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What types of infertility can gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) treat?

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GIFT and ZIFT can be used to treat many types of infertility, except in cases where there is damage to or abnormalities of the fallopian tubes. These techniques can also be used in cases of mild male infertility, as long as the sperm is capable of fertilizing an egg.

From: GIFT and ZIFT WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Society for Reproductive Medicine web site. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. WebMD Fertility Center web site. 


Human Reproduction Update, July-August 2002. The Infertility Workup and Understanding Treatment Options, RESOLVE online. The Merck Manual, Seventeenth Edition, 2000. The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant, Addicus Books, 2002. Assisted Reproductive Technology National Summary Report, 2015, CDC.




 

WebMD Medical Reference.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 08, 2018

SOURCES: American Society for Reproductive Medicine web site. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. WebMD Fertility Center web site. 


Human Reproduction Update, July-August 2002. The Infertility Workup and Understanding Treatment Options, RESOLVE online. The Merck Manual, Seventeenth Edition, 2000. The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant, Addicus Books, 2002. Assisted Reproductive Technology National Summary Report, 2015, CDC.




 

WebMD Medical Reference.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 08, 2018

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