infertility Problems bothering many families –
More than 15% of married couples in Thailand or one in seven married couples around the world Try to have children within a year, having regular sex at least 2-3 times a week, even without contraception. but still not successful which falls into the scope of infertility itself
Difficulty having children It’s one of the problems that bothers many couples who, despite their efforts, have failed. which causes that there are many together And it may come from either the male or the female side. Therefore, consulting from a specialist doctor It will help couples have a chance of success with pregnancy easier.
There are several methods of treating infertility with reproductive medicine. But the method is quite popular. in vitro fertilization or IVF This is called in English for short as IVF (In-vitro Fertilization), which must be performed under the supervision of a qualified physician only.
Dr. Beer or Dr. Thibodi Haruchayasak currently holding office
Director and physician of reproductive medicine Life Women’s Health Obstetrics and Gynecology) in the heart of Ratchaprasong area Gaysorn Tower, 11th floor, gave knowledge about IVF, saying, “Although IVF can help solve the problem of infertility. But the success rate is only 41-43% and the older you get. The success rate will be even lower.”
Dr. Beer talks about specific techniques that make IVF more successful as follows:
- The procedure for extracting embryo cells for genetic testing (Blastocyst Biopsy For Preimplantation Genetic Testing) The doctor uses a technique called Flicking. which is generally preferred to use a laser with high heat May cause the cells to be pulled out to deteriorate (Degenerated) to cause genetic discrepancies
- Using Automatic Pipettes instead of Glass Pipettes for embryo transfer which must be used together with an alcohol lamp Volatile Organic Compounds from the alcohol lamp. As a result, the growth of the embryo is worse.
- Embryo Freezing develops at the Blastocyst stage. At this stage, the embryo contains approximately 100 to 300 cells of the strongest and most viable cells, giving a 99% chance of survival when thawed out of the laboratory. The primitive embryo usually freezes at the Zygote stage (1 cell) or cleavage stage (6-12 cells), where the cells are still weak. Therefore, there is only a 70% chance of survival, including problems in growth. and embedded as well
- One-to-one embryo culture, which is different from a traditional embryo laboratory, which usually raises multiple embryos per 1 drop, by cultivating embryos on a 1-to-1 basis, enables tracking of embryo development. up close This makes the selection of embryos to be used for pregnancy with the best quality. It is better than group culture, which is unable to monitor embryo development individually.
However, the chance of IVF success depends on many factors. Therefore, you should visit and consult a doctor, a specialist for examination and diagnosis. for a greater chance of success in pregnancy
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