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IVF (in vitro fertilisation)

IVF (in vitro fertilisation) is a treatment for infertility, in which eggs are removed from a woman's body, fertilised with sperm in a laboratory, then returned to the womb shortly afterwards to continue developing.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Age-Old Question: Exploring Fertility and Ageing 20 October 2020 Comment
Amy Coney Barrett may threaten access to IVF if appointed to the US Supreme Court 19 October 2020 News
A pathway to nowhere? A critique of the National Academy of Sciences report on genome editing 12 October 2020 Comment
Gay men in Russia using surrogacy threatened with arrest 12 October 2020 News
STEM 2020: the British Fertility Society's educational initiative for schools 12 October 2020 Comment
Donate, Destroy or Delay? When IVF Embryos Are No Longer Needed for Treatment 5 October 2020 Comment
Sperm donor awarded damages after sperm used by gay couples 5 October 2020 News
Women treated for ovarian tumours can conceive 5 October 2020 News
HFEA data shows rise in IVF across family types 28 September 2020 News
Placenta development occurs before a fertilised egg divides 28 September 2020 News
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – Gestational carriers 28 September 2020 Review
Scottish widow may use late husband's sperm for IVF 28 September 2020 News
Starting or ending a pregnancy: why the British Pregnancy Advisory Service is doing both 28 September 2020 Comment
Known Unknowns: The Pros, Cons and Consequences of Known Donation 21 September 2020 Comment
Podcast Review: DNA Today – PGT for polygenic conditions 21 September 2020 Review
Scottish woman makes case to use late husband's sperm 21 September 2020 News
IVF postcode lottery for breast cancer patients 24 August 2020 News
The revolution of vitrification in ART 24 August 2020 Comment
TV Review: Labour of Love 24 August 2020 Review
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – Fibroids and fertility 17 August 2020 Review
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Futures in Reproduction
15 December 2012 Churchill College, Cambridge CB3 0DS, UK
A conference celebrating the award of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine to Professor Sir Robert Edwards...
Bob Edwards and IVF: The Early Years
8 March 2011 5pm Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, 10 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DZ, UK
A discussion about the early life and work of Professor Robert Edwards, introduced by Professor Martin Johnson...
Genetic Testing in the 21st Century: Should We Screen the Human Embryonic Genome before Implantation?
8 March 2011 1.15pm-1.55pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
A presentation by Dr Joyce Harper to mark International Women's Day...
Congenital Uterine Anomalies and Reproductive Outcome
20 November 2009
A course for clinicians working in gynaecology, reproductive surgery and assisted reproduction...
IVF Preceptorship: Assisted Reproductive Technology - Current Practice In The 21st Century
13 November 2009 IVI Madrid-Aravaca, 68-70 Avenida del Talgo, Madrid-Aravaca 28023, Spain
A course that provides up-to-date knowledge of IVF procedures and skills useful in IVF practice...
Reproductive Medicine: Causes and Treatment of Infertility
10 September 2009 Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT, UK
An event addressing current issues and latest developments in fertility, clinical embryology and reproductive biology...
Meeting for Persons Responsible and Senior Staff
3 September 2009 9am-4.30pm Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ, UK
A meeting for Persons Responsible and senior staff at fertility clinics...