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Operation room at Fertility center of CHA medical center is a place where oocyte retrieval, embryo transplantation, male infertility and other procedures associated with infertility are performed. This is a place to begin a birth of new life. Our professional staff members will try to support patients on the basis of concept of healing of both body and mind by providing an operation room for relaxing along with the psychological aspects of supports.

1. Treatment information

  • Oocyte retrieval is conducted under anesthetic condition by using an ultrasound.
  • The procedure takes about 20~30 minutes and 1~2 hours of recovery time. Patients may leave the operation room after the full recovery from anesthesia.
  • Semen collection will be carried out after the oocyte retrieval.

2. Preparation required before the treatment

  • Do not eat or drink the night before the oocyte retrieval day (after midnight)
  • Do not wear make up, nail polish, contact lens and other valuables. Also, driving after the treatment is prohibited due to the anesthetic condition. (Please accompany with a guardian)
  • Submit consent forms related to the treatment before the procedure.
  • At the semen collection please bring the ID of husband as it will be checked.

3. Cautions after oocyte retrieval

  • Taking a shower, going to toilet and other simple daily life are possible; however, please avoid sauna or bath after the treatment.
  • Brown secretion or slight bleeding may occur. Please contact the clinic if there is an excessive bleeding, abdominal pain, ascites, edema and other symptoms and also if ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is suspected.
  • In some cases, hospitalization for observation and treatment may be required.
  • Driving after the procedure is prohibited.

4. Taking medicine

  • Take antibiotics and other hormones continuously before the treatment.
  • Talk to a doctor about the prescribed medications for blood pressure, diabetes and others.