Monday, May 30, 2011

Assisted reproduction

-Artificial insemination:

Artificial insemination technique is a painless, outpatient and simple technique which consists in the introduction of male sperm into the uterus of women with a cannula.
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-In vitro fertilization (IVF):

Fertilization of egg and sperm is produced in the laboratory. Then, this fertilized egg is transferred to the maternal uterus.
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-Intracytoplasmic sperm injection:

Only sperm is injected into the egg cytoplasm with the help of a microscope and a micropipette.
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Multiple fertilization:

It's the main complication of IVF.

In the UK, almost 50% of babies born by IVF didn't come alone, in the US, 32% were twins and 7% were triplets.

Spanish first test tube baby: Victoria Ana was born in Spain, in Barcelona Clinic Dexeus, in 1984.

By Olga Caballer :)

1 comment:

  1. Thank you, Olga
    Good work and very nice and sweet photos!