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Surgical Sperm Retrieval

                                                 For patients with azoospermia, surgical sperm, harvesting techniques need to be used to retrieve the sperm. This is called surgical sperm retrieval or recovery. A number of methods have been devised to recover sp...

Why are men so reluctant to get their sperm tested ?

                                   Most men are very reluctant to get their sperm tested for various reasons. It's scary, humiliating and casts doubts on their masculinity. Moreover, most men mistakenly believe that having a baby is exclusively a woman's responsibility...

Infertility Glossary of Medical Terms

  Abortion: The medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: Complete abortion: A miscarriage in which all of the products of conception have been expelled and the cervix is closed. Habitual abortion: A miscarriage occurring on two or more...

IVF video - ZIFT - Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer

How can we improve the chances of embryo implantation ? What can we do to try to enhance the chances of an embryo becoming a baby ? One option is called ZIFT - zygote intrafallopian transfer, or tubal embryo transfer, in which we transfer the embryos directly into the f...

IVF Treatment for Pregnancy – Understanding the Ins and Outs of IVF

                                            In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an infertility treatment used to address a range of infertility issues. Unfortunately, even though it is among the most successful infertility treatments, is can be challenging and financially...

IVF Video - Fertilization of the Egg

This video shows how the sperm fertilise the egg in the IVF laboratory. This is a great chance to see how life actually begins in vitro ! And it's quite humbling to realise how much bigger the egg is than the sperm - and how many sperm are needed to fertilise just one e...

IVF video - Vaginal ultrasound egg retrieval for IVF

Vaginal ultrasound scanning plays a key role in tracking follicular growth during superovulation in an IVF cycle. This video shows how simple and easy it is . Request your doctor to show you the screen so you can admire your follicles for yourself ! When done by a skill...

IVF video - ICSI - one egg plus one sperm = one embryo!

This video shows the procedure of ICSI ( intracytoplasmic sperm injection) which allows us to inject one sperm precisely into each egg, to achieve fertilisation using a micromanipulator. More Videos Consultation with an IVF specialist Ultrasound monitoring during...

Laser assisted embryo hatching

This video shows how we use laser assisted hatching to soften the zona ( the shell surrounding the embryo) in order to increase the chances of successful embryo implantation. More Videos Consultation with an IVF specialist Ultrasound monitorin...

Consultation with an IVF specialist

The first consultation can create as much anxiety as your first date! This video , which shows Dr Anjali Malpani doing a consultation, will help you prepare better for your first consultation with an IVF specialist. IVF can be stressful - and the first consultation wit...