In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a multi-step process in which eggs (Oocytes) are extracted from the woman’s ovary (where the eggs are produced), fertilized by sperm in a laboratory and cultured into early embryos. A portion of these embryos may then be transferred into the woman’s uterus and those not transferred may be cryo-preserved (frozen) for a transfer at a later time. The fallopian tubal damage is the chief indication for anyone to consider IVF. Fortis is one of the best IVF treatment center in Bangalore. We come with a team of successful fertility doctors.

Louise Brown, the first IVF (in vitro fertilization) success, was born in 1978 from a mother whose fallopian tubes were irreparably closed.

Some of the factors to be considered before starting IVF programme for any patients include:

  • Duration of infertility
  • Age of the female partner
  • Previous Infertility Treatment
  • Associated Medical problems in the couple
  • Female – Endometriosis, Blocked tube, fibroids etc.
  • Male – Poor sperm count, mortality, absence of sperm (azoospermia)

In-Vitro Fertilization – Patients Flow Chart:

  • Sub-fertile couple
  • Infertility centre
  • Infertility specialist
  • Assessment of the couple
  • Treatment
  • Ovarian stimulation with hormones
  • Ultrasound monitoring
  • Oocyte retrieval or egg collection
  • Fertilization check
  • Embryo transfer
  • Pregnancy check


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