Although the technique is relatively new (it has evolved significantly over the last 20 years), preservation of the ovarian cortex and posterior transplant in order to recuperate fertility and ovarian function in cancer patients is still an experimental procedure. There is increasingly more evidence regarding the safety of the technique and its evident benefits for […]
Instituto Bernabeu is a leading clinic in the field of egg donation. This is due to our excellent results, audited every year by two external certifying companies and provides our patients with the guarantee of a flawless process.
Most of our treatment are performed using fresh eggs and this gives us an elevated pregnancy rateWe stand out for […]
Primary ovarian failure (POF) or early menopause is the loss of ovarian function before the age of 40. As a result of this cessation of ovary function, the woman stops having menstruation and her hormonal levels are altered. It’s a common cause of infertility in women, who must resort to assisted reproductive techniques to have […]
Infertility affects about 15 % of couples seeking pregnancy. Approximately 50 % of these cases are attributable to the male couple. One of the potential causes traditionally described in the literature has been the presence of bacteria in the semen.
Is the presence of
bacteria in the semen always pathological?
necessarily. The fact of presence of bacteria in […]
is an androgenic sex hormone produced primarily in the testes, however the
adrenal glands also secrete small amounts.
considered the most important androgen hormone in men, as it influences
spermatogenesis, development of secondary traits and sexual differentiation in
the foetal period. However, testosterone is also present in women and has
What’s the testosterone?
Testosterone is a sex steroid
hormone derived from […]
Dysmenorrhea is a problem that can significantly
affect women’s quality of life. It affects about 60% of women in childbearing
age, to a greater or lesser degree, and is one of the most frequent reasons for
consultation gynaecologists may find in our daily clinical practice. In this
post we are going to detail what it consists of and what […]
Infertility is described by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the inability to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sex.” Therefore, male infertility refers to infertility originating in the male (20% as a single factor and up to 50% as a […]
Vitrification allows us to preserve embryos and have them in the future. This technique was incorporated into assisted reproduction and superseded the rest of cryopreservation techniques due to its simplicity and effectiveness.
Is there a difference between freezing, cryopreservation and vitrification?
In biological terms, we
speak of freezing a cell or embryo, when keeping it at low temperatures […]
An increasing number of women wish to feel at ease with their bodies and turn to intimate or female genital surgery in order to feel more confident during sexual intercourse and get greater pleasure out of it. This involves a number of surgical techniques which are not only used for aesthetic reasons but also in […]
Secondary Infertility, what is it?
“Infertility” is, in general terms, the inability to get pregnant after a year of searching and with a frequency of sexual intercourse of at least 2-3 times a week.
surname “secondary” refers to the situation of having one child
previously and not being able to achieve a new pregnancy. Unlike the