Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
Gamete intrafallopian transfer get involves a direct transfer of human gametes, sperm and oocyte into the fallopian tube. Its role in the treatment of infertile women with patent tubes has been established. Recent data demonstrate that a 34.4% clinical pregnancies are with the highest pregnancy rate achieved in infertile women is due to endometriosis or unexplained infertility. Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) is the tool of assisted reproductive technology against infertility.This technique allows fertilization to take place inside the woman's uterus. With the advances in IVF the GIFT procedure is used as less as pregnancy rates in IVF which tend to be equal or better and this do not require laparoscopy when the egg is put back. It takes average of 4 to 6 weeks to complete a cycle of GIFT. Firstly, the woman should take a fertility drug to stimulate egg production in the ovaries. Then doctor will monitor the growth of the ovarian follicles, and then once they are mature, the women get injected with Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). The eggs will harvested approximately 36 hours later & mixed with the man's sperm, and get placed back into the woman's Fallopian tubes by using a laparoscope.