At a recent seminar held at its premises, The Hope Valley Clinic in collaboration with its British technical partners held participants spell bound by the wonders of modern technological advances.
In this instance, more women are achieving pregnancies with the assistance of doctors at the unit using assisted productive technology i.e. test tube baby technology. As a result, even mature women who no longer ovulate i.e. are menopausal, can have eggs shared with younger women, thereby being able to have children of their own.
One of the major breakthroughs however is the ability to help men with low sperm count, poor sperm quality and cases whereby sperm lack the required semen to achieve pregnancies, with the use of the ICSI micromanipulator in combination with the appropriate seminal processing and surgical sperm removal.