Also known as test-tube baby , it is to join in the laboratory oocytes obtained by follicular aspiration and sperm previously trained in the laboratory. Once fertilized oocytes and formed embryos are transferred to the woman’s uterus to continue development naturally.
It is a method comprising the following steps:
Hyperstimulation controlled ovarian:
It is done through a hormonal treatment to ensure multiple follicular development. This process starts between the second and third day of menstruation , lasts approximately 10 days and goes through monitoring or transvaginal ultrasound(ultrasound monitoring ovulation).
It is carried out in a coordinated manner by the professional team whose main goal is to retrieve the eggs contained within follicles . It is performed under epidural or intravenous anesthesia, and intravaginal ultrasound-guided. This procedure takes about 40 minutes and then the patient rests an average of 2 hours to later return home.
It is performed in the laboratory after evaluating the quality of oocytes and sperm sample train by placing a droplet of sperm trained for each egg. fertilization and every 24 hours then evaluates cell multiplication.
Embryo transfer (TE):
It is the procedure that is deposited in the woman’s uterus embryos generated in the laboratory of IVF between day 3 and 5 of life of the embryo . This procedure is performed without anesthesia on an outpatient basis .