assisted reproductive technology

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technology

 [tek-nol´ah-je]
scientific knowledge; the sum of the study of a technique.
assisted reproductive technology (ART) any procedure that involves manipulation of eggs or sperm to establish pregnancy in treatment of infertility, such as in vitro fertilization, gamete intrafallopian transfer, tubal embryo transfer, and zygote intrafallopian transfer.
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originally, a range of techniques for manipulating oocytes and sperm to overcome infertility; encompasses drug treatments to stimulate ovulation, surgical methods for removing oocytes (for example, laparoscopy and ultrasound-guided transvaginal aspiration) and for implanting embryos (for example, zygote intrafallopian transfer or ZIFT), in vitro and in vivo fertilization (for example, artificial insemination and gamete intrafallopian transfer or GIFT), ex utero and in utero fetal surgery, and laboratory regimes for freezing and screening sperm and embryos as well as micromanipulating and cloning embryos as well as See: eugenics.
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assisted reproductive technology

n.
Any of various techniques for enhancing fertility, such as in vitro fertilization, in which both the egg and the sperm are manipulated.
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assisted reproductive technology

The range of technologies used in the treatment of infertility. These include in vitro fertilization, the use of frozen embryos, embryo screening, testicular sperm retrieval, sperm microinjection, chromosome screening, frozen ova and long-frozen sperms from dead donors.
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Predicting ovarian reserve and reproductive outcome using antimullerian hormone (AMH) and antral follicle count (AFC) in patients with previous assisted reproduction technique (ART) failure.
Keywords: Assisted reproduction technique, Ovarian reserve, Body mass index, Antralfollicular count.
Screening of mutations in the CFTR gene in 1195 couples entering assisted reproduction technique programs.
IVF with frozen oocytes is most successful with women in their 20s and early 30s--as in any other assisted reproduction technique, coauthor Dr.
Besides, the alternative of assisted reproduction techniques is available, we adopt that.
The results state that certain dietary supplements can have a beneficial effect on sperm quality, although it remains to be demonstrated whether this increases the likelihood of conceiving a child naturally or through assisted reproduction techniques. ( ANI )
'Assisted reproduction techniques are another tool in our conservation box, of course not a sole solution, but another technology that we can use to protect endangered species,' she said.
Abstract: Assisted reproduction techniques in birds have been developed for zootechnical purposes and have been adapted for use in conservation of wild bird species.
At present, couples that are unable to have children can access a range of assisted reproduction techniques to help them, with in vitro fertilisation (IVF) being one of the most common medical treatments that is used.
This film tells 43-year-old rhino Sudan's remarkable story, as scientists launch an audacious plan to bring his subspecies back from the brink of extinction using cutting-edge animal assisted reproduction techniques to breed a new generation of the animals.
One of them is the cell cryopreservation process, used on assisted reproduction techniques to preserve gametes and embryos for the treatment of human infertility and fertility preservation issues, as well as in cryobanking of animal gametes and embryos in the cattle industry.
According to statistics published Richard Kennedy of the International Federation of Fertility Association for maintaining reportedly from 1978 to 2007, we have over five million births by the use of assisted reproduction techniques. (Innes, 2013).

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