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Preimplantation Genetic Screening and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: What is it?

For some patients, the need to transfer genetically normal embryos is paramount. To help achieve this, preimplantation genetic screening (PGS), also known as preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), is an option to test embryos prior to transfer.

Who needs PGS/PGD?

PGS/PGD is not necessary or even recommended for all couples. However, in some cases,

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Why TFC? Embryology and Andrology

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care. Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many others in the same area.

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Your Estradiol Level Is…

During your stimulation cycle, you get a phone call alerting you that your estradiol level is at 250. But what does this mean exactly? Well let’s talk about it.

Where does estradiol come from?

In a normal ovulatory cycle, the hypothalamus in the brain produces a hormone called GnRH. An increase in GnRH causes the anterior pituitary,

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After Infertility: Where Are They Now?

You can’t believe this in the fury of the storm, but many women who underwent infertility treatment feel grateful for the experience. Infertility Awareness Month concludes this week, but Texas Fertility Center will continue to share the message of empowerment and hope.

Over the past 30 years, Texas Fertility Center has walked alongside men,

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What Happens After Egg Retrieval?

The days following the egg retrieval can be both an exciting and stressful time. At Texas Fertility Center, we make sure that we are keeping you informed every step of the way.

The day after the egg retrieval, our embryologists will call you to review your fertilization report. They will let you know how many eggs have fertilized normally and they are available to answer any questions you may have.

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Your Egg Retrieval

One of the most successful treatments in modern technology of infertility is Invitro Fertilization, or IVF. You probably know about the injections, the blood work and the ultrasounds by now; but what about the egg retrieval? Even though you’ve heard the word retrieval many times in your journey of IVF, you are likely to have questions about it.

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Our Latest Study is Published in Fertility and Sterility!

We are so excited to share the publication of our latest research study in Fertility and Sterility! It is the largest prospective study in the world comparing Crinone vaginal gel to IM progesterone for IVF. The study, which evaluated 511 patients going through IVF in 2009, demonstrated statistical superiority of Crinone compared to IM progesterone for all patients,

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Dr. Silverberg in the News

Don’t miss Dr. Silverberg tonite on KVUE news!

His patient Susan shares her journey to motherhood and Dr. Silverberg will discuss the new world-wide study on identifying high quality embryos for in vitro fertilization and how it can help patients like Susan.

Be sure to tune in to @KLBJ Medical News with Perry Watson next Monday at 5:00 pm

Perry will be talking with Dr.

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