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Tuesday 5th June 2018

11:00 Tuesday 5th

Saturna Lunch Symposium (for the registered to the workshop only) 11:00 → 11:50
CME Breaking News: Confessions from the Experts

Chairperson/s: Chui Kin Yuen

  • Celine Bouchard
  • Elaine Jolly
  • Robert Reid
  • Timothy Rowe
  • Wendy Wolfman

13:00 Tuesday 5th

Saturna Pre-Congress Workshop 13:00 → 18:00
CME The Perimenopause: Challenges & Solutions

Chairperson/s: Robert Reid , Chui Kin Yuen

  • Timothy Rowe Physiology of menopause transition
  • Wendy Wolfman Case 1: Diagnosis and Management of the Perimenopause
  • Rodney Baber Risk assessment & screening in perimenopause
  • Marla Shapiro Case 2: Breast Cancer in the perimenopause
  • Cynthia Stuenkel Case 3: CVD & Diabetes in the perimenopause
  • Robert Reid Menopausal hormone therapy regimens in the perimenopause
  • Denise Black Case 4: Oral and Transdermal MHT
  • Christine Derzko Case 5: Local vaginal therapies
  • Michel Fortier Case 6: Progestins and Progestin intolerance

19:00 Tuesday 5th

Kirin Restaurant Dinner Symposium 19:00 → 21:30
CME When MHT is so good (reserved to Canadian delegates)

Chairperson/s: Vicky Holmes

  • Nese Yuksel Why do less than 10% of Canadian Women take MHT?
  • Denise Black What can we do about it?

Wednesday 6th June 2018

08:30 Wednesday 6th

Waddington General Assembly 08:30 → 09:50
NON-CME CAMS General Assembly

10:00 Wednesday 6th

Pacific Plenary Lecture 10:00 → 10:30
CME (PL01) Advances in the management of fibroids in the perimenopause

Chairperson/s: Nick Panay , Elaine Jolly

  • Marie Dolmans Advances in the management of fibroids in the perimenopause

10:40 Wednesday 6th

Saturna Symposium 10:40 → 12:10
CME (Symp 1) Cardiovascular window of opportunity

Chairperson/s: Rogerio Lobo , John Stevenson

  • Rogerio Lobo Physiology and clinical data regarding the window of opportunity
  • Rebecca Thurston Menopause and its Symptoms in the Development of Cardiovascular Disease in Women.
  • Cynthia Stuenkel Do we have new preventive strategies for optimising CV health in women?
  • Rachel Wong Interrelationships between blood vessel function, cognition and fracture risk

Vancouver Symposium 10:40 → 12:10
CME (Symp 02) Contraception for the older woman

Chairperson/s: Sonia Malik , Johannes Bitzer

  • Johannes Bitzer Overview of perimenopausal contraception
  • Amanda Black Improving awareness of need for contraception
  • Rodney Baber Managing gynaecological disorders with contraceptive options

Waddington Symposium 10:40 → 12:10
CME (Symp 3) Androgens – too much or too little?

Chairperson/s: Susan Davis , Andrea R. Genazzani

  • Susan Davis When androgens are too low
  • Xiangyan Ruan When androgens are too high
  • Nanette Santoro Androgens: Endocrine Society View

Boardroom Oral Communication 10:40 → 12:10
CME (OC3) Understanding, preventing and treating urogenital diseases

Chairperson/s: Tim Hillard , Michel Fortier

  • Rossella Nappi Use of a new low-energy dynamic quadripolar radiofrequency (dqrf) device in the treatment of symptoms of vulvo-vaginal atrophy (vva) in natural menopausal women and breast cancer survivors.
  • Adrian Gaspar Efficacy of Erbium:YAG Laser Treatment Compared to Topical Estriol Treatment for Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms
  • Alison Shea The Effect of Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
  • Marco Gambacciani Lessons from the real world: long term efficacy and safety of Vaginal Erbium Laser (VEL ®), the Second Generation Thermotherapy for the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
  • Marco Gambacciani Sexual function after Vaginal Erbium Laser: the results of a large multicentric, prospective study on Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause.
  • Svetlana Yureneva Local immunity of the vaginal mucosa in postmenopausal woman
  • Erick Moyneur Predictors of Vulvovaginal Atrophy (VVA) Treatment (Tx) Discontinuation and Refill: A Retrospective Analysis of U.S. Health Care Claims Data
  • Rakibul Islam Prevalence of, and risk factors for, types of urinary incontinence in women in Bangladesh
  • Rodolphe Perard Treating Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy is associated with substantial reductions in co-morbidities and medical resource use

Cortes Island Oral Communication 10:40 → 12:10
CME (OC10) Worldwide trends in menopausal symptoms

Chairperson/s: Blazej Meczekalski , Camilo Rueda

  • Juan Matzumura Vaginal health in women attended at primary health care facility in Lima – Peru
  • Annabelle Brennan Menopausal Symptoms After Cancer Clinic: an effective multidisciplinary approach to the management of menopause
  • Rong Chen Ovarian aging: an ongoing prospective community-based cohort in middle-aged Chinese women
  • Suzanne Ho Symptom reporting and continual perceived stress in Chinese mid-life women – a five-year followup study
  • Maria Velez Age at natural menopause and physical functioning in older women: The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
  • Saionara Camara Age at natural menopause and physical functioning among postmenopausal women from 2 different socioeconomic contexts: Canada and Latin America
  • Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro Prevalence Of Climacteric Symptoms In Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors Living In The Colombian Caribbean
  • Enkhee Sodnomdorj Health conditions and risk factors at midlife in Mongolia: The Challenges of menopausal women
  • Monica Christmas Race/Ethnic Variation in Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms and Perceived Quality of Life in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

12:20 Wednesday 6th

Pacific Sponsored Lunch Symposium 12:20 → 13:50
NON-CME

    13:50 Wednesday 6th

    Break in the Commercial Exhibition

    13:51 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Foyer Posters 13:51 → 14:20
    NON-CME Poster Session 1

    • Anjoo Agarwal Cross sectional Study of Bone Mineral Density in postmenopausal women of North India
    • Anjoo Agarwal Need for Vitamin D Supplementation in Menopausal Women in a tropical country
    • Nava Ainehchi Evaluation of the effects of Mentha longifolia on Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in infertile women.
    • Bruna Maria Baratella Vulvovaginal traumatism, surgical management in the western amazon hospital: case report
    • Rajendra Baxi Menopause and its symptoms….A way of life; not the end of life. A cross-sectional study among peri-menopausal women in Vadodara
    • Roxana Elena Bohiltea False sonographic endometrial thickening in women with postmenopausal bleeding due to atrophy
    • Ratnabali Chakravorty Knowledge, attitude, practice and behavior of women atteneding gynecological clinic towards cervical cancer and pap smear screening in eastern india
    • Ratnabali Chakravorty Cardiovascular risks among postmenopausal women: a community based case control study from west bengal
    • Sungwook Chun The absolute lymphocyte count predicts recurrence in patients with surgically confirmed ovarian endometriosis
    • Sungwook Chun Serum E1 level is related to ovarian size on ultrasound in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    • Cemal Tamer Erel Ultrasound Guided Intraurethral Laser Application : New and Safe Approach.
    • Cemal Tamer Erel A new approach in the treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence : Short-term results of a preliminary study
    • Cemal Tamer Erel Erb-YAG Laser Treatment in Vulvodynia : A New Alternative
    • Donna Fedorkow Acceptability and Effectiveness of an External Support Device for Managing Pelvic Floor Prolapse in Postmenopausal Women
    • Ivan Fistonić Positive predictors of the short-term efficacy of non-invasive Er:YAG laser treatment in female stress urinary incontinence
    • Elena Gorbunova VVA/GSM treatment : the results of the survey of gynecologists in Russia
    • He Huang Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Obese Postmenopausal Women: a High-Risk Factor of Endometrial Carcinoma
    • Makoto Iizuka Gamma-oryzanol increases NO production of carotid artery in ovariectomized rats
    • Jaroslav Jenicek Efficacy of Fytofem® tbl in therapy of acute climacteric syndrome.
    • Zhou Jianhong Surgical options for perimenopausal bleeding
    • Jongkil Joo Predictive value of lipid accumulation product, fatty liver index, visceral adiposity index for metabolic syndrome according to menopausal status
    • Kyusup Lee The effect of tamoxifen therapy on the endometrium and ovarian cyst formation in patients with breast cancer
    • Elizabet Jusuf Analysis Fracture from Osteoporosis on Postmenopausal Women:
    • Hong Bae Kim Up-regulation of inhibitors of DNA binding/differentiatioin gene during alendronate-induced osteoblast differentiation.
    • Hyunkyung Kim The Effect of Parity and Lactation on Postmenopausal Osteoporosis in the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES)
    • Hyeon Ju Kim Effect of sleep duration on muscle mass in Korean women
    • Alka Kumar Cervical Cancer :Early Detection and Preventability in India
    • Myeong Soo Lee Aromatherapy for managing pain in primary dysmenorrhea: a systematic review of randomized placebo controlled trials
    • Hui Li A Pilot Study to Treat Stress Urinary Incontinence in Perimenopausal Women with Combined Vaginal Er:YAG Laser and Pelvic Floor Muscle Training
    • Xue Li Progesterone receptor membrane component 1 contributes to the increasing proliferation of human breast cancer cells triggered by estrogen
    • CAROLINA FURTADO MACRUZ Safety use of Actaea racemosa L. or Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt. in women treated with breast cancer using tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitor
    • yunyao luo Influence of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase polymorphisms on the levels of Environmental endocrine disruptors (EEDs) and androgen in Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients
    • Lakshmi Marakani Changing patterns in the histology of endometrium in menorrhagia
    • Meeta Meeta Long Term Sequelae Of Genitourinary Syndrome -An Underrated Entity
    • Ashraf Moini The relationship between gynecological disorder and breast cancer
    • Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro Prevalence of urinary incontinence in caribbean afro-colombian women in climacteric
    • Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro Evaluation of quality of life in afro-colombian women with alteration in genital lubrication
    • Alfred Mueck Standardized test for evaluating the vasodilative potency of estradiol in women with and without coronary artery disease
    • Alfred Mueck Different cell-membrane-initiated effects of chlormadinone acetate (CMA) in primary vs metastatic breast cancer situation
    • Yong Jin Na Successful treatment of rectus muscle endometriosis by laparoscopy in peri-menopausal womwn
    • Kyoko Nagata Simple and reliable efforts to prevent Sarcopenia
    • Eliana Nahas Effects of isolated vitamin D supplementation on the immune-inflammatory biomarkers in younger postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    • Tamami Odai Bone mineral density in premenopausal women is associated with dietary intake of α-tocopherol
    • Noriko Oshima Analysis of radical radiotherapy for endometrial cancer as the initial treatment
    • Ki Hyun Park The histopathological analysis of bone biopsy of adult women patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    • Adriana Pedro Histological comparison of vaginal treatment with testosterone, estrogen and non-hormonal cream in genitourinary syndrome of menopause: randomized clinical trial.
    • Bo-Jeong Pyun Tetragonia tetragonioides (Pall.) Kuntze regulates androgen production in polycystic ovary syndrome
    • Shengyuan Ran Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis in Chinese women: a 5-year, double-blind, randomized, parallel placebo-controlled study
    • Harunur Rashid Overcoming Urological Dysfunctions after menopause among women in Bangladesh.
    • Xiangyan Ruan Dydrogesterone does not additional stimulate breast cancer grouth compared with progesterone
    • Danny Salazar-Pousada Correlation between vasomotor symptoms and cardiovascular risk in mid-aged women
    • Lalita Savardekar Bone Health of Women belonging to low income strata in Mumbai: A community based Clinic study
    • Whan Shin Effects of menopausal hormone therapy on serum levels of C-reactive protein in postmenopausal Korean women
    • Dragana Skokovic-Sunjic Clinical application of probiotic products for vaginal health Adopted from Clinical Guide to Probiotic Supplements Available in Canada: 2017 edition; Indications, Dosage Forms and Clinical Evidence to Date
    • Anju Soni Overactive bladder dysfunction
    • Anju Soni Prevalence of risk factors for low BMD in women
    • Mehrnaz Valadan The challenges of managing incidental ovarian mass in menopausal women
    • Mehrnaz Valadan Approach to postmenopausal bleeding
    • Orawin Vallibhakara Etiologies for Postmenopausal Bleeding and Diagnostic Value of Endometrial Sampling: A Retrospective Descriptive Study in Ramathibodi Hospital
    • Carla Vanin Evaluation of gestational rates after videolaparoscopy for resection of deep endometriosis
    • Carla Vanin Cardiovascular risk profile of climateric patients in a outpatient clinic from a South-Brazilian University Hospital
    • Hema Warrier use of Ormeloxifene in the treatment of AUB at perimenopause
    • Soo-Yeon Ahn Estrogen-like activity of Genistein from Pueraria lobata and its inhibitory effect on proliferation of MCF-7 cells

    14:20 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Oral Communication 14:20 → 15:50
    CME Best abstracts Greenblatt award

    Chairperson/s: Nick Panay , Florence Tremollieres

    • Rachel Wong Cerebrovascular resistance is an early marker of slow gait and cognitive deficits in overweight postmenopausal women
    • Jay Jay Thaung Zaw Subjective memory complaint is associated with cerebrovascular dysfunction in healthy older women
    • Sandra Bonilla Testosterone restores the bladder and urethra alteration of ovariectomized rats independently of the genomic pathway
    • Gustavo Dutra da Silva Evaluation of the body mass index of postmenopausal women and their relation to sexual dysfunction
    • Jenifer Sassarini NK3R antagonist reduces flush frequency and alters connectivity in the salience network
    • Nini Callan Constipation and diarrhea during the menopause transition and early postmenopause: observations from the Seattle Midlife Women’s Health Study

    15:00 Wednesday 6th

    Boardroom Exam 15:00 → 17:30
    NAMS Practitioner Exam

    16:00 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific 16:00 → 16:10
    Life Achievement Award to David Archer

    Chairperson/s: Mary Ann Lumsden

    16:10 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Henry Burger Oration 16:10 → 16:20
    CME

    Chairperson/s: Mary Ann Lumsden

    • Irene Lambrinoudaki Henry Burger oration

    16:20 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific IMPART 16:20 → 16:40
    CME International menopause professional activity for refresher training

    Chairperson/s: Sunila Khandelwal , Camil Castelo-Branco

    • Duru Shah The Certification Knowledge on midlife health

    16:45 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Plenary Lecture 16:45 → 17:00
    CME

    • Janet Austin Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

    17:10 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific 17:10 → 17:20
    NON-CME Greenblatt Prize Awarding

    17:20 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Opening ceremony 17:20 → 17:50
    NON-CME Welcomes

    17:50 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific 17:50 → 18:10
    CME Special Lecture

    Chairperson/s: Elaine Jolly

    • Maureen McTeer Keeping women healthy: Midlife strategies for the 21st century.

    18:10 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Plenary Lecture 18:10 → 18:40
    CME (PL02) Pieter Van Keep Lecture

    Chairperson/s: Rodney Baber

    • Mary Ann Lumsden Pieter Van Keep Lecture

    18:35 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Welcome Show 18:35 → 19:15
    NON-CME The Global Village

    19:20 Wednesday 6th

    Pacific Welcome Cocktail 19:20 → 20:20
    NON-CME

    Thursday 7th June 2018

    07:30 Thursday 7th

    Saturna Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
    CME (Spanish Menopause Society) MenoGuias AEEM: Recommendations based on the system GRADE

    Chairperson/s: Monserrat Manubens

    • Santiago Palacios Terapia Hormonal de la Menopausia
    • Laura Baquedano TSEC
    • Ana Rosa Jurado Lopez Ospemifeno
    • Nicolas Mendoza Ladron de Guevara Ejercicio Físico
    • Pedro Abad Prados Omega 3

    Vancouver Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
    CME Cardiovascular disease and menopausal hormone therapy in Korean women (Korean Society of Menopause)

    Chairperson/s: Hoon Choi , Byung-Koo Yoon

    • Yong Jin Na Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in menopausal Korean women
    • Seung Do Choi Menopausal hormone therapy and coronary heart disease
    • Kim Mee-Ran Menopausal hormone therapy and venous thromboembolism/stroke

    Waddington Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
    CME Section of P.R.China (Chinese Menopause Society)

    Chairperson/s: Qi Yu

    • Xiangyan Ruan Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation and transplantation For Preventing Premature Ovarian insufficiency. First case report from China
    • Yang Xin Prevalence and influence factors of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause symptoms and pelvic floor dysfunction in Beijing community middle-aged women
    • Aiyue Luo Germline stem cells in the ovaries of postmenopausal women and their differentiation potential into oocyte-like cell
    • Zhang Xueyu Analysis of ASCUS results of cervical cytology in postmenopausal women
    • Zhang Xuehong Menopause age and perimenopausal syndrome of Han, Hui and Tibetan Women in West China: A Cross-sectional study
    • Rong Chen PUMCH Ovarian Aging Cohort: a 10-year prospective longitudinal study in community midlife women in China

    Boardroom Symposium organized by Scientific Society 07:30 → 08:30
    CME Update on Menopause (European Progestogen Club)

    Chairperson/s: Rene Druckmann , Adolf Schindler

    • Alfred Mueck Choice of progestogen in HRT
    • Pedro-Antonio Regidor Progesterone as neuroprotective substance
    • Sven Skouby Progestogens and the hemostatic system. The clinical translation
    • J. Bouquet De La Joliniere Endometriosis and the menopause

    Cortes Island Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
    CME The Multiple Faces of Menopause (Philippine society of climacteric medicine)

    Chairperson/s: Lilia P. Luna , Joan Tan Garcia

    • Lourdes B. Capito Can we prevent the Alzheimer tsunami?
    • Maria Corazon Zaida N. Gamilla How to increase acceptability of MHT for healthcare providers and users
    • Marilyn D. Ruaro Sexuality in the aged women
    • Eileen M. Manalo Infertility in POI and its management

    The Roof Meet the Expert Breakfast 07:30 → 08:30
    CME Meet the Expert Breakfast

    • Margery Gass The prevention of osteoporosis with hormone therapy debate
    • Anne Gompel Breast cancer and HRT – case based discussions
    • Elaine Jolly Why transdermal hormone therapy?
    • Pauline Maki Cognitive problems unravelled
    • Cynthia A. Stuenkel Strategies for a healthy heart beyond Menopause
    • Florence Tremollieres Osteoporosis (with Aliya Khan)
    • Wulf Utian Vasomotor Symptoms / Quality of Life

    08:45 Thursday 7th

    Pacific Plenary Lecture 08:45 → 09:15
    CME (PL03) Hormone therapy and breast cancer: risk communication and the perfect storm

    Chairperson/s: Serge Rozenberg , Marla Shapiro

    • Robert Reid Hormone therapy and breast cancer: Risk communication and the perfect storm

    09:20 Thursday 7th

    Saturna Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
    CME (Symp 4) Life after Cancer

    Chairperson/s: Leslie Schover , Yaa Amankwah

    • Marie Dolmans Preserving Fertility after Cancer
    • Leslie Schover Sexual quality of life in women and men after cancer
    • Martha Hickey Managing menopause after cancer using a multidisciplinary model of care
    • Peyman Hadji Cancer Treatment induces bone loss- the size of the problem and prevention strategies

    Vancouver Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
    CME Transdermal MHT: Key Issues- 16 Years Post WHI

    Chairperson/s: Susan Goldstein

    • Michel Fortier What Has Transpired? Statistics; Research; Guidelines; Oh My
    • Elaine Jolly Benefits of Transdermal MHT

    Waddington Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
    CME (Symp 8) Reproductive depression & Quality of Life

    Chairperson/s: Claudio Soares , Sheryl Kingsberg

    • Claudio Soares Managing depression: hormonal and non-hormonal options
    • David Rubinow Genetics of reproductive depression
    • Qi Yu Optimising Quality of Life-lessons from the East
    • Asuka Hirose Postpartum depression is associated with antioxidative activity within few days after delivery

    Boardroom Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
    CME (Symp 5) Optimising the pelvic floor

    Chairperson/s: Tommaso Simoncini , Tomi Mikkola

    • John Delancey The pelvic floor laid open
    • Tommaso Simoncini Advances in surgical strategies for prolapse
    • Tim Hillard Urinary Incontinence – stress and overactive bladder

    • Angelica Linden Hirschberg Estriol vaginal gel for vaginal atrophy in breast cancer women

    Cortes Island Oral Communication 09:20 → 10:50
    CME (OC1) Menopause, beyond obesity and metabolic disorders

    Chairperson/s: Rene Druckmann , Konstantinos Tserotas

    • Ladan Yeganeh Appraisal of clinical practice guidelines of menopause management using AGREE II instrument: a systematic review
    • Shaikh Nasreen Comparison of combined low dose therapy vs black-cohosh in alleviating the menopause symptoms and the prevention of bone loss.
    • Linjuan Ma Association of coenzyme Q10 with premature ovarian insufficiency
    • Andrea Giannini Effects of six-month oral dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation on beta-endorphin response to oral glucose tolerance test in obese and non-obese early and late postmenopausal women
    • Peter Chedraui Vaspin, Adiponectin, Adipsin and Omentin-1 serum levels correlate with the menopausal transition and metabolic health in mid-aged women: Report of a pilot study
    • Rong Chen Body composition in Beijing community-dwelling healthy women: A cross-sectional study
    • Marcio Rodrigues Insulin resistance as a cause of atypical vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women
    • Masayasu Sega A study on the amount of adipose tissue in young cervical surgery patients.
    • Jennifer Pearlman Epigenetics of Estrogen Metabolism and Breast Cancer Risk

    10:50 Thursday 7th

    Break in the Commercial Exhibition

    10:51 Thursday 7th

    Pacific Foyer Posters 10:51 → 11:20
    NON-CME Poster Session 2

    • James Simon A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Multicenter Clinical Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Ospemifene in Menopausal Women with Moderate to Severe Vaginal Dryness.
    • Sungwook Chun Impact of hysterectomy on ovarian reserve in early postoperative period according to the type of surgery
    • Silvia Gonzalez Rodriguez “ProGyMe Study: Descriptive analysis of Postmenopausal Osteoporotic Patients treated with Denosumab in a Gynaecology Menopausal Unit”
    • Runa A Systematic review of Kun Tai in treatment of premature ovarian failure
    • Poorandokht Afshari The necessity of providing health-promoting lifestyle counseling for middle-aged women referred to health centers in Ahwaz in 2016
    • Nava Ainehchi Title: Effects of Matricaria chamomilla extract on growth and maturation of isolated mouse ovarian follicles in a three-dimensional culture system
    • Maya Arifiandi The Differences of Menopausal Women Life Quality Based on MenQol Score: Comparison between Urban and Rural Area, Malang, Indonesia
    • Jose Arriola-Montenegro Association between climacteric symptomatology and adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in mid-aged HIV infected Peruvian women
    • Roxana Elena Bohiltea Disruptive effects of ovarian stimulation
    • Roxana Elena Bohiltea Hormone replacement therapy on young women with surgically induced menopause
    • Hoon Choi Effect of porcine placental extract on the menopausal symptoms of Korean postmenopausal women
    • Lucia Costa-Paiva Non-hormonal therapy use among middle-aged women – a population-based household survey
    • Lucia Costa-Paiva Opinions and main sources of information about menopause among middle-aged Brazilian women
    • Laura Cucinella Surgical menopause is overrepresented in elderly women with medication overuse headache (moh).
    • Donna Fedorkow Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Menopausal Symptoms: Final Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the CBT-Meno Program
    • Donna Fedorkow The Effect of Estrogen on Multiple Mood and Symptom Scores Among Women in the Menopausal Transition
    • damir franic Individualization of custom compounded hormone therapy in a patient with chemotherapy induced premature ovarian failure and impaired liver function
    • Adrian Gaspar Intraurethral erbium yag laser for the management of urinary symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause
    • Andrea Giannini Development of VitaNova App: Project for just-in-time adaptive and persuasive interfaces in menopause self-care
    • Claire hardy Pilot investigation of a brief web-based menopause awareness training intervention for line managers and supervisors in the UK.
    • Claire Hardy Randomised control trial (RCT) of an unguided, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) self-help booklet intervention for working women with bothersome vasomotor symptoms in the UK
    • Diao He Proteomics Analysis of Plasma of Women in Normal Menstrual, Postmenopausal and Postmenopausal with MHT
    • Irena Ilovayskaya Evaluation of stage of reproductive ageing in women with central (hypogonadotropic) hypogonadism
    • Yeasmin Jahan Situation of Menopausal woman in Bangladesh
    • Megan Kelly Association of Menopausal Symptoms and Relationship Satisfaction: Results from the Data Registry on Experiences of Aging, Menopause, and Sexuality (DREAMS)
    • Tae-Hee Kim Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy and its association with Changes in Bone Mineral Density
    • Seok Hyun Kim Dietary intake according to the age and BMD status in Korean postmenopausal women
    • Sandhyarani Rani Kondapuram Deshpande Identification of a hormone marker for menopause among perimenopausal women
    • Alka Kumar The saga of missing strings at menopause
    • Pablo Lavin Setting of a global cut off point in the Menopause Rating Scale to start MHT
    • Dong-Yun Lee The effects of switching from hormone therapy to tissue selective estrogen complex in women who experience breast discomfort or vaginal bleeding
    • Yanglu Li Research on Optimal Protocols of Human Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation for Premature Ovary Insufficiency Patients
    • Alejandra Martínez Ovarian function and critical regions on Xq
    • Meeta Meeta Impact Of Ovarian Endometrioma On The Age Of Menopause
    • Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro Factors associated to three menopause symptoms in afrocolombians with the cervantes scale (10-items)
    • Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro Correlation between breast cancer survival and quality of life in postmenopausal women
    • Anna Valeria Moraes Medication use and climacteric syndrome: a population-based study
    • Atul Munshi Andropause – A Myth or A Reality !!??
    • Atul Munshi Consequences of Surgical Menopause
    • Shaikh Nasreen Newer approaches of management female sexual dysfunction (fsd)
    • Louise Newson Hormonal replacement therapy for the menopause – are all products the same?
    • Louise Newson Speaking the taboo – how women manage the impact of their menopause in a UK workplace
    • Louise Newson Diagnosis and management of the menopause – a survey of primary care practitioners in the UK
    • Romina Jo Opulencia A survey of the quality of life during perimenopause in filipino women using a validated women’s health questionnaire: a community-based study in paete, laguna
    • Ana Osorio Ruiz The efficacy and safety of estriol to treat vulvovaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women: a systematic literature review
    • Santiago Palacios Evaluation of the benefits of a newly marketed vaginal gel (palomacare) on vaginal health of peri and postmenopausal women (atrovag survey)
    • Joon Cheol PARK Vitamin D deficiency and changes of inflammatory markers related with osteoporosis in women with primary ovarian insufficiency
    • Adriana Pedro Phytoestrogens associated with probiotics as an alternative for alleviating climacteric symptoms in postmenopausal women
    • Antônio Carlos Pinto Guimarães the factors influencing the gynecologists one prescribe the HT in the climacteric and to describe the profile of these prescribed ones. A questionnaire of 22 questions applied to 308 gynecologists present at the Minas Gerais gynecology and obstetrics congresses in May 2015 and May 2016, in Belo Horizonte, selected through a convenience sample determined by the use of participation in the interview. Among those interviewed the majority of the prescribed ones (92.2%) are 30 years or older; the benefits of mor
    • Mihaela Plotogea Failure in preserving fertility before aggressive cancer treatment and its the impact on women’s quality of life
    • Suraiya Rahman Postmenopausal Urogenital problems :Rational for treatment
    • Suraiya Rahman Role of estriol in the management of climacteric symptoms
    • Natalya Semenova Antioxidant protection system parameters in Caucasian and Asian menopausal women
    • Latifa Shamsuddin Evaluation of post menopausal bleeding with their knowledge and attitude, at tertiary level hospital in Bangladesh
    • Muhammad Fidel Ganis Siregar The Impact of Premenopausal Empowerment Model (PEM) based Health Belief Model to changes in physical activity levels in controlling complaints of perimenopausal women in Indonesia.
    • Tasneem Siyam Developing and evaluating a patient decision aid for managing surgical menopause: The story behind the “SheEmpowers” patient decision aid (PDA)
    • Tasneem Siyam Perspectives and Decision-Making about Menopausal Therapies in Women Who Had Bilateral Oophorectomy (BO)
    • Anju Soni To assess effectiveness of MHT & percentage of symptom relief to cervical cancer cases
    • Tatyana Tatarchuk Personalization of the approach medical-preventive action beside peri- and postmenopausal women
    • Carla Vanin Epidemiological profile of premature ovarian failure patients in a outpatient clinic from a south-brazilian university hospital
    • Amanda Vincent Women’s perspectives of Early Menopause: development of a Word cloud
    • Ling Xu Menopausal Hormone Therapy: current view
    • Maria Celeste Wender Sulpiride effects on climacteric hot flashes and quality of life: a randomized clinical trial
    • Ladan Yeganeh Developing an early menopause question prompt list: women’s information needs
    • Remi Yoshikata Prospective observational study of middle-aged Japanese women taking equol supplement for a year: Effects on climacteric symptoms, bone and cardiovascular parameters
    • Nese Yuksel Promotion and Marketing of Medical Marijuana on the Internet
    • Svetlana Yureneva Orexin neuropeptide system and sleep disorders in peri- and postmenopausal women.
    • Yibei Zhou Age at Menarche ,menopause and its related factors in Chinese Jinuo ethnic minority

    11:20 Thursday 7th

    Saturna Symposium 11:20 → 12:20
    NON-CME (Symp SHS1) Future Research Directions

    Chairperson/s: Anna Fenton , Wulf Utian

    • Anna Fenton How to get your paper published
    • Rodney Baber The Editor and publishing ethics
    • Robin Bell The medical literature – what is wrong with it and what can we do about it?

    Vancouver Meet the Expert 11:20 → 12:20
    NON-CME (MTE2) How to assess breast cancer risk and which menopause treatment for which patient?

    • Serge Rozenberg How to assess breast cancer risk and which menopause treatment for which patient?
    • Anne Gompel How to assess breast cancer risk and which menopause treatment for which patient?

    Waddington Symposium organized by Scientific Society 11:20 → 12:20
    NON-CME Challenges in daily menopause management (ESG)

    Chairperson/s: Andrea R. Genazzani , Johannes Bitzer

    • Sven Skouby Menopause and overweight: What is the true story?
    • Joseph Schenker Pregnancy beyond reproductive  age
    • Mark Brincat Individualizing treatment at the time of the menopause so as to reduce the incidence of breast cancer

    Boardroom Sponsored Workshop 11:20 → 12:20
    NON-CME

      Cortes Island Oral Communication 11:20 → 12:20
      NON-CME (OC5) Sexual health in menopause

      Chairperson/s: Celine Bouchard , Corazon Zaida Gamilla

      • Ana Valadares Pharmacotherapy and sexual dysfunction: a population-based study in middle aged women
      • Neelam K. Mor Sexual Health of Postmenopausal Women in North India
      • Xin Yang A Study on Decreased Sexual Desire among Middle-Aged and Older Women in China and its Influencing Factors
      • Sheryl Kingsberg Measuring the Elements of Desire in the Bremelanotide RECONNECT study
      • Sheryl Kingsberg Bremelanotide for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder: Efficacy Analyses from the RECONNECT Study
      • Evelyn Fernández-Celedonio Anorgasmia is associated with menopausal symptoms, independently of menopausal status and sexual conditions of the couple: A multicentre Latin American study

      12:30 Thursday 7th

      Pacific Sponsored Lunch Symposium 12:30 → 14:00
      NON-CME

        14:10 Thursday 7th

        Saturna Meet the Expert 14:10 → 15:10
        CME (MTE 06) Starting & Stopping HRT: How to do it safely?

        • Amos Pines Starting & Stopping HRT: How to do it safely?
        • Elaine Jolly Starting & Stopping HRT: How to do it safely?

        Vancouver Debate 14:10 → 15:10
        CME (DEB01) Testosterone for FSIAD Yeh or Nay?

        Chairperson/s: Andrea R. Genazzani

        • Susan Davis For
        • Johannes Bitzer Against

        Waddington Symposium organized by Scientific Society 14:10 → 15:10
        CME Unmet Health care needs in Latinoamerican Postmenopausal women (FLASCYM)

        Chairperson/s: Sonia Cerdas

        • Sonia Cerdas Welcome
        • Jorge Vargas Program presentation and Speakers
        • Carmen Troya Socioeconomic status and lack of potential access to care in different regions of Latin America
        • Carlos Rencoret Unmet needs in cancer prevention (presentation in Spanish)
        • Sonia Cerdas Limitations in the preventive strategies of cardiometabolic diseases
        • Victor Mercado Current challenges for Postmenopausal Osteoporotic fracture prevention
        • Hoover Canaval Genotourinary syndrome and sexual health care needs
        • Rodolfo Andrino Barriers and limitations in the implementation of postmenopausal hormone treatment (presentation in Spanish)
        • Jorge Vargas Closing remarks and questions
        • Sonia Cerdas Closing remarks and questions

        Boardroom Controversy 14:10 → 15:10
        CME (Controversy 01) GSM or VVA Global Consensus on definitions and management

        • Risa Kagan GSM or VVA ? Global Consensus on definitions and management
        • Rossella Nappi GSM or VVA ? Global Consensus on definitions and management

        Cortes Island Symposium 14:10 → 15:10
        CME (Symp 17) Novel Menopause Perspectives & Data

        Chairperson/s: Herman Schneider , Jyothi Unni

        • Mark Brincat Changes in intervertebral discs with the Menopause and HRT
        • Lydia Marie Scemama Women’s heart :a medical and social issue
        • Paulina Villaseca Alzheimer disease, why should estrogens work ?

        15:10 Thursday 7th

        Break in the Commercial Exhibition

        15:40 Thursday 7th

        Saturna Symposium 15:40 → 17:10
        NON-CME (Symp 6) Preventive strategies for osteoporosis

        Chairperson/s: Mark Brincat , Aliya Khan

        • Aliya Khan Global strategies for osteoporosis prevention
        • Florence Tremollieres Assessment and hormonal management of Osteoporosis
        • Tobie De Villiers Non hormonal treatment of osteoporosis – where next?
        • Antonina Smetnik Screening for osteoporosis in amenorrheic and postmenopausal women

        Vancouver Sponsored Symposium 15:40 → 17:10
        NON-CME

          Waddington Symposium organized by Scientific Society 15:40 → 17:10
          NON-CME Decision Making about Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women (NAMS)

          Chairperson/s: JoAnn Pinkerton

          • JoAnn Pinkerton NAMS 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement: appropriate type, dose, duration, and route of administration
          • Marla Shapiro Complex cases in decision making about hormone therapy for menopausal women
          • Pauline Maki Memory, Menopause, and Hormone Therapy
          • Cynthia Stuenkel Cardiovascular Health and Hormone Therapy

          Boardroom Symposium 15:40 → 17:10
          NON-CME (Symp 7) Advances in endometriosis

          Chairperson/s: Ludwig Kiesel , Richard Anderson

          • Ludwig Kiesel Diagnosis of Endometriosis in the 21st Century
          • Tevfik Yoldemir Endometriosis beyond late reproductive age
          • Sukhbir Singh Future strategies for endometriosis treatment

          Cortes Island Oral Communication 15:40 → 17:10
          NON-CME (OC9) New evidence on menopausal symptoms

          Chairperson/s: Nilson De Melo , Nanette Santoro

          • Beate Sydora Change in Patient-Reported Symptoms and Quality of Life in Edmonton’s Interdisciplinary Menopause Clinics from Initial Visit to Follow-up.
          • Masakazu Terauchi Chilliness in Japanese peri- and post-menopausal women is associated with reduced heart rate and resting energy expenditure
          • Machi Suka Age trends in prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and stages of health behavior change in Japanese adult women
          • Tami Shandro A validated quality of life instrument is a useful supplement to a symptom severity measurement to evaluate patient-reported menopause symptoms and their impact on quality of life in a clinic setting.
          • Catherine Pirkle Childhood and adolescent adversity experiences associated with early menopause among women from the International Mobility in Aging Study
          • Madison Okuno Associations of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Recent Abuse with Menopausal Symptoms
          • Ensieh Fooladi Vasomotor symptoms and sexual problems are highly prevalent in postmenopausal Iranian women: a population-based cross-sectional study
          • Paola González-Castro Psychological approach to Climacteric Symptoms
          • Elizabeth Farrell Australian Women’s Health Week: A national education programme.

          17:15 Thursday 7th

          Pacific Plenary Lecture 17:15 → 17:45
          CME (PL04) Advances in biomarkers in menopause prediction

          Chairperson/s: Mary Ann Lumsden , Timothy Rowe

          • Scott Nelson Advances in biomarkers in menopause prediction

          17:50 Thursday 7th

          Pacific Plenary Lecture 17:50 → 18:20
          CME (PL05) Current status of ovarian stem cells

          Chairperson/s: Tevfik Yoldemir , Anthony Cheung

          • Richard Anderson Current status of ovarian stem cells

          18:20 Thursday 7th

          Pacific Foyer Cocktail 18:20 → 19:20
          NON-CME IMS in 2020 (Melbourne)

          Friday 8th June 2018

          07:30 Friday 8th

          Saturna Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
          CME A change of Heart (Netherlands and Belgium Menopause Societies)

          Chairperson/s: Herman de Pypere , Dorenda van Dijken

          • Maryam Kavousi Cardiovascular Disease in Women: an Epidemiological Perspective
          • Jeanine Roeters van Lennep POI and Cardiovascular disease: from theory to practice
          • Serge Rozenberg Is there again/still a place for Menopause Hormone Therapy for osteoporosis treatment?
          • Herman De Pypere Is it ethical not to consider HT?

          Vancouver Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
          CME Medically induced premature ovarian Insufficiency (Australasian Menopause Society)

          Chairperson/s: Amanda Vincent

          • Anna Fenton Management of bone health in women with medically induced POI
          • Martha Hickey Management of high risk women following risk reducing oophorectomy
          • Beverley Vollenhoven Infertility management in women with medically induced POI

          Waddington Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
          CME From Evidence to practice (Argentinian Menopause Society session)

          Chairperson/s: Manuel Noelting

          • Monica Nañez How to prepare women to reach the menopause in the best shape
          • Blanca Campostrini Are highly complex fertility treatments reasonable beyond the female age of 40?
          • Claudia Rey  Hormonal contraception in the mild life women and osteo metabolism 
          • Rita Caro Intravaginal DHEA. From data to action

          Boardroom Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
          CME Bone Health – The Indian Scenario (Indian Menopause Society)

          Chairperson/s: Jignesh Shah , Jyothi Unni

          • Parag Biniwale Epidemiology in Indian subcontinent
          • Atul Munshi Association with Sarcopenia
          • Reeti Mehra Preventive Strategies
          • Ratnabali Chakravorty Current Management Options
          • Bipasa Sen Future Prospects

          Cortes Island Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
          CME Bangladesh Menopause Society

          Chairperson/s: Shahla Khatun , Suraiya Rahman

          • Laila Arjumand Banu Changes of urogenital tract in menopause
          • Latifa Shamsuddin How to combat the urinary symptoms of menopause
          • Shahi Farjana Tasnim Sexuality beyond menopause
          • Sk Zinnat Ara Nasreen Newer approach to tackle the vaginal dryness

          The Roof Meet the Expert Breakfast 07:30 → 08:30
          CME Meet the Expert Breakfast

          • Sheryl Kingsberg Addressing the sexual concerns of your postmenopausal patient: from assessment to treatment
          • Robert Langer The WHI in perspective
          • Rogerio Lobo Minimising risk of stroke
          • Richard Santen Post cancer treatment options
          • Wendy Wolfman Managing adverse effects of HRT

          08:45 Friday 8th

          Pacific Plenary Lecture 08:45 → 09:15
          CME (PL06) Future targeted approaches to menopause management

          Chairperson/s: Steven Goldstein , Denise Black

          • Donald McDonnell Future targeted approaches to menopause management

          09:20 Friday 8th

          Saturna Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
          NON-CME (Symp 9) The Brain – new insights

          Chairperson/s: Pauline Maki , Rossella Nappi

          • Victor Henderson Sex differences in Alzheimer’s disease
          • Pauline Maki Cognitive changes in perimenopause
          • Andrea R. Genazzani Optimising QOL through sex steroids by their effects on neurotransmitters
          • Tomi Mikkola Postmenopausal hormone therapy and dementia risk

          Vancouver Sponsored Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
          NON-CME

            Waddington Symposium organized by Scientific Society 09:20 → 10:50
            NON-CME Hormone therapy in menopause: Beyond hot flushes (EMAS)

            Chairperson/s: Tommaso Simoncini , Peter Chedraui

            • Patrice Lopes Management of perimenopausal bleeding
            • Petra Stute The impact of progesterone on weight and sleep
            • John Stevenson Primary prevention of CHD with HRT
            • Herman de Pypere HRT/Cognition
            • Alfred Mueck Breast cancer during HRT – Experimental vs. clinical data

            Boardroom Symposium 09:20 → 10:50
            NON-CME (Symp 10) Genito-urinary health in the perimenopause

            Chairperson/s: Santiago Palacios , Christine Derzko

            • Santiago Palacios Assessing impact of vulval / vaginal atrophy
            • Marla Shapiro The management of VVA/GSM
            • Camil Castelo-Branco VVA/GSM treatment options in high risk cases

            Cortes Island Oral Communication 09:20 → 10:50
            NON-CME (OC8) Hormonal implications of the menopause and musculoskeletal health

            Chairperson/s: Mark Brincat , Antonina Smetnik

            • Maninder Ahuja Age of menopause and relationship to infertility and art
            • Kalpita Shringarpure Menopause and osteoporosis….A double whammy?? A cross-sectional study among peri-menopausal women in Vadodara, India
            • Meena Desai Osteoprotegerin (OPG) and Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa b ligand (RANKL): implications in postmenopausal osteoporosis
            • Kumiko Hosokawa Gender differences in the association of pericardial fat volume and coronary artery lesions
            • Rachel Wong Predictive value of muscle quality on physical function and future fracture risk in postmenopausal women
            • Hemantha Perera Prediction of 10 year osteoporotic fracture risk and projection of the health economic burden of osteoporotic hip fractures in Sri Lankan females
            • Irena Ilovayskaya Signs and biochemical markers of premature aging in women with central (hypogonadotropic) hypogonadism
            • Xiangyan Ruan If PCOS patients need anti-androgenic pretreatment Before pregnancy.
            • Takumi Kurabayashi Low birth weight and prematurity are associated with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy in later life: a Japanese cross-sectional study

            10:50 Friday 8th

            Break in the Commercial Exhibition

            10:51 Friday 8th

            Pacific Foyer Posters 10:51 → 11:20
            NON-CME Poster Session 3

            • Poorandokht Afshari Frequency of sexual violence and its related factors among middle-aged women referring to health centers of ahvaz
            • Yen-Mei Lee The effect of long-term treatment with genistein on white adipose tissues browning and inflammation in ovariectomized rats fed with high fat diet
            • Seng Bin Ang Health Profile and Common presentation Symptoms seen in a Tertiary Outpatient Menopause Clinic
            • Yong Jin Kim Effect of progesterone on expression of microRNA in uterine endometrial cell
            • Carla Vanin Clinical Profile of Climateric Patients in a South Brazilian University Hospital Outpatient Clinic
            • Blazej Meczekalski The comparison of clinical and hormonal pattern of women after natural and surgical menopause.
            • Maria Celeste Wender Quality of life and symptoms related to menopause in mid-aged women: a cross-sectional study
            • Maria Celeste Wender Functional capacity is affected by chronic arthralgia, independently of the menopausal status: a cross-sectional study
            • Uki Budihastuti Anxiety disorders, and sexual activity in menopause
            • Sumia Bari Perception and Experience Regarding Menopause among Menopausal Women Attending a Private Teaching Hospital in Bangladesh
            • Randy Kindangen Associated Estrogen Level with Red Fruit on Menopause Women Ethnic Melanesia and Ethnic Mongoloid in Papua Indonesia
            • Komal Gaur Current Understanding And Practice In Menopause Hormone Therapy: Indian Perspective
            • Shuri Marui Reduction of plasma estradiol affects heat tolerance in female rats and its circadian difference
            • Bipasa Sen Utility of Health Camps – Chance Detection of medical disorders in 40plus Women
            • Seon-Eun Beak Evaluation of Efficacy and System Level Analysis of Puerariae Radix Extract for Menopause Syndrome in Ovariectomized Rats
            • Roxana Elena Bohiltea Comparative study of menopausal symptoms on obese and non-obese women
            • Lulu Geng The prevalence and determinants of genitourinary syndrome of menopause in Chinese mid-life women: A single-center study
            • Janet Carpenter Evaluation of the “Hot Flashes? Cool!” Prototype Exhibit
            • Jose Moreno-Isturiz Survey on the profile of Venezuelan women menopausal
            • Sang Ho Yoon The serum luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone ratio is correlated with age and the anti-Müllerian hormone levels in infertile women with regular menstrual cycles
            • Seung-Do Choi Study for Anti-oxidative Defense Mechanism of Vitamin D using Osteosarcoma Cell Line
            • Hiroshi Matsushita Effect of the anthocyanin-rich bilberry extract on bone metabolism in ovariectomized rats
            • Angela DeRosa Diagnosis and approach to a progressively worsening cyclic rash
            • Poorandokht Afshari Frequency of sexual violence and its related factors among middle-aged women referring to health centers of ahvaz
            • Nava Ainehchi Effects of ginger and cinnamon on spermatogenesis dys-function of diabetes rats.
            • Nava Ainehchi Hormonal and metabolically effect of Galegaofficinalis in adult rats with Polycystic ovary syndrome
            • Sukanya Chaikittisilpa The effects of daily oral estrogen with or without low-dose transdermal testosterone gel in postmenopausal women with low sexual function
            • Peter Chedraui Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels in mid-aged women from Ecuador
            • Ginger Constantine TX-001HR is Associated with a Clinically Meaningful Effect on Vasomotor Symptoms
            • Ginger Constantine Ultra-low Doses of TX-004HR (Estradiol Vaginal Softgel Capsule) Improve Symptoms of Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy while Maintaining Serum Levels of Estradiol within the Normal Postmenopausal Rang
            • Laura Cucinella Feasibility of treating symptoms of vulvo-vaginal atrophy (vva) with a new low-energy dynamic quadripolar radiofrequency (dqrf) device in natural menopausal women and breast cancer survivors.
            • Luciana Damous Analysis of estrogen-dependent tissues on rats with frozen-thawed ovarian grafts treated with adipose tissue-derived stem cells
            • Luciana Damous Sexual steroid receptors on rat frozen-thawed ovarian grafts treated with adipose tissue-derived stem cells
            • Angela DeRosa Treating to optimal health: top ten treatments to offer patients to slow ageing and prevent illness
            • Gustavo Maximiliano Dutra da Silva Prevalence of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Postmenopausal Woman with Metabolic Syndrome
            • Gustavo Maximiliano Dutra da Silva What is the main diagnostic component of metabolic syndrome that causes more damage to the female sexual response?
            • Evelyn Fernández-Celedonio Association between menopause status and dyspareunia in mid-aged women: an analysis from multicenter Latin American study
            • Jean-Michel Foidart Estetrol, the next generation of hormone therapy: update on clinical development
            • Damir Franic Plateled reached plasma (PRP) as a treatement of Lichen sclerosus in premenopausal and postmenopausal woman
            • Shari Goldfarb Symptomatic Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy (VVA) Relief was Achieved with Negligible to Very Low Systemic Absorption of Estradiol with TX-004HR, a Vaginal, Estradiol, Softgel Capsule: PK Comparison to Systemic and a Vaginal Estradiol
            • Jiangshan Hu Effects of estrogen, G-protein coupled estrogen receptor agonists and inhibitors on serotonin levels in ovariectomized rats
            • Jiangshan Hu Correlation of ESR1 and APOE gene polymorphisms with dyslipidemia in Chinese middle-aged women
            • Jongkil Joo The predictive value of lipid accumulation product (LAP), fatty liver index (FLI) and visceral adiposity index (VAI) for metabolic syndrome according to menopausal status
            • Hyoung Moo Park Depressive symptom, sleep duration and quality of life in Korean menopausal women: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (KNHANES VI)
            • Hyun Joo Lee Measuring body fat percent to diagnose obesity according to menopausal status.
            • Byoung Ick Lee Weight control with ipragliflozin alone or combination with phentermine after perimenopause (Preliminary results)
            • Young Bin Won Association Between menopause age, Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis, and Intensity of Knee Pain: Results of a National Survey
            • Laura Mernone Menopausal symptoms and female sexual functioning: Findings from the women 40+ healthy aging study
            • Eliana Nahas Isolated vitamin D supplementation improves the metabolic syndrome risk profile in postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
            • Santiago Palacios Effect of a Trigonella foenum graecum-based food supplement on sexual function in women with low sexual desire. Pilot study.
            • Tawiwan Pantasri The non-reporting genitourinary syndrome of menopause in Thai post-menopausal women
            • Sharon Parish TX-004HR Provides Robust Improvement of Symptomatic Postmenopausal Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy (VVA) with Negligible Systemic Absorption of Estradiol: Results of Phase 1 and 3 Clinical Trials
            • Mulan Ren Effects of hysterectomy on cognitive function in women of reproductive age
            • Natalya Semenova Lipid peroxidation parameters in menopausal women of the two ethnic groups with insomnia
            • Mehrnaz Valadan Effect of Nigella Sativa and placebo on sexual dysfunction in menopausal women
            • Maria Celeste Wender Early menopause, body composition and lipid profile: a cross-sectional study.
            • Maria Celeste Wender Relationship among marital status, sexual function and climacteric symptoms in mid-aged women in the Southern region of Brazilian: a cross-sectional study
            • Maria Celeste Wender Correlation between ovarian function and Premenstrual Syndrome symptoms: a cross-sectional study.
            • Xin Yang The prevalence of genitourinary syndrome and pelvic floor disorders in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in Beijing community
            • Tevfik Yoldemir Female sexual function through decades : Association with androgens and cardiometabolic features
            • Xiaoyuan Zhang Psychological evaluation of infertile women during perimenopausal oocyte retrieval operation

            11:20 Friday 8th

            Saturna Symposium 11:20 → 12:20
            CME (Symp SHS2) Breaking news!

            Chairperson/s: Margery Gass , Meeta Singh

            • Sonia Cerdas Vit D – the controversy continues!
            • James Pickar Life Beyond WHI – ethical reporting of data
            • Margery Gass Effects on Sexual Function in Older Women Discontinuing Hormone Therapy

            Vancouver Symposium 11:20 → 12:20
            CME (Symp SHSS2) Estrogens and Breast Cancer

            Chairperson/s: Wulf Utian , Herjan Coelingh Bennink

            • Robert Langer A Lesson In Contrasts. What can we learn from the discrepant breast cancer findings in the WHI?
            • Herjan Coelingh Bennink Estrogens and breast cancer; what can we learn from the past
            • Carole Verhoeven Treatment of breast cancer with the fetal estrogen Estetrol (E4)

            Waddington Debate 11:20 → 12:20
            CME (DEB02) Ovarian cancer screening: is there a role?

            Chairperson/s: Ludwig Kiesel

            • Anne Gompel For
            • Steven Goldstein Against

            Boardroom Meet the Expert 11:20 → 12:20
            CME (MTE05) Management of osteopenia and osteoporosis

            • Tobie de Villiers Management of osteopenia and osteoporosis
            • Aliya Khan Management of osteopenia and osteoporosis

            Cortes Island Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 11:20 → 12:20
            CME The Challenges of the Menopausal Women in the Asia Pacific (APMF)

            Chairperson/s: Limpaphayon Kobchitt , Corazon Zaida Gamilla

            • Yang Chua Effective Menopause Management Prevents Osteoporosis Mortality and Morbidity in Asia
            • Yang Chua Effective Menopause Management Prevents Osteoporosis Mortality and Morbidity in Asia
            • Ko En Huang The Study of The Menopause  Survey on Asian Women: an update 
            • Kunihiko Hayashi Impact of the Japan Nurses Study
            • Ho Choon Moy Attitudes towards treatment for genitourinary  syndrome in Malaysia: findings from the Pan Asian REVIVE Survey
            • Enkhee Sodnomdorj The unique middle aged Mongolian women

            12:30 Friday 8th

            Pacific Sponsored Lunch Symposium 12:30 → 14:00
            NON-CME

              14:10 Friday 8th

              Saturna Meet the Expert 14:10 → 15:10
              NON-CME (MTE03) Optimising HRT for Cardiovascular Health

              • John Stevenson Optimising HRT for Cardiovascular Health
              • Cynthia Stuenkel Optimising HRT for Cardiovascular Health

              Vancouver Controversy 14:10 → 15:10
              NON-CME (Controversy 02) Screening for breast cancer – is it worth it?

              • Robin Bell Screening for breast cancer – is it worth it?
              • Winnifred Cutler Screening for breast cancer – is it worth it?

              Waddington Sponsored Symposium 14:10 → 15:10
              NON-CME

                Boardroom Meet the Expert 14:10 → 15:10
                NON-CME (MTE04) Fertility options after 40 – what is realistic, what is not?

                • Tevfik Yoldemir Fertility options after 40 – what is realstic, what is not?
                • Scott Nelson Fertility options after 40 – what is realistic, what is not?

                Cortes Island Meet the Expert 14:10 → 15:10
                NON-CME (MTE01) Management of menopause lessons from East & West

                • Maria Corazon Zaida N. Gamilla Management of menopause – lessons from East & West
                • Jennifer Blake Management of menopause lessons from East & West

                15:10 Friday 8th

                Break in the Commercial Exhibition

                15:40 Friday 8th

                Saturna Symposium 15:40 → 17:10
                CME (Symp 15) Menstrual disorders in perimenopause

                Chairperson/s: Steven Goldstein , David Sturdee

                • Steven Goldstein Modern evaluation of perimenopausal bleeding
                • Risa Kagan Management of perimenopausal bleeding
                • John Sciarra Surgical options for perimenopausal bleeding
                • Susan Davis Potential Prevention of Endometrial Cancer with Metformin (PECAM Study)

                Vancouver Symposium 15:40 → 17:10
                CME (Symp 12) Beyond estrogen – what are the options?

                Chairperson/s: JoAnn Pinkerton , Martha Hickey

                • JoAnn Pinkerton Advances in TSECs & SERMS
                • Yang Chua Traditional Chinese Medicine for symptom relief
                • Richard Anderson New pathways in treatment of menopause symptoms
                • David Archer Prasterone: Intracellular controlled therapy for Vulvo vaginal Atrophy

                Waddington Symposium organized by Scientific Society 15:40 → 17:10
                CME Cardiovascular health:  when the inside protection  starts (ISGE)

                Chairperson/s: Tommaso Simoncini , Peter Chedraui

                • Xiangyan Ruan PCOS: Metabolic impact and long-term management
                • Andrea R. Genazzani Estrogens and vascular protection
                • John Stevenson HRT and CHD prevention: should this now be a recognised  indication?

                Boardroom Symposium 15:40 → 17:10
                CME (Symp 13) Sexuality: Psychological perspectives

                Chairperson/s: Sheryl Kingsberg , Wendy Wolfman

                • Sheryl Kingsberg Post menopausal sexuality: not an oxymoron
                • Rossella Nappi Sexuality in Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
                • Rosemary Basson Women’s sexual response: variable, adaptive and complex: but how do we diagnose its disorder/dysfunction?
                • Robin Bell Intravaginal-testosterone is effective and safe for the treatment of vulvovaginal atrophy symptoms in postmenopausal women using aromatase inhibitor therapy

                Cortes Island Oral Communication 15:40 → 17:10
                CME (OC4) Cognition and mood disorders across the menopause

                Chairperson/s: Walter Rocca , Jenifer Sassarini

                • Donna Fedorkow The Impact of Acute Tryptophan Depletion on Menopausal Symptoms in Perimenopausal Women Using Estrogen Therapy: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial
                • Takashi Takeda Premenstrual symptoms interference and equol production status in Japanese collegiate athletes: a cross-sectional study
                • Jay Jay Thaung Zaw Objective-subjective disparity in cognitive impairment: a cross-sectional investigation in postmenopausal women
                • Byung-Koo Yoon Menopausal hormone therapy and mild cognitive impairment: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
                • Yanwei Zheng Predict the risk of anxiety in menopausal women —a multicenter study in Shanghai
                • Serena Fiacco Depressive symptoms are related to relationship status and satisfaction – Findings from the women 40+ healthy aging study
                • Rong Chen Xiangshao granules improve emotional mood in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial
                • Ensieh Fooladi Moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms are associated with moderate to severe depressive symptoms: a community-based, cross-sectional study
                • Claudio Soares Resting-state fMRI after Acute Tryptophan Depletion in Healthy Perimenopause Women on Estrogen Therapy: Preliminary Results

                17:15 Friday 8th

                Pacific Plenary Lecture 17:15 → 17:45
                CME (PL07) New concepts in breast endocrinology

                Chairperson/s: Tommaso Simoncini , Donald McDonnell

                • Richard Santen New concepts in breast endocrinology

                17:50 Friday 8th

                Pacific Plenary Lecture 17:50 → 18:20
                CME (PL08) Womens Rights in Asia and elswhere: a fact or an illusion?

                Chairperson/s: Jennifer Blake , Chua Yang

                • Duru Shah Women’s Rights in Asia and elswhere: a fact or an illusion?

                18:30 Friday 8th

                Waddington General Assembly 18:30 → 19:30
                NON-CME IMS General Assembly

                Saturday 9th June 2018

                07:30 Saturday 9th

                Saturna Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
                CME Menopause: At work, rest and play (British Menopause Society)

                Chairperson/s: Kathy Abernethy

                • Kathy Abernethy Menopause in the workplace
                • Heather Currie Sleep through the menopause
                • Nick Panay Improving sex at menopause – is testosterone the answer ?

                Vancouver Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
                CME Health and quality of life in Indonesian midlife women (PERMI – Indonesian Menopause Society)

                Chairperson/s: Hendi Hendarto

                • Anto Sawarno Quality of life in menopausal women
                • M Fidel G Siregar Physical activity and health belief
                • Tita Madjid Dietary factor and equol phenotype
                • Hermanus Suhartono Kindangen RVS Red fruit consumption in menopause women

                Waddington Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
                CME Breast cancer and hormones (German and Swiss Menopause Society)

                Chairperson/s: Petra Stute , Alfred Mueck

                • Petra Stute Progestogens and breast cancer
                • Ludwig Kiesel New targets in breast cancer
                • Xiangyan Ruan Progestogens and breast cancer – Importance of membrane receptors
                • Peyman Hadji Risk of osteoporosis caused by treatment of breast cancer
                • Alfred Mueck WHO claims “Estrogens are carcinogenic” – Is this true?

                Cortes Island Symposium organized by CAMS Societies 07:30 → 08:30
                CME Colombian Menopause Society Symposium

                Chairperson/s: Frank Ospina Morales

                • Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro Insomnia and Sexual dysfunction associated with severe worsening of the Quality of life in sexually active hysterectomized women
                • Camilo Rueda Beltz The Efficacy and safety of estriol to treat vulvovaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women: a systematic literature review
                • Franklin Espitia de La Hoz Tibolona versus HRT combined with testosterona for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women in climacteric. A randomized clinical trial

                The Roof Meet the Expert Breakfast 07:30 → 08:30
                CME Meet the Expert Breakfast

                • Mark Brincat Connective tissue and Skeleto-muscular changes at the time of the Menopause and the response to HRT
                • Susan Davis Female androgen therapy – pragmatic approaches
                • Tobie De Villiers Vaginal Laser therapy: fact or fantasy?
                • Andrea R. Genazzani Practical Management of progestin intolerance
                • Sunila Khandelwal Perimenopausal obesity – prevention and treatment strategies
                • Rossella Nappi Don’t forget sexual Quality Of Life!
                • JoAnn Pinkerton Bioidentical hormone therapy – how I advise my patients

                08:45 Saturday 9th

                Saturna Plenary Lecture 08:45 → 09:15
                CME (PL09) Bilateral oophorectomy, estrogen deprivation, and accelerated aging

                Chairperson/s: Cynthia Stuenkel , Chui Kin Yuen

                • Walter Rocca Bilateral oophorectomy, estrogen deprivation, and accelerated aging

                09:20 Saturday 9th

                Saturna Plenary Lecture 09:20 → 09:50
                CME (PL10) Menopause Research in Latin America

                Chairperson/s: Sonia Cerdas , Camilo Rueda

                • Konstantinos Tserotas Menopause Research in Latin America

                10:00 Saturday 9th

                Saturna Symposium 10:00 → 11:30
                CME (Symp 14) Premature ovarian insufficiency

                Chairperson/s: Scott Nelson , Walter Rocca

                • Stamatina Iliodromiti Premature Ovarian Insufficiency: Causes and Fertility options
                • Nick Panay Advances in global POI registry
                • Martha Hickey What happens after Menopause? (WHAM): New findings from a large, multicentre, prospective controlled study of surgical menopause
                • Hendi Hendarto Improvement on testosterone, AMH serum level and ovarian GDF9 expression of premature ovarian insufficiency in rats after menstrual blood-derived stem cell transplantation

                Vancouver Symposium 10:00 → 11:30
                CME (Symp 11) The breast in health and disease

                Chairperson/s: Anne Gompel , Robert Langer

                • Anne Gompel HRT & Breast Cancer – where are we now?
                • Alfred Mueck Prognostic role of hormone receptors in breast cancer
                • Winnifred Cutler Exaggeration of breast cancer diagnosis and risk: recognizing and pre-empting harm to patients

                Waddington Symposium 10:00 → 11:30
                CME (Symp 16) Obesity: challenges and strategies

                Chairperson/s: Sunila Khandelwal , Serge Ginter

                • Sunila Khandelwal Obesity: Lifestyle and dietary strategies
                • Peter Chedraui Metabolic syndrome during female midlife: What are the risks?
                • Konstantinos Tserotas Obesity – impact on symptom severity
                • Stephanie Correa Dissecting the neuronal subsets that mediate the effects of estrogens on metabolic health

                Cortes Island Oral Communication 10:00 → 11:30
                CME (OC7) An update on clinical trials of menopause

                Chairperson/s: David Archer , Xiangyan Ruan

                • Rogerio Lobo 17β-Estradiol/Progesterone in a Single Oral Softgel Capsule (TX-001HR) Significantly Reduced Moderate-to-Severe Vasomotor Symptoms without Endometrial Hyperplasia
                • Vandana Singh Validation of traditional formulation Durva Swarasa (Cynodondactylon Linn. Pers Juice) in Rajonivrittijanyavikritavastha (Menopausal syndrome) – A Reverse Pharmacology Approach.
                • Tomas FAIT Efficacy of the mettered-dose transdermal spray in therapy of acute climacteric syndrome
                • Steven Goldstein Effects of TX-001HR on Uterine Bleeding Rates in Menopausal Women with Vasomotor Symptoms
                • Rogerio Lobo Progesterone bioavailability for preventing endometrial stimulation with a continuous-combined regimen of TX-001HR (oral estradiol and micronized progesterone capsules)
                • Lee Shulman Clinical efficacy of a B vitamin complex fortified ammonium succinate-based dietary supplement in women with menopausal symptoms
                • Wenxian Xu The Effects of ultra-low-doses and Low-doses of Hormone Replacement Therapy on the Symptomatic remission and Quality of Life in Peri-menopausal Women: a Clinical Study
                • Gunnar Söderqvist Differences between E2/low dose levonorgestrel (LNG) IUS, oral E2/NETA and oral CEE with sequential MPA in healthy postmenopausal women. Is the impact of synthetic progestogens on breast cell proliferation dose- dependent?
                • Steven Goldstein The incidence of endometrial fluid collections as seen on transvaginal ultrasound in post menopausal patients

                11:30 Saturday 9th

                Secretariat Foyer Posters 11:30 → 11:50
                NON-CME 20 Best posters session and awards

                11:50 Saturday 9th

                Saturna Meet the Expert 11:50 → 12:50
                CME (MTE08) Managing adverse effects of MHT

                • Anna Fenton Managing adverse effects of MHT
                • Wendy Wolfman Managing adverse effects of MHT

                Vancouver Debate 11:50 → 12:50
                CME (DEB03) Fibroids & Fertility: to operate or not?

                Chairperson/s: Scott Nelson

                • Sukhbir Singh For
                • Tevfik Yoldemir Against

                Waddington Meet the Expert 11:50 → 12:50
                CME (MTE09) Practical Management of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

                • Duru Shah Practical Management of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
                • Blazej Meczekalski Practical Management of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

                Cortes Island Oral Communication 11:50 → 12:50
                CME (OC6) Basic research in menopausal medicine

                Chairperson/s: James Pickar , Robin Bell

                • Sha Lu SCD1 methylation associated with menopausal age
                • Ekta Kapoor SLCO1B1 Genetic Variation and Response to Hormone Therapy in Menopausal Women
                • Satoshi Obayashi Vasorelaxing response in OVX rat tail arteries was enhanced with s-equol supplement.
                • Jiangshan Hu Effects of Estradiol on the Expression of GPER in Brain of Ovariectomized Rats
                • Liudmila Hutsikava Role Of Matrix Metalloproteinases And Their Tissue Inhibitors In Spread Of Endometriosis
                • Muqing Gu Can MicroRNA-181a suppress norethisterone-stimulated breast cancer survival ?

                13:00 Saturday 9th

                Vancouver Plenary Lecture 13:00 → 13:30
                CME (PL11) Uterine Transplantation

                Chairperson/s: John Sciarra , Mary Ann Lumsden

                • Victor Gomel Uterine Transplantation

                13:30 Saturday 9th

                Vancouver Closing Ceremony 13:30 → 13:50