If, after your initial workup, further exploration is needed to determine next steps, Dr. Simckes may recommend a diagnostic procedure or surgery, which may be performed by your own physician or by Dr Simckes. It may be completed at a surgery center or possibly at our own facility. These procedures may include:
This may include one or both of the following: Ovulation induction – using medication, such as Clomid, Letrizole, or injectable medications, to stimulate egg development and release; or Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) – performed by threading a very thin flexible catheter through the vaginal wall and injecting concentrated sperm directly into the uterus within a few hours of ovulation to give the concentrated sperm the best possible access to an egg.
An infertility treatment procedure in which one or more eggs, each removed from a ripe follicle, is fertilized by sperm outside the human body before being placed in a woman’s uterus to implant and result in pregnancy. This may include: