining the very latest information in the field of reproductology, embryology, cell therapy etc.
This year's main focus was: new approaches in the treatment of male infertility; treatment of endometriosis; pregnancy and oncology (fertility preservation in patients with cancer); various methods and approaches in genetic testing for reproductologists; cell therapy in the treatment of infertility; fertility awareness and the ways to increase it all over the world.
On the last topic, there were presented several very informative reports how to use new media formats (in particular, comics, drawings, special classes in schools) to create innovative ways and attract the widest possible audience to the topic of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, to make information about the possibilities of infertility treatment as understandable to patients as possible.
iVF Riga Clinic specialists also attended wide scientific and commercial exhibition organized within the ESHRE conference presented the latest laboratory and clinical products.
It should be noted that 40 years have been passed since the first child was born with the help of assisted reproduction. Louise Brown was born in 1978, and since then, according to ESHRE data, more than eight million children have been born with the help of IVF.
The sphere of reproductology moves forward so fast, that it is necessary to develop, implement new technologies, combine various methods of treatment and be aware of the main future directions. All this will help us in our daily work for the better results for the patients.