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Ideal treatment of the poor responder for in vitro fertilization is problematic. Over time, I see more and more patients that have failed multiple IVF attempts at other clinics. The majority of these patients fit into the poor responder category. Generally, the poor responders should be identified by

Egg quality, IVF Poor Responders, Low ovarian reserve
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The Fertility Clinic Success Rate and Certification Act of 1992 mandates that IVF clinics annually give their IVF live birth success rate data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a US government agency.

  • Couples needing fertility treatment should check and compare IVF success rates at any fertility clinic they are considering
  • Before you do IVF, know the success rate
CDC Report on Fertility Clinic IVF Success Rates, IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report

Fertility treatment fads and the internet

I’ve been in this field for 20 years and have seen fads come and go. The information exchange and communication between patients and doctors that the internet provides sometimes fosters proliferation of fads driven by rumors – rather than by science. When I started practicing medicine in the early 1990’s, infertility patients came to

Age and Fertility, Chromosomal Abnormalities in Eggs, Egg quality, Low ovarian reserve

2010 IVF success rate report released by Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology

Couples with fertility problems that might consider having in vitro fertilization treatment have a valuable resource in the SART success rate report. This study comes out annually. The report for IVF treatments performed in 2010 was just released. Clinics collect their outcome

IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report
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Egg donation has been utilized to help infertile couples since the early 1980s. Donor egg IVF utilization has continued increasing as more couples delay childbearing until their late 30s and 40s. In the United States in 2009 there were over 15,000 cycles using fresh donor eggs reported to SART (Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies) from their

Age and Fertility, Donor Eggs, Egg Banking, Egg Donation, Egg Donation Cost, Egg Freezing, IVF Clinic Success Rates, Oocyte Cryopreservation
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Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago

Richard Sherbahn, MD is a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist.

Dr. Sherbahn founded the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago in 1997.

He will post regularly about fertility issues.

Dr. Richard Sherbahn
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