IVF

Screening & Tests

Male Diagnosis
Male Diagnosis

A male′s infertility is diagnosed based on the analysis of his sperm determining the quality, quantity and movement of his sperm:

Other Tests & Assessment
Other Tests & Assessment

There are other tests which relate to important physical parameters that indicate vitality and general well being of either partner:

Types of Infertility Tests

An ultrasound is a non-invasive (skin is not cut) procedure to assess the organs and structures within the female pelvis. It allows quick

Sonohysterogram (SHG)

Blood tests that might be needed include day 3 follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), estradiol (E2), AMH, prolactin

Chromosomal Karyotyping

We’re going to look into the best methods of evaluation to check adrenal hormones (cortisol) and sex hormones like testosterone, estrogen

Ovarian Reserve Testing

The diagnosis of male infertility depends upon a descriptive of semen, the number of spermatozoa present in the ejaculate, their motility and

Semen Analysis

There are 2 types of genetic testing, which can be added to the In-Vitro-Fertilization (IVF) or Intra-cytoplasmatic-sperm-injection (ICSI)

PGS PGD

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a test done to detect if genetic abnormalities, present in one of the parents, are passed over to the

Endometrial Receptiveness (ERA)

Dr. Fatemi Speaks on Infertility Screening

After the preliminary meeting with the infertile couple they have to undergo screening, it is important to re-emphasize that both partners need to be tested since not having children is a couple′s issue, since it is important to pin point the exact problem or the reason for the infertility. As mentioned before, the sperm needs to be analyzed but also blood tests and endocrine assessment of both partners have to...

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