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BUSINESSWORLD COVER STORY - 24 JUNE 2002 World Class Surgeries

BUSINESSWORLD COVER STORY - 24 JUNE 2002 World Class Surgeries Businessworld Magazine, India's leading business newsmagazine , ran a cover story on World Class Surgeries, which described the state-of-the-art treatment now available at leading Indian hospitals (24...

Certifying the quality of an IVF lab

Patients know that there is a lot of variability between the success rates of IVF clinics, and they are not sure how to make sure that they one they select is a good clinic or not. Should they go by their family doctor's advice ? or the size of the advertisement the c...

Information Therapy for IVF patients

  One of the reason IVF cycles can be so stressful is because patients are so poorly prepared for it. For one thing, they have very unrealistic expectations , and they expect that they're going to get pregnant in the first cycle itself.   Now I understand th...

Juggling with Genetics

Afternoon Despatch and Courier, By Tara Patel Is there such a thing as a tailor-made baby? No such thing yet, exclaimed a bemused British Doctor, Dr. Alan Thornhill, visiting Mumbai and India for the third time --- this time in association with city doctor Dr. Aniruddh...

Why I enjoy teaching IVF patients

                        When doing an IVF cycle for my patients, I often ask them to point out their follicles during the ultrasound scans; or to tell me which of their embryos is of the best quality when we show them these in the IVF lab. Many patients are quite take...

Male Infertility Testing : Semen Analysis , Sperm Counts . Testing the Man's Fertility

  Why should the man be tested first ? Where should the semen analysis be done ? How do I provide a sample for semen analysis ?   Why should the man be tested first ? In the past, infertility was blamed wholly and solely on the woman. This may have been to prote...

Approaches that Doctors Take when a Patient's IVF Cycle Fails

                               There's a lot of pressure on IVF doctors when an IVF cycle fails. Patients want a baby - and since they have not succeeded, they want answers as to why the cycle failed ! Three Approaches  Doctors will take one of 3 approaches. Many...

Are Blood Tests and Ultrasound Scans of any use for Testing the Infertile Man ? The Testis Biopsy

  What blood tests can be done for infertile men ? Of what use is an ultrasound exam in evaluating an infertile man ? Of what use is a testicular biopsy ?   What blood tests can be done for infertile men ? Blood Tests for Men For most infertile men, the semen a...

Keeping Up With the Jones

Mid-Day, By Vidya Shivram Dr Amy Jones's contribution to mankind is teaching medical centres to implement a new infertility treatment technique She is all 25. A love for travelling combined with a love for work appears to have brought Dr Amy Jones to Mumbai. An embry...

How to make the right decision

                                   Infertile couples have to make many decisions. Should they do IVF ? How do they select the right clinic ? How many IVF cycles should they do ? Should they consider using donor eggs ? or adoption ? When should they call it a day ? T...