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    • 29 APR 16
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    Tubal Factor Infertility

    Tubal factor infertility occurs when the fallopian tubes are blocked, scarred or damaged, preventing the egg from entering the uterus. Causes of tubal factor infertility Each month, during ovulation, the ovaries release an egg that is picked up by the fallopian tubes. If the egg comes into contact with sperm while in the fallopian tube,

    • 15 APR 16
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    Ovulatory Dysfunction

    Ovulatory dysfunction describes an ovarian problem that interferes with the maturation or release of the egg. An estimated 20 percent or more of infertile women suffer from ovulatory dysfunction. Causes of ovulatory dysfunction There are many reasons why a woman might experience ovulatory dysfunction including the following: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause

    • 09 APR 16
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    Preimplantation Genetic Testing

    Preimplantation genetic testing is genetic testing performed on embryos that have been created through in vitro fertilization prior to being transferred into the woman’s uterus. It is typically done to identify chromosome number issues or specific genetic defects in the embryo. When the embryo is screened to determine the number of chromosomes, the process is

    • 02 APR 16
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    Reproductive Surgery

    Reproductive surgery is utilized in cases of infertility that are related to anatomic or structural issues within the reproductive tract. Conditions treated through reproductive surgery Reproductive surgery may be used to treat problems of the uterus, tubes and ovaries. Specific conditions treated through reproductive surgery include: Uterine conditions – congenital abnormalities, fibroids, polyps, scarring Endometriosis