Infertility – where to begin?
Around 15% of the world population has infertility problems regardless of a country’s development. This makes it an important problem of public health. 85% of couples practicing unprotected sex are considered to conceive during the first year of trying. The rest will seek medical assistance or will manage to get pregnant during the second or the third year of trying. A very small number of couples will never be able to get pregnant.
Due to the holidays in December, our Laboratory for Human Reproduction will be closed from the Christmas Eve on December 24, 2017, until January 2, 2018. Patients who start their period between December 10, and after December 22, 2017, are free t...+ More
Why choose us?
In a short period of our work, since 2012, we have been recognized by our patients as a center of excellence in infertility diagnosis and treatment in Croatia and beyond. We provide individual approach to each couple and are dedicated to achieving success even in the most difficult cases. In our opinion, the reasons of our success lye in the following:
Reasons for our success are:
EXPERTISE OF THE EMPLOYEES
- Primarius, doctors of sciences, professors, human reproduction specialists, fetal medicine specialist, ESHRE-certified biologist – embryologist.
- A reproduction gynecologist at the center from 8 AM until 8 PM;
- Nurses are well educated for MAR, taking care of scheduling and informing the patients of the procedure;
- Procedures are done during weekends and holidays.
- 46% of pregnancies achieved in fresh stimulation cycle and an average of 57% in cryoprocedures (2016 results for women under the age of 37);
- Birthrate for women under the age of 37 is over 30% per cycle which is at the level of rates in Great Britain.
- Regularly published data on previous year procedure numbers including success rates and birthrates using data obligatory sent to the Ministry of Health;
- Procedure pricelist is made public.
MONITORING AND APPLYING GLOBAL GUIDELINES IN INFERTILITY TREATMENT
- Single embryo transfer recommendation;
- Avoiding ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome;
- Reduced time of rest following embryotransfer;
- Analgesia and anesthesia.
What we do?
Diagnosis of infertile couples
- Complete assessment of infertility
- Sperm analysis
- 2D, Color and Power Doppler ultrasound, 3D and 4D ultrasound
- SIS (saline infusion sonohisterography) and sono HSG (ultrasound histerosalpingography)
- Ultrasound antral follicle count, serial ultrasound examinations in detection of ovulation
- Ovarian reserve assessment
- Cervical smears, hormonal status
- Office hysteroscopy
Treatment of infertile couples
- Stimulation of ovulation
- Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
- In vitro fertilization (IVF/ICSI)
- Contraception [hormonal contraception (oral, in the form of a ring or patch, emergency contraception, intrauterine devices)]
- Child and adolescent gynecology (disorders of growth and puberty, genital anomalies, irregular bleeding, diagnosis of emergency conditions, polycystic ovary syndrome)
- Menopause (Hormonal therapy)
- Endometriosis (Diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, preparation for surgery, if needed)
- Hormonal dysfunctions (Menstrual disorders, Sy. PCOS, Hyperprolactinemia)
- Systematic gynecological examination
- Examination, Pap smear, ultrasound (standard, Color Doppler and 3D/4D ultrasound)
- Microbiological smear of the cervix (cervical smear) for chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, typing of human papilloma virus (HPV)
- Diagnosis and processing of suspected benign and malignant diseases of the female genital organs (examination, ultrasound, laboratory tests)
- Minor surgical procedures
- Biopsy, curettage, placement and removal of intrauterine device, removal of cervical polyps, cyst puncture
- Identification of very early pregnancy (urine pregnancy test and beta-HCG in the blood, ultrasound)
- Supervision of normal pregnancy
- Laboratory tests in pregnancy
- An early combined screening (ultrasound and blood sampling for early screening of chromosomal abnormalities)
- Anomaly Scan (review of fetal anatomy) between 18th and 22nd week of pregnancy
- Color Doppler examination of the fetus, if necessary
- Ultrasound examination of the fetal heart