Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) is a subspecialty of obstetrics and gynaecology wherein physicians train in various aspects of reproductive medicine including how to address hormonal functioning as it pertains to reproduction and non-fertility related conditions.
After completing a residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reproductive Endocrinologists undergo three years of specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Reproductive Endocrinologists are trained and qualified to evaluate and handle complex medical issues involving the endocrine and reproductive systems, including menopause and metabolic bone disorders and infertility.Reproductive Endocrinologists can treat adolescent girls and women of all ages and are trained to deal with:
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This is an emerging subspecialty that addresses a spectrum of gynaecologic problems that are unique to the adolescent population, and involve skills that are different from those utilized for the adult population. Presentation of common gynaecologic problems in adolescents, evaluation and assessment techniques, therapeutic management, and specific health measures require a comprehensive understanding of embryology, hormonal physiology, anatomy, and how certain conditions impact their future sexual and reproductive functioning.
IUI involves collection of semen by emission occurring other than during intercourse (usually by masturbation), processing semen and transferring it directly into the uterus with the help of a catheter.
It is commonly known as test tube baby. IVF is the most widely practised assisted conception in the world with the first IVF baby born in 1978. IVF means fertilization of an ovum (egg) outside the body and then transferring the embryo(s) into the uterus of the woman. An egg is exposed to 50,000 to 100,000 sperms in a test tube to assist fertilization.
Yes, Intracytoplasmic sperm injection i.e. ICSI, a higher technique to IVF with better pregnancy results is available. Further, consultation with the infertility specialist for indication of this treatment is advised.
The risks are multiple pregnancy, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), ectopic (abnormal site) pregnancy, bleeding, infection and anaesthesia risk
With vaginal route ultrasound guided egg collection, you may be rest assured that this procedure is certainly no more risky than a properly performed laparoscopy. The test- tube baby treatment is a relatively very safe procedure.