Tag: embryo selection

The Gift of Genetic Testing

This time of year families gather to celebrate holiday traditions, think about the year ahead and remember the years gone by. Health and prosperity are top-of-mind for many as they make resolutions for the New Year. Many couples will make life’s most exciting resolution this year–the decision to start a family. While the choice to […]

Not Your Mother’s IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

As seen on HuffingtonPost.com/Parents “Not Your Mother’s IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful” Over the past 25 years, IVF — the technology, the science, the success rates, the process — has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks […]

It’s All in the Genes: Megan & Aiden’s story

Nothing can describe that moment when, as a mother, your newborn baby is placed in your arms for the very first time. For nine months, you imagine everything about what this moment will be like. You bask in the joy you and your husband will feel, ponder who the baby will look like, spend time […]

Is there a benefit to the Eeva System – Embryo Screening Method?

Video is a part of everyday modern life and no different with fertility treatments these days. EEVA and Embryoscope are two new embryo screening systems for time lapse imaging of embryos in the lab. RMANJ has participated in clinical trials for EEVA and published data at previous year’s American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) meeting. While this […]

RMANJ Welcomes Recently Published National Perinatal Association Position Statement on ART and Single Embryo Transfer

As leaders in the field of reproductive endocrinology, we welcome the recent position statement published by the National Perinatal Association on ART (Link below).  We especially support recommendations relating to single embryo transfer as we have reported on this issue extensively and most recently with the BEST clinical trial (Forman et al.). As the great […]

The Eeva Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) Study

In collaboration with a cutting-edge biotechnology company, Auxogyn, RMANJ’s patients recently had the unique opportunity to participate in a non-invasive study where they were able to watch their embryos grow!  Since the Eeva Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) Study launched last year, the RMANJ Clinical Research team has helped recruit over 100 participants.  The final stages […]

The Benefits of SelectCCS Comprehensive Chromosome Screening

Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) is a type of preimplantation genetic screening that evaluates all 23 pairs of human chromosomes in search of any abnormalities (aneuploidy).  Aneuploidy is the term used to describe any embryo with either too many or too few chromosomes. Greater than 60% of miscarriages are caused by chromosomal abnormalities, with increased incidence […]

The Paradigm of Clinical IVF is Shifting: The Time to Incorporate Validated Technologies and an Enhanced Understanding of Physiology is Now

Seemingly each month the IVF literature provides dramatic new publications detailing advances in our understanding of the physiology of the IVF system and describing powerful new genomic and culture related tools which may be employed to improve clinical outcomes. As such, the long standing paradigm of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation, oocyte retrieval, in vitro culture, and embryo transfer within a single cycle may soon be obsolete.