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A sign of euploid embryo



Although the PGS is well validated and prevalent in the IVF realm, the cost and invasive method are still the main concerns in the patients. Besides, not every embryo is tolerant to the biopsy procedure.

1/8 couple suffered by infertile issue in the world

17,000 IVF cycles per year in Taiwan

1.5-fold growth of IVF babies during 1998 to 2012 in Taiwan



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Oocyte activation


We just discussed one issue of male factors in the infertility realm—azoospermia. Actually the entire proportion of male factors in the infertility indications is around 35-40%, and they were divided into the following groups.

 


By using several assisted reproductive techniques, such as intracytoplasmic sperminjection (ICSI) and intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection (IMSI), the average fertilization rate was raised up to 70%-80%. However, complete fertilization failure or very-low fertilization rate still occurred in around 1-5% of IVF-ICSI cycles. In this case, the issue of incomplete oocyte activation was concerned. The interactions between oocyte and sperm during fertilization was displayed as follows.


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IVF in Stork Fertility Center (IVF in Taiwan)




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