Results for: embryology

Progress in genetic diagnosis of recurrent pregnancy loss: studying the exome

The
ESHRE (European Society of Human
Reproduction and Embryology) definition of patients
who suffer from recurrent pregnancy is a woman who has had two or more
pregnancy losses before week 20 of pregnancy.

What
are the causes of recurrent pregnancy loss?

The pathology has a number of possible causes including anatomical, coagulation, immunological and endocrine abnormalities and so on. Genetics is another […]

2021-01-21T09:14:04+02:0018 de January de 2021|0 Comments

COVID vaccination, pregnancy and fertility treatment

Instituto Bernabeu is in favour of the Covid Vaccines administration, and we believe that it should be recommended to the entire population, as far as it is technically possible and always taking into account the personal situations of each case and advising the utmost prudence.

The aim is to
fight against the persistence of the current uncertain […]

2021-01-05T10:11:03+02:0029 de December de 2020|0 Comments

Time-lapse in assisted reproduction. Current situation

What is Time-Lapse in in vitro fertilization, IVF?

Time-lapse technology (TTL) consists of monitoring embryonic development and making a film
of embryonic evolution by means of a video camera introduced either in a
conventional incubator or incorporated in a special incubator. A special software
reconstructs the images and allows us to view the development of the embryos.

It is often […]

2021-01-11T14:00:03+02:0027 de December de 2020|0 Comments

Ovarian stimulation: What is it? Are there any risks involved?

During the first few days of a period, a complex process takes place in the ovaries. The first step is to gather and initiate development in several follicles that contain eggs. Following this, only one egg is selected and it then develops. A mature egg is released during ovulation.

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2020-10-26T09:54:19+02:001 de October de 2020|0 Comments

Environmental toxic substances, endocrine disruptors and fertility

Over the last few years, there has been growing scientific interest in
understanding the relationship between environmental and occupational exposure
to toxic substances and contaminants and a variety of human health issues, in
addition to the impact that these products may have on a couple’s ability to
have children.

Contamination

A presence in
the environment of damaging elements (be they chemical, […]

2020-10-07T10:41:22+02:006 de September de 2020|0 Comments

Recommendations of the ESHRE with regards to Coronavirus

Communication for the resumption of fertility treatments.

Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) has reached pandemic proportions; Its rapid spread poses unique challenges to global health and entails the implementation of extraordinary measures worldwide to limit its spread. Compared to the general population, pregnant women represent a group that requires special attention.

As
the COVID-19 pandemic stabilizes in European countries; on […]

2020-11-27T10:22:57+02:004 de May 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

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

When can I find out how many of my ova have fertilised?

Ova and spermatozoa are needed in order to be able to perform in vitro fertilisation treatment. They are taken to the in vitro fertilisation laboratory so that, once they have been appropriately prepared, they can be joined together and fertilise.

Unfortunately, biology is not an exact science and the uniting a spermatozoon and an ovum does not always create an […]

2019-08-09T11:56:21+02:009 de August de 2019|0 Comments

What tests do I need to have before in vitro fertilisation treatment (IVF)?

In vitro fertilisationis a procedure that is carried out in an embryology laboratory with the aim of obtaining embryos using female gametes (ova) and male gametes (spermatozoa). The ova and spermatozoa can be retrieved from the patients (the patients’ own gametes) or from female and male donors (donated gametes).

There are many different ways of obtaining embryos which facilitate a […]

2019-07-01T11:19:34+02:0019 de July de 2019|0 Comments
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