Tag: assisted reproduction techniques

Success rates for egg and sperm donation in Greece

Donor conception success rates

Greek fertility centers are not legally bound to make their statistics public. For this reason, determining success rates for fertility treatments in Greece becomes complicated. However, there is prove that the use of donor gametes improves the outcomes of fertility treatments, especially when using donor eggs.

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

Process of PGD

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) consists in separating a cell from the embryo—which continues its development without this cell— in order to analyze the genetic information of such cell, since it is the same as the rest of the embryo. The purpose is to check whether there is any genetic abnormality before carrying out the embryo transfer into the woman’s womb.

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Results after artificial insemination

Success rate for AI

Apart from the previous requirements, it is highly important that women are under 35 in order to achieve success after artificial insemination. In such way, the pregnancy rate would rise up to 20% per cycle; after 4 inseminations, the chances for pregnancy using husband’s sperm rise up to 60%, while they increase by 10% with insemination by donor.

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Assisted Reproduction in Spain

Fertility treatment

Spain has become one of the most prestigious countries in assisted reproduction. A comprehensive legislation and professional excellence have transformed this country into a favourite reproductive tourism destination.

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Endometriosis and fertility

Female sterility due to endometriosis

This illness may cause sterility due to several reasons: it aters the hormonal levels of women (producing irregularities in the ovarian cycle) and furthermore, it can provoke difficulties when it comes to the implantation of the embryo.

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Male fertility test

Male spermatic quality

The sperm analysis is extremely useful when it comes to recommending any fertility treatment, but, what is studied with these analyses?

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