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Basal ultrasound scan: antral follicle count to determine ovarian reserve

Basal ultrasound scan: antral follicle count to determine ovarian reserve

The antral follicle count (AFR) is one of the first tests to be performed on a woman undergoing infertility testing. It’s a transvaginal ultrasound in which the number of follicles – cystic structures that form […]

Sperm DNA fragmentation

Sperm DNA fragmentation

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that contains the genetic information used in the development and functioning of organisms and is present in all human cells except red blood cells. In the case of human […]

Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) on Semen and Male Reproductive Difficulties

Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) on Semen and Male Reproductive Difficulties

The Human Papilloma Virus, known by its acronym HPV, is a DNA virus that affects the skin and the mucous membranes. The virus infects the basal layers of the epithelium by penetrating through microwounds that often occur […]

Is it advisable to have sexual intercourse after the embryo transfer?

Is it advisable to have sexual intercourse after the embryo transfer?

One common question that is often asked after the embryo transfer is whether it is advisable to have sexual intercourse or not while you wait for the pregnancy to be confirmed. The fact is that during the […]

The postcoital test: what is it and how is it useful?

The postcoital test: what is it and how is it useful?

The postcoital test was originally conceived as a way to determine whether cervical factors caused sterility. As it has been demonstrated over the years that only in a very small percentage of patients are cervical […]

Ovarian Reserve: How many eggs do I have left to become a mother?

Ovarian Reserve: How many eggs do I have left to become a mother?

Reproduction in mammals, and therefore in humans, requires oocytes and sperm, each contributing with the parent’s genetic load. Sperm are made in the testes, but not before puberty. This means that, if we analysed the […]

HLA C antigen and its impact on implant development

HLA C antigen and its impact on implant development

The Immune System is the set of elements and biological processes in our body that allows us to maintain a balance against external aggressions, recognizes what is harmful and reacts against it. It is known […]

Hyperandrogenism: Causes and solutions

Hyperandrogenism: Causes and solutions

All women, especially in the reproductive age, physiologically produce a low concentration of male gonads or androgens. Some diseases cause an increase in the concentration of these male gonads, such as hyperandrogenism. Being able to […]

Oligoastenozoospermia and its treatment to achieve pregnancy

Oligoastenozoospermia and its treatment to achieve pregnancy

Oligoasthenozoospermia consists of a decrease in the concentration and percentage of motile spermatozoa in a sperm sample and is determined by means of a sperminogram or sperm analysis. The sperminogram is currently a basic tool […]

Hypogonadism; What is it, symptoms and treatment

Hypogonadism; What is it, symptoms and treatment

Índice1 What is hypogonadism?2 What types of hypogonadism are there? What are the causes?2.1 Primary hypogonadism2.2 Secondary hypogonadism3 How is it classified?4 Symptoms and consequences of hypogonadism5 Treating hypogonadism6 Hypogonadism in women7 Hypogonadism and fertility8 […]

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