IVF, In Vitro Fertilization, a treatment done outside the body to fertilize after collecting the man’s sperm & woman’s egg in a vitro. The complete process, with collecting the eggs from woman’s ovaries till to place the developed embryo into the woman’s uterus, is all controlled by laboratory environment.
Implantation of resulting embryo is done by Embryo Transfer Technique just to place in the lining of the woman’s womb to make her pregnant naturally.
IVF treatment is performed to help the woman at every step to become her pregnant. And lots of following situations are followed to obtain IVF such as,
Inj-Superfact /Decapeptyl is started to down regulate the pituitary. Uterine sounding assesses the length and direction of the cervical canal.
Levels of estrogen and LH are evaluated to confirm down regulation. If E2 levels are below1, a check scan is done to look for cysts and stimulation is started.
Follicle sizes are measured, and, to assess the growth of follicles and thickness of the endometrium, levels of E2 and LH are taken.
Alternate day scans determine the growth of follicles. When 3 follicles are larger than 18mm, Inj HCG is given and egg pickup is done after 351/2 hours.