This method of treatment is most commonly used to treat unexplained infertility and couples with minor sperm abnormalities.
It can also be used in conjunction with ovulation induction, when treating women with ovulation issues, such as Polycystic Ovarian Disease.
Intrauterine insemination is also offered to women who are seeking to achieve pregnancy using donor sperm.
Sperm is prepared in the laboratory and then injected into the womb through a procedure that resembles a PAP smear.
The procedure is timed using blood tests and ultrasound examinations to predict ovulation.
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Dr Kretowicz consults at two locations in Brisbane: the Alexandra Building on Wickham Terrace and at the Ramsay Consulting Suites at North West Private Hospital.
“Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis plays an important role in management of patients with infertility. A number of women will conceive spontaneously once their endometriosis has been treated.”
DR EVA KRETOWICZ