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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 DUAVIVE™ (conjugated estrogens/bazedoxifene) a Unique Approach to Menopausal Therapy -Conversations with World Experts About the Patient Experience (Sponsored by Pfizer)

Chairperson/s: Steven Goldstein

  • Lila E. Nachtigall
  • Denise Black
  • Joaquin Calaf-Alsina

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

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

  • 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

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 Fractional CO2 Lasers for the Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: Why Mona Lisa is Smiling (Sponsored by Deka)

  • Lauren Streicher

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 Vaginal Health: A 21st Century Conundrum (Supported by Novo Nordisk)

Chairperson/s: Nilson De Melo , Santiago Palacios

  • Santiago Palacios Welcome
  • Santiago Palacios VVA or GSM – Isn’t it just the Same?
  • Rossella Nappi Do Cultural Differences to Vaginal Health Matter?
  • Marla Shapiro What Should Guide our Patient Management of VVA?
  • Nilson De melo Panel Discussion

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 Rediscover HT: Showing the Benefits and Controlling the Real Risks (Sponsored by Mylan)

Chairperson/s: Robert Langer

  • Pauline Maki Depression in the Menopausal Transition: Role of HT
  • Tomi Mikkola Cardiovascular benefit/risk ratio of postmenopausal HT. What do we need to know in 2018?
  • John Stevenson HT: Does the progestogen make the difference?
  • Robert Langer The WHI: What Happened? What Can We Believe? What Should We Do now?

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 Estetrol (E4) development update : a new horizon for post-menopausal women? (Sponsored by Mithra)

Chairperson/s: Robert Reid

  • Jean Michel Foidart Introducing the first NEST in menopause (native estrogen with selective tissue activity)
  • Rogerio Lobo Estetrol the next generation hormonal therapy : update on clinical development

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 Intracrinology: the open door to the future (Sponsored by Endoceutics)

Chairperson/s: Santiago Palacios , Fernand Labrie

  • Fernand Labrie Intracrinology – DHEA becomes the exclusive source of sex steroids in postmenopausal women
  • Celine Bouchard Healthy and sex steroid-deprived vagina – From preclinical to clinical characteristics
  • Rossella Nappi The medical impact of vulvovaginal atrophy /genitourinary syndrome of menopause

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 Prevention by design: introducing a novel recombinant shingles vaccine (Sponsored by GSK Canada)

Chairperson/s: Vivien Brown

  • Eduardo De Gomensoro Introducing a New Shingles Vaccine from GSK

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