The interview commenced with background questions, then addressed the benefits and negatives of completing an ASRM
; how the ASRM
were implemented; how accurately athletes responded; who looks at the data; what actions take place; and sought suggestions for improvement.
Ms Rucinsky: Since my arrival at IRMS, there has always been an emphasis on ASRM
membership for nurses and attendance at the annual conference.
As early as 1986, the American Fertility Society, a precursor to the ASRM
, recommended that oocyte donors not be reimbursed for their oocytes.
According to Sean Tipton, a spokesman for the ASRM
, said Dr Kamrava had repeatedly violated the group's standards.
Prentice's analysis indicates that the report presented at ASRM
was "flawed," said Barbara Alving, M.D., acting director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Md., in a statement.
"Donor eggs are an important therapeutic option for our patients," ASRM
president R Jeffrey Chang, MD said in a statement.
The ACOG guidelines endorsed a joint 2013 document from ASRM
and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology that also advocated re moving the experimental label.
The second set of ASRM
guidelines are those concerning the number of embryos to be transferred that I mentioned above.
Fritz, M.D., chair of the ASRM
practice committee that wrote the report, said during a press conference held at the meeting.
Although there is no way to force clinics to follow the guidelines, ASRM
spokesman Sean Tipton said that clinics that do not follow the guidelines risk losing their membership with the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), an ASRM
Dr Barbara Luke, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Michigan State University in the US, presented her findings at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM
) conference in Atlanta.
A recent educational bulletin from the ASRM
Practice Committee examined the relationship between myomas and reproductive function and reviewed management of this pathology.