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                                                           CME program explores ART treatment in women of advanced reproductive age
By Dr Ming-Jer Chen Country Representative
The Taiwanese Society of Reproductive Medicine (TSRM) held a continuing medical education (CME) program in Taipei on 16 January with a focus on ART treatment in women of advanced reproductive age.
American obstetrician-gynaecologist, Dr Norbert Gleicher, spoke about the management of older couples in assisted reproductive technology treatment and those with very low AMH levels while Professor Siladitya Bhattacharya, Head of the School of Medical Sciences and Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen, discussed how long IVF treatment could be delayed without compromising success rates.
The Fertility Society of the Republic of China presented a meeting in February featuring Dr Robert Fisher, founder and medical director of the Fertility Centre Hamburg in Germany, who talked about Delphi consensus on ART practice and Japanese fertility specialist, Dr Hisao Osada, demonstrated laparoscopically assisted adenomyomectomy by using the triple-flap method.
On 6 March, the TSRM held an assisted reproductive technology laboratory meeting with Dr Nathan Treff, Director of Molecular Biology Research and Reproductive Medicine in New Jersey, addressing the topic Polygenic Screening of Embryos: What Do We Need To Know?
Professor Arthur Chang from the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Texas Health Science Centre discussed common practices among consistently high-performing IVF programs as a guide for embryology laboratories.
The TSRM will hold a further CME meeting in April with a focus on oncofertility practice with renowned American reproductive endocrinologist, Professor Teresa Woodruff, invited as the guest
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speaker along with Dr Wayne Lin from Harvard University, who will discuss women with gynaecological and non-gynaecological malignancies.
The 2022 Taiwan LIFE Conference will be presented in virtual format on 21 May with international speakers available live for questions and answers after their recorded presentations.
The conference theme will be Multiple Perspectives for Improving Fertility with topics including clinical and embryology perspectives and patient views on single embryo transfer.
Other issues to be addressed will include surgical management for female infertility, telemedicine in ART, novel clinical and laboratory solutions for advanced reproductive age patients, and fertility preservation.
We cordially invite you to join us for this exciting event. For more details on upcoming TSRM educational activities go to tw/htm/
Information on planned educational activities by the Fertility Society of the Republic of China can be found at

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