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Self IVF with Invocell

  1. Self IVF With Invocell

The cost of Self IVF with Invocell is less than  4 rounds of intra-uterine insemination

Fertility Partnership offers  “Self IVF”  based on the device called Invocell.  This is a small container in which eggs and sperm are placed shortly after their recovery from the woman.   Fresh sperm from a partner or frozen sperm from a donor may be used. The Invocell device is then placed into the patient’s vagina and she carries it for 3 to 5 days. Embryos are formed and maintained in the device, avoiding the expense of laboratory. The woman basically serves as her own incubator. After 3 to 5 days the device is removed, the embryos are retrieved and they are then placed in the uterus just as you would in IVF. The Invocell device has been developed over the years by Dr.Claude Ranoux and if used in the appropriate clinical situation attains the success rates of the more traditional forms of IVF, at a much lower cost.

Self IVF requires less time at the clinic, fewer blood tests, and significantly less medications.  It is an excellent choice for women who have had a tubal ligation, or otherwise have blocked tubes.  Invocell is ideal for women who do not have access or exposure to sperm, for example, single women who want to pursue motherhood. This program is perfect for same-sex couples who often go through rounds and rounds of IUI-intrauterine inseminations which requires very expensive donor sperm and many disappointing failed cycles.

The Self IVF program  saves thousands of dollars. The cost of Self IVF with Invocell, including medications, is less than $7000.

For more information regarding Self IVF or Invocell call our office at 636-441-7770 and we will be happy to give you more information.

 

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4 Responses
    1. Dr. Elan Simckes

      Carol,
      That is a good question. It depends on how severe. It is possible, in fact, to do ICSI with the device but that is an additional charge
      of $500. It is also not ideal since in severe male infertility we really would like to see the progression of the embryos. But, I be willing to talk to about it. Call the office at 636-441-7770.

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