Preimplantation genetic diagnosis

Dr. Liene Kornejeva, Geneticist   It is believed that genetic diseases is growing rapidly all over the world. Nevertheless, it is important to know that the number of diseases does not increase, but diagnostic capabilities become much more accessible, as well as new genetic diseases are detected. Possibility to specify the name of the disease sometimes provides family an opportunity to choose...

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How can I improve IVF results?

What methods helps to improve IVF results? Cult-Active. It is an innovative method that is used in order to activate egg after fertilization. A small amount of fertilized cells indicates that eggs are immature. Protein contained in sperm starts the activation of the egg. Upon cultivation of the egg occurs a rapid increase in intracellular calcium concentration. EmbryoGen. Until recently it was...

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SPERM DONATION

 To whom Sperm Donation is advised? - To a couple in which female is fertile but her male partner have a very poor sperm (oligozoospermia) or no spermatozoons in his semen (azoospermia).- When woman without of male partner wants to have a child.- If male partner has ascertained microdeletion syndrome, also known as the azoospermia factor (AZF).- In a case when there is a high risk of...

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Different Research Methods of the Embryological Material

Embryo preimplantation genetic testing (PGS – preimplantation genetic screening) in aim to select chromosomal normal embryos for embryo transfer has launched in late 80’s evolving from FISH analysis to comprehensive chromosome screening by other methods. Some reproductive genetic laboratories worldwide still utilizes FISH as a main tool for PGS despite the fact that in 2007 a multicenter,...

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Reproductive Genetics
Reproductive Genetics

To whom Reproductive Genetics is recommended? Visit to the geneticist is required to get comprehensive survey of couples in cases if: parents has a known genetic disease or confirmed chromosomal abnormalities there were repeated spontaneous abortions during pregnancy were found structural abnormalities of the fetus revealed changes in the screening of pregnant which indicate an increased risk...

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Reproductive Tissue Bank
Reproductive Tissue Bank

Why is necessary to create Reproductive Tissue Bank? In the cycle of infertility treatment, several eggs can be fertilized from which the embryos are created. Typically, one or two embryos are introduced into the uterus, and the remaining are sent to freezing. The embryos can be safely stored in Reproductive Tissue Bank, waiting for the next embryo transfer. When the couple will plan another...

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