Making sense of your IVF superovulation protocol

Superovulation forms the heart of modern IVF. The principles of any superovulation protocol for IVF are extremely simple. Here are some things that you need to know about your IVF superovulation protocol. One of my patients recently asked me - Which prot...

All about embryo transfer

The embryo transfer is the final medical step in an IVF treatment cycle. In one sense, this is the climax of the medical treatment, because the embryos represent the end-product of the IVF laboratory. A good IVF clinic, working in sync with a good IVF lab will generate...

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Laparoscopic Ovarian Cauterisation

An alternative treatment option uses laparoscopy to treat patients with PCOD. During operative laparoscopy, a laser or cautery is used to drill multiple holes through the thickened ovarian capsule. This procedure is called laparoscopic ovarian cauterisation or ovarian d...

Why do patients come to India for IVF treatment ?

This website has an excellent study on Trans-national Reproduction: An exploratory study of UK residents who travel abroad for fertility treatment. It is estimated that over 40 million women worldwide are currently seeking fertility treatment. There are indications tha...

Why I love my job

Dr. Saiprasad Gundeti, Chief Embryologist, MALPANI INFERTILITY CLINIC PVT. LTD. I am a Clinical Embryologist and I love my job. Every day, I get to help infertile patients and guide them through the challenging process of IVF, so they can hold their deeply cherished bab...

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...

ZIFT - Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer

ZIFT, zygote intrafallopian transfer, is a more advanced option in which the fertilized and dividing embryo (early cleavage stage embryo) is transferred to the fallopian tube during laparoscopy. ZIFT, zygote intrafallopian transfer, is a more advanced option in which...

Natural Cycle IVF - Procedure, Treatment Plan and Benefits

Summary: Natural cycle IVF and Mini IVF are safe, repeatable, budget friendly treatment procedures with good success rates in patients with poor ovarian reserve.This is a kinder, holistic approach, which takes advantage of your body's own hormones! Body: Na...

Top Ten Tips for Facing Infertility

                                           Dealing with infertility is a psychological challenge. But it gets easier when you have expert advise you can trust. One of the most amusing books I have read on infertility is : A Few Good Eggs : Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming...