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112. The Use of Artificial Intelligence In Selecting An IVF Embryo
The Use of Artificial Intelligence In Selecting An IVF Embryo
Recently the premier journal for infertility research in the world published a paper from IVF Australia on Artificial Intelligence in the selection of embryos.
Computing has come of age in the IVF laboratory and the results are impressive.
In this episode, Prof shares a story of a young medical student from the University of NSW who happens to be the son of a professor of mathematics.
Prof explains the impact of how he built a supercomputer which has... read more
111. Artificial Insemination And Its Role In Treating Infertility
Artificial Insemination And Its Role In Treating Infertility
What is artificial insemination? When should it be used? How's it done? What are the results like? Should you have it?
In this episode, Prof discusses all these issues and more.
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110. Surrogacy — A Way Forward For Some Infertile Couples
Surrogacy — A Way Forward For Some Infertile Couples
What is surrogacy?
Is surrogate pregnancy something you should consider?
There's been quite a lot of controversy around surrogate pregnancies. It's not uncommon for a surrogate parent to want to keep the child at the end of her pregnancy rather than adhere to the surrogate arrangement that was initially in place.
In this episode, Prof discusses surrogate arrangements in Australia and around the world. Prof talks about the regulations in Australia around... read more
109. Egg Collection – Is It A Numbers Game?
Egg Collection - Is It A Numbers Game?
"How many eggs?"
That's one of the first questions Prof often gets asked as his patient is recovering from the sedation or waking up from the anesthetic.
Egg numbers are not the only factor when it comes to IVF success but it is a significant factor.
In this episode, Prof discusses "how many eggs it takes" and how important that number is when it comes to IVF success.
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108. Are The ICSI Rates In Australia Justified?
Are The ICSI Rates In Australia Justified?
The ABC in Australia recently did some 'investigative journalism' around the use of the word ICSI by doctors in Australia. There were some suggestions that the term ICSI is overused.
So is ICSI necessary or is it not? Are the rates of ICSI justified?
In this episode, Prof explains what ICSI is and then explores the controversy around ICSI.
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