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Blocked Tubes and Fertility

By: Dr. Kaajal Abrol MD, FRCSC, REI

July 23, 2019

diagram of sperm and egg meeting in fallopian tube

In the following videos, Dr. Kaajal Abrol explains how blocked fallopian tubes can affect fertility and what tests and treatments are available.

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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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Male Fertility Factor in the Media

Q & A With Trio’s Medical Experts

August 8, 2017

We’ve seen considerable research surrounding male factor fertility in the media recently with articles coming out of Israel and Europe, with commentary coming from North American doctors. This research associated with the decline of male fertility in Western countries, while not astonishing, is interesting as fertility is often considered the “woman’s issue.”  With eye-catching headlines…

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There’s No Way It’s Me

By: Dr. Ken Cadesky, MD, FRCSC

Founding Partner & Medical Director

July 28, 2017

Many women feel responsible for a couple’s inability to become pregnant when in reality, 30 percent of the time it’s solely the man’s issue and close-to 50 percent of the time, male factor is contributing to the couple’s fertility issues. For this reason it’s crucial that the man be involved in the process from the…

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