Oocyte fertilization

In vitro fertilization (IVF)

In vitro fertilization (IVF) requires the acquisition of the sperms and the female ovum – oocyte.

The female ova/oocytes are collected from the ovaries in the total anesthesia under the control of transvaginal ultrasound. The intervention is performed by a special puncture needle, which passes through the vaginal wall to the ovary, from which the ova are sucked-off. The patient leaves for home after about three hours.

The ejaculate sample is obtained from the partner on the day of the oocytes puncture in a special collection room designed for these purposes. Sexual abstinence is recommended for 2 to 7 days before collecting the ejaculate. After processing the ejaculate, the ova/oocytes are fertilized with the partner’s sperms in a specialized fertilizer medium in a culture vessel. The cumulus-oocyte complexes are inseminated by the sperms at a concentration of about 25,000 motile sperms/oocytes. Fertilization occurs spontaneously, the principle being similar to that in natural conception.

After 16 – 20 hours, the embryologist will assess the fertilization success.

If a man has doubts whether he will be able to pass the ejaculate on the day of his partner’s ova collection, he has the opportunity to have his sperms frozen (cryopreserved) in advance, but the use of the fresh ejaculate is preferred.

Contact

How can I get to  the Sanatorium for Infertility Treatment?

Your first contact gynaecologist may refer you, but you also may come directly in the Sanatorium for Infertility Treatment – SPLN s.r.o., preferably after the previous phone call appointment. Take with you your letter of referral, the results of previous examinations, if you have passed any, including any findings from surgery, laparoscopy, hysterosalpingography, or genetic examination.

Physician’s attendance hours:

Mondays – Fridays: 7:30 – 15:30
You may register for specialized examination during the physician’s attendance hours by calling the cell phone number +421 917 789 540.

On-line telephone contact:
Consultation, resolving any eventual health problems:  +421 917 789 540
Mgr. Katarína Willert – coordinator/fertility consultant (willert @ spln.euWE SPEAK ENGLISH / WIR SPRECHEN DEUTSCH / BESZÉLŰNK MAGYARUL

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