There are only a few options for the infertile couple, thirty years ago like surgery or hormonal therapy for the woman and varicocoele repair for the man. The birth of Louise Brown with IVF had brought a revolutionary change in the field of medicine. In earlier days it is only used for the female who were diagnosed with closed Fallopian tubes. Other infertility treatments like ICSI, Embryo Cryopreservation, assisted hatching, egg donation, pre implantation Genetic Diagnosis, PGS has greatly contributed for male infertility treatment, extra embryos optimal use, older patients, cancer patients, patients with genetic disorders and other conditions. All these technologies are together known as ART technologies.
Later new approaches came into existence like single embryo transfer, which ensures the success of the treatment by reducing complication of the multiple pregnancies. Blastocyst culture, single embryo transfer are some of the future advancements in reproductive technologies. ARC is the network of doctors who are mainly working on the progress of future of Fertility. The micro surgical sperm aspiration is also a kind procedure that ARC physician is achieving the increase birth rates and lower multiple pregnancy rates.
The future of fertility could see the heights and advancements in the area of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and screening, egg freezing, IVM. Stem cell research using embryos is also a current advancement and it would treat all the untreatable diseases in the health care department. These advanced fertility diagnosis and treatment technologies allow more infertile couple to build the family of their dreams. The financial contributions would also be accomplished in the future of infertility.