technology that involves procedures that handle a woman's eggs and a man's sperm to help infertile couples conceive a child.
All medical and surgical proceedures related to helping a couple conceive a child/ children after they have tried unsuccessfully without assistance. A broad term used to describe most of the procedures used to achieve a successful pregnancy without sexual intercourse.
A general term covering a wide range of procedures used to establish a pregnancy, including gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), in vitro fertilization (IVF), micromanipulation techniques, and others
Medical treatments aimed at helping couples with fertility obstacles conceive and give birth to healthy children. In-vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and assisted hatching are examples of fertility treatments used to help couples begin successful pregnancies.
Fertility treatments that involve a laboratory handling eggs or embryos, such as in vitro fertilization.
Special techniques designed to facilitate sperm and egg union.
'Assisted conception' is the general term that covers the range of medical treatments that are used with the aim of achieving a live birth. The focus of ART is on the use of the more involved medical procedures such as IVF, GIFT and ICSI.
An umbrella term that refers to treatments which involve removing a woman's eggs, combining them with sperm and then transferring them back to the woman.
medical procedures, such as intrauterine insemination, that are performed to help infertile couples conceive.
All treatments that include the handling of eggs and/or embryos, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Several procedures employed to bring about conception without sexual intercourse, including IUI, IVF, GIFT and ZIFT.
A set of techniques to help couples achieve pregnancy after other surgical and hormonal methods have failed, encompassing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) and intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET), gamete intrafallopian transfer GIFT and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) (see additional definitions).
Procedures involving retrieval of eggs, and the enhancement of eggs and sperm outside the body. It includes procedures such as gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and zygote intrafallopian transfer/tubal embryo transfer (ZIFT/TET).
Treatments and procedures involving the handling of human eggs and sperm for the purpose of establishing a pregnancy. Types of ART include in vitro fertilization (IVF), oocyte donation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), assisted hatching, fragment removal, embryo cryopreservation, frozen embryo transfer and oocyte donation.
Any treatment that involves the manipulation of human gametes in order to assist a pregnancy. Types of ART include IVF, GIFT, ZIFT, and TET, as well as egg or embryo donation, cryopreservation, and surrogate birth.
Any invasive procedure to help a woman become pregnant. Refers not only to in vitro fertilization but also to several variations tailored to individual patients' unique conditions.
Any procedure performed to help a woman become pregnant. See IVF and gamete intra-fallopian transfer.
Ways to assist infertile couples to be able to reproduce.
a group of technical procedures developed to facilitate conception and establishment of pregnancy (e.g. IVF, GIFT, ICSI, IUI, etc.)
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a general term referring to methods used to achieve pregnancy by artificial or partially artificial means. It includes taking medications to induce ovulation, or in vitro fertilization among other techniques.