A 39-year-old member asked:
Could someone tell me some differences for in vivo and in vitro fertilization?
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Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Vitro is in the lab: In vitro fertilization, ivf, means in latin 'in glass', that is, in the laboratory. In vivo is in the body.
In ivf, eggs are removed from the ovary with a needle and inseminated in the laboratory. Ivf is a good treatment for blocked fallopian tubes, and works great for simply enhancing fertility. In addition, new technologies for embryo assessment are great for choosing healthy embryos.
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