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What is involved in zygote intrafallopian transfer (zift)?

What is involved in zygote intrafallopian transfer (zift)?

ZIFT: Zygote intrafallopian trasfer (zift) is a laparoscopic surgical procedure where zygotes are placed in the fallopian tube of the female partner. The zygote will continue to grow and eventually migrate to the endometrial cavity to implant. ...Read more

Zygote (Definition)

The union of sperm cell and egg cell forms a new cell which is called the zygote. This single cell represents the beginning of each of us ...Read more


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What is zygote intrafallopian transfer?

What is zygote intrafallopian transfer?

ZIFT: Zygote intrafallopian transfer (zift) is a surgical, laparoscopic, procedure where a zygote is placed in the female's fallopian tube. The zygote continues to grow and migrates to the uterine cavity where it implants. ...Read more

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What is in vitro fertilization?

What is in vitro fertilization?

Outside the Body: In Vitro means outside the body. So, IVF means fertilization outside the body. We remove the eggs from a woman's ovaries and collect a semen sample from the man for sperm. In the embryology laboratory, the sperm and eggs are combined to allow fertilization into embryos. We culture embryos for 3-5 days and then place them into the woman uterus and hope for implantation and a baby. ...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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What is the process involved in harvesting a womans eggs?

What is the process involved in harvesting a womans eggs?

Egg Retrieval: Stimulation, using fertility drugs, then retrieval, using an ultrasound guided needle. Sedation is used to ease the process. ...Read more

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What is the usual reason a frozen embryo transplant through IVF doesn't implant ?

What is the usual reason a frozen embryo transplant through IVF doesn't implant
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Don't know: Many speculative reasons can be given that are very complicated. But in actuality the true reason that implantation fails is the "black box" question that still alludes us. ...Read more

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What is a recanalization of the fallopian tubes?

What is a recanalization of the fallopian tubes?

Reopening: Fallopian tubes that are blocked can sometimes spontaneously open up. This is called recanalization. ...Read more

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What is the embryo doing from time of fertilization to implantation?

What is the embryo doing from time of fertilization to implantation?

Floating & growing.: The embryo floats down the fallopian tube and enters the uterus where it will implant itself in the uterine wall and establish a blood supply to the mother for further nourisment to continue its development. While floating through the fallopian tube, it has enough nourishment inherent in the egg to divide and grow. ...Read more

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What is the risk to egg donor?

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What is the risk to egg donor?

Gynecologist: This question is probably best answered by a ob-gyn doctor, or doctor specialized in infertility, rather than an allergist. Please ask health tap administrators to refer ur question to a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the role of assisted reproductive techniques such as in vitro fertilization (ivf) and gamete intra fallopian transfer (gift) in the treatment of infertility of patients with endometriosis?

What is the role of assisted reproductive techniques such as in vitro fertilization (ivf) and gamete intra fallopian transfer (gift) in the treatment of infertility of patients with endometriosis?

Bypass the tube: Although it is not completely understood why endometriosis causes infertility, it is commonly accepted that the endometriosis may result in pelvic adhesion, and affect the tubal function. Because ivf bypass the tube, so it will help these patients. ...Read more

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Where is the maximum implantation potential of the uterus when transferring an embryo?

About a third: About 1/3 of embryos will be genetically normal and will implant. When the embryos are tested for chromosome abnormalities that goes up to about 70%. ...Read more

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What happens when in vitro fertilization is done?

What happens when  in vitro fertilization is done?

Several steps: The woman is given injectable fertility drugs to produce several eggs. The eggs are removed from her ovaries through her vagina while under anesthesia. The eggs are fertilized with sperm and embryos are grown in our lab. An average of two advanced embryos (called blastocysts) are placed in her uterus and two weeks later we do a sensitive pregnancy test. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is egg retrieval for assisted reproduction?

What is egg retrieval for assisted reproduction?

Assisted ovulation: An egg retrieval is the removal of eggs form the ovary using ultrasound guidance under sedation. ...Read more

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What is the process of fertilization?

What is the process of fertilization?

Union of sperm/egg: Fertilization is union of the sperm and egg. At fertilization, many sperm bind to the covering of the egg, the zone pellucida. At the zona, sperm become hyperactive, whipping tails back and forth, and literally drill into the egg. Once one sperm enters the egg, the egg immediately closes access to any other sperm. Egg and sperm dna combine, and cell division begins. ...Read more

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What is the process of fertilization?

What is the process of fertilization?

Fertilization: Human fertilization is the union of a human egg and sperm, usually occurring in the ampulla of the uterine tube. The result of this union is the production of a Zygote, or fertilized egg ...Read more

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What is amnion in embryos?

Amnion: is the inner fetal membrane in a gestation, it is attached to the chorion (outer membrane) by about 9-11 weeks. The embryo and then the fetus ("baby") float inside the amnion. ...Read more

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What's the process after fertilization? Is this considered pregnancy?

Implantation: The embryo must attach and integrate with the uterine blood supply. The it must continue to grow. If a natural or non-ivf pregnancy the embryo must first travel from the fallopian tube to the uterus to implant. ...Read more

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What are the ethics surrounding surrogate pregnancies?

What are the ethics surrounding surrogate pregnancies?

See answer: Ethics= society norms vs fair and just for all parties? Surrogate pregnancies or gestational carriers are used when the uterus of the biological mother is absent on unable to carry a pregnancy. Also when the mother has an illness that does not alloww her to carry a pregnancy. Pregnancy is a physical risk to the carrier so she should be at low risk and be aware of the psychological effect. ...Read more