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SART Fertility Experts - Elective Fertility Preservation

Ellen was single and in the early years of a long and demanding surgical training program.  She knew she wanted a family someday. Listen to her story as she shares her journey to parenthood with the help of egg and embryo freezing with Dr. Kelly Lynch, a reproductive endocrinologist. 

Fertility and Sterility On Air– TOC: November 2021

Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include mosaic embryos diagnostics and counseling (02:40), machine learning for personalized cycles (10:41), a look at ASRM's new practice committee documents on the new Mullerian classifications and the general fertility evaluation, as well as their committee opinion on obesity and reproduction (26:11), sperm DNA fragmentation (38:47), aneuploidy in recurrent implantation failure (43:10), BMI and recurrent pregnancy loss (50:26), maternal morbidity in infertile patients (54:14).

Infertility Treatments Remained Strong With Good Outcomes In Spite Of Covid-19, According To Three Studies Presented At The ASRM 2021 Scientific Sessions

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many aspects of healthcare and caused a great deal of psychological stress among patients and temporary barriers to traditional care, leading to questions about the impact of the pandemic on fertility and assisted reproductive treatments. However, the results of three studies presented at ASRM’S 2021 Scientific Sessions show that with proper precautions, outcomes before and during the pandemic remained very similar in several aspects of infertility care – including egg retrieval and IVF cycles.

Even With Private Insurance Coverage, Black And Hispanic Women Are Less Likely To Receive Fertility Treatment

Historically, Black and Hispanic women have been less likely to receive fertility treatment compared to white women, and it was thought that lower income or a lack of insurance coverage may be the reason. However, results of a study presented at ASRM’s 2021 Scientific Congress indicate that even with private insurance coverage and women living in states that mandate coverage for fertility treatment, disparities exist.

ASRM Today: Ovarian Cancer Awareness with Dr. Terri Woodard

It's Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and today on the program our guest is Dr. Terri Woodard, who is an associate professor in the Department of Gynecological Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She holds a joint appointment in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children Hospital Pavilion for Women.

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