Dr. Louis R. Manara Tags
Importance of Approperiate Testing and Interpretation
Testing for “more information” isn’t always the “best” way, especially when test results aren’t reliable.
Recurrent Pregnanacy Loss Evaluation
RPL is a very troubling diagnosis which should be treated with a multimodal approach. The psychological impact this diagnosis has on patients cannot be over…
Importance of dietary control for PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome)
Diet is an important aspect of fertility. Our dietary intake of nutrients provides the building blocks for healthy growth and development of oocytes (eggs) and…
Folic Acid Supplementation in Pregnancy for Prevention of Neural Tube
Current recommendations are for 0.4 – 0.8mg (can also be written as 400mcg or 800mcg), starting 4-6 weeks prior to conception.
Clomid and Letrozole
The use of oral ovulation induction medications with or without intrauterine insemination is a common first line approach to management of infertility.
Infertility and THC Use
This supports the notion that even with an extensive history of THC use, outcomes can be improved with cessation.
Basics of Genetic testing in Infertility: Carrier screening
Carrier screening is a way to identify genetic conditions for which a couple’s child may be at risk. These are especially important to test because…
Basics for Genetics of Infertility: PGT Synopsis
PGT-A is used to identify embryos which have an abnormal number of chromosomes or an abnormal number of just part of a chromosome, but the…
Basics of Genetic Testing in Infertility: Karyotype
Egg Regeneration - Is It Possible?
It has long been accepted that the number of eggs available for reproduction is fixed prior to birth. However, a recent well conducted study suggests…