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  • Guidance on the limits to the number of embryos to transfer: a committee opinion (2017)

  • Guidance on the limits to the number of embryos to transfer: a committee opinion (2017) members-only

  • Success Rates

    Success Rates Success varies with many factors. The age of the woman is the most important factor, when women are using their own eggs. Success rates decline as women age, specifically after the mid-30’s.  Part of this decline is due to a lower chance of getting pregnant from ART, and part is due to a higher risk of miscarriage with increasing age, especially over age 40.   Success rates vary with the number of embryos transferred. However, transferring more and more embryos at one time does no

  • Glossary

    Glossary ART - Assisted Reproductive Technology Assisted Hatching - Micromanipulation process that dissolves part of the zona coating with an acid solution. Performed just prior to embryo transfer. Cryopreservation - Freezing of a specimen, either semen or embryos ET - Embryo transfer FET - Frozen embryo transfer GIFT - Gamete intrafallopian transfer GnRH - Gonadotropin releasing hormone hCG - Human chorionic gonadotropin HSG - Hysterosalpingogram ICSI - Intracytoplasmic sperm injection

  • ART: Step-by-Step Guide

    ART: Step-by-Step Guide Every cycle of ART involves multiple steps, and each occurs at a specific time during a four to six-week period. The following is an overview of the IVF procedure. The procedure begins in the month proceeding the actual ART cycle. An IVF cycle typically includes the following steps or procedures: Medications to grow multiple eggs  Retrieval of eggs from the ovary or ovaries  Insemination of eggs with sperm   Culture of any resulting fertilized eggs (embryos)  Placem

  • Micromanipulation

    Micromanipulation Advances in microscopic equipment and knowledge about eggs, sperm and embryos have lead to the development of new techniques in ART. Micromanipulation refers to the microscopic treatment of individual eggs, sperm, or embryos in an effort to improve fertilization and/or pregnancy rates. These techniques require specialized equipment and personnel. Currently, the most common micromanipulation techniques used are intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), which is used to assist fer

  • Understanding the SART Clinic Report - a patient education micro-video

    Understanding the SART Clinic Report TRANSCRIPT Hello, I’m Amy Sparks, lab director at the University of Iowa. Today I’ll be presenting how to understand the SART Clinic Report. During this video we will discuss the SART Clinic Report concepts and I'll demonstrate some of the new report features that give providers and patients the ability to view outcomes based on patient and treatment variables. The SART Clinic Report provides a comprehensive view of outcomes from treatment cycles that are

  • What Is A Gestational Carrier & Who Needs One?

    What Is A Gestational Carrier & Who Needs One? TRANSCRIPT Hello my name is Dr Mark Trolice. I am the director of fertility care of the IVF Center in Orlando Florida, and also the associate professor at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. It is my pleasure to present our topic "what is a gestational carrier and who needs one." The field of assisted reproductive technology or ART involves the addition of sperm to eggs in the embryology laboratory, then transfer of a select nu

  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome The medications used to stimulate your ovaries may cause side effects.  These side effects can range from mild to severe.  Excessive stimulation of the ovaries is called ovarian hyperstimulation.  This may require a hospital stay.  Be aware of body changes and contact your program nurse if you have any questions or concerns.  She will contact the physician if necessary.  You will usually have symptoms of mild hyperstimulation during your treatment cycle.  Howeve

  • FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions What is In Vitro Fertilization? What is the cost of IVF? Does In Vitro Fertilization Work? Do Insurance Plans Cover Infertility Treatment? What impact does infertility have on psychological well-being? What if my eggs don’t fertilize? What are my options if I decide not to use my stored embryos? What if I don’t respond to the drugs for ovarian stimulation? Should we have genetic testing? What is third party reproduction? Do I need intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICS