Welcome. In Vitro Fertilization. Hariom Yadav 1 , Shalini Jain 1 and Mukesh Yadav 2 1 Animal Biochemistry Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132001, Haryana, INDIA 2 SOS in Chemistry, Jiwaji University, Gwalior-474011, M.P., INDIA
In vitro: in glass
Fertilization: Ova + Sperm
Mix in a test tube
Stands for intracytoplasmic sperm injection. This process is used to inject a single sperm into each egg before the fertilized eggs are put back into the woman's body. The procedure may be used if the male has a low sperm count.
Superovulation Stimulates Egg Development
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)
Success rates vary widely between clinics and between physicians performing the procedure and implantation does not guarantee pregnancy. Therefore, the procedure may have to be repeated more than once to achieve pregnancy. However, success rates have improved in recent years, up from 20% in 1995 to 27% in 2001.
An ectopic or multiple pregnancy may abort spontaneously or may require termination if the health of the mother is at risk. The number of multiple pregnancies has decreased in recent years as technical advances and professional guidelines have led to implanting of fewer embryos per attempt.
Pregnancy past menopause