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FERTILITYINFO – Fertility Treatments

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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 women. Essentially, PCOS involves both a structural and a hormonal change in the function of the ovary. Ovaries in women who have PCOS are bigger in volume, they’re denser in tissue and they are hormonally active in different ways.…

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What is Unexplained Infertility and How is it Treated?

By: Dr. Dan Nayot, MD, M.Sc., FRCSC, REI

July 3, 2019

 As the name implies, ’unexplained’ infertility means according to everything we’ve checked, we haven’t been able to pinpoint the reason you have not been able to get pregnant. Whether you’ve never been pregnant (primary unexplained), or if you’ve achieved a pregnancy before but are having difficulty now (secondary unexplained), this is a frustrating and upsetting…

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Endometriosis: Medical Vs. Surgical Management

By Dr. Dan Nayot

March 20, 2019

Although endometriosis can’t “definitively” be diagnosed unless it’s visualized during laparoscopic surgery (and then confirmed on the pathology report), this doesn’t mean that all patients suggestive of endometriosis: eg. pelvic pain; painful periods; or pain with intercourse require surgery. A large proportion of patients can be confidently diagnosed with endometriosis based on their symptoms and even…

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Fresh Embryo Transfer vs Frozen Embryo Transfer Q&A

September 7, 2018

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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Egg Freezing Q&A

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

July 1, 2018

TRIO fertility specialist Dr. Kaajal Abrol was recently interviewed by Flare Magazine for an article about thirtysomething celebs freezing their eggs. We decided to expand this discussion and asked Dr. Abrol to answer a few more of the most frequently asked questions about egg freezing. Here’s what she said… 1. Why do most people want…

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