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Latest Oocyte cryopreservation Stories

2010-02-09 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Partners Medical Group, Inc. announces the launch of the Success Prime IVF Program, an IVF money back guarantee for best-case patients. "The Success Prime Program is really very simple," says Dr. Arthur Wisot of Reproductive Partners. "If we determine that you are an eligible candidate, and if you do not get pregnant with embryos from either a fresh or frozen embryo IVF cycle, you will receive a refund of the Global Fee of $11,650 standard...

2010-01-21 12:15:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fertility specialists responsible for the first pregnancy in the Pacific Northwest resulting from frozen human eggs are hailing new research showing that frozen eggs can be as effective as fresh eggs in helping previously infertile women achieve pregnancy. Among new studies presented at the meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in October was one from Reproductive Biology Associates of Atlanta, finding that 85 percent of eggs survived...

2009-11-02 13:33:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Egg Bank (TWEB), an international agency for the donation of human eggs to infertile women, announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with a European fertility clinic to provide American women with in vitro fertilization (IVF) of donated frozen eggs at or less than the cost of staying home for such treatment. The exclusive partnership is between TWEB and IVI in Alicante, Spain, the world's largest IVF center for frozen donated eggs. It boasts one...

2009-10-21 11:43:49

The proportion of in vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple births was lower in the eight states that provide insurance coverage for couples seeking IVF treatment, primarily due to fewer embryos transferred per cycle, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in an abstract presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, October 17-21. IVF remains an expensive treatment option for those with infertility, and many cannot afford it. A course of treatment...

2009-06-30 11:14:44

 Transferring just one embryo at a time to a woman's womb after embryos have undergone preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and freezing at the blastocyst stage has become a real option after researchers achieved pregnancy rates that were as good as those for blastocysts that had not had a cell removed for PGD before freezing. Their results mean that it will be possible to reduce the number of multiple pregnancies after PGD and the consequent complications associated with these...

2009-04-28 08:37:00

MDs Debate Effectiveness of 'Micro IVF,' also referred to as 'Mini IVF' or 'Minimal Stimulation IVF' at FertilityTies.com LOS ANGELES, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Several esteemed reproductive endocrinologists are now weighing in at FertilityTies.com on the subject of the new "Micro IVF," also called "Mini IVF" or "Minimal Stimulation IVF." FertilityTies is the only comprehensive online community and social network providing 24-7-365 support on fertility matters, connecting members with peers...

2009-03-24 08:42:01

Many couples who have trouble conceiving a child have turned to a process known as in vitro fertilization. The resulting embryos are then transferred back into the woman or placed in storage. More than 400,000 embryos are currently in storage in the United States. The quality of the egg is often the single greatest factor in the viability of the embryo, yet fertility experts lack a good method for assessing the eggs.Barry Behr, PhD, HCLD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at...

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2009-03-19 14:25:54

For the first time, a method of preserving the possibility of conceiving children for females who must undergo cancer treatment that results in infertility has successfully come to fruition, Reuters reported.   A special procedure, developed by specialists at McGill University in Montreal, in which immature eggs ("oocytes") are removed from a woman's ovaries, then the oocytes are induced to mature in a lab dish, and finally they are preserved in a deep-freezer.  The oocytes...

2008-12-08 08:26:28

Currently there are about 500,000 frozen, stored embryos in the United States. The debate about what to do with a frozen embryo after a couple is finished having children may be more complicated than it appears. In the largest study of its kind, 1,000 fertility patients shed light on the dilemmas couples face as they decide what to do with unused frozen embryos. Most people studied felt responsible for the leftover embryos, but more than half were opposed to implanting the embryos into anyone...

2008-11-07 09:00:24

ROCKLAND, Mass., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, announced the launch of the Human Oocyte Preservation Experience (HOPE) Registry surrounding next week's 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). The HOPE Registry is the only comprehensive national patient registry in the United States designed to study the safety and efficacy of oocyte cryopreservation procedures, commonly known as egg freezing....


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