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Most medical centers that treat infertility with assisted reproductive techniques use ultrasound technology to monitor and retrieve eggs. Using ultrasound for instrument guidance in assisted reproductive techniques has advantages over the traditional use of laparoscopy.
Advantages of ultrasound over laparoscopy include:
Disadvantages of using ultrasound for guidance include:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||December 7, 2011|
Last Revised: December 7, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
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