Assisted Reproduction Technique

Assisted Reproduction Technique is the umbrella term given to describe a number of different treatments that can be performed to achieve pregnancy.
The following conditions / situations warrant the implementation of ART

Female Partner

Tubal factor

  • Tubal blockage due to infection and associated complications
  • Patent but non functional tubes
  • Previously sterilized and in those whom recanalisation is not feasible
  • Congenital absence of tubes

Unexplained infertility

  • Age of the women is more than 36 years, IVF is an earlier option
  • Following six or more failures with intrauterine insemination

 

Polycystic ovarian disease

If there is persistent elevation of LH, failure of six or more attempts of intrauterine Insemination or following a poor response to conventional ovulation inducing agents

Endometriosis

In cases of severe endometriosis and in those cases of mild to moderate where Conventional treatment regimes have failed (as in unexplained)

Cervical factor/immunological infertility

Presence of Antisperm antibodies either in the cervical mucous or in serology

Male Partner

  • Unexplained infertility
  • Immunological infertility
  • Severe oligoasthenozoospermia
  • Azoospermia – if the couple are unwilling for therapeutic donor insemination
  • Any congenital conditions requiring sperm retrieval procedures from the epididymis or testis

 

ASSISTED REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

  • Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI)
  • In Virto Fertilization
  • Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
  • Tubal Procedures
  • Embryo Transfer (ET)
  • Laser Hatching
  • Cryopreservation
  • Blastocyst Transfer
  • Sequential Transfer
  • Donor Programme
  • Surrogacy