IVF treatment in Iran - Start to Finish
The most common type of assisted reproductive technique is In vitro fertilization treatment. It is noteworthy that different factors may affect infertility treatment.
Nowadays, many people suffer from infertility. Based on IRNA report Infertility affects an estimated 10%-15% of couples globally. Couples who do not conceive after about a year often seek infertility treatment. ART stands for assisted reproductive technology is a common word for procedures of infertility treatment. The most common type of ART procedure is IVF. They are different types of this procedure used for couples based on their medical condition. Different factors may affect infertility treatment.
It is important to note that assisted reproductive technology contains mental and emotional responsibility besides physical and financial commitments.
What is IVF meaning?
IVF stands for a kind of fertilization applying reproductive technology in the laboratory and is called in vitro fertilization. In this procedure egg is extracted from ovaries then is combined with sperm in a laboratory.
After this process originated eggs will be transferred to the uterine cavity. They are different forms of assisted reproductive techniques. GIFT stands for gamete intrafallopian transfer and ZIFT that stands for zygote intrafallopian transfer.
Who seeks for IVF?
Most of the patients seeking IVF have the following complains:
Men may complain about sperm disorders like sperm counts or motility.
A woman may complain about disorders in fallopian tubes, ovarian failure and uterine problems like fibroids, myomas, endometriosis and etc., genetic disorders.
What is the common procedure of IVF treatment?
There are several steps to this procedure.
1. Medications for stimulating egg production.
2. Blood tests to check hormone levels.
3. Retrieving eggs through minor surgery
4. Requesting Sample of sperm
5. Combining sperm and egg to fertilization
6. Storing resulted egg in a laboratory dish for ongoing fertilization
If the above-mentioned procedure is successful then implantation will consequently happen.
Which factors affect the IVF procedure?
There are various factors that may influence the success rate of in vitro fertilization. Some of which may include past reproductive history, the cause of infertility like anatomical defects, previous abdominal surgery, sperm quality and so on in male and female, maternal age, lifestyle factors including smoking.
Who is a candidate for IVF treatment?
As a matter of fact, IVF is not the first approach to treating infertility. Medication, surgery and artificial insemination are often prescribed prior to IVF. Infertility is a term used for two common situations. Sometimes the couples (both or each spouse) are sterile due to their special medical condition. In another type of infertility, the couples cannot conceive after a year without using contraceptives. Couples refer to infertility clinics. Both of the spouses are assessed for all probable problems including female and male problems. Endometriosis is one of the common female factors that may cause infertility. Quality and count of the sperms also may result in male infertility. There is another type of infertility with the unknown or undefined origin.
What are the side effects of IVF fertilization?
Women undergoing IVF may complain from the following symptoms:
• Cramp and low abdominal pain
• Bloody discharge after fertilization
• Abdominal bloating
• Tenderness in the breast
Most of the time women prefer not to postpone their ordinary activities and the day after the procedure they go on their job.
Is there any alarming sign after the IVF procedure?
In some cases, some signs are not normal so it is recommended to consult with your physician very soon.
• Prolonged low back pain or pelvic pain
Sometimes the signs are due to the drugs administered they may include:
Abdominal pain, headaches, abdominal bloating, and mood swings in some rare cases ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome that is known as OHSS may occur.
What are the common risks in the IVF procedure?
like any other interventional procedure IVF procedure has potential risks just. The most important risks recognized for in-vitro fertilization is the hyperstimulation of ovaries (OHSS).
Some typical signs include:
• Gastric signs (nausea and vomiting)
• Respiratory problems
• Abdominal bloating
• Weighing about 10 pounds during 3 or 5 days after IVF
Besides, in the procedure of retrieving eggs, there are some potential risks as follows:
Damage to bladder or bowel and consequently infections. Other risks may include multiple pregnancies and accordingly, premature delivery may occur. Miscarriage is another risk.
How is infertility treatment in Iran?
Iran is recognized as one of the most advanced countries in infertility treatment that is both affordable and reliable. There are about 100 infertility centers in Iran. Besides, Iran medical universities are equipped for surveys on reproduction and infertility treatments. Only in Tehran, they are over 50 infertility clinics. Many patients from neighbor countries and even European countries refer to Iran’s infertility clinic to receive the best quality treatments including diagnostic tests, medical procedure and follow up until giving birth. Cost-effective treatments in one hand and world-class clinics and hospitals as well as modern techniques make Iran a hub for infertility treatment. Exon Health Paradise Co. as an international health facilitator makes it possible for infertility treatment clients to have the best quality treatments with professional reproduction and infertility team for couples. In this regard, both spouses are assessed from male or female factor. We assure you will have perfect treatment with international standards and the highest success rate. So, you will have an unforgettable and enjoyable journey to Iran.
Published by: Exon Medical Department
2019 November 13