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Thursday 22 september 2016

Main Hall Programme

08-30 – 09.00    ASA-exchange Lecture
Willem Burger Hall

Chair: E. Nieschlag (DE)


  • B. Robaire, CA: advanced paternal age and reproductive outcome

Parallel Programme

09.00 – 11.00    Evaluation of the infertile man: a discussion
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: A. Giwercman (SE), H.Tournaye (BE)

  • Semen analysis: S. Schlatt ,GER
  • Hormone analysis: F. Wu, UK
  • Testicular biopsy: N. Jørgensen, DK
  • Ultrasound: F. Lotti, IT
  • Genetics: S. Repping, NL


09.00–11.00    ESAU-EAA session
Van Weelde Room

09.00–10.00    Surgery of male Infertility ESAU 1
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: T. Diemer (DE), N. Sofikitis (GR)

  • M. Dinkelman-Smit, NL: Varicocele and non-obstructive azoospermia
  • F. Fusco, IT: Obstructive azoospermia: Restoring patency and colleting sperm
  • S. Minhas, UK: Failed TESE: what do you do next?
  • Z. Kopa, HU: Testis sparing surgery- indications, technique and outcomes.

10.00–11.00    Peyronie’s disease ESAU 2
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: G. Dohle (NL), E.J.H. Meuleman (NL)

  • E. Meuleman, NL: Technique selection for the individual Peyronies disease patient
  • C. Bettocchi, IT: Surgical treatment of Peyronies disease patient with ED
  • A. Kadioglu, TR: Management of complex deformities and Peyronies disease recurrence
  • E. Ruiz-Castañé , ES: Peyronie’s disease, lengthening techniques and graft selection

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30–12.30    Hypothalamus-pituitary-testicular axis
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: D.G. Goulis (GR), A. Isidori (IT)

  • T. Kuiri-Hanninen (FI): Regulation of hypothalamus-pituitary-testicular axis in preterm and term boys
  • A. Andersson (DK): pituitary gonadal axis and testosterone levels in health and disease
  • K. Teerds (NL): Morphological and functional development of human Leydig cells

12.30 – 13.00     State of the art lecture
Willem Burger Hall

Chair: S. Schlatt (DE)

  • S. Nef (CH): Dynamic Transcriptional Profile of Sertoli Cells During the Progression of Spermatogenesis


11.30-12.30    ESAU session continued
Andrological emergencies ESAU 3
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: S. Kliesch (DE), Z. Kopa (HU)

  • A. Muneer (UK): Priapism – The EAU guidelines.
  • P. Verze (IT): The acute scrotum and testicular trauma
  • F. Lotti (IT): The role of Imaging in Andrological Emergencies

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00–15.30    Sperm function and selected orals
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: S. Francavilla (IT), J. Ramalho-Santos (PT)

  • S. Publicover (UK): Modulation of sperm behaviour by external factors – underlying mechanisms
  • M. Eisenbach (IL): Guidance of sperms in the female tract
  • T. Strunker (DE): Compounds that might disrupt sperm functions

    Selected oral presentations:

  • A. Amaral (DE): Sperm bioenergetics in mouse t-haplotype transmission ratio distortion OR05
  • E. Casamonti (IT): Short-term FSH therapy and sperm cellular maturity: a prospective study in idiopathic infertile men OR06

13.00–15.00    Long-term treatment of hypogonadism – just a risky lifestyle intervention?
Van Weelde Room
Industry Sponsered Symposium by Bayer

Chair: S.Arver (SE)

  • A. Morgentaler (USA): Testosterone and the prostate gland: Risk-benefit of testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men
  • L. Vignozzi (IT): Testosterone, inflammation and auto-immune diseases – what is old and what is new?
  • K. Channer (UK): Testosterone and cardiovascular risk – what is it all about?
  • F. Saad (DE): Testosterone, diabetes and weight management – what is the evidence?

15.30 – 16.00 Tea break

15.00-16.00    Ageing men
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: G. Forti (IT), G. Dohle (NL)

  • G. Rastrelli (IT): Development of and Recovery from Secondary Hypogonadism in Ageing Men: Prospective Results from the EMAS
  • A. Isidori (IT): Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors and the cardiovascular system
  • H. Jones (UK): Diabetes, obesity and testosterone


16.00 – 17.30    Session: Spermatogenesis
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: F. Chalmel (FR), D. Jezek (HR)

  • W. Baarends (NL): Break it, to make it through male meiosis
  • F. Tüttelmann (DE): genetics of spermatogenic arrest
  • N. Kotaja (FI): Post-transcriptional gene regulation in spermatogenesis, the role of the chromatoid body
  • K. Kula (PL): Hormonal regulation of spermatogenesis initiation

17.30 – 18.00    State of the art lecture
Willem Burger Hall

Chair: G. Dohle (NL)

  • J. Toppari (Fi): Late effects in cryptorchidism

18.00–19.30    Poster session 

Poster session 2a: Male infertility and oncofertility MIT 01-23, OF 01-04, TC 01
Schadee Room
Chairs: A. Mahmoud (BE), S. Minhas (UK)

Poster session 2b: Male Sexology SD 01-30
Van Beuningen Room
Chairs: K. Shaeer (EG), D. W. Boellaard (NE)

Poster session 2c: Hypogonadism and Endocrinology HH 01-15, RE 01-13
Chairs: G. Haidl (DE), D. Vanderschueren (BE)

18.00 – 19.30     General assembly

16.30 – 17.30    Session Sexual medicine
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: M. Maggi (IT), O. Rajmil (ES)

  • P. Jern, FI: Evidence for a genetic etiology to ejaculatory dysfunction
  • A. Barbonetti, IT: Sexual function in men with spinal cord injury
  • R. Melcangi, IT: Post-finasteride persistant side effects on neuroactive steroids