IVF as great as a treatment option for infertile couples, because
it is the final common pathway for bypassing all kinds of infertility.
However, please also remember that it's a great diagnostic tool as well ,
because it provides us information which no other test can do today.
For example, lots of women don't get pregnant because
their eggs are of poor quality; or the man's sperm count and motility may be
normal, but the sperm is functionally incompetent. This is the problem of poor
quality eggs and lazy sperm, but there's no test to assess gamete function
currently, and these patients are often labelled as having "unexplained
This is why IVF is so useful, because it allows us to see
what happens when you put the eggs and sperm together in the test tube.
Are the eggs mature ? of good quality? Are they able to
And are sperms able to fertilize the egg?
Fertilisation is the true test of the fertilizing capacity
of the gametes, and the only way we can get that answer is by doing IVF !
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