On this episode Dr. Sangita Jindal returns to the program to talk about the comprehensive guidance for human embryology, andrology and endocrinology laboratories.
ASRM Today: Practice Committee Document Discussion on the Review of Best Practices of Rapid-Cooling Vitrification for Oocytes and Embryos
IVF expert Dr. Sangita Jindal discusses the document on vitrification in this ASRM podcast.
SART Fertility Experts – Behind the Scenes in the IVF Lab
Dr. Sangita Jindal, Associate Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Laboratory Director at Montefiore’s Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health helps patients understand the importance of the IVF lab when choosing an IVF program. She also explains the rigorous training of embryologists, laboratory safety, as well as identification and cryo-storage of eggs, sperm and embryos in the lab. From eggs to embryos, the lab’s essential role in the IVF process is explained here.
Document review: Cryostorage of reproductive tissues in the IVF laboratory
"So the stakes are very high when you store cryopreserved embryos, eggs, sperm, testicular tissue, ovarian tissue, but even higher stakes when you cryopreserve and store tissue from cancer patients." --Sangita Jindal, Ph.D. In 2018, there were a number of notable failures of cryostorage which caused concern for patients and program safety for IVF in [...]