Prof. Dr. Παναγιώτης Δρακόπουλος

Presented Abstracts

2023 Mostinckx L, Goyens E, Mackens S, Roelens C, Boudry L, Uvin V, Segers I, Schoemans C, P. Drakopoulos P, M. De Vos. “Clinical outcomes from ART in predicted hyperresponders: in-vitro maturation of oocytes versus conventional ovarian stimulation”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Loreti S, Roelens C, Drakopoulos P, De Munck N, Tournaye H, Mackens S, Blockeel C. “Circadian serum progesterone variations on the day of frozen embryo transfer in artificially prepared cycles”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 De Munck N, Mateizel I, Drakopoulos P, Segers I, Vande Velde H, Van Landuyt L, De Vos A, Schoemans C, Jankovic D, Blockeel C, Tournaye H, Wouters K. “Clinical pregnancy after blastocyst culture at a stable temperature of 36.6°C or 37.1°C: a prospective randomized controlled trial”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Karagianni M, Papadopoulou MI, Drakopoulos P, Oraiopoulou C, Christoforidis N, Papatheodorou A, Chatziparasidou A. “Morphokinetic analysis of cases with vitrified-warmed oocytes in oocyte donation program”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Pantopikou K, Oraiopoulou C, Papatheodorou A, Drakopoulos P, Christoforidis N, Chatsiparasidou A. “Does sperm cryopreservation affect the clinical outcome? A retrospective study in an oocyte donation program”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Blockeel C, Agius MP, De Rijdt S, Tournaye H, De Vos M, Drakopoulos P. “Dual trigger versus hCG-only trigger in ICSI patients: an analysis of 8500 cycles”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Darici E, Loreti S, Nekkebroeck J, Drakopoulos P, De Munck N, Tournaye H, De Vos M. “A 10-year follow-up of reproductive outcomes in women returning after elective oocyte cryopreservation”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Bumbul-Mazurek E, Roelens C, Mackens S, Van Landuyt L, Drakopoulos P, Tournaye H, Blockeel C. “The dose of micronised vaginal progesterone prior to frozen embryo transfer in artificially prepared cycles: the more the better?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2023
2023 Agius M, Schutyser V, Soares M, Drakopoulos P, Blockeel C. “Does the presence of an endometrial polyp during ovarian stimulation have any impact on IVF/ICSI outcomes?”, 28th EBCOG Congress
2023 Christoforidis N, Dimitraki N, Anesidis N, Kiriakidis M, Drakopoulos P, Chatziparasidou A, Siristatidis C. “Effect of Vitamin-D supplementation on frozen embryotransfer cycle outcomes”, 10th International IVIRMA Congress 2023
2022 Spaggiari G, Lispi M, Drakopoulos P, Caprio F, Colacurci N, Simoni M, Santi D. “Testosterone serum levels are related to sperm DNA fragmentation index reduction after FSH administration in males with idiopathic infertility”, 12th European Congress of Andrology
2022 Van Landuyt L, Drakopoulos P, Mateizel I, Schoemans C, Wouters K, Jankovic D, De Vos A, Mackens, S, De Munck, N. “Time interval between warming and transfer of vitrified blastocysts does not affect clinical pregnancy rate”, Alpha 13th Biennial Conference
2022 De Munck N, Mateizel I, Drakopoulos P, Van Landuyt L, De Vos A, Segers I, Schoemans C, Jankovic D, Van de Velde H, Wouters K. “What is the effect of four selected commercially available oils on pH and osmolality of four selected commercially available embryo culture media?”, Alpha 13th Biennial Conference
2022 Hendrickx S, Drakopoulos P, De Munck N, Ruttens S, Tournaye H, De Vos M, Blockeel C. “Progestin primed ovarian stimulation using dydrogesterone in oocyte donation cycles: a longitudinal study”, ESHRE annual meeting 2022
2022 Roelens C, Pais F, Mackens S, Van Landuyt L, De Vos M, Tournaye H, Drakopoulos P, Blockeel C. “The impact of luteal phase support on pregnancy outcomes in relation to serum progesterone levels on the day of frozen embryo transfer in natural cycles”, ESHRE annual meeting 2022
2022 Pais F, Mackens S, Roelens C, Amghizar S, Van Landuyt L, De Vos M, Tournaye H, Drakopoulos P, Blockeel C. “Impact of adding oral dydrogesterone (OD) in patients with low serum progesterone (P) levels in artificially prepared frozen embryo transfer cycles (FET-HRT)”, ESHRE annual meeting 2022
2022 Vromman M, Mackens S, De Vos M, Tournaye H, De Munck N, Blockeel C, Drakopoulos P. “The impact of the recipients’ age in vitrified/warmed oocyte donation (OD) cycles”, ESHRE annual meeting 2022
2022 Spaggiari G, Lispi M, Drakopoulos P, Simoni M, Santi D. “Is there an association between sDF index and serum testosterone in human follicle stimulating hormone alfa (r-hFSH alfa) treated males with idiopathic infertility?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2022
2022 Boudry L, Racca A, Mackens S, Tournaye H, De Vos M, Drakopoulos P, Blockeel C. “Does dual stimulation with continuous FSH administration increase the total number of metaphase II oocytes in poor responders?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2022
2021 Racca A, Santos-Ribeiro S, Drakopoulos P, Boudry L, Mackens S, De Vos M, Tournaye H, Blockeel C.” Short (seven days) versus conventional (fourteen days) estrogen priming in an artificial frozen embryo transfer cycle: a randomised controlled trial”, ESHRE annual meeting 2021
2021 Drakopoulos P, Boudry L, Mackens S, De Vos M, Verheyen G, Tournaye H, Blockeel C. “Does the dose or type of gonadotropin affect the reproductive outcomes of poor responders undergoing modified natural cycle IVF (MNC-IVF)?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2021
2021 De Rijdt S, Drakopoulos P, Mackens S, Strypstein L, Tournaye H, De Vos M, Blockeel C. “Impact of GnRH antagonist pretreatment on oocyte yield after ovarian stimulation: a retrospective analysis”, ESHRE annual meeting 2021
2021 Delattre S, Strypstein L, Drakopoulos P, Mackens S, De Rijdt S, Van Landuyt L, Verheyen G, Tournaye H, Blockeel C, De Vos M. “What is the optimal ovarian stimulation (OS) protocol for women who undergo planned oocyte cryopreservation (POC)?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2021
2021 De Vos M, Drakopoulos P, Moeykens MF, Mostinckx L, Segers L, Verheyen G, Tournaye H, Blockeel C, Mackens S. “Cumulative live birth rate after a freeze-all approach in women with polycystic ovaries: does the PCOS phenotype have an impact?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2021
2021 Christoforidis N, Dimitraki M, Anesidis N, Kiriakidis M, Katsanikos S, Drakopoulos P, Papatheodorou A, Xatziparasidou A “Determining the definition of cycle in IVF: the crucial role of vitrification in the identification of different types of treatment, 6ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο της Ελληνικής Εταιρείας Γονιμότητας & Στειρότητας (Ε.Ε.Γ.Σ.)
2020 Berdiaki A, Makrygiannakis F, Michopoulou V, Zafeiropoulou S, Vrekoussis T, Drakopoulos P “Effect of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on human stromal cell proliferation and decidualization”, 4th SSRHR Meeting
2020 Zafeiropoulou S, Berdiaki A, Michopoulou V, Makrygiannakis F, Vrekoussis T, Drakopoulos P, Makrigiannakis A “Age-related changes in human endometrial stromal cell decidualization”, 4th SSRHR Meeting
2020 Van de Haute L, Drakopoulos P, Verheyen G, De Vos M, Tournaye H, Blockeel C “Follitropin alfa (Ovaleap Ⓡ) compared with follitropin beta (Puregon Ⓡ) in women undergoing a first GnRH antagonist cycle for ICSI: a retrospective cohort study”, ASRM annual meeting 2020
2020 Racca A, Coticchio G, Di Guardo F, Borini A, Drakopoulos P, Mackens S, Tournaye H, Verheyen G,

Blockeel C, Van Landuyt L “Impact of cell loss after warming of human vitrified day 3 embryos on the obstetrical outcome in single frozen embryo transfers”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020

2020 Siffain J, Racca A, Drakopoulos P, Popovic-Todorovic B, Roelens C, Mackens S, Tournaye H, De Vos M, Fatemi HM, Blockeel C “Variation in luteinizing hormone levels in artificially prepared frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles: impact on live birth rates”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 Uvin V, De Brucker M, Drakopoulos P, Poppe K, Tournaye H, Unuane D “Does thyroid autoimmunity and more specifically anti-thyroglobulin antibodies affect IVF/ICSI outcome?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 De Vos M, Mackens S, Pareyn S, Drakopoulos P, Deckers T, Mostinckx L, Segers I, Santos-Ribeiro S, Camus M, Verheyen G, Tournaye H, Blockeel C “Outcome of in vitro oocyte maturation (IVM) in patients with PCOS: does patient phenotype have an impact?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 Mostinckx L, Mackens S, Drakopoulos P, Segers I, Santos-Ribeiro S, Popovic-Todorovic B, Tournaye H, Blockeel C, De Vos M “Early pregnancy loss in patients with polycystic ovary

syndrome: in vitro maturation of oocytes versus controlled ovarian stimulation”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020

2020 Bardhi E, Blockeel C, Cools W, Santos-Ribeiro S, Racca A, Mackens S, De Vos M, Polyzos NP, Popovic-Todorovic B, De Brucker M, Tournaye H, Drakopoulos P “Is ovarian response related to adverse perinatal outcomes after fresh embryo transfer in GnRH antagonist downregulated IVF/ICSI treatment cycles?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 Mateizel I, Drakopoulos P, Tournaye H, Verheyen G “Is the embryo utilization rate different after conventional IVF or ICSI in sibling oocytes?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 Polyzos NP, Blockeel C, Spits C,  Alvaro Mercadal B, Garcia S, Ma P, Le L, Ho M, Duqué G, Mertens J, Stoop D, Drakopoulos P, Tournaye H, Martinez F, Vuong N “Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in FSHR/FSHβ genes do not modify ovarian response to stimulation with rFSH. A prospective multicentre study in Europe and Asia”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 Drakopoulos P, Di Guardo F, Blockeel C, De Vos M, Anckaert E, Verheyen G, Santos-Ribeiro S, Racca A, Boudry L, Mackens S, Tournaye H, Vloebergs V “Low male testosterone results in a substantial decrease of fresh live birth rates in couples with non-male factor infertility undergoing IVF”, ESHRE annual meeting 2020
2020 Rosetti J, Francotte J, Noel E, Drakopoulos P, Rabbachin N, De Brucker M “The efficacy of continuous ropivacaine subfascial wound infusion after caesarean delivery in pain management”, EBCOG 2020 meeting
2019 Drakopoulos P, Garcia-Velasco J.A, Bosch E, Blockeel C, De Vos M, Tournaye H, Polyzos N.P “ICSI does not offer any benefit over conventional IVF across different ovarian response categories: a European multicenter analysis”, ESHRE annual meeting 2019
2019 Errazuriz J, Romito A, Santos-Ribeiro S, Popovic-Todorovic B, Racca A, Tournaye H, De Vos M, C. Blockeel C, Drakopoulos P “Modified natural cycle IVF versus conventional stimulation in advanced-age Bologna poor responders”, ESHRE annual meeting 2019
2019 Romito A, Blockeel C, Errazuriz J, De Vos M, Santos Ribeiro S, Van Der Kelen A, Mackens S, Racca A, Benedetti Panici P, Tournaye H, Drakopoulos P “Cumulative live birth rates in women with poor ovarian response (POR) meeting the Bologna criteria: the importance of the phenotype”, ESHRE annual meeting 2019
2018 Anderse MF, Drakopoulos P, Humaidan P, Gomez JL, Bruna I, Rombauts L, Santos-Ribeiro S, Dosouto C, Coroleu B, Barri PN, Polyzos NP “Off-label use of androgens and letrozole in infertile women – a multinational survey in Europe and Australia”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Racca A, Drakopoulos P, Van Landuyt L, Willem C, Santos-Ribeiro S, Tournaye H, Blockeel C, Polyzos NP “Single and double embryo transfer provide similar live birth rates in frozen cycles”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Blockeel C, Racca A, De Munck N, Santos-Ribeiro S, Errazuriz Valenzuela J, Drakopoulos P, Galvao  A, Mackens S, De Vos M, Tournaye H  “Impact of serum progesterone on embryo quality and cumulative live birth rate in oocyte donation cycles” , ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 De Rijdt S, Errazuriz J, Santos-Ribeiro S, Drakopoulos P, Racca A, Galvao A, De Munck N, Camus M, Tournaye H, Blockeel C “Does early respons on ovarian stimulation using corifollitropin alfa versus hp-hMG influence live-birth rates in a GnRH antagonist protocol?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Errazuriz J, Drakopoulos P, Pening D, Racca A,  De Munck A, De Vos A, Tournaye H, Blockeel C “Among Bologna poor responders, does the type of GnRH analogue play any role when corifollitropin alfa is used?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Roelens C, Santos-Ribeiro S, Racca A, Mackens S, Drakopoulos P, Tournaye H, Blockeel C “The effect of the duration of elevated progesterone during the late-follicular phase of ovarian stimulation on live birth rates following IVF/ICSI”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Santos-Ribeiro S, Mackens S, Popovic B, Polyzos NP, Racca A, Drakopoulos P, De Vos M, Tournaye H, Blockeel C Implantation enhancement by elective “Cryopreservation of all viable Embryos (ICE): randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing the two safest approaches in IVF/ICSI for high-responders”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Popovic – Todorovic B, Santos-Ribeiro S, De Vos M, Racca A, Drakopoulos P, Thorez Y, Tournaye H, Blockeel C “Are serum LH levels at the initiation of ovarian stimulation associated with oocyte retrieval yield after GnRH agonist triggering?”, ESHRE annual meeting 2018
2018 Polyzos NP, Drakopoulos P, Tournaye H, Schiettecatte J, Anckaert E, Donner H, Bobba G, Miles G, Verhagen-Kamerbeek W, Bosch E “EStradiol and PRogesterone in In vitro ferTilization (ESPRIT): evaluation of the third versus second generation estradiol and progesterone Elecsys® assays”, ASRM annual meeting 2018
2018 Polyzos NP, Rodriguez I, Devesa M, Drakopoulos P, Parriego M, Rodriguez-Purata J, Veiga A,  Barri P, Coroleu B “Who are the patients that can really benefit from preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy? An age-adjusted analysis to calculate the number of oocytes to have one euploid embryo”, ASRM annual meeting 2018
2017 RabbachinN, Uvin V, Drakopoulos P, Camus M, Tournaye H, De Brucker M “Is diagnostic hysteroscopy more useful than transvaginal ultrasound prior to IVF?” 33rd Annual Meeting of ESHRE
2017 Polyzos NP, Drakopoulos P,  Parra J, Pellicer A, Tournaye H, Bosch E, Garcia-Velasco J “Cumulative live birth rates following the first ovarian stimulation for IVF/ICSI. A European multicenter analysis of ~15.000 women using individual patient data” 33rd Annual Meeting of ESHRE
2017 Drakopoulos P, Vuong TN, Ho NAV, Vaiarelli A, Ho MT, Blockeel C, Camus M, Lam AT, van de Vijver A, Humaidan P, Tournaye H, Polyzos NP “Corifollitropin alfa followed by hp-HMG versus recombinant FSH in young poor ovarian responders. A multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial” 33rd Annual Meeting of ESHRE 2017
2017 Drakopoulos P, van de Vijver A, Parra J,  Anckaert E, Schiettecatte J, Smitz J, Blockeel C, Hund M,  Verhagen-Kamerbeek W, He Y,  Polyzos NP, Tournaye H “Effect of GnRH agonist downregulation on serum AMH levels: a prospective cohort study with repeated measurements” ASRM annual meeting 2017
2016 Drakopoulos P, Blockeel C, Stoop D, Camus M, De vos M, Tournaye H, Polyzos NP ‘‘Utilization of all fresh and frozen embryos after single embryo transfer for IVF/ICSI: the effect of ovarian response on cumulative live birth rates’’, International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, 17th Word Congress, Firenze, Italy
2016 Pareyn, M. De Vos, P. Drakopoulos, S. Santos-Ribeiro, N. Polyzos, H. Tournaye, C. Blockeel ‘‘Reproductive outcome in patients with polycystic ovaries: does phenotype matter?’’ 32nd Annual Meeting of ESHRE
2016 van de Vijver A, Drakopoulos P, Van Landuyt L, Vaiarelli A, Blockeel C, Santos-Ribeiro S, Tournaye, Polyzos NP “ Vitamin D deficiency and pregnancy rates following frozen/thawed embryo transfer: a prospective cohort study”
2016 Santos-Ribeiro S, Costa Ribeiro V, De Munck N, Drakopoulos P, Polyzos NP, Schutyser V, Verheyen G, Tournaye T, Blockeel C ‘‘Why do we still measure endometrial thickness and what is its effect on live birth rates? ’’ 32nd Annual Meeting of ESHRE
2015 Martinez de Tejada B, Fernandez S, Gayet-Ageron A, Duyck C, Drakopoulos P, Irion O. “What’s the optimal duration of oral misoprostol treatment for cervical repinening”, 35th Annual Meeting, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), San Diego, CA
2014 Pluchino N, Drakopoulos P, Taburiaux L, Vanden Eynde M, Constantin F, Petignat P,Wenger JM. “Laparoscopic endometriosis radical treatment of a rectovaginal nodule by the shaving technique”, annual meeting, Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO)
2014 Pluchino N., Drakopoulos P., Taburiaux L., Vanden Eynde M., Constantin F., Petignat P, Wenger JM. “Surgical outcome and recurrence rate of 376 patients operated by the shaving tecnique for deepcolorectal endometriosis” annual meeting, Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO)
2014 Taburiaux L, Pluchino N, Drakopoulos P,Wenger JM, Petignat P. “Malignant transformation of abdominal wall endometriosis” , annual meeting,  Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO)
2014 Chuzeville A, Drakopoulos P, Irion O,Jastrow N. “Rupture of an enormous Ovarian cyst in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy”, annual meeting, Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO)
2014 Drakopoulos P, Pluchino N, Casarosa E, Petignat P, Genazzani AR. “Effect of estetrol administration on brain and serum allopregnanolone in intact and ovariectomised   rats”, 30th Annual Meeting of ESHRE – Munich 2014
2013 Drakopoulos P, Cantero P, Ibécheole V, Chardonnens D, Caseiro P, Streuli I. Genital tuberculosis diagnosed in the context of infertility: about two cases in Geneva, meeting of French-speaking group of Swiss society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO)
2012  Fernandez S, Duyck C,  Drakopoulos P,  Bischofberger A,  Gayet-Agerona,  Boulvain M,  Irion O,  Martinez de Tejada Weber B. “Oral Misoprostol (PGE1) for induction of labour”, Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO), annual meeting
2011 Drakopoulos P, Eperon I, Kraemer K, Biraux J, Irion O, Martinez de Tejada B.“Neonatal appendicitis: A rare disease in the neonatal period”, annual meeting, Swiss society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SSGO)