How successful is IVF with endometriosis?
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by Dr. Richa Arora
46m ago
Over 10% of the females in reproductive age suffer from endometriosis, according to the World Health Organization (1). Some of those women will need medical help to conceive and they’re often wondering how successful is IVF with endometriosis? Or even if IVF will work with endometriosis? 50% of the women with mild endometriosis and around 30% of those with moderate to severe endometriosis are able to conceive naturally (2). However, it’s not straightforward for everyone as endometriosis creates a hostile environment for fertilization and also affects the subsequent implantation of the embryo i ..read more
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What is the use of AI in IVF?
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by Dr. Richa Arora
46m ago
Using Artificial Intelligence or AI in IVF is a way to improve the reliability and success rates of ART. So, how does AI help the IVF process? With AI, doctors and embryologists can learn how likely an embryo is to develop even upto the third week of gestation and can select the embryo with the highest potential for transfer. However, despite the rapidly progressing technology, there isn’t enough data on the use of AI in IVF to influence its usage in most clinics. Some of our top IVF doctors in Malaysia have made successful application of this technology in past 3 years. The use of artificial ..read more
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Good fertilization but no blasts
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by AZY720
3d ago
Does anyone have great fertilization but zero blasts? None of our embryos made it to day 5. We have male factor infertility. What did you do about it? The post Good fertilization but no blasts appeared first on Infertility Aide ..read more
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Pre-implantation genetic testing
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by Dr. Meenakshi
6d ago
Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) in IVF is used to screen embryos for genetic anomalies before they are transferred to the uterus, thereby reducing the possibility of a failed implantation or miscarriage. The usage of PGT in IVF has significantly increased over the past few years and so has the number of clinics offering PGT in the US (1). Researchers found that the live birth rate per embryo transfer for PGT cases was much higher than that for non-PGT cases in all 4 years. Is PGT testing worth the cost? The cost of PGT in IVF can easily double your bill but is it worth it? If you are a ..read more
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What happens after embryo transfer in IVF?
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by Dr. Richa Arora
1w ago
The two week-wait to confirm your pregnancy after an embryo transfer is challenging for some women. It is normal to have your mind flooded with questions like what happens after embryo transfer and what should or should not you be doing? Can I travel after embryo transfer? Or do any physical activities during this time? What are the positive signs of a successful embryo transfer? —these are all the questions we get from anxious patients. All this overthinking can build up a lot of stress, and that is not good for conceiving. To help ease your anxiety, let’s discuss the journey of an embryo and ..read more
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What you must know about transferring two embryos in IVF
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by Dr. Richa Arora
2w ago
Many couples request their doctors for transferring two embryos in IVF but does it really help? If you too are keen on taking a chance on twins in IVF with two embryos, it is imperative that you weigh the risks and benefits of double embryo transfer (DET) after a detailed discussion with your doctor ahead of the procedure. Traditionally, DET was done to improve the odds of implantation, but it was found to increase the risk of various neonatal complications. According to a CDC report, the NICU admission for babies born from single embryo transfer is significantly lower as compared to those bo ..read more
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Understanding the IVF embryo grading chart
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by Admin
2M ago
An IVF grading chart answers the many questions that patients frequently ask their doctors about the different kinds of embryos and their likelihood for implantation. What is an embryo grading chart? How does it determine whether an embryo is considered good, fair, or poor? An embryo grading chart used in the IVF procedure to evaluate the quality of embryos across their various developmental stages. An embryologist studies lab-created embryos under a microscope and grades them based on appearance during the in vitro fertilization process.  To maximize the likelihood of a successful pregna ..read more
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Do you really need Hysteroscopy before IVF?
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by Admin
2M ago
Some fertility clinics recommend hysteroscopy to all patients before starting IVF but for you it means an additional expense of upto $5,000. Do you really need a hysteroscopy before IVF? Does hysteroscopy help in improving IVF success? Many studies have failed to associate hysteroscopy and IVF success so it is certainly not an absolute requirement in all women, but in some cases this procedure could be important. Here we enlist the situations when hysteroscopy before IVF is actually recommended. What is hysteroscopy? Hysteroscopy is a medical procedure that allows your doctor to diagnose, exa ..read more
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Do you really need Hysteroscopy before IVF?
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by Admin
2M ago
Some fertility clinics recommend hysteroscopy to all patients before starting IVF but for you it means an additional expense of upto $5,000. Do you really need a hysteroscopy before IVF? Does hysteroscopy help in improving IVF success? Many studies have failed to associate hysteroscopy and IVF success so it is certainly not an absolute requirement in all women, but in some cases this procedure could be important. Here we enlist the situations when hysteroscopy before IVF is actually recommended. What is hysteroscopy? Hysteroscopy is a medical procedure that allows your doctor to diagnose, exa ..read more
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P-shot for men in Thailand
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by Admin
2M ago
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is the concentrate of platelets derived from your own blood. Being rich in growth factors, it is being popularly used for tissue regeneration in various diseases. One such use is P-shot for men. On analyzing the available literature on PRP use for ED, researchers found that it has the potential for treating male sexual dysfunction and may be useful in andrology.   P-shot is named after Priapus, the Greek god of male regenerative power. It was coined by Dr. Charles Runels after he first tried it on himself. If you’re considering P-shots in Thailand, you can ..read more
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