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Implantation rate

[← back to the article overview of the series »Success Rate«] Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock If practitioners of reproductive medicine talk about the implantation rate, they mean the percentage of those embryos that implanted themselves into the uterine lining after having been transferred to the womb. Fetal heartbeat can be visualized via ultrasound in

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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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IVF in 2014

“30 years ago my father Herbert Zech founded our IVF Center and set global benchmarks in terms of treating infertility in couples. He has never ceased to strive for the highest possible quality standards with regard to know-how, technology and research“, said Nicolas Zech, Medical Director of the IVF Centers Prof. Zech in Bregenz in

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“Down…Set…Go!”

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock The hormonal stimulation of the woman can give the decisive impetus for the long-awaited offspring. The body is gently prepared for pregnancy. Ovarian stimulation is aimed at inducing the maturation of multiple that contain the maturing oocytes. This requires a targeted and perfectly timed approach. It is actually comparable to

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Vitrification – a safe technology to overcome infertility

Cryopreservation aims at freezing living cells and storing them over a longer period without compromising their developmental potential. Particularly in the field of assisted reproductive technology, the optimum use of this freezing technique is critical to the success of fertility treatment. In order to ensure both efficiency and safety of this technique, it needs great

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School meets clinic!

School lessons in quite a different way as usual. This was what pupils from the BG Blumenstraße have recently experienced while visiting the IVF Centers Prof. Zech in Bregenz. Within the scope of their elective course in biology, they took the chance to learn more about fertility treatment. Nota bene: in one of the world’s

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Having a career and children – you can do both

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Today, women are more highly educated and skilled than in the past. The proportion of women who graduated from high-school has greatly increased and there are more women on the executive floors than 10 years ago. However, there is a downside to this professional commitment: These days, women are postponing

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Precaution instead of worrying about the future

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Oocyte preservation is an option in modern life- and family planning. Today, physicians are increasingly approached with the request for fertility preservation. More and more women are discovering the benefits of having their oocytes cryopreserved in order to postpone motherhood and have children later in life.

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Visit to the Bosporus

by | Published on 6. July 2013, in Science.

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock The center of Istanbul is part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage – Another heritage, namely the genetic heritage, was at the heart of the 12th International Medical Conference of the Preimplantation Genetics Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) which has been held recently in the city on the Bosporus. Last year,

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