Blog & Media

Blog & Media

Sims Family Circus Day

Wednesday, 30th April 2014 | 0 comments
Here are the wonderful photos from our Family Circus Day. 700 Mums, Dads and kids all enjoyed themselves in Powerscourt Hotel with the Sims team and Fossett’s Circus, helping  to celebrate 17 years of success at Sims IVF.

Lisa and Gary's IVF journey

Monday, 3rd March 2014 | 0 comments
Listen to the full interview sharing Lisa and Gary's experiences with Sims IVF and hear what Dr David Walsh has to say. 

Friday meeting: Dr Harvey Kliman on EFT

Friday, 7th February 2014 | 0 comments
In our regular Friday lunchtime meeting slot we had the pleasure of hosting Dr Harvey Kliman in a Skype conference call.  A powerhouse of knowledge on his subject Dr Kliman gave further valuable and insightful opinions on several patients who attended Sims for the Endometrial Function Test (EFT) or Yale test. 

Immunphenotype test changes

Wednesday, 5th February 2014 | 0 comments
I recently gave an update to the Sims medics on some slight modifications to our immunphenotype test performed using Flow Cytometry here at Zentra Lab.  The levels of T cells, NK cells and NK T cells are in and of themselves relevant and interesting but we also look to see whether these cells are “activated” or expressing markers which indicate whether they are aggressive or quiescent. 

Daily Discussion: Polycystic Ovaries and Treatment

Tuesday, 4th February 2014 | 0 comments
Polycystic ovaries are a common finding in the IVF world and the dosage of gonadotropins used to treat this must be carefully managed in order to avoid hyper-stimulation and its consequence.  In the IUI scenario Tamoxifen, an anti-oestrogen, can be successfully used in conjunction with alternate day FSH, to allow a sufficient sustainable response to produce one viable egg. 

DHEA supplementation and success rates

Thursday, 12th December 2013 | 0 comments
At a recent Medical meeting, in addition to discussing individual patients and strategies, we watched a presentation from Dr Norbert Gleischer, Medical Director of CHR in the USA. 

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