Imaging in ART

Here we present a film directed by the CEMCAV of the CHUV.
"ART imaging" by MP Primi, M Germond and A Senn
A copy of in this movie on DVD can be obtained from the CEMCAV.

To date, hundreds of thousands of children have been born following treatment by in vitroLatin for "in glass" for example in a test tube, as opposed to processes taking place inside the body. fertilizationFusion of an egg and a spermatozoon, fertilization occurs naturally in the fallopian tubes.. Using increasingly sophisticated techniques, many phases of human reproduction, hidden in the interior of body during natural fertilizationFusion of an egg and a spermatozoon, fertilization occurs naturally in the fallopian tubes., can be observed.

The procedures used in assisted reproduction allow to examine and record the maturation of follicles, the quality and behavior of oocytes and spermatozoa, inseminationProcess to facilitate the meeting of spermatozoon and oocyte (egg). Using a catheter, semen prepared for this purpose is brought directly into the uterus. and in vitroLatin for "in glass" for example in a test tube, as opposed to processes taking place inside the body. fertilizationFusion of an egg and a spermatozoon, fertilization occurs naturally in the fallopian tubes., the formation of zygotes and the development of embryos until they are transferred into the uterusPear-shaped organ that contains and nourishes the fetus during pregnancy, which contracts in a powerful and rhythmic manner at birth to expel the fetus..

This film allows you to view, thanks to the clinical and laboratory technology, the extraordinary aspects of life before birth.

Awards received

  • 4th Meeting of Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine - Best Film, Cannes, 2005
  • Prices of 10 best films, Entretiens de Bichat, Paris 2005

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