Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH)

Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) 2018-01-27T08:31:15+00:00

Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH)

When couples undergo IVF, they want to move forward with healthy embryos. That reduces the risk of birth defects and makes it more likely that the couple will carry the baby to term. Our team offers in-house Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) testing. Our fertility specialists use this innovative technique to test all the chromosomes contained in an embryo. Our technicians take a single cell biopsy and use it to check for chromosomal abnormalities, such as extra chromosomes or missing or incomplete chromosomes. After testing all the embryos, we pick the healthiest ones to implant.

If you’re considering IVF, it’s important to understand the advantages that come with aCGH. Implantation and pregnancy success rates increase when you use aCGH. That’s because it helps us select the best embryos for implantation.

We are also able to transfer fewer embryos when we use aCGH. Without it, doctors transfer multiple embryos in the hopes that one will attach to the uterus. Since we only attach viable, healthy embryos, we can transfer fewer, reducing the risk of multiple pregnancies.

This procedure also reduces the risk of birth defects and miscarriages. That means you are more likely to carry the baby to term and have a healthy child. If you want to have a successful IVF treatment, it begins with aCGH.

While we are not the only place that offers aCGH, we have an advantage by offering it in-house. Most fertility clinics use outside laboratories, and some even use laboratories in other countries. When you’re waiting to have a baby, you don’t want the added stress of overseas testing. When you use us, you can get your test results back in a mere 24 hours. That means you don’t have to wait nearly as long to take the next step in your fertility journey.

Our in-house testing makes us the right choice for aCGH. In-house testing is fast, with a 24-hour turnaround. It also allows for a fresh embryo transfer. We can complete the test and then move directly to the next step. In-house testing also increases the accuracy of the test and even reduces the cost of fertility treatments.

With so many benefits, it’s no wonder that people prefer in-house testing.

You want to get pregnant, but that’s only part of the equation. You also want to have a healthy child. Our innovative technology helps with both. Contact us today for a free phone consultation so we can explain this procedure to you in better detail. You will get more information on why this is the best choice when undergoing IVF. Then, you can schedule an appointment and meet with us in person. At that point, we will be ready to help you take the next step toward having a child.

This is the most exciting time in your life. Let us add to that excitement by increasing your chances of having a viable, healthy pregnancy.