Unexplained Infertility: Insemination or IVF?
It is a common subject of discussion with couples having normal sperm, tubes and ovaries, and over two years of infertility, the option of insemination with or without superovulation or to an IVF treatment.
Treatments for patients with testicular tumor, effects and maintenance of fertility
In recent decades, there has been an increase in the incidence of testicular cancer affecting males mainly of 20-35 years of age and industrial city residents. The toxicity of the antineoplastic therapies to male genital cells is now unchallenged and can cause chromosomal abnormalities to the spermatozoa such as aneuploidies, structural chromosomal abnormalities or mutations.
Creation of fully functional oocytes after polar body transplantation: new hope for treatment of patients with oocyte quality problems
A new technique has been developed experimentally in IVF for the creation of new and fully functional oocytes, which will carry the genome of the "maternal" ovum from which they originate, in women with abnormal ova. IVF patients with cytoplasmically "aged" ova, the quality of which does not allow them to have their own biological child, may use in the near future a new method that will make their dream come true.
Important honorable achievement of Embryogenesis Consultant Clinical Embryologist Dr. Konstantinos A. Economou
Embryogenesis consultant clinical embryologist Dr. Konstantinos A. Economou, was kindly invited to join the international English scientific journal of obstetrics, gynaecology and IVF “EC Gynaecology Journal”, as an “Honorable Editorial Board Member”. Following Dr. Economou’s acceptance of the position the editorial board of the journal requested Dr. Economou to provide the journal with the Editorial Article for month June. The article was peer reviewed, accepted and published by the journal on 7 June 2017. The full text article can be found below.
Application of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy on live human sperm
A scientific team at the University of Sheffield has successfully used the technique of magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to sort “good” sperm from “poor” sperm based on the detection of differences in their molecular composition and metabolism.
Participation at the 33rd ESHRE Annual Meeting
Mr. Karamalegos Christos, Embryologist, Head of Hematology Tests and Research and Development at Embryogenesis, will participate at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).