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"ZIFT" redirects here. For the 2008 Bulgarian film, see Zift (film).
Zygote intrafallopian transfer
Intervention
MeSH D017388

Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) is an infertility treatment used when a blockage in the fallopian tubes prevents the normal binding of sperm to the egg. Egg cells are removed from a woman's ovaries, and in vitro fertilised. The resulting zygote is placed into the fallopian tube by the use of laparoscopy. The procedure is a spin-off of the gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) procedure. ZIFT has a success rate of 64.8% in all cases.[citation needed]

Procedure[edit]

The average ZIFT cycle takes five weeks to complete. First, the female must take a fertility medication to stimulate egg production in the ovaries. The doctor will monitor the growth of the ovarian follicles, and once they are mature, the woman will receive an injection containing human chorionic gonadotropins (HCG or hCG). The eggs will be harvested approximately 36 hours later, usually by transvaginal ovum retrieval. After fertilization in the laboratory, the resulting early embryos or zygotes are placed into the woman's fallopian tubes using a laparoscope.

Indications[edit]

ZIFT has been used in infertility situations where at least one fallopian tube is normal and other treatments have failed; however, the need for two interventions and the fact that IVF results are equal or better (as of 2004), leaves few indications for this procedure. Accordingly, the number of ZIFTs performed has been declining.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Toner JP (2002). "Progress we can be proud of: U.S. trends in assisted reproduction over the first 20 years.". Fertil Steril. 78 (5): 943–50. doi:10.1016/s0015-0282(02)03769-x. PMID 12413976. 

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Indianapolis Recorder

Indianapolis Recorder
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700

Other treatment options include hormones, other types of ART, procedures in which both eggs and sperm are handled outside of the body, including Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), a tubal embryo transfer; Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT ...
 
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Thu, 07 Oct 2010 09:21:36 -0700

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PR Newswire (press release)
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 09:41:15 -0700

The types of infertility treatment procedures studied in the report include in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) and intrauterine ...

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Los Angeles Times
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 05:34:04 -0800

More than 1.5% of babies born in the U.S. in 2012 were conceived in a laboratory dish thanks to in vitro fertilization — an all-time high, according to a report released Monday by the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology. The 379 fertility ...
 
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:58:55 -0700

Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) and gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) are the least popular procedures performed worldwide, accounting for about 0.1% of the total ART treatments. This is due to the higher procedural costs and complexity in ...
 
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