Assisted reproductive technology
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) includes medical procedures used primarily to address infertility.- Assisted reproductive technology
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Collected from a male.
PGD thus is an adjunct to assisted reproductive technology, and requires in vitro fertilization (IVF) to obtain oocytes or embryos for evaluation.
Provision by a man of his sperm with the intention that it be used in the artificial insemination or other 'fertility treatment' of a woman or women who are not his sexual partners in order that they may become pregnant by him.
Pregnancies are usually achieved by using donor sperm in assisted reproductive technology (ART) techniques which include artificial insemination (either by intracervical insemination (ICI) or intrauterine insemination (IUI) in a clinic, or intravaginal insemination at home).
Inability of a person, animal or plant to reproduce by natural means.
There are many causes of infertility, including some that medical intervention can treat.
Process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm in vitro ("in glass").
IVF is a type of assisted reproductive technology used for infertility treatment and gestational surrogacy.
Arrangement, often supported by a legal agreement, whereby a woman agrees to delivery/labour for another person or people, who will become the child's parent after birth.
Surrogacy is considered one of many assisted reproductive technologies.
Process by which a woman donates eggs to enable another woman to conceive as part of an assisted reproduction treatment or for biomedical research.
Egg donation is a third party reproduction as part of assisted reproductive technology.
Early stage of development of a multicellular organism.
Creating and/or manipulating embryos via assisted reproductive technology (ART) is used for addressing fertility concerns in humans and other animals, and for selective breeding in agricultural species.
Birth of a baby at fewer than 37 weeks gestational age, as opposed to full-term delivery at approximately 40 weeks.
In multiple pregnancies, which often result from use of assisted reproductive technology, there is a high risk of preterm birth.
Fertility medications, also known as fertility drugs, are medications which enhance reproductive fertility.
Typically, other assisted reproductive technologies are used.
Stage in embryonic development in which the blastocyst hatches as the embryo, and adheres to the wall of the uterus.
In women with more than 3 implantation failures in assisted reproduction, a review of several small randomized controlled studies estimated that the use of adjunct low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) improves live birth rate by approximately 80%.