What assisted reproduction techniques take place in the lab?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 09/14/2017

Except for timed intercourse, the rest of assisted reproduction techniques take place outside the woman’s body, in the lab. IUI, IVF, IVF/ICSI, PGD… In the case of IUI, even though fertilization occurs inside the patient’s body, the lab is necessary for the semen sample to be prepared (sperm capacitation).

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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