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 […]
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 […]
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 This technique was incorporated into assisted reproduction and superseded the rest of cryopreservation techniques due to its simplicity and effectiveness.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 […]
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
is the process of the sperm formation, which are male gametes. It takes place
in the testicular seminiferous tubules with an approximate duration of 62 to 75
days in the human species.
begins around day 24 of embryonic development in the yolk sac, producing about
100 germ cells that migrate to the buds of the genital organs. Around […]
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines reproductive health as a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being which implies, among other things, the ability of a person to reproduce and the freedom to decide when.
This definition tells us that reproductive health is
not just the absence of a disease. Furthermore, since 2016, the right to
Varicocele is the swelling of
the veins that drains the blood from the testicles. Incidence in general population is considered to be between 4,4 and 22,6 %. This incidence is higher in males with infertility (30 –
40%) and it’s the most frequent alteration found in these cases.
symptoms are varied:
Testicle veins swelling and twisting.Pain and discomfort […]