An Evaluation Of Assisted Reproductive Technology Essay examples

1359 Words Aug 30th, 2015 6 Pages
After previously discussing your situation, with Hillary’s blocked fallopian tubes, we have done some further research into what ART procedure would work best for you to conceive your child. ART also known as ‘Assisted Reproductive Technology” is the application of laboratory or clinical technology to gametes (eggs or sperm) and embryos for the purpose of reproduction.
We came up with the conclusion that In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the most appropriate assisted reproductive technology for the most efficient way assure a pregnancy. We have found that other ART procedures aren’t an option due to Hillary’s circumstances such as Gamete Intra-Fallopian Transfer (GIFT) and Zygote Intra-Fallopian transfer. GIFT requires the transferal of the best-looking eggs into the fallopian tubes, along with some of the husbands sperm. This is an ineffective option, because Hillary’s fallopian tubes are blocked and the eggs wouldn’t be able to reproduce inside her fallopian tubes. ZIFT is the procedure where the fertilised eggs (zygotes), are placed within the fallopian tubes. This wouldn’t be an effective option, because of the eggs having to be placed within the fallopian tubes; as well as GIFT. Due to your situation, IVF would be the best treatment for Hillary.

Over the past few years it has become more common for women to have fertilely problems, including blocked fallopian tubes. It has become more clearer that IVF is a more popular than surgery options for…

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