Culturing Embryos in individual droplets acts like low cost Embryoscope - a photo essay

(FRIDAY, MAY 09, 2014) This is a guest post by Dr. Sai, Head Embryologist, Malpani Infertility Clinic Pvt. Ltd. The desired outcome of IVF is a healthy baby . This is why transferring a single top quality embryo which will implant is the ultimate g...

Why are Indian health insurance companies so reluctant to engage with their customers ?

(Wednesday, May 07, 2014) I recently spoke to a health insurance company executive . I suggested to him that the best way that health insurance companies can stop hemorrhaging money with their ever increasing claims loss ratios because of the epidemic of...

Patient compliments from Malpani Infertility Clinic

(Saturday, May 10, 2014)

Study shows older women should opt for IVF Treatment directly

(Saturday, May 10, 2014) A randomized controlled trial in older women with unexplained infertility to compare treatment initiated with two cycles of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation/IUI versus immediate IVF demonstrated superior pregnancy rates with fewer treatmen...

A complaint is a gift - handling patient complaints at Malpani Infertility Clinic

(Saturday, May 10, 2014) Like all doctors, I love hearing compliments and getting chocolates when patients get pregnant after IVF. IVF can be a happy specialty, as we help to change people's lifes for the better by giving them a deeply loved child. Like all doctors,...

Endometriosis - laparoscopy or IVF

                                                Patients with endometriosis who are infertile are often very confused. They don't know which doctor they should go to ? Gynecologist ? Infertility specialist ? and what treatment they should take. The first point...

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...

Store your Embryos using Vitrification

Vitrification is an exciting new technique which is used to cryopreserve (freeze) supernumerary eggs and embryos. Using ultrarapid (flash) freezing techniques, it's now possible to efficiently store spare eggs and embryos, so they can be used later on to achieve a pregn...

Lasers in the IVF lab

                                              IVF is one of modern medicine's dramatic success stories. After a considerable amount of experience, lasers have been successfully integrated into routine IVF practice, and are now found in most advanced and well-equipped...

What Should a Patient Do When Doctors Disagree ?

                                 There may be instances when you go for a second opinion and you end up in a situation wherein the doctors disagree with each other. Here is what you need to do in such situations. Things to do  I saw a patient who...