Search for dissertations about: "Assisted Reproduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Assisted Reproduction.

  1. 1. Ovarian Reserve and Assisted Reproduction

    Author : Thomas Brodin; Jan Holte; Matts Olovsson; Lars Berglund; Juha Tapanainen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AFC; AMH; anti-Müllerian hormone; antral follicle count; follicle-stimulating hormone; FSH; ICSI; infertility; intracytoplasmic sperm injection; in vitro fertilization; IVF; LH; live birth; luteinizing hormone; menstrual cycle; menstrual cycle length; ovarian reserve; pregnancy; reproductive endocrinology; reproductive technology; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Treatment success in IVF-ICSI is mainly limited by female age, but differences in ovarian reserve (OR; the remaining pool of oocytes and their quality) between individuals modify treatment prerequisites among women of similar age. OR may be assessed by OR tests (ORTs). READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on genetic aberrations as possible predictors of the outcome of assisted reproduction

    Author : Mona Bungum; Malmö Reproduktionsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; assisted reproduction; IUI; Sperm chromatin; ICSI; intra-individual variation; fertilisation failure genetic aberration; Protein C inhibitor gene; sperm DNA damage SCSA; IVF;

    Abstract : Traditionally, diagnosis of male infertility has relied upon microscopic assessment of semen. The normality criteria set by the World Health Organization (WHO) in regard to sperm concentration, motility and morphology are, however, poor predictors of fertility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Same, same but different : Lesbian couples undergoing sperm donation

    Author : Catrin Borneskog; Agneta Skoog Svanberg; Gunilla Sydsjö; Claudia Lampic; Johanne Sundby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lesbian couples; sperm donation; assisted reproduction; relationship quality; symptoms of anxiety and depression; parenting stress; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Introduction: The desire to have children and form a family is for many people central for life fulfilment and the desire does not differ by sexual orientation. Due a series of societal changes during the last decade, today we see a lesbian baby boom. READ MORE

  4. 4. On osmolality and sperm function during processing for assisted reproduction

    Author : Emma Holmes; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Deep basic knowledge about sperm physiology is relevant and important to optimize the outcome of procedures used during Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) to select spermatozoa for fertilization. More specifically, this study examined osmolality changes and consequences for sperm motility and sperm selection in the laboratory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges of transnational parenthood : Exploring different perspectives of surrogacy in Sweden and India

    Author : Anna Arvidsson; Birgitta Essén; Sara Johnsdotter; Pernilla Ouis; Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Transnational surrogacy; Surrogacy; Assisted reproduction; Commissioning parents; Legal parenthood; Social workers; Exploitation; Surrogate; Motherhood; Kinship; Social constructionism; Reproductive Justice; Sweden; India; Assam; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Transnational surrogacy challenges traditional norms of parenthood, especially motherhood; additionally, it is viewed as the exploitation of poor women. The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on the consequences of an unregulated situation on surrogacy in the Swedish and Indian contexts, and to give different perspectives on surrogacy and the surrogate. READ MORE