Hysterosalpingographies versus sonohysterographies

Issues in a woman’s Fallopian tubes can lead to sterility.

Abnormalities in the Fallopian tubes (generally
obstructions) can make the encounter between the ovum and the spermatozoon, as
well as embryo implantation, difficult or even impossible.

The are several available techniques for analysing
the condition of a woman’s Fallopian tubes. The ones that are most commonly
used are hysterosalpinographies and sonohysterographies.

What is a
hysterosalpinography (HSG)?

Hysterosalpinographies
(HSGs) […]

2020-04-09T19:09:05+02:009 de April de 2020|0 Comments

Security in the IVF laboratory in times of coronavirus

Given the current global situation due to the coronavirus pandemic, IVF laboratories around the world have closed their doors. At Instituto Bernabeu we follow a strict protocol for the maintenance of equipment and frozen samples during these days of isolation.

When this situation is resolved, we will reopen our doors to continue fulfilling our mission: helping […]

2020-05-04T15:22:28+02:007 de April de 2020|0 Comments

Endoscopic surgery for fertility

The use of endoscopic surgery, whether this be abdominal (laparoscopy) or transvaginal (hysteroscopy), has provided for huge steps forward in medicine as a whole and in the field of gynaecology in particular. The techniques are only minimally invasive, meaning that patients are able to recover quickly from surgery and many of the procedures can be performed without the […]

2020-04-03T10:36:21+02:003 de April de 2020|0 Comments

Psychological support to cope with the current situation: Covid-19

Psychological support to cope with the current
situation: Covid-19

The coronavirus has come into our lives, this reality affects us all. The way of living the same situation is what will differentiate us.

The coronavirus has reached all our lives in the
form of a crisis. Let us understand an unexpected situation as a crisis, for
which we are not […]

2020-10-13T12:28:32+02:0027 de March de 2020|0 Comments

The importance of freezing techniques during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The health emergency generated as a result of the impact of Covid-19 has caused an unprecedented total stop to activity in the field of assisted reproduction, following the safety recommendations of the main scientific societies. Although there is currently no evidence that the virus can be isolated in gametes and embryos, preventing pregnancy is suggested […]

2020-04-27T11:26:21+02:0025 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Endometriosis

The pandemic we are currently experiencing due to the new coronavirus COVID-19 has obviously overshadowed everything else. Still, we do not want to forget that this month is an important month for those who suffer from endometriosis. Endometriosis is a chronic, painful, and incurable disease. We know that one of the possible causes of the […]

2020-03-25T12:42:31+02:0024 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus resistence on a variety of surfaces

It has been recently confirmed that the coronavirus
can remain active even for several days depending on the surfaces on which it is
found. This proves that it is not only caught when airborne, where it remains
for 3 hours, but there are also other ways of propagation via contact with
objects on which it has landed.

Depending on the […]

2020-03-25T09:37:24+02:0022 de March de 2020|0 Comments

How does coronavirus (COVID-19) affect pregnant women?

On March 17 the SEGO (Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics) sent to all of its associates the Technical Document for the Management of pregnant women and newborns with COVID-19.

They are,
it warned, recommendations being reviewed continuously, subject to modification
if the epidemiological situation and the therapeutic options require it. The
document stated the following:

Management of a COVID-19 […]

2020-03-20T15:13:03+02:0020 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Uterine contractions: a challenge for embryo implantation

We are not yet fully aware of the exact reasons why sometimes a pregnancy happens and sometimes it does not. The embryo implantation process is an entire set of processes, many of which are unknown.

Based on the fact that the main factors that have an impact on implantation are the embryo and the female uterus, huge progress has been made […]

2020-07-06T13:58:11+02:001 de March de 2020|0 Comments

The risk of ectopic pregnancy following in vitro fertilisation (IVF)

An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. The most common place for this to happen is in the Fallopian tubes and it impedes progress of the pregnancy.

In vitro fertilisation was traditionally believed to potentially increase the risk of this pathology.

A study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal covered this subject in detail and, further […]

2020-02-28T10:30:54+02:0028 de February de 2020|0 Comments
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