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Dr. HUGH Melnick
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Assisted Reproductive Technology (Overview)

Art includes all fertility treatments in which both eggs and sperm are handled. In general, art procedures involve surgically removing eggs from a woman’s ovaries, combining them with sperm in the laboratory, and returning them to the woman’s body or donating them to another woman. They do not include IUI or ovulation induction with fertility medication without the intention of egg retrieval.


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What is assisted reproductive technology (ART)?

What is assisted reproductive technology (ART)?

ART: ART is an umbrella term for the most advanced and successful treatment types for infertility. IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) is by far the most common nowadays. GIFT (Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer) and ZIFT (Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer) also fall under the heading of ART. ...Read more

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Dr. HUGH Melnick
27 doctors shared insights

Assisted Reproductive Technology (Overview)

Art includes all fertility treatments in which both eggs and sperm are handled. In general, art procedures involve surgically removing eggs from a woman’s ovaries, combining them with sperm in the laboratory, and returning them to the woman’s body or donating them to another woman. They do not include IUI or ovulation induction with fertility medication without the intention of egg retrieval.


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What are methods of assisted reproductive technology?

What are methods of assisted reproductive technology?

In vitro: Hormones to stimulate egg production, sperm enhancement, in vitro, surrogate incubators. ...Read more

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Why would someone need assisted reproductive technology?

IVF : There are a # of reasons. Patients with tubal disease, endometriosis, low sperm count, older patients, patients who failed other treatment options, patient with certain medical conditions who want a family but can't carry the pregnancy. Patients who are able to use their own eggs can use an egg donor. Male partners building their families. These are some of the reason. ...Read more

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How often is assisted reproductive technology successful?

ART success: Art are the most powerful and succesful treatments for infertility: ivf (in vitro fertilization) is by far the best known nowadays. You can't generalize in a short space because it varies significantly with clinical specifics, but specific numbers are reported in summary form on the center for disease control website. ...Read more

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What are some methods of assisted reproductive technology?

IVF: Art includes all fertility treatments in which both eggs and sperm are handled. In general, art procedures involve surgically removing eggs from a woman’s ovaries, combining them with sperm in the laboratory, and returning them to the woman’s body or donating them to another woman. Icsi and assisted hatching can be performed on the eggs and embryos by an embryologist to aid in fertilization. ...Read more

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What are the different types of assisted reproductive technology?

Infertility help: Art usually refers to different procedures to help assist chances of becoming pregnant in people who have not been successful trying on their own. Examples include intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization. ...Read more

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How safe is the current state of assisted reproductive technology?

Very safe: Art has been used in the United States since 1981 to help women become pregnant, most commonly through the transfer of fertilized human eggs into a woman’s uterus (in vitro fertilization). Although the use of art is still relatively rare as compared to the potential demand, its use has doubled over the past decade. Today, over 1% of all infants born in the United States every year are conceived us. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of assisted reproductive technology (art)?

ART: Most recently there are only two major types of art. Super ovulation with oral or injectable medicines combined with insemination or in vitro fertilization (test tube babies). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: assisted reproductive technology?

What is the definition or description of: assisted reproductive technology?

Reproduction IVF: Art includes all fertility treatments in which both eggs and sperm are handled. In general, art procedures involve surgically removing eggs from a woman’s ovaries, combining them with sperm in the laboratory, and returning them to the woman’s body or donating them to another woman. They do not include IUI or ovulation induction with fertility medication without the intention of egg retrieval. ...Read more

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