The 18th World Congress of the International Academy of Human Reproduction

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The 18th World Congress of the International Academy of Human Reproduction was held in Dublin (Ireland) on April 3-6, 2019.

The Georgian delegation, along with the leading scientists and clinicians from all over the world, participated in Congress work, including the Deputy Director of Center for Reproductive Medicine “Universe” Prof. Jenero Kristesashvili, Physician-gynecologist of CRM “Universe” Marina Mdivnishvili and Zeinab Gabelashvili.

Presentation of Prof. Jenero Kristesashvili, “Sperm DNA fragmentation (SDF) in male partners of couples with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss (RLP) and infertility in Georgia” (Authors: J. Kristesashvili, T.Gagnidze, L. Kobaladze, M. Kuchukashvili) have been of great interest because it was the only presentation on this new and innovative issue.

No less interest was dedicated to the poster presentation “Relationship of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) in Georgia ” (Authors: J. Kristesashvili, L. Kobaladze), where the cause-relationship link between these two very important pathologies was reviewed, that is important prerequisite for increasing effectiveness or their management.

In addition, Prof. Kristesashvili was the co-author of 2 other presentations – “Formation of reproductive function in adolescent girls born after treatment of PCOS in their mothers ” (Authors: L. Pkhaladze, M. Ushikishvili, J. Kristesashvili, A. Khomasuridze) and ” Age as a Crucial Marker for Prediction of in Vitro Fertilization Outcome ” (Authors: L. Barbakadze, A. Khomasuridze, J. Kristesashvili, G. Tsagareishvili, N.Khonelidze).

The scientific novelty, actuality, performance level and the results of the researches conducted on the bases of the CRM “Universe” are completely compatible with the modern world standards and therefore, the representatives of different countries expressed their desire to cooperate with Georgian scientists in conduction of joint scientific researches as well as clinical affairs. During congress were planned visits of the leading scientists to Georgia in order to share modern foreign knowledge and experience with Georgian colleagues.

During the Congress Prof. Jenero Kristesashvili was elected as an associate fellow of the International Academy of Human Reproduction for her great contribution to the development of reproductive medicine and science.