sonography

Sonography

Infertility problems affect millions of couples worldwide. With the help of fertility treatment like IVF, one can improve the chance of successful fertilization and overcome the problems of fertility issues. At World IVF Center, the IVF treatment is customized according to the need of the patient. The treatment is provided after continuous monitoring of the patient through the IVF treatment stages and making necessary adjustments.

Ultrasound helps to personalize every phase of IVF or other fertility treatment. The scans are an important part of fertility treatment as well as infertility testing. Ultrasonography scans use high-frequency sound waves that help create an image of the targeted internal organs. It also has the ability to measure the endometrial thickness and uterine masses. This gives it an edge over laparoscopy as a diagnostic procedure in the assessment of the uterine cavity. Ultrasonography is more preferred than other biochemical methods because of its ability to demonstrate the number and sizes of follicles. The instrument helps to access the ovarian reserve, uterine cavity, and pelvic area pathologies.

Prior treatment

  • A baseline ultrasound is performed prior to the treatment and is done during the female's monthly cycle.

  • This helps to determine the health status of the ovaries and also tells about the mature egg production.

  • It also helps detect ovarian cysts so that additional treatment is provided before IVF is started.

  • It also assesses ovarian reserve, pelvic pathologies, and uterine cavity.

Fertility Drug Monitoring

In IVF treatment, the first stage is of stimulation of ovaries and patients are also administered fertility medications to stimulate the ovaries and produce mature follicles. Multiple ultrasounds are performed to monitor the effects of the administered drugs.

Egg Retrieval

The mature eggs are collected by the doctor and fertilized in a laboratory. The ultrasound helps throughout the egg retrieval process and gives a visual guide to collect mature eggs without damaging the surrounding tissues.

Embryo Transfer

To transfer healthy embryos into the uterus, the ultrasound process guides so that process is performed smoothly.

Pregnancy

During the pregnancy period, an ultrasound is performed to monitor the growth of the fetus. The first ultrasound is performed during the 6-8 months of pregnancy.

  • For infertility testing, ultrasonography scans help provide information on the ovaries, endometrial lining, fallopian tubes, and uterus shape.

  • For fertility treatment it is used to monitor the development of the follicles, thickness of endometrial lining.


Struggling with infertility? Consult today with an IVF specialist in Delhi at World Infertility & IVF Centre.

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