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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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Preimplantation signalling system discovered in human embryos 20 September 2021 News
TV Review: Human the World Within – Birth 20 September 2021 Review
Book Review: Fertility Issues 13 September 2021 Review
From ten to 55 years, what does the extension in the storage time on frozen eggs mean? 13 September 2021 Comment
Apps for patients undergoing fertility treatment promoted with unsupported claims 6 September 2021 Comment
Book Review: Robo-Babies 6 September 2021 Review
Genetic testing advances revealed at European Human Genetics Conference 31 August 2021 News
Reducing levels of anti-implantation molecule increases IVF success 31 August 2021 News
Research sheds light on the role of ACE2 in ovulation 31 August 2021 News
Theatre Review: Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby 31 August 2021 Review
Book Review: (M)otherhood – On the choices of being a woman 23 August 2021 Review
Men over 50 less likely to have successful fertility treatment 23 August 2021 News
Genetic variations give insight into the age women start menopause 9 August 2021 News
IVF add-ons: are they supported by evidence? 9 August 2021 Comment
Book Review: Two-Week Wait – an IVF story 2 August 2021 Review
Relationship breakdown during fertility treatment: What happens to my embryo? 2 August 2021 Comment
IVF pregnancies do not require routine fetal echocardiogram monitoring 26 July 2021 News
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – Behind the scenes in the IVF lab 26 July 2021 Review
Why are there lower IVF success rates for black women? 26 July 2021 Comment
Embryos to be destroyed after sperm donor withdraws consent 19 July 2021 News
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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...