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IVM (In vitro maturation) in Europe

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Europe performing IVM (In vitro maturation).

Instituto Bernabeu

Instituto Bernabeu is staffed by recognised fertility and assisted reproduction specialists. Thousands of patients from over 60 different countries have entrusted Instituto Bernabeu with their dream of becoming parents

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Dr. Belén Lledó

Director of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department

Dr. Jorge Ten

Director of the Reproductive Biology Department

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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New Life Georgia

A company cooperating with doctors based in Georgia's leading clinics of reproductive technologies and treatment. New Life Georgia has a database of donors and potential surrogate mothers, all satisfying the requirements of physical and mental health.

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3,500 US$

British Hospital Lisbon XXI

An ISO certified private hospital with in and out patient facilities providing medical services that include urology, neurosurgery, cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ob-gyn, neurology, general surgery, bariatrics, neurology, gastroenterology and more.

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Klinikum Stuttgart

One of Germany's largest hospitals, made up of more than 50 clinics and specialist institutes spanning all medical specialties. Kinikum Stuttgart is regarded as one of the best hospitals in Germany, and is a referral center for oncology, ENT, pediatrics and more.

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Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit

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IVF Spain

A specialized IVF and assisted reproduction clinic with four permanent medical doctors, including three reproduction specialists, and a total of 36 staff. Languages spoken include Russian, German and English.

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Dr. Natalia Szlarb

Gynaecologist specialized in ART

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AltraVita

A specialized clinic for reproductive medicine located in Moscow, Russia. Pregnancy rates at the clinic among women aged below 38 is 50% after the first cycle of IVF, 77% after the second cycle, and 90% after the 3rd.

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Dr. Sergey Yakovenko

General Director, Head of Embryological Laboratory

Dr. Vladimir Litvinov

Chief of Staff

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2,750 US$

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About IVM

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is IVM?
In vitro maturation (IVM) is a fertility treatment where the eggs are collected from the ovaries when they are immature and then matured in a laboratory. After maturation, the eggs are fertilized and replaced in the womb.

How is IVM carried out?

  • Eggs are collected from the ovaries using ultrasound guidance when they are immature, meaning the woman needs to take fewer hormones to stimulate the ovaries than in IVF.
  • The eggs are matured in a laboratory for one to two days.
  • The eggs are fertilized with the partner or donor sperm and are replaced back in the womb, as in IVF or ICSI.

Who is a suitable candidate for IVM?
IVM is suitable for women at risk of developing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, for example women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. IVM does not require a daily injection of hormones so there is no risk of developing the condition. IVM is an alternative to IVF for younger women as it is less expensive and time consuming than IVF.

What are the chances of success with IVM?
According to the Babyworld, Danish scientists have monitored a 30 per cent success rates using IVM. However, according to the Human Embryology and Fertilisation Authority the chances of success with IVM are similar to those with IVF except there is an added risk that not every egg will be sufficiently mature at the end of the process.

Duration of procedure/surgery : One full cycle of IVM takes between 4 to 6 weeks – the same as an IVF cycle.
Egg collection during IVM takes around 30 minutes to an hour.

Days admitted : None – IVM is an outpatient procedure.

Anesthesia : Egg collection in IVM typically takes place under sedation and not anesthesia.

Recovery : IVM requires a minimal downtime of a few minutes following egg retrieval.

Risks : - Fewer eggs collected than with IVF procedure.
- Infection and bleeding following egg collection.
- IVM is less successful with age.
- Multiple births.

After care : - You may experience cramps and discomfort after egg collection that can be eased with pain killers.

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