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Aevitas Fertility Clinic – referral centre for gynaecological endoscopy

‘Aevitas Fertility Clinic – referral centre for gynaecological endoscopy‘ – what does this entail? A Facebook follower recently asked for more information about the surgical options that Aevitas Fertility Clinic can offer. Therefore, we thought we would follow-up with a news feed, as there might be more women seeking answer to this same question. Aevitas […]

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Prof Kruger presents the ‘Advancements of egg freezing for donor egg IVF’ (SATIBA 2017 Conference)

Prof Kruger recently attended the SATIBA (South African Tissue Bank Association) Conference 2017, to speak on the topic of  the ‘Advancements of egg freezing for donor egg IVF and related pregnancy success rates‘. The conference was hosted in Gauteng during the month of October. Egg freezing / oocyte cryopreservation Egg freezing (also known as oocyte […]

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Aevitas reflects on the implementation of their new electronic health record system

Aevitas Fertility Clinic, in collaboration with Med-e-Mass company, has recently implemented an electronic health record system (The HealthOne system), which encompasses the processes, forms and spreadsheets of the clinic, electronically. Now that Aevitas staff have settled into using the electronic health record system, they reflect and share their experience of implementing HealthOne:  What were the clinic’s […]

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International research study for uterine fibroids, by fertility specialist, Dr Victor Hulme

Dr Victor Hulme (Aevitas fertility specialist) and Sister Tersia Fourie (Aevitas nursing sister and Egg Bank Coordinator) recently attended an international meeting in Beijing, China. The purpose of the meeting was to launch a new international research study, which will assist in developing pharmaceutical (conservative) treatment options for uterine fibroids. The research study is conducted […]

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Male infertility explained, by Aevitas fertility specialist, Prof Kruger

Prof Kruger, Aevitas fertility specialist, spoke to Mari Hudson (RSG radio announcer) about male infertility, during an interview on Potgooi, RSG. Below follows a summary of the interview. Furthermore, this article will shed some light on the following questions about male infertility: How big is the problem? How is it diagnosed? If a man has […]

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Insight on PCOS, from fertility specialist, Prof Siebert

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, interviewed Aevitas fertility specialist, Prof Igno Siebert on the topic, PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). Prof Siebert is a fertility specialist and endoscopic surgeon at Aevitas Fertility Clinic. He has a special interest in PCOS and Endometriosis. Furthermore, Prof Siebert is also involved at the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch […]

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Testosterone – myths, truths and the influence on fertility

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, recently interviewed Prof Thinus Kruger on the topic of ‘Testosterone’. Prof Thinus Kruger is one of South Africa’s leading fertility specialists. Visit the link  to listen to this interesting and informative podcast in Afrikaans: ‘Gesondheid 12 Julie 2017’. Alternatively, read the below summary article to learn more about the correlating myths, -truths and […]

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The AMH Test – Prof Kruger explains

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, recently interviewed Aevitas fertility specialist, Prof Kruger. Topics of discussion included: ‘AMH Test‘,  ‘freezing female eggs’, as well as ‘Genetic testing of embryos’. Visit the link to listen to the podcast in Afrikaans: ‘Gesondheid 2 Augustus 2017’. To read our summary articles on the topics: Follow the link for the section on ‘Genetic testing […]

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Freezing female eggs – Prof Kruger explains

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, recently interviewed Aevitas fertility specialist, Prof Kruger on the latest findings of  ‘freezing female eggs’, the ‘AMH Test’, as well as ‘Genetic testing of embryos’. Visit the following link to listen to the podcast in Afrikaans: ‘Gesondheid 2 Augustus 2017’. Alternative, read our summary articles: Follow the link for more information on ‘Genetic […]

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Ovarian endometriosis – what is it and what can be done?

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, recently interviewed Aevitas physician, Prof Igno Siebert, about ovarian endometriosis (endometriosis of the ovary). Visit the link to listen to the podcast in Afrikaans: ‘Gesondheid 16 Augustus 2017’. Alternatively, read our summary article below. Prof Siebert explains that ovarian endometriosis, is of  concern, as it can impact a woman’s chances at pregnancy. In a […]

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