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How are embryos eggs monitored in the IVF treatment?

How are embryos eggs monitored in the IVF treatment?

In an embryology lab: The eggs go from the body directly into the IVF lab. Today, the lab is specially designed for air handling, lighting and temperature to support embryo growth. The embryos are cultured for 3-6 days before transfer into the uterus. Embryos receive a score for implantation potential. Sometimes checked for the number of chromosomes and even time-lapse photography. # transferred based on age&quality ...Read more

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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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Are pgd and ivf(in vitro fertilization) the same thing?

Are pgd and ivf(in vitro fertilization) the same thing?

No but related : Ivf refers to the procedures we use the remove the eggs from your body, fertilize them in a laboratory and transfer them back into the uterus. Pgd refers to testing those embryos for genetic abnormalities before we return them back to your womb. Most ivf is done without pgd but pgd cannot be done without ivf. ...Read more

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What are the factors positively influencing a successful implant of the embryo in an icsi IVF procedure?

What are the factors positively influencing a successful implant of the embryo in an icsi IVF procedure?

Several: Age of female most important, ovarian reserve tests (fsh, amh, afc), stimulation factors, excess embryos for freezing, number and quality of embryos, day of transfer, chromosome screening, technique of transfer, and ejaculated vs testicular sperm. Also, icsi overused, so avoid it if possible - about 2-4% higher delivery without icsi. Icsi is just the technique to inseminate the egg. Best wishes. ...Read more

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In how many cycles of IUI with donor sperm usually give success?

In how many cycles of IUI with donor sperm usually give success?

See answer : The overall success rate for IUI is ~10-20% per menstrual cycle and closer to 20% if fertility drugs are used by the female. Success dependent on many factors: age of woman, volume of semen, total sperm count, total sperm motility count, presence of ovulation problems, etc. If no success after 3-6 cycles, consideration should be given to other options such as ivf. ...Read more

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Ivf day 4 embryo transfer success rate?

Ivf  day 4 embryo transfer success rate?

Huge NumberVariables: including: age, person receiving, donors, those helping & their methods, food, emotional issues & the list goes on & on. All meaningful medical rates are after the fact data; not reliable future predictions. Why? The issues are far too complex & beyond everyone's reasonable understanding. Suggest studying: http://goo.gl/ubDC9h & http://goo.gl/FSjqDn for important issues not commonly covered. ...Read more

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Ivf beta day hCG 950 what is the chance of twins?

Ivf beta day hCG 950 what is the chance of twins?

High liklihood: Certainly the assay for HCG may be off, but generally when the 1st beta HCG is greater than 100- the likelihood of more than one implantation is significantly higher! ...Read more

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What are the success rate of IUI with hCG injection?

Variable: Iui with HCG can give you a pregnancy rate of between 1-20% depending on the situation. Generally if it is not combined with either Clomid (clomiphene) pills or fsh injections, the pregnancy rate per month for someone age 30 is around 3-10% depending on your actual diagnosis and length of infertility. But there is a tremendous amount of variation. ...Read more

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If chances of conception increase in 2 embryo transfer IVF Why doc recomend single embryo?what are risks of 2 embryo apart from twins?

It's all about twins: Twins are a little bit trickier pregnancy. Twinning with 2 embryos is as high as 20-30%. In the US the ASRM allows 1 or 2 embryos in a 29 year old woman, but recommends only one. Personally I believe this is patient's choice and do NOT recommend 1 vs. 2, but that's me. Your info says you are 29 and in the UK? I do not know the UK standard of care but the science is the same. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the chances of ectopic after frozen embryo transfer?

What are the chances of ectopic after frozen embryo transfer?

Very low: The chances of an ectopic pregnancy after an embryo transfer are very low. As long as the embryo is placed the cavity the chances of tubal pregnancy are very low. ...Read more

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Do sperm donor labs give success rates of their donors?

Do sperm donor labs give success rates of their donors?

Generally not: Sperm banks are not required to give the success rates of their donors. However, they usually track the overall numbers of pregnancies obtained (although not by law) and "retire" a donor if this number is reached in a certain area. ...Read more

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What are the economic impacts on couples in vitro fertilization?

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What are the economic impacts on couples in vitro fertilization?

Depends: 1. Insurance coverage or the whole process, part, medication, how many trials...2. Geography prices maybe different in different parts of the country 3. Requirement for additional procedures e.g. Surgical sperm harvest or genetic diagnosis of the embryos 4. Cost for undesired effects effects of treatment e.G multiple pregnancy. Based on these and many factors the economic impact could be vary. ...Read more

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What is the rate of IVF success with amh of 0.28ng/ml at the age of 45 suffered from edometriosis?

What is the rate of IVF success  with amh of 0.28ng/ml at the age of 45 suffered from edometriosis?

About 1-5%: The chance of pregnancy at age 45 is less than 3% with ivf. Miscarriages are more common as women get older too, so the ongoing pregnancy and live birth rates are less than 1%. Egg donation is a better option. ...Read more

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Does conventional ivf increase risk of genetic defect of baby conceived?

Does conventional ivf increase risk of genetic defect of baby conceived?

IVF & genetic defect: There are genetic causes of infertility that could be passed on to the baby. Otherwise I don't think there is enough data to make conclusions - my opinion. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of in vitro fertilization?

What are the disadvantages of in vitro fertilization?

IVF: is very safe and can be highly successful; it is usually expensive and can be stressful to go through. ...Read more

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Difficulty, cost and success rate of recovering sperm from testes and IVF of spouse?

Variable: There are many variables that come into this question that it is impossible to answer accurately. I encourage you to seek consultation with a reproductive endocrinologist who can give you an answer accurate to your specific situation. Ivf in general costs 12-15, 000 per cycle. ...Read more

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Is 16 eggs fertilized out of 27 in IVF process a good fertilization rate?

Is 16 eggs fertilized out of 27 in IVF process a good fertilization rate?

Its ok: I would focus on the encouraging sign that you had 16 fertilized eggs. Hopefully they will continue to develop ...Read more

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Which country has the greatest number of pregnancies per woman?

Which country has the greatest number of pregnancies per woman?

Birth rate: I can not answer that question. However in 2012 niger had the highest birth rate followed by mali & uganda. ...Read more

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Cost of in vitro fertilization in singapore?

Check with clinic: From looking at some blog posts on google the cost is around $12, 000 usd in 2010-2011. Try contacting a clinic there for more accurate up-to-date info. ...Read more

Embryo (Definition)

An embryo is a developing human being from between 1- ...Read more