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Embryo Transfer

Embryo Transfer

Embryo transfer is the final and most important step of IVF. If not performed in an appropriate setting with prerequisites in place by the right person it can lead to failure of an IVF cycle.   Prerequisites Assessment of Endometrium( Uterus lining) It is essential for the lining of the endometrium to be at least

Artificial Insemination

Artificial Insemination

Artificial insemination is the introduction of sperm in the uterus or the cervix. Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is a process by which sperms are prepared and deposited in a woman’s uterus through artificial means. Artificial insemination can be with Husband’s or partner’s semen Donor semen: First in 1884 Steps of IUI Ovarian stimulation +/- Monitoring of

IVF Treatment and Cost Analysis- ivf india

IVF Treatment and Cost Analysis

IVF is an expensive procedure and it causes a significant economic burden. The cost is because it requires stringent quality control, only specific media which have had animal testing for no toxicity, and precise instrumentation. It also requires highly skilled manpower to make it a successful program. Any IVF center which compromises on quality gives

Why has Conception Moved To The Laboratory?

Dr Surveen Ghumman Sindhu
Senior Consultant, IVF & Reproductive Medicine, MAX Hospital, Panchsheel.

The first reference to the test tube baby as an answer for infertility goes back to the time of Mahabharata…

Surveen Ghumman

The Ovulating PCOS

Dr Surveen Ghumman Sindhu MD (Obst & Gyne), FICOG Director MAX IVF & Reproductive Medicine, Department of Gynecology MAX Superspeciality Hospitals, Panchsheel, Saket, Vaishali & Patparganjlhi Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous collection of signs and symptoms which form a spectrum of mild to severe disturbance of reproductive, endocrine and metabolic functions. Normal menstrual

Changing Trends in Infertility

         Globally there are 60 to 80 million couples who are infertile. India bears a large part of the global load of infertility. With the rising incidence, there is a trend to a greater proportion of male factor being responsible for infertility. Earlier female infertility accounted for 50- 60% cases and male infertility was 25%.