Category: Assisted reproduction

In Vitro Fertilization
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In Vitro Fertilization

IVF(In Vitro Fertilisation) is a procedure,used to overcome fertility problems and involves the fertilization of an egg (or eggs) outside.. IVF(In Vitro Fertilisation) is a procedure,used to overcome fertility problems and involves the fertilization of an egg (or eggs) outside the body.The fertilized egg (embryo) grows in the laboratory for some days before being transferred...

17 July 201722 October 2018by
Intra – cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
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Intra – cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)

Intra – cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) Intra – cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) differs from conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) in that the embryologist selects a single sperm and injects it directly into an egg, instead of placing many sperm around an egg in a dish and waiting the egg to be fertilized. Indications • A...

5 July 20179 February 2018by
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
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Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

What is IUI? In the laboratory, fast moving sperm is separated from sluggish or non-moving sperm and then are placed into the woman’s uterus close to the time of ovulation. Indications • There are ovulation problems • There is unexplained infertility • A woman without male partner trying for a baby using donor sperm •...

Ovulation induction
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Ovulation induction

Ovulation induction is a method of assisted reproduction which is appropriate for the treatment of fertility problems in women who do not have normal ovulation or have no ovulation at all because of hormonal disorders or because of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. What is ovulation induction? Ovulation induction is a simple procedure to help ovulate. In women who...

5 July 201718 January 2018by
Ovarian Stimulation
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Ovarian Stimulation

The ovaries are stimulated with daily administration of injections in order to develop several eggs rather than a single egg as it occurs in a natural cycle. This way a large number of embryos can be created after the fertilization of the oocytes. This treatment usually takes from 10 to 20 days, depending on the...

17 June 201727 November 2018by
Fertility Preservation
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Fertility Preservation

Fertility preservation involves freezing and storing eggs , sperm or embryos for use in a person’s future fertility treatment. In other cases fertility preservation can involve freezing and storing ovarian or testicular tissue. Candidate for fertility preservation  Wish to pursue a career or an education before starting a family or any other social reason that...

17 June 201727 November 2018by
Surrogate Motherhood
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Surrogate Motherhood

The surrogacy is the process through which a woman agrees to gestate the embryo of another person. A couple who has decided to have a child with a surrogate mother, after having picked the woman who will gestate the embryo, should follow the prescribed legal process and provide the necessary judicial approval. In many European...

Oocyte Donation
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Oocyte Donation

Egg donation in Greece is based on the existing legal framework (Law 3305 | 01/2005). By now it has been clear to everyone that we are talking about a scientific medical method, which makes the couples’ hitherto impossible dreams come true. Egg donation is the method we use to offer them this opportunity, as the...

17 June 201727 November 2018by
Sperm Donation
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Sperm Donation

Sperm donation is the process through which a man donates his sperm to help an individual or a couple to have a child. Sperm can either be placed directly into the uterus (Intrauterine insemination, IUI) or be used for fertilization of ova via IVF. The sperm donor, who remains anonymous, needs to be tested before...

17 June 201727 November 2018by