FERTILITYINFO – Fertility Treatments

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Dr. Ken Cadesky Talks About Sperm Problems

January 27, 2021
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In this video series TRIO’s Medical Director and Founding Partner, Ken Cadesky, MD, FRCSC, explains what a diagnosis of Male Factor means, how sperm quality is tested, and lifestyle factors that can affect sperm quality.

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Fresh Embryo Transfer vs Frozen Embryo Transfer Q&A

September 7, 2020

Ever wonder about the differences between a fresh embryo transfer and a frozen embryo transfer in an IVF cycle? This month, Jim Meriano, our Chief Embryologist and Director of TRIO’s lab answers your scientific questions; and Dr. Robert Casper, our Scientific Director and a fertility specialist, answers your medical questions. Ask an Embryologist Jim Meriano, B.Sc.,…

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PGT-A: State-of-the-Art Technology that gives Patients a Better Chance of Success

October 25, 2019

PGT-A, formerly known as PGS, allows us to test the chromosomes of embryos before they are transferred into the uterus. Why is this important? Because at least half, if not more, of the embryos produced in any IVF cycle have a chromosomal abnormality. PGT-A technology insures only chromosomally normal embryos will be transferred. Without the…

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Cycle Monitoring Understanding the process, its advantages, and limitations.

By: Dr. Kaajal Abrol, MD, FRCSC, REI

October 24, 2019

Cycle monitoring is a process of observing a woman throughout her menstrual cycle to observe a range of factors, such as how a follicle in the ovary develops during the cycle; to measure blood hormone levels throughout this process; and to determine whether and when ovulation is occurring. Timing is Everything Timing is very important…

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What is Polycystic ovarian syndrome and how is it treated?

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

August 26, 2019

PCOS or Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects about 5-7% of women. PCOS involves both anatomical or structural changes in the ovaries as well as hormonal changes.  In the following videos Dr. Sony Sierra explains what PCOS is, how it affects fertility, and how it can be treated.

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What is PCOS and What Are the Options for Fertility Treatment?

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

July 3, 2019

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a fairly common condition that affects about five to seven percent of people with ovaries. Essentially, PCOS involves both a structural and a hormonal change in the function of the ovary. Ovaries in those with PCOS are bigger in volume, they’re denser in tissue and they are hormonally active in different…

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