gamete intrafallopian transfer


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Related to gamete intrafallopian transfer: Zygote intrafallopian transfer, Intracytoplasmic sperm injection

transfer

 [trans´fer]
1. the taking or moving of something from one place to another.
2. the moving of a patient from one surface to another. Patients can be taught to transfer safely either independently or with minimal assistance if they can balance in a sitting position.
gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by placement of oocytes and sperm in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy.
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT). Multiple ova and washed sperm are injected into the fallopian tube, where fertilization may occur. From McKinney et al., 2000.
passive transfer the conferring of immunity to a nonimmune host by injection of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune or sensitized donor.
sliding board transfer a method of transferring a patient: a smooth tapered board is placed under the patient and stabilized on the surface to which movement will take place so that the patient can glide across.
tendon transfer surgical relocation of the insertion of a tendon of a normal muscle to another site to take over the function of another muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
tubal embryo transfer (TET)
1. a method of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory with placement of the resulting embryos in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy more than 24 hours after the original retrieval.
2. laparoscopic transfer of cryopreserved embryos to the fallopian tubes.
zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory and the placement of the resulting zygotes in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy 24 hours after the original retrieval.

gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT),

placement of the oocyte and sperm into the ampulla of the fallopian tube; a form of assisted reproduction.

gamete intrafallopian transfer

n. Abbr. GIFT
A technique of assisted reproduction in which eggs and sperm are inserted directly into a woman's fallopian tubes, where fertilization may occur.
Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer. Removal of eggs from the ovary, joining with sperm, and laparoscopically placing same in the fallopian tube via small abdominal incisions

gamete intrafallopian transfer

See GIFT.

gam·ete in·tra·fal·lo·pi·an trans·fer

(GIFT) (gam'ēt intră-fă-lō'pē-ăn trans'fĕr)
Placement of the oocyte and sperm into the ampulla of the uterine tube; a form of assisted reproduction.

gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)

Direct placement of up to three harvested and incubated human eggs, together with a quantity of spermatozoa, into a fallopian tube via a fine catheter. GIFT, which implies in vivo fertilization, is a method of achieving pregnancy that in some cases offers a better alternative to in vitro fertilization (IVF).
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A controlled study between the use of gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) and in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer in the management of idiopathic and male infertility.
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) has been suggested as a treatment modality for endometriosis where patients have patent tubes.
Even greater incidence of heterotrophic pregnancy is reported in pregnancies following assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization and gamete intrafallopian transfer.
Why risk STDs or genetic disease, or endure dyspareunia at the hands of a bumbling and insensitive partner, when we can offer invitro fertilization or gamete intrafallopian transfer?