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IVF Class Overview

The Couple's Guide to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)    

In Vitro Fertilization Course Objective:

To provide a broad understanding of the medical and technical aspects of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) relative to various forms of sub-fertility. View IVF Class Videos Now »

Meet Our Team:   IVF Class Instructors
Fertility Doctor, Kathleen Brennan, MD Fertility Doctor, Daniel Dumesic, MD Fertility Doctor, John Kuo MD Fertility Doctor, Mousa Shamonki, MD
Kathleen Brennan, MD Daniel Dumesic, MD John Kuo, MD, PhD Mousa Shamonki, MD

IVF Class Outline:

  • Historical perspective of IVF
  • Indications for IVF
  • Purpose of prescreening evaluation
  • Medical strategies for ovarian stimulation
  • Techniques of oocyte retrieval
  • Methods of oocyte fertilization
  • Decisions regarding embryo transfer
  • Complications and Results
  • Third party assisted reproduction
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"I thought the IVF class was informative and concise. Even though I had been through numerous fertility treatments elsewhere (including IVF), I learned valuable information from the presentation. I appreciated hearing more about the research on IVF, including research conducted at UCLA. At other clinics, I was given only the most cursory explanation of what was going to happen and why. I appreciate that the doctors at UCLA want patients to understand the reasoning behind the fertility treatment decisions. I appreciated that a little humor was inserted into the presentation as well! It brought some levity to an emotionally difficult topic."
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