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Semenology Update in Assisted Reproductive Technology

By: Mimamel Limited

Delta State, Nigeria

21 - 21 Nov, 2015 

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NGN 50,000

Seminograms of infertile men may reveal several conditions which include azoospermia, oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, necrozoospermia teratozoospermia and this can be diagnosed through World Health Organization 2010 guidelines for semen examination.

The availability of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) has enabled infertile males with these conditions to overcome it through the use of specific sperm preparation methods for invitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection during treatment procedure.

Learning Objective

  • Know the different organs and types of sperm samples
  • Know the different parameters of basic semen analysis
  • Understand why sperm preparation is necessary in ART
  • Know the different techniques for sperm preparation
  • Understand the different types of sperm samples for IVF or ICSI
  • Evaluate the semen samples prior to IVF or ICSI

Outline of the presentation

  • Origin of spermatozoa
  • The ejaculate, basic semen parameters
  • Why is semen preparation necessary?
  • Different preparation techniques
  • Methods and procedures for preparation for different types of sperm samples
  • Critical evaluation of the prepared fraction for IVF and ICSI
  • Sperm preparation conclusions

Target Participants

  • Biologist
  • Andrologist
  • Embryologist
  • Scientist
  • Technician
  • Reproductive Clinicians
  • Molecular biologist
  • Biological Science graduate
  • Other staff in IVF field
Mimamel Training & Skills Centre, The J's Innovation Plaza, KM 4 Refinery Road, Opp. St. Peter's Anglican Church, Ekpan-Warri, Delta State, Nigeria Nov 21 - 21 Nov, 2015
NGN 50,000.00
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Abimibola Nanna Profile - Msc Clinical Embryology, UK. Abimibola Nanna is a Clinical Embryologist/Researcher since 1995 to date where he has the passion for the investigation and treatment of infertile couples through Assisted Reproductive Technology and training of graduates in this field.He has carried this process in the World Health Organization Centre For Reproductive Health Research, Jos, Shepherd Fertility Hospital, Delta State and Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, where he standardized semenology investigation for infertile males through W.H.O guidelines. Furthermore, he has been involved in the training of Resident Doctors in Endocrinology/Surgery department in the areas of hormonal assays and cryopreservation of semen at Jos University Teaching Hospital for over 10 years.He is graduate of Biochemistry from University of Benin, Certified in Andrology work, hormonal assays by World Health Organization in Cape Town, South Africa and He has Msc in Clinical Embryology from the University of Leeds, UK, which is involved in the investigation and treatment of infertile couples through Assisted reproductive TechnologyHe has a passion for research and such he is a member of Association of Fertility and Reproductive Health, Nigeria and Nigeria Society of Endocrinology where he has presented research papers on infertility. Also, his research work on infertility was accepted for poster presentation by the Twin Congress in Iran, 2014 and the European Society of Human Reproduction in July 2015