How Successful Is IVF with ICSI? - Pregnancy & Live Birth Rates
ICSI is a type of IVF that helps increase the odds of fertilization and therefore increases success. On average, the fertilization rate of ICSI ranges between 50 and 80 percent. IVF with ICSI is primarily indicated for cases of male factor infertility. Learn more about the pregnancy and live birth rates here. Read more
What Does Assisted Hatching (AHA) Mean in IVF?
Assisted hatching is a technique used to make it easier for the embryo to break through its protein-rich coat, the zona pellucida (ZP). The aim is to enable implantation and, therefore, increase the chances for pregnancy in some particular cases. Read more
Day 5 vs. Day 3 Embryo Transfer - What Are the Pros & Cons?
Which is better, a day 3 or a day 5 embryo transfer? While blastocyst (day 5) embryo transfers have been suggested to improve the pregnancy success rates of IVF, actually both options have a series of pros and cons. Learn how to make a well-informed decision with this guide. Read more
Testicular Disorders & Infertility - Impact on Reproductive Function
By testicular causes for male infertility we refer to all testicular disorders and conditions that can cause male infertility, either congenital or acquired. There are several treatment options available depending on the extent to which they affect sperm production. Read more