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13Nov, 2015

A retrospective study of the Quebec pregnancy registry indicated no successful IVF pregnancies in patients > 44 y/o in Canada from 2010-2012. The conclusions from the authors is that IVF in woman> 44 y/o is pointless and expensive. We have been involved with dozens of successful IVF pregnancies in woman older than 44 years (their own eggs, of course). Not many, but enough to show it isn’t “pointless”. Our conclusion is that high stimulation protocols (which tends to be used) will NOT optimize these women’s chances. By decreasing medication and […]
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23Aug, 2015

CK was 38 years old and had been dealing with secondary infertility for many years. She conceived once in the distant past in a prior relationship but terminated that pregnancy. While being treated by a prior physician, Dr. A, CK was diagnosed with blocked fallopian tubes (both sides). Not only were the tubes blocked, the left tube was full of fluid, a condition called “hydrosalpynx.” The concern about this condition is that this fluid collecting in the Fallopian tube, which is probably natural tubal fluid, eventually turns toxic and may leak back into the […]
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17Mar, 2015

We just received follow up from one of our young patients who recently had an egg retrieval. She was one of our Egg Donors, a young woman who donates her eggs to another patient who is having difficulty conceiving because of poor egg quality. Our donor is feeling great! She has had minimal to no discomfort. She had undergone an egg retrieval at another center in the past and she said that this was a definite improvement. So what was so different at Hanabusa IVF that made it so much […]
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