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Launch

Max Centre for IVF & Reproductive Medicine Launched

Max Healthcare recently announced the launch of 'My Baby' - The Centre for IVF & Reproductive Medicine at Max Medcentre, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi. A team of gynaecologists, embryologist, radiologists, endocrinologists, andrologists, physicians and psychologists will come together at Max Healthcare's fertility centre to provide exclusive medical care to sub-fertile or infertile couples so that they may walk away with a healthy baby. Dr Puja Dewan, Consultant, Gynaecology and Infertility Specialist will be the programme leader at the centre Said Dr Pervez Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Max Healthcare, "The centre has been conceived on par with any other IVF centre with due commitment to technology, IVF techniques and quality and will deliver the full range of services to couples requiring assistance in conception."

Said Dr Dilpreet Brar, Regional Director-South Region, Max Healthcare, "Infertility affects nearly 10-15 per cent of couples in the reproductive age group in our country. This facility will help couples who are not able to have a child on their own and need some assistance to be able to conceive".

The statistical distribution of infertility causes suggests female factor in 40 per cent, male factor in 35 per cent, combination of both in 10-20 per cent and the rest remains unexplained. A couple's chances of conception after one year of regular unprotected intercourse are 80 and 90per cent after 18 months. In 15 per cent females, more than one female cause is responsible for infertility.

Said Dr Puja Dewan, Consultant - Gynaecology and Infertility specialist at the centre, "Individualised attention to the case, state-of-the-art equipment for storage & freezing of sperms, eggs and embryo storage helps couples conceive and deliver. She further added, "We will offer advanced technology such as assisted laser hatching, and genetic material imaging of the eggs through polarised microscope and blastocyst culture backed-up with a new freezing technique of vitrification and 3D Ultrasonology."

EH News Bureau

 

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