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Endometrial Receptivity

Female reproduction
June 28, 2015 No Comments

Improving IVF results – Hydrosalpinx

Hydrosalpinx is a Fallopian tube filled with  fluid . It is now recognized that IVF results of patients with Hydrosalpinx undergoing IVF is only one-half that of women who do not have Hydrosalpinges  Moreover, in ... Keep Reading
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June 10, 2015 No Comments

Should couples have sex around embryo transfer time?

One of the most common questions coming from my patients who are about to have an Embryo Transfer or just had one, is whether sex is allowed.  Many couples decide ... Keep Reading
June 8, 2015 No Comments

The role of ultrasound in embryo transfer – can it improve IVF results?

The main principle of successful embryo transfer is the atraumatic, gentle placement of high quality embryos within the endometrial cavity. These goals are best achieved with an ultrasound-guided transfer,  avoiding any contact of the catheter ... Keep Reading
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May 3, 2015 No Comments

How does endometrial scratching help implantation?

New research and evidence suggests that scratching the uterine lining causes a ‘repair reaction’ which may increase embryo implantation rates and improve IVF outcome: the repair process releases growth factors, hormones and chemicals. The new ... Keep Reading
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May 3, 2015 No Comments

Endometrial receptivity

Successful implantation requires a receptive endometrium, a normal and functional embryo at the blastocyst development stage (define) and syncronised dialoge between maternal and embryonic tissues. The implantation process may be classifid ... Keep Reading