ZIFT Video

ZIFT (Zygote Intrafallopian transfer) is a better option for transferring embryos back into the body. Remember that an embryo on Day 1, 2 3 belongs in the fallopian tube - not in the petri dish or the uterus ! Rather than put embryos into the uterus on Day 2 or 3, it...

Atlas of ultrasound images during early pregnancy

After the tense 2 weeks wait, you then have to start monitoring your HCG levels, to confirm they are rising well. However, the hurdles do not stop here. After the HCG levels have risen well, you then need to start doing serial ultrasound scans to confirm your p...

What every Gynaecologist should know about what happens in an IVF lab?

The gynaecologist in an infertility clinic is responsible for the clinical part of the treatment. However, it is critical for every gynaecologist to know what goes on in the IVF Lab.Dr. Sai, Senior Embryologist, Malpani Infertility Clinic Pvt. Ltd. The gynaecologist in...

D & C Procedure Gone Wrong - A True Story!!

A real life story of how D&C damaged a patient's fertility. Learn how to avoid such situations. There is No Such Thing as Minor Surgery !! One patient's experience with D&C damaged her Fertility. Read How. There is no such thing as a Minor O...

Why I like Treating Patients Who Ask Questions !

While some infertility doctors discourage patients from asking questions, I enjoy these patients. They help me to learn to see things from a patient's perspective and improve my ability to empathise. Most doctors discourage patients from asking questions. T...

Natural Cycle IVF

Natural cycle IVF (in vitro fertilization) is a safe & natural approach with increasing success rates. Book a consultation at one of our fertility clinics. Patients with poor ovarian reserve ( diminished ovarian reserve or DOR) can be challenging patients to treat. The...

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

                                  Sometimes nature needs help to start a pregnancy - and the doctor can do this by giving the sperm a piggy back ride through a fine tube into the body. This procedure is called intrauterine insemination (IUI) or artificial insemination...

Anejaculation : When a man cannot ejaculate

Anejaculation is the inability to ejaculate semen despite stimulation of the penis by intercourse or masturbation. It is a fairly common problem, and is often confused with erectile dysfunction. Dr Rupin Shah Dr Rupin Shah is the male infertility speciali...

Testis biopsy

A testis biopsy is a quick, simple surgical procedure for judging testicular function. It should be done only for men with azoospermia ( zero sperm count). It takes about 10 minutes to do. A testis biopsy is done in order to find out whether sperm produc...

Absent vas deferens - Congenital absence of the vas

Men with an absent vas deferens ( the tube which carries the sperm from the epididymis to the urethra ) have azoospermia, with a low volume ejaculate; acidic pH; and no fructose in the semen. This is because their seminal vesicles are also absent. The vas deferens is...