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preimplantation genetic diagnosis
Preimplantation Genetic Testing
In this five part series preimplantation genetic testing is defined and the categories of genetic disorders that preimplantation genetic testing may identify are described. Preimplantation genetic testing for diagnosis is…
Natural and Minimal IVF: Caveat Emptor
Environment friendly business promotions have a receptive audience. Cost consciousness together with ‘green’ polices embracing such terms as ‘small is beautiful’ and ‘less is better’ can be a good thing.…
What Are the Risks with IVF?
What are the true risks of in vitro fertilization? Often thought as “the great equalizer”, the internet is information-laden. However, not all sources are equitable.  Deciphering amongst myth, opinion and…
Chronic Endometritis
Chronic endometritis is chronic inflammation (“itis”) of the endometrium (the uterine lining).  Chronic inflammation may hinder normal implantation of an embryo and its subsequent development. A patient with good embryo morphologic…
Uterine Fibroids and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Uterine fibroids are associated with miscarriages and may be a cause of recurrent pregnancy loss.  A recent study from the United Kingdom (Human Reproduction 26:3274;2011) found that the intrauterine cavity was distorted…