Detection of Y Chromosome Microdeletions by PCR

Y chromosome microdeletions like DAZ (deletion in azoospermia) and RBM (RNA binding motif gene) cause spermatogenic defects. In the Yq arm, intervals V and VI comprise an Azoospermia Factor (AZF) which contains the DAZ and RBM genes. Several genes have been identified within this region and have been proposed candidates for infertility. We now check for 30 different microdeletions in…

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis PGD With FISH

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) by FISH can be carried out to select embryos free of common chromosome abnormalities, for transfer during an IVF cycle. PGD offers a new alternative to chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis. In IVF cases, following embryo biopsy, a single blastomere is fixed on the slide and is subjected to the FISH procedure for study of aneuploidies.…

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Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is a procedure in which the zona (shell) of the embryo is opened using the techniques of Micromanipulation. This facilitates its hatching in the uterus and improves implantation and pregnancy rates. Assisted hatching is useful in older women where the zona tends to be thick and in women who have tried IVF previously, unsuccessfully. In our published study…

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Dr. Firuza Parikh awarded the Times Healthcare Achievers Mumbai 2018 Award for excellence in the Medical Fraternity – Times of India

  31/5/2018, Times of India, Mumbai Edition HONOURING EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE The maiden edition of the Times Healthcare Achievers – Mumbai 2018 recognised excellence in the medical fraternity The last two decades have been transformative for the global medical industry. Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors, both in terms of revenue and employment. With India’s healthcare market targeted…

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Launch of Joint Venture Jaslok-FertilTree International Fertility Centre

On 15th August 2016, Jaslok Hospital & Research Center and Dr. Firuza R. Parikh announced the launch of their new venture - Jaslok FertilTree International Fertility Centre along with Aamir Khan, Tusshar Kapoor and Farah Khan at the Trident, Nariman Point,  with key guests in attendance. This was the same day of completing and celebrating 27 years of the Department…

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