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Ovarian Stimulation

Part 2 of the series »Fertility treatment process«

[← back to the article overview of the series »Fertility treatment process«] Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock They are closely associated with human growth and are essential for the metabolism. Human reproduction processes are mainly controlled by them. Hormones: messenger substances, thus playing a crucial role at the beginning of each IVF treatment. Hence, following

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Initial Consultation

Part 1 of the series »Fertility treatment process«

[← back to the article overview of the series »Fertility treatment process«] Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock How do I arrange an appointment for an initial consultation?What will be discussed there? How should I prepare for it? What happens next? … Questions which bother many of the couples when starting fertility treatment. The team of

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The moment of the first conversation

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock How many times have we discussed this matter? Countless nights were spent browsing the internet to learn about the experiences of other couples facing involuntary childlessness. But now it is time to take charge of one’s own luck and to realize one’s life’s dream. The decision is made: Tomorrow I

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Blastocyst Culture

How treatment methods may help to make the dream of having a child come true

Blastocyst Involuntary childlessness today is no longer an inevitable fate, thanks to a wide range of treatment methods. This variety includes different approaches in terms of their efficiency which, from the perspective of the respective physicians, biologists and experts, undoubtedly also play a role here. However, from a scientific point of view, it is important

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For years in the “Champions League of IVF”

Setting benchmarks in fertility treatment…

…Prof. Herbert Zech in a detailed interview in our Fertility-Treatment-BLOG: Professor Zech, already 29 years ago you have been on everyone’s lips in Vorarlberg, South Tyrol, Switzerland and Southern Germany after having achieved the first pregnancies following IVF treatment. What has happened since then? Prof. Dr Herbert Zech It is true that since I have

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“Using science to overcome infertility”

How to correctly assess embryonic development

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock “After my wife’s oocytes had been fertilized by my sperm and some of the impregnated ova have developed into embryos, we now want to know which embryo is the one most suitable for being transferred to the uterus and what our chances are to achieve a pregnancy and the birth

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“You are what you eat”

by | Published on 9. May 2014, in Science.

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Due to modern reproductive medicine which is aimed at identifying in detail the reasons for involuntary childlessness, the so-called “paternal effect” increasingly becomes the focus of research attention. This also holds true for the IVF Centers Prof. Zech, where the focus is placed on the medical evaluation of clinical findings

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“Social Freezing”

Emancipated family planning or a lifestyle trend?

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock “I am frightened – to be more precise – it is almost like a feeling of panic, when I think about the ticking of my biological clock!” “I am going to have ovarian surgery, and I am concerned about the impact this may have on my fertility.” Our experience has

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On the trail of Lindbergh

This is about pioneers, innovations and heart’s desires

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock It was Charles Lindbergh’s ambitious goal to be the first pilot to fly an aircraft non-stop across the Atlantic. This made him a pioneer in the history of aviation. Being a pioneer in the field of reproductive medicine, Prof. Herbert Zech has always been concerned with helping couples all over

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Egg retrieval – Narcosis performed by experienced anesthetists

Part 4 of the series »Fertility treatment process«

by | Published on 4. February 2014, in Treatment.

[← back to the article overview of the series »Fertility treatment process«] Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock In order to provide couples undergoing IVF treatment with optimum treatment conditions, the specialists at the IVF Centers Prof. Zech in Bregenz are supported by a team of anesthetists – the Bodensee ANÄSTHESIE GbR. The medical specialists Michael

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