Tag: transvaginal ultrasound

Uterine polyps

Location of uterine polyps

Uterine polyps consist of alterations of endometrial epithelium. Cells grow massively as a tumor, generally a benign one, but occasionally they can turn into a malign tumor. Those cell mass can be responsible for female infertility.

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Prognostic value of the postcoital test

Fertility test

The following article talks about the controversy surrounding the use of a method of diagnosis of fertility: the postcoital test. It consists of analyzing the cervical mucus of women after intercourse to determine fertility.

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Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)

Fertilization process

The gamete intrafallopian transfer is a technique which couples choose over other reproductive treatments due to moral reasons. However it is now often used due to its technical complexity, low success rates and complications that may arise from it.

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Preparing for ovarian stimulation

Transvaginal ultrasound

The moment a woman decides to undergo an assisted reproduction treatment, a hormonal treatment that will stimualte the production of eggs and prepare the endometrium, should be started.

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Symptoms of endometriosis

Pelvic pain

Endometriosis is quite common. Sometimes it can be inherited and it probably begins when a woman starts having the period. Nevertheless, it’s not usually diagnosed until the 25 – 35 years. Which are the symptoms?

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Follicular puncture

Oocytes released after ovarian diathermy

Also known as egg retrieval, it is carried out within several assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization, ICSI or even women who decide to become egg donors.

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