Fertility Treatment

  • Frozen Embryos may have Higher Pregnancy Rates than Fresh Embryos

    Frozen Embryos, Fresh Embryos, and Pregnancy Rates Recent data demonstrates that cryopreserved (frozen) embryos may have a greater chance of producing a pregnancy than fresh embryos.  The possible reasons for this are many: (1)    The hormone levels associated with an IVF cycle are much higher than what is experienced during a natural cycle.  Whereas the […]

  • What is PGD and Why is it Useful?

    Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a way to test embryos for genetic defects prior to performing an embryo transfer.   PGD was developed in the early 1990′s and has recently undergone many improvements.  We are now able to evaluate all chromosomes in a comprehensive manner that was nto available until recently.

  • My data and research evaluating endometrial receptivity during IVF cycles.

    Endometrial thickness has been demonstrated in multiple studies to be a factor in assisted reproduction success.   Although there are few data to indicate the efficacy of adjunct medical therapies, the use of these adjuvant therapies to enhance endometrial receptivity is increasing. It is important to emphasize that most of the published studies were performed in […]

  • Endometrial receptivity and Endometrial Thickness are crucial during IVF Cycles

    The endometrium or uterine lining is important to reproduction since the embryo must implant into the endometrium of the uterus to initiate a pregnancy.  Prior to an IVF attempt, it is important to ensure that the uterine cavity is normal.  This can be done using many different techniques.  The most accurate ways to evaluate the […]

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