EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning
Cost Effective IVF for endometriosis
Enda McVeigh, MD
Thank you Harry for the kind invitation. As we said some are scientific talks this morning put us simple clinicians to shame. But we are sitting with the patients in front of us and we have to try to work out what we know from the scientific knowledge and how do we direct that to the patient’s bedside and to the patient in front of us? How do we take in all of the other compounding factors or co-factors which are the patient’s age and their ability and their want to conceive, etc.? What I want to try to do with this is to pull some of those things together.
If we start with some accepted starting points about IVF and about assisted conception and patients getting pregnant the most effective way, cost effective way and easiest way to conceive is at home, naturally. That is where patients want to conceive. No patient wants to enter into a fertility clinic or IVF, take what is a very personal part of their life, their reproductive capacity and sit and talk…
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