Gamete intrafallopian transfer: A treatment for long-standing infertility

  title={Gamete intrafallopian transfer: A treatment for long-standing infertility},
  author={Paul H. Wessels and Daniel Rossouw Franken and Elize Pretorius and Hendrik S. Cronj{\'e} and Henry J. Burchell},
  journal={Journal of in Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer},
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) has been described by Asch et al. (1,2) as an alternative technique in the treatment of infertile couples. At the University of the Orange Free State, the GIFT technique was introduced in July 1985, and during phase I, 31 patients were treated by means of GIFT. All patients had had at least six cycles of ovulation induction with human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG) and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). Their diagnoses were anovulation (3 patients), mild… CONTINUE READING