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IVM ( In Vitro Maturation of Oocytes)

In Vitro Maturation (IVM) of oocytes is a fertility treatment technique that involves collecting immature eggs from a woman's ovaries and allowing them to mature in a laboratory setting before being used in assisted reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

In a typical IVF cycle, a woman receives a series of hormone injections to stimulate her ovaries to produce multiple eggs. However, only  mature eggs are selected for fertilization with IVF. In contrast, an IVM cycle involves collecting immature eggs from the ovaries and maturing them in a laboratory environment before fertilization through IVF. This approach is considered a minimally invasive alternative to traditional IVF and may be a suitable option for women  at higher risk of IVF complications. 
Many patients prefer IVM because it has advantages over IVF. This method involves less or no medication, which reduces the  emotional distress and side effects of the woman. In addition, IVM is more cost-effective and convenient because it requires fewer hospital visits compared to traditional IVF. These factors make IVM an attractive option for women looking for a less invasive and more affordable alternative to traditional IVF.

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