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Assisted reproduction

Since the first IVF baby was born in 1978, countless tests have been developed, both diagnostic and treatment. In this section you will find in detail the advances that have allowed the birth of millions of children in the world.

Get to know Dr Juan Carlos Castillo

Get to know Dr Juan Carlos Castillo

FAMILY TRADITION IN THE FIELD OF GYNAECOLOGY Dr Juan Carlos Castillo is a gynaecologist at Instituto Bernabeu and a renowned specialist in his field. He is married and has a young daughter. He has been part […]

What are the main causes of embryo implantation failure? 

What are the main causes of embryo implantation failure? 

The reproductive process comprises a series of events among which implantation is one of the most critical. For implantation to take place correctly, the following are necessary: a competent blastocyst, a receptive endometrium and correct […]

“Dual trigger or double trigger”: oocyte maturation double induction protocol

“Dual trigger or double trigger”: oocyte maturation double induction protocol

Naturally, once the ovarian follicle has reached an adequate size, luteinising hormone (LH) is released from the pituitary gland in order to complete the egg maturation process and initiate the processes that will lead to […]

Sport consequences in female fertility

Sport consequences in female fertility

Many women in reproductive age do some kind of exercise. In most cases, this is beneficial: increased physical endurance, body weight control, bone mass increase and reduced cardiovascular risk. However, in some cases excessive exercise […]

Embryo transfer: How many embryos should be transferred?  

Embryo transfer: How many embryos should be transferred?  

In recent years, thanks to long culture and the use of time-lapse incubators, we have been able to preserve embryos in the in vitro fertilisation (IVF) laboratory until day 5-6 of embryo development. This has […]

Endometriosis: New developments in its diagnosis (immunological and genetic markers)

Endometriosis: New developments in its diagnosis (immunological and genetic markers)

Endometriosis diagnosis represents one of the greatest challenges in medicine today. To date there’s still a diagnostic delay of 10 years from the time the patient has symptoms. This is because surgery has been considered […]

Regular VS irregular ovulation

Regular VS irregular ovulation

A woman’s cycle can be regular – lasting between 21 and 25 days – or irregular. Here we explain why. From birth, the ovary harbours all the oocytes (eggs) a woman will ovulate, 400 to […]

Thalassaemias

Thalassaemias

Thalassaemias include a group of hereditary anaemias (from mild to lethal) caused by defects in the synthesis of one or more globin chains. Globins are the protein part of haemoglobin, the red blood cells main […]

Artificial Intelligence and Assisted Reproduction

Artificial Intelligence and Assisted Reproduction

Since 1955, when John McCarthy coined the term Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the development of powerful computers with great capacity for data analysis and storage, a multitude of applications and information based on AI have […]

Endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) in patients who require assisted reproduction: is there sufficient evidence?

Endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) in patients who require assisted reproduction: is there sufficient evidence?

The ‘implantation window’ defines the period of time during which the endometrium in the mother’s uterus is in suitable condition for embryo implantation. Determining when this implantation window occurs is an intense field of study within […]

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