Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility

Causes of infertility

  • Decrease in male fertilisation capacity
  • Hormonal disorders of cortical, hypophyseal, or ovarian origin in women
  • Obstruction of the Fallopian tube(s)
  • Adrenal or thyroideal disease
  • Fibroid (myoma) of the uterus
  • Endometriosis
  • polycystic ovarium snydrome (PCOS)
  • Disorders altering the uterine cavity (polyp, fibroid, adhaesions)

Check up

  • Gynecologic examination
  • Measurement of hormone levels in blood
  • Transabdominal or vaginal ultrasound
  • Hysterosalpingography (HSG)
  • Hysteroscopy and laparoscopy

Treatment

Appropriate medication, sometimes surgical treatment recommended by the gynecologist.

Insemination, in vitro fertilisation and embryo-transfer.