Category Archives: CCS – comprehensive chromosome screening

The recently released preliminary 2015 SART clinic outcomes statistics for US clinics have a lot of people in a panic. Perhaps they were most shocking when comparing donor egg cycles, and that’s the focus of this post. Reputable clinics in … Continue reading

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There have been a few interesting stories in the news of late related to fertility treatments.  Here’s my wrap up.    For more frequently updated information – follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IVFTraveler NGS – Next Generation Sequencing A baby has been born using a … Continue reading

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Just in case you didn’t get enough technical details in my last post about PGD, PGS, CCS, and preimplantation genetic testing, I wanted to highlight this very technical and in depth article from the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.   It talks … Continue reading

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The lastest publishing of the US SART IVF clinic success rates for 2011 has led to some interesting discussions about how to best use the SART or CDC data.  It also identified a few scenarios where the data simply isn’t … Continue reading

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Wow, the medical community loves its acronyms.  PGD, PGS, FISH, CCS – I often get asked to explain the differences and options for genetic testing of embryos prior to transfer.  So, in sort-of layman terms, here’s my explanation. The terms PGD … Continue reading

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