zygote intrafallopian transfer


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zygote intrafallopian transfer

n. Abbr. ZIFT
A technique of assisted reproduction in which eggs fertilized in vitro are inserted directly into a woman's fallopian tubes.
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1986) Pregnancy after trans laparoscopic zygote intrafallopian transfer in a patient with sperm antibodies.
Procedures include in vitro fertilization, gamete intrafallopian transfer, zygote intrafallopian transfer, embryo cryopreservation, and surrogate birth.
With the growing popularity of high-tech assisted reproduction techniques such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), as well as the ovarian stimulation and gamete and embryo freezing protocols that go along with them, there has been much speculation that children born as a result of these procedures might be at higher risk for abnormalities.