An operating theatre is unnerving especially if you’ve never been to one before. Sister Myrna walks you through the process of what happens when patients come into the Conceive theatres, what to expect and the overall experience.
Senior staff nurse Lani, who has been with us for over a decade tells us what it is be a nurse in this field and what her job entails. Without our caring and supportive nurses we would not be able to provide the kind of services we do and so a big thank you to… Continue reading What it is to be an infertility specialist nurse?
Recently a young Asian woman, 30 years of age and who had been for 9 years presented to ‘Conceive Hospital’ with a history of being unable to conceive a pregnancy for the 5 years she and her husband had been trying. Her gynaecological history included that of 2 miscarriages both of which occurred at just… Continue reading Uterus Didelphys or Double Womb
Male infertility is rising fast and becoming all-too-prevalent in society. Dr. Gilbert tells us what causes it, how to test for it and offers advice how to protect one’s fertility.
DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS: Absence of evidence during exam is not an evidence of disease absence IMAGING STUDIES Diagnostic imaging may be helpful in the endometriosis diagnosis, but it is not without drawbacks and limitations. Transvaginal or endorectal ultrasonography may reveal ultrasonographic features varying from simple cysts to complex cysts with internal echoes to solid masses, usually… Continue reading Can Endometriosis end?
Dr. Ruma Bhargava gives us some useful tips and pointers on how to not just maintain our fertility but to even enhance and boost it through simple everyday choices we make. Must watch !
York Labs’ Dr. M. Jay Al Khatib elaborates on Sexually Transmitted diseases, how they’re tested for and how they affect one’s fertility. Yorks Labs Facebook | Website
Medical Therapies, Alternative Therapies (NATURAL, ACUPUNCTURE, YOGA) As discussed earlier endometriosis should be diagnosed clinically first therefore the management also mostly based on two most common symptoms i.e Pain and infertility. (consider other important causes of such pain, including ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infection, and ovarian torsion). Medical treatment of minimal or mild endometriosis has not been… Continue reading Can Endometriosis end? (Part 3)
Most patients aren’t aware that in an IVF cycle a woman may be required to take several injections of medications and hormones. Staff nurse Reela explains this slightly traumatizing aspect of infertility medicine and how she helps patients overcome their fear of needles.
Senior Embryologist Ferhath describes in this video a brand new technique – PICSI. It’s marvelous in being able to select mature and good quality sperms for the ICSI procedure. The principle behind this ingenious technique is a smear of the egg’s hormone is plastered onto the bottom of the dish. To this hormone only mature… Continue reading PICSI (pronounced as “Pixie”)