Infertility affects 1 out of 10 patients of reproductive age! More than 1 out of 20 babies in the USA are born to couples that have received evaluation for infertility or have received infertility treatment! Over the last decade there are major breakthroughs and considerable success in the reproductive medicine armamentarium for both of these two components of infertility, evaluation and treatment.
The leading treatment that has captured the attention of not only the scientific and medical community, but also the attention and interest of the patients and public, is undoubted in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Nonetheless, as we indicated in our previous newsletter, the success of this treatment approach has not improved for several years despite the “adjuvant therapies” that have been implemented in the recent past.