In Vitro Fertilization has emerged as a boon for couples being found infertile. It has become immensely popular because of the hope that it gives to such couples. Infertility has become very common with the passing years. But the technological advancement has been helping people out. Establishment of ART i.e. Assisted Reproductive Technology, in the medical field brought along with it IVF. However, over the years this procedure has been associated with the high income segment, barring the low-income segment in the grays.
A couple when visits a medical facility aiming for IVF, they go through in-depth testing to identify the root cause of the infertility. This helps the Doctors to draw a clear picture of the best applicable procedures to include in the treatment plan, in order to bring out the best results.
These tests also enable the Doctors to diagnose that out of the partners, it is the female or male counterpart who is suffering from any condition that would render infertility. The treatment is separate for both and the level of success depends upon number of factors like age, medical history etc. Also, higher the age, it restricts the chances of woman getting pregnant. Therefore, the Doctors work around these factors only to have a successful IVF procedure.
It is the Doctors who can advise remedies to women who previously have had their Fallopian tubes removed due to an infection or those tubes have been blocked or damaged also have been helped through IVF. Also for females a series of myomectomy procedures are carried out in order to remove uterine fibroid that have also been known to reduce the chances of the female getting pregnant. For the men, a comprehensive testing on the semen sample is done that if they are getting the amount of sperms that falls in the range that is considered as that of a healthy person. In case of of low count of sperm or a total lack of it, then the doctors perform intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedure to assist the male.
The commercials of these procedures depend upon the facilities and the depth of treatment.
One should be cautious that facility should have systems to give personalized and professional care, in a conducive environment, so that the patient responds well to the treatment. Here Doctors should be straight forward and transparent, so that the couple is aware and confident.