Infertility Treatment Clinic
The clinic has five groups of specialists in obstetrics, andrology, immunology, embryology and genetics, along with related diagnostic services and the participation of both partners is compulsory in the treatment process.
During the first visit, participation of both partners is required. Based on the following diagnostic services, couples are categorized into five groups of obstetrics and gynecology, andrology, immunology, embryology, and genetics.
Female Infertility Treatments: Having obtained the patients’ consent, the following services are provided after clinical tests and necessary examinations by a gynecologist. Diagnostic tests include hormone, biochemical, hematology, and infection; diagnostic services are ultrasound, hysterosonography, laparoscopy, diagnostic hysteroscopy, operative hysteroscopy, Pap test, karyotyping (In case of repeated miscarriages or suspected chromosomal abnormalities). Following required examination, patients will be referred to related specialists in the center in case of any disorders of the endocrine system, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases and other underlying problems. In addition, those individuals suspected of having an immunologic or genetic disorder will be referred to experienced counselors.
Male Infertility Treatments: Having obtained the patients’ consent, the following services are provided after clinical tests and necessary examinations by an andrologist: hormone tests, andrology tests for male infertility (Semen analysis), sperm-function tests, percutaneous epidydimal sperm aspiration (PESA), testicular sperm extraction (TESE), and electroejaculation for sperm extraction in specific cases of infertile couples. The infertile couples (Both men and women) should be referred to a geneticist in order to evaluate the genetic factors associated with their infertility and afterward, the following services will be provided having obtained the patients’ consent.
Counseling on the beginning and during karyotyping, chromosome analysis, and assessment of Y chromosome elimination are all done for infertile patients. The results of all medical examinations will be assessed in a meeting with a cooperative team of gynecologists, embryologists and andrologists and the most appropriate treatment will be selected for each couple according to the aforementioned procedures.
After an agreement on the treatment protocol in a joint meeting of specialists, couples willing to go for ARTs (IVF, ICSI, IUI) are encouraged to consult with an embryologist. Next, the final decision will be announced to the couple and their ambiguities will be clarified in a meeting. During embryology counseling, the couple being fully informed about the suggested therapeutic procedure, success rate besides its advantages and disadvantages can participate to take the final decision. Before the start of the treatment, couples fill out the consent form and are guided throughout the procedure.
Duration for each procedure
First visit: obtaining medical history, physical examination, investigating previous tests and medical records and request for necessary documents.
Second visit: a gynecologist investigates medical records and consequently any disorder will be cured by medicine, medical tests, consultation or surgery during one or more sessions. Otherwise, procedure for infertility treatment or miscarriage will be informed to the couple in the second visit.
The interval between the first and second appointment is not more than one month. The next appointment is subject to the treatment procedure. It will take about 15 days for implantation after IUI commenced on the first to third day of menstrual bleeding and the procedure can be repeated 3 times. A candidate for ICSI is involved in the procedure for a maximum period of 45 days to complete the course. The cycle can be repeated 12 times.