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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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TRIO is the First Fertility Clinic in Canada to use a Revolutionary New Technology That Can Evaluate Egg Quality

September 9, 2020
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Many patients have asked us why they can get an idea of their ovarian reserve — or egg quantity — in an Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) test, while there is no way to predict an egg’s quality or its reproductive potential. Violet™— a new tool developed by futurefertility.com offers new scientific insight and transparency about the…

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Fresh Embryo Transfer vs Frozen Embryo Transfer 

February 8, 2020

Fresh Embryo Transfer vs Frozen Embryo Transfer What’s the difference? When embryos are frozen and then thawed for transfer, this is referred to as a frozen cycle. A frozen embryo transfer occurs in a non-stimulated cycle, and we can use a more natural estrogen and progesterone combination to prepare for the implantation. A fresh treatment…

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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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