Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

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Assisted Reproductive Technology or ART refers to treatments used to assist people in achieving a pregnancy. It includes fertility treatments that handle both a man’s sperm and woman’s egg.  The types of assisted reproductive technology include the following given below:- 1) In vitro fertilization In vitro fertilization refers to the fusion of the egg and […]

40 years of In Vitro Fertilization

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It has been 40 years since the first baby was born using the IVF process. Back then it might have been strange for a couple who were unable to have a baby to put their trust in a petri dish. Since Louise Brown, who was born back in 1978 over 6 million babies have been conceived […]

What is the success rate of IVF procedures in India?

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IVF procedures are carried successfully throughout the year in India. All couples face their own difficulties in conceiving and IVF happens to be the solution for most of them. However, the concern for most of the couples remains that if investing time and money in this procedure would be fruitful. Most of the IVF treatments […]

Sonosalpingography- During and After the Procedure

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Today’s science has so evolved that it has a solution to each and every problem. From helping people in their daily chores to medical help, it has something for every field. Medicine is one such field wherein it has made its mark giving to the world n number of methods for testing and treatment. SONOSALPINOGOGRAPY […]

Preparation for Sonosalpingography

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It is not a hidden fact that most of the couples today are facing infertility issues. With the modern day science and technology, many tests have come forward which are being prescribed by the doctors to check the reason behind the conceiving issues. Sonosalpinography or SSG is one such procedure using which one checks the […]

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Overview

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Also known as a preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), it is a test, which helps determine if the embryos are carrying any genetic defects. This is done before the implantation. PGD helps prevent several genetic disorders in the baby. The PGD testing is usually done on embryos created with the help of IVF. How is it […]

DNA FRAGMENTATION INDEX (DFI)

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Infertility is a common condition, and nearly one in every six couples seek medical help to combat infertility at some stage or the other in their reproductive lives. In many cases, the fertility linked issues can pertain to the male partner. One such fertility hampering condition is the fragmentation of the DNA molecules in the […]

Who needs IVF treatment?

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Infertility is the inability to conceive after a full year of regular intercourse. Fertile women who have fertile partners and are under the age 36 experience about 16-18% pregnancy rate per month and hold a chance of approximately 10-12% of having a baby from such pregnancy. In a year, around 70% will conceive. But more […]

Difference between egg and embryo freezing

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It is the 21st century and modern science has taken over the world. One of the biggest gifts of the technological advances of this advancement is the process of cryopreservation in the field of IVF which allows one to freeze their eggs, sperms and even embryo for future use. While many people know about the […]

Who Are the Right Candidates For PICSI?

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PICSI stands for Physiological Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. It is a method of selecting the best sperm for fertilization. The better the quality of the sperm is, the better are the chances of fertilization. The procedure of PICSI works on the principle of Hyaluronan Binding. Hyaluronan is a material found in most part of the body […]