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Studies of the cortex and ovarian tissue. Progress in fertility

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 […]

2021-04-12T13:02:45+02:0012 de April de 2021|0 Comments

Egg donation at Instituto Bernabeu: features that make it unique

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 […]

2021-04-08T14:23:19+02:008 de April de 2021|0 Comments

Primary ovarian failure and its diagnosis using mass sequencing techniques

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 […]

2021-04-06T14:25:31+02:006 de April de 2021|0 Comments

Seminal culture: sperm culture

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?

Not
necessarily. The fact of presence of bacteria in […]

2021-03-29T18:08:06+02:0029 de March de 2021|0 Comments

Testosterone and its effect on Male and female fertility

Testosterone
is an androgenic sex hormone produced primarily in the testes, however the
adrenal glands also secrete small amounts.

It’s
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
specific functions.

What’s the testosterone?

Testosterone is a sex steroid
hormone derived from […]

2021-03-23T11:15:43+02:0023 de March de 2021|0 Comments

Dysmenorrhea “period pain”: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

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 […]

2021-03-12T15:39:08+02:0012 de March de 2021|0 Comments

Testicle diseases and how they affect the male fertility

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 […]

2021-03-09T15:56:03+02:009 de March de 2021|0 Comments

All you wish to know about embryo vitrification

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 […]

2021-03-01T13:58:20+02:001 de March de 2021|0 Comments

Female genital cosmetic surgery. Is it a matter of aesthetics or of health?

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 […]

2021-03-31T09:13:17+02:001 de March de 2021|1 Comment

After having a child, why can I get pregnant a second time?

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.

The
surname “secondary” refers to the situation of having one child
previously and not being able to achieve a new pregnancy. Unlike the
“Primary […]

2021-02-22T12:31:29+02:0022 de February de 2021|0 Comments
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