Monthly Archives: February 2017

Blastocyst Culture in IVF – Why it Should be Done ?

By Dr. Surveen Ghumman Sindhu: Before blastocyst culture started IVF embryos were transferred at day 2 or day 3. However in recent years blastocyst culture media was introduced and it made it possible to grow the embryos upto day 5 outside the body. What is a blastocyst? Usually a day 3 embryo consists of 8

Micro TESE & IVF/ICSI Progress in Male Infertility (Azoospermia)

By Dr. Surveen Ghumman Sindhu: Over the last 10 years the rapidly innovating technology in assisted reproduction has enabled male infertility due to men with very low sperm count to become fathers. Where earlier sperms were needed in the millions now only 2-3 sperms are needed for intracytoplasmic sperm injection leading to a successful IVF. Technology

Poor Ovarian Reserve And IVF – Low Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH)

By Dr. Surveen Ghumman Sindhu: Poor ovarian reserve can be measured by Antimullerian hormone, Antral Follicle Count and FSH on day 2 of the period. In recent years, much dependence has developed on AMH as a marker as it has many advantages.   Advantages of AMH as an ovarian reserve marker: Advantages of AMH as

Thin Endometrium in IVF

By Dr. Surveen Ghumman Sindhu: Thin endometrium is a source of concern as implantation would not occur while attempting an IVF, IUI or a natural conception. While evaluating the endometrium there are a few parameters to be taken into account   Endometrial parameters for assessment: Thickness – It should be at least 8 mm thick