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Endocrinology and Female Infertility Clinic PDF Print E-mail
Infertility is a major health problem worldwide that has been encountered more during ecent years. Clinically a couple is considered to be infertile after at least one year without contraception and without pregnancy. The average of 10 percent of Iranian couples suffers from infertility, while this rate varies from 10 to 20 around the world. Thanks to many options existing today such as advanced reproductive technologies and adoption, most infertile couples are able to experience the joy of parenthood.
Royan Infertility Clinic is the second infertility clinic in Iran and the first in Tehran. Although there are more than 50 infertility clinics throughout Iran, after 21 years of experience in this field and due to the high rate of success many patients prefer to have their treatments in this clinic. Every year we have numerous foreign patients who come to Iran for infertility treatment.
This clinic includes other special sub-clinics to provide a full service for patients; after the initial fertility evaluation by asking some questions and reviewing any records, the infertility specialists undergo a series of tests which may require a significant amount of time and energy to identify potential causes for difficulty in conceiving. Besides all kinds of diagnostic tests which contain karyotyping, molecular genetic tests such as Factor V Leiden, Factor II and MTHFR gene, the modern treatments in this field including diagnostic
and operative laparoscopy, diagnostic and operative laparahysteroscopy, IUI, ovulation induction, IVF, ICSI, ZIFT, IVM blastocyst, assisted hatching, PGD, and gamete and embryo cryopreservation are also available in this clinic. The specialists offer an integrated approach to diagnosis and treatment, which may include evaluation by doctors in other specialties and extensive diagnostic testing and counseling. A collaborative approach includes the woman and her partner as part of the health care team.
There is an Endocrinology and Metabolism sub-clinic along with Nutrition sub-clinic in which endocrinologists cope with complex problems related to infertility such as PCOS, Diabetes, Thyroid problems. There are some other sub-clinics to conduct fertility preservation, recurrent pregnancy loss, amenorrhea, premature ovarian failure, congenital uterine anomalies and risk of genetic disorders in offspring, and endometriosis which can be found in about fifty percent of infertile women. The minimally invasive and open approaches to treat uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine polyps, adhesions and abnormalities of the uterus or fallopian tubes are available at:
  • Endoscopy sub-clinic
  • Endometriosis sub-clinic
  • Recurrent Abortion sub-clinic
  • Genetic Counseling sub-clinic
  • Imaging modalities such as rectal and vaginal ultrasonography sub-clinic
IVF Failure sub-clinic provides couples consultation, to review their treatment and their status in order to decide the best treatment methods to increase their chance of having a healthy child.
The psychologists discuss the emotional stress of infertility, as a subject which is often difficult to share with family and friends. They also go into the third-party reproduction concerning the use of eggs, or embryos that have been donated by a third person (donor) to enable an infertile couple to become parents. It is a complex process requiring consideration of social, ethical, and legal issues by the third party consular.
Prenatology sub-clinic manages special pregnancy care such as DIPI, CVS, Amniocentesis, Doppler sonography for embryo assessment.

The Groups of Infertility Specialists
  • Obstetricians & Gynecologists (OB-Gyn)
  • Prenatologists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Infection specialists
  • Hematologists & oncologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nutrition specialists
  • Genetic specialists

 

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