Fertility experts present the latest research at reproductive medicine meeting
... Ovidrel Administration Do Not Reflect Compromised oocyte
Maturation in Donor oocyte
IVF Cycles," by Drs. Nataki C. Douglas, Bo Yu, ... gonadotropin (hCG) is used to promote final oocyte
(egg cell) maturation for IVF. For ease of ...
New ovarian stimulation technique offers more cancer patients the chance to preserve their fertility
... is inadequately developed and a fertilised oocyte
would be unable to implant successfully."
The ... in the proliferative phase. However the oocyte
quality was the same in both groups. This pilot ... Hodgkin lymphoma to have ovarian stimulation and oocyte
collection. Waiting for two weeks before they ...
Pacific Fertility Center Announces Breakthrough in Egg Freezing Technology
... to deliver in 2008.
PFC has been developing an oocyte
vitrification program for the past
two years. ... vitrification technology has been used at PFC
preservation. Vitrification works by using higher ... technology and
not the oocytes."
donors in their twenties were recruited and all ...
MUHC in the spotlight at the 14th World Congress on In Vitro Fertilization
... 2007 at 8:30 a.m.) on Fertility preservation by oocyte
freezing and later that same day (Monday, Sept. ... - Hugh Clarke - Monday 17.09.2007 at 4:00pm
growth in the ovary
- Asangla Ao - Monday ... at 5:00pm
Epigenetic modification during oocyte
growth and maturation
Reduced ovarian reserve associated with increased risk of trisomic pregnancy
... ovarian reserve is most likely to be mainly determined by her genes: the number of oocytes a woman is born with and the rate of depletion of her oocyte
pool is believed to be heritable. This is reflected in the similar ages at menopause of mothers and daughters. However, exactly which genes are ...
New Approach to Progesterone Supplementation in ART Revealed in Recently Published White Paper
Key Findings from the Roundtable
Luteal phase support should be initiated on the evening of or the day after oocyte
retrieval. It is critical for the first two weeks and should continue for six to eight weeks after a positive pregnancy test is obtained.
Research Identifies Predictors for Successful IVF
... (ng/ml) in patients who used ENDOMETRIN were
significantly higher than levels achieved in women who used IM-PIO. At more
than 26 days following oocyte
retrieval, ng/ml for ENDOMETRIN was 110 and
IM-PIO, 87 (p=.04).
Another study compared results in 145 women receiving ENDOMETRIN and
399 taking ...
Scientists Turn Skin Cells Into Motor Neurons in ALS Patients
... transfer (SCNT), or "therapeutic cloning," to try to accomplish this feat. That process involves removing the genetic material from a donated human oocyte
and replacing it with genetic material from the skin cells of patients. The approach has been hindered by political, ethical and other obstacles.
SLCH Brings Infertility Specialist to Region
... Klein's areas of expertise include treatment of infertility, IVF,
egg donation, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent
pregnancy loss, oocyte
cryopreservation, and reproductive surgery. Health
care research and information company, Castle Connolly, selected Dr. Klein
as one of America's Top ...
Study Spots Gene That Plays Role in Infertility
... in Sweden. The report is published in the Feb. 1 issue of Science .
A woman's ovaries are made up of follicles, each of which contains an oocyte
(the germ cell which will eventually give rise to an egg).
Over time, the majority of follicles remain dormant, acting as holding pens for ...
IVF Tourism Marred by Ethical Differences in EU
... Pennings told the conference that there is 'a general move to former East European centers because of the lower financial costs and towards Spain for oocyte
donation', where they have more donors because women can be paid for donating their eggs. But he said that this movement was not problematic as it ...
Preserving Fertility for Child Cancer Patients
... oncology units throughout Australia and New Zealand.
All centres surveyed offered sperm preservation, they said, but only 10 of the 12 offered oocyte
or ovarian tissue preservation. Only five centres offered preservation procedures to pre-pubescent patients.
Fertility counselling was ...
Cryopreservation of embryo eggs
... offered by Yale Fertility Center. Professor Pasquale Patrizio, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences is collaborating with an oocyte
Cryopreservation expert from Italy. //
The new embryo freezing technique would help in preserving the eggs of the women at a time when she is ...
A first for India - IVF baby born of surrogacy
... of Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar of GD Institute for Fertility Research.
In this unique process involving three people besides the doctor, one oocyte
donor woman was counselled and used for the collection of eggs and was given hormone injections to produce multiple eggs.The maturity of the eggs was ...
New fertility drug development techniques by Organon
... alternative to the injectable hormone hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin). hCG has been used, in the past 30 years, to make ovulation and final oocyte
maturation take place with precise timing. However, it has only been available in the injectable form due to its high molecular weight. Now, ...