Aug 20, 2020
"It does seem to hold true that ICSI is beneficial when you fertilize eggs that have been previously cryopreserved because there are some changes that occur in the zona pellucida and the structure of the egg itself." - Denis Vaughan, M.D.
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection or ICSI is a micromanipulation procedure in which...
Jul 30, 2020
"So the stakes are very high when you store cryopreserved embryos, eggs, sperm, testicular tissue, ovarian tissue, but even higher stakes when you cryopreserve and store tissue from cancer patients."
--Sangita Jindal, Ph.D.
In 2018, there were a number of notable failures of cryostorage which caused concern for patients...
Jul 23, 2020
"One of the biggest challenges that PGT (preimplantation genetic testing) has presented to the field of IVF is this phenomenon of mosaic results - these results that neither clearly normal nor clearly abnormal but somewhere in between." - Emily Mounts, MS, CGC
Mosaicism is very challenging topic and there are many...
May 7, 2020
In this episode, Dr. Karl Hansen reviews a recent ASRM Practice
Committee guideline on unexplained infertility.
Dr. Hansen is Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the James A. Merrill Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, at the University of...