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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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Egg Donation and infertility – family matters

Cape Talk’s ‘Afternoons with Pippa Hudson’ featured Tersia Albertyn, Founder of Nurture; Aevitas clinician & fertility specialist, Prof Thinus Kruger; as well as, Candace Whitehead, Egg donor at Nurture. These individuals where called together to discuss the process of egg donation as treatment option for infertility. Follow the link to listen to the interview: https://omny.fm/shows/afternoons-with-pippa-hudson/family-matters-infertility-egg-donation#description, […]

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The latest news in fertility research – by Dr Hulme

We feature some food for thought from fertility research, by Aevitas fertility specialist, Dr Hulme. Dr Hulme recently returned from the ESHRE 2017 Annual Meeting (Geneva, Switzerland, 2 – 5 July 2017) on the topic of ‘Dosage of FSH as fertility drug’ and ‘Time-lapse as innovation within In Vitro Fertilisation’. In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is […]

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The rising debate – anonymity of gamete donation in South Africa

Gamete donation – gives the gift of life Gamete donation (female ova or male sperm) in South Africa enable many infertile couples, to have children. According to the National Health Act, Gamete donation is legal in South Africa and the following rules apply: Donors are registered with the National Health Directorate. Furthermore, careful record is kept […]

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Endometriosis – What is it? How should it be treated?

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, recently interviewed Aevitas fertility specialist, Prof Igno Siebert on the topic, ‘Endometriosis’. Visit the following link: http://www.rsg.co.za/Program-Potgooi/297/Gesondheid to listen to the podcast in Afrikaans: ‘Gesondheid 9 Augustus 2017’. Alternatively, read the below article to learn more to learn more about superficial endometriosis, deep infiltrating endometriosis and the endometriosis treatment. Aevitas […]

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Embryo genetic testing – Prof Kruger explains

Mari Hudson, RSG radio announcer, recently interviewed Aevitas fertility specialist, Prof Kruger. The interview focused on the latest findings of ‘‘Freezing of female eggs’, ‘AMH Tests’, as well as ‘Embryo genetic testing’. Visit the link to listen to the podcast in Afrikaans: ‘Gesondheid 2 Augustus 2017’. Alternatively, read our summary articles: Follow the link for more information […]

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Fertility support group

Cape Town based fertility support group Aevitas Fertility Clinic is happy to inform you about a fertility support group, which takes place once a month in Rondebosch. So if you live in Rondebosch or the surrounding area, share your journey under guidance of Amanda Dunsby:  

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Aevitas Fertility Clinic – going green and going paperless!

Aevitas fertility clinic, in collaboration with the MedeMass company, has developed a paperless system (The HealthOne system) specifically and uniquely designed to encompass the processes, forms and spreadsheets of the clinic, electronically. The HealthOne system will ensure much more streamlined and efficient processes. While improving information- and knowledge sharing, our carbon footprint is vastly reduced! Furthermore, the […]

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Gynaecological endoscopic surgeon, Prof Siebert – sharing knowledge

Aevitas fertility specialist and gynaecological endoscopic surgeon, Prof Igno Siebert, recently returned from a trip to France, Dubai and Namibia, where he shared and obtained knowledge and skill within the field of endoscopic surgery and -infertility. Prof Siebert had the privilege of spending time abroad to perform surgery with some of the top international gynaecological […]

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Argentina based fellowship in fertility, named after Prof Kruger

Approximately ten years ago Dr Sarmiento, one of three students from Argentina, spent a year under the guidance of Prof Kruger, in order to complete a fellowship in human fertility and reproductive medicine. Dr Sarmiento, now acts as director of the Cordoba (Argentina) based fellowship, which they have named after our very own Aevitas fertility […]

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