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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a Common Cause of Infertility and Weight Gain

PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs

IVF and Injections, Your Questions Answered

Egg donor taking Lupron injections

All patients are given a treatment plan, recommended by their doctors, that they should follow. In their plan, they will find the medication to take, the dosage, and when they need to go back to the clinic for vaginal ultrasounds during the ovarian stimulation.

ASRM guidance for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and IVF patients

Recommendations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Patient Management and Clinical Recommendations During The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Download the document here Key Recommendations This ASRM guidance is in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Our goal is to provide practices with recommendations that guard the health and safety of our patients and staff, and recognize our social responsibility, as an organization […]

What are the differences between euploid, aneuploid and mosaic embryos

What are the differences between euploid, aneuploid and mosaic embryos?

Infertility patients and their doctors are always looking for ways to achieve successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. Many physicians recommend preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) to test a patient’s embryos, especially if the embryology laboratory has created multiple ones. PGS is one of the most effective ways to find the best embryos for transfer. PGS, […]

Embryo Transfers – What You Need to Know

Embryo Transfer

One of the essential parts of the in vitro fertilization process is transferring the fertilized embryo to the recipient’s uterus. It helps to know what to expect, along with some of the risks and precautions to keep in mind. Here is some information on how the process works and for whom embryo transfers are an […]

“Sperm Radar” Test Offers New Hope for Male Infertility

Powerful magnets may be the key to new solutions for male infertility. Recently, scientists have discovered that magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), which is similar to MRI technology, can detect differences in sperm viability at the molecular level in live samples without killing the sperm. So far, this technique has been able to identify molecules with differing sperm […]

Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients

If you are undergoing cancer treatment, your fertility may be affected in several different ways. First, an unplanned pregnancy during treatment could result in serious problems. Second, the cancer treatment may cause infertility and you may find yourself unable to conceive. For patients who wish to become parents, this can be a devastating blow. Cancer treatment drugs […]

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