In vitro fertilization (IVF)

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In vitro fertilization (IVF)

There are more than 5 millions children in the world born after IVF (test tube baby).

The ovaries are stimulated by gonadotropins to obtain more matured eggs. Eggs are then aspirated from the ovaries under the ultrasound control and fertilized in the laboratory by partner’s or donor’s sperm.

A fertilized egg (embryo) is then transferred in the woman’s womb. The surplus embryos with good quality are cryopreserved and can be used later. There are two methods for fertilization in the IVF laboratory: standard IVF and intracytoplasmics microinjection (ICSI).

The later method is developed for male factor infertility.