An Overview of Cryopreservation

Cryopreservation is the procedure that makes it possible to stabilize the cells at sub-freezing temperatures. Many advances in this technology have led to the emergence of methods that allow for long-term, low-temperature maintenance of sperm, ova, and embryos. Cryopreservation is an integral part of assisted reproductive therapy, and is vital for the preservation of fertility […]

Guidelines For Choosing A Fertility Specialist

For women and couples who are struggling to start a family, there is a similar sequence of events. After the first few months of unsuccessful attempts, one or both partners seek medical advice. Sometimes these sources of advice include the Internet, friends in the medical or paramedical fields, or an actual consultation with a gynecologist […]

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is a procedure where a sperm cell is injected directly into an ovum in vitro. ICSI is recommended for couples faced with male infertility, such as low sperm count, poor sperm motility, poor sperm quality, sperm unable to penetrate an egg; or azoospermia, the absence of sperm in semen. Sperm may […]