15:52 1st July 2019 | Cryopreservation
...It is gradually becoming very popular to freeze one’s gametes, especially oocytes (or eggs)
21:46 9th December 2017 | Transport IVF
InTransport IVF was first developed and tested by Plachot et al. in France and by Feichtinger and Kemeter in Vienna.
It involves the transport of oocytes (mature ova/eggs) from a clinic to an IVF lab. Once they reach the IVF lab they can be fertilised and cultured.
The resultant embryos are then transported back to the original clinic for transfer. Highly trusted incubators, known as gamete transporters, are used for the transport ...
06:34 23rd June 2016 | Fertility Options
Have you seen the cost comparisons and success rates on our website,which have compared us with other fertility clinics in Nigeria and around the world?
The first thing to understand is that all our costs do not necessarily apply to you and your partner. Our FertilitySure assessment programme has been designed to start with the basic tests and progress to more complex tests as may be required [hyperlink to FertilitySure Lite, Comprehe...
17:31 9th February 2016 | Cancer
Cancer is not an easy subject to discuss, particularly for women who want to become pregnant. Fertility problems may occur when cancer or cancer treatments damage glands or organs involved in reproduction such as the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, the uterus, and the cervix. The ovaries are particularly important because it is where the eggs are stored. Any damage to the ovaries can cause a decrease in the total number of eggs in both ov...
04:58 17th March 2013 | Sperm Donor
There is a risk of transferring HIV infection with the use of donor sperm. Screening the donor before obtaining the semen sample should eliminate this risk but it may take up to three months for an infected person to test positive for HIV. This situation is managed by testing all potential donors and only processing semen samples from donors that have been confirmed HIV free. These samples are then cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen (froz...
05:00 14th March 2013 | HIV
It may take up to three months (window period) for an HIV infected person to develop a positive HIV test. This means that even though an ovum donor may screen negative at the time of embryo transfer into a recipient, there could be a risk of transmitting the HIV virus because the donor could be within this “window period”. The egg, like the sperm does not get infected with the HIV virus. Sperm is transferred with other cells that could ...
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