Assisted reproductive techniques

Written by: Dr. Javier Marqueta Sobrino
Published: | Updated: 03/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®


What is assisted reproduction?

The definition of assisted reproduction implies that the ovules, sperm or embryos of man and woman, are going to be treated or handled in a reproduction laboratory before being used to obtain a pregnancy.



What treatments are there of assisted reproduction?

The assisted reproduction treatments have always been two: artificial insemination and in-vitro fertilization. From there, they have been expanding associated techniques or new indications. The treatments that we do most at this moment is the in vitro fertilization and, above all, the in vitro fertilization with what is called ICSI or sperm microinjection, the treatments with donation of ovules that have reached a great extension, the artificial inseminations in third place , both with own semen and donor sperm. And all those who are directed to the study, prevention or treatment of malformations or hereditary genetic disorders.


To whom are these treatments addressed?

The assisted reproduction treatments have been universalized and nowadays any type of person is a subsidiary of an assisted reproduction treatment. The heterosexual couples have joined the homosexual couples, the women have united themselves.. In some countries, legislation also allows men with uterine surrogacy. Even couples who are fertile but who have their fertility compromised or because of pregnancy losses or hereditary alterations in their children.


Quality and safety in treatments, what makes the difference?

The difference is total, that is, in a medical treatment the results, in terms of success, in our case in terms of obtaining a pregnancy, are not guaranteed, can not be guaranteed. The quality and safety, what guarantees is professionalism, what guarantees is warmth, proximity to the patient and what it guarantees is an organization. Concepts that are at odds with the rebate, discount or low cost. The important thing is to get a pregnancy, get a child, but also that child is healthy and has not affected the health of the mother during treatment.

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By Dr. Javier Marqueta Sobrino
Fertility Specialty

With over 35 professional career, Dr. Marketa Sobrino is one of the best experts in assisted reproduction on the national scene and training is not only limited to national territory. After graduating in medicine, the doctor held a degree in Operative Endoscopy in gynecology in France. Its specialties include donation and egg bank, cases of infertility and in vitro fertilization (IVF), among others. Currently, he plays his professional work as Medical Director in Ibilab Clinic, specializing in infertility, gynecology and reproduction. Author of numerous articles in national and international scientific journals and author of several chapters in books related to human reproduction, Dr. Marketa has also served as a speaker at national and international congresses of Gynaecology and Human Reproduction.

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