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Embryogenesis consultant clinical embryologist Dr. Konstantinos A. Economou, was kindly invited to join the international English scientific journal of obstetrics, gynaecology and IVF “EC Gynaecology Journal”, as an “Honorable Editorial Board Member”. Following Dr. Economou’s acceptance of the position the editorial board of the journal requested Dr. Economou to provide the journal with the Editorial Article for month June. The article was peer reviewed, accepted and published by the journal on 7 June 2017. The full text article can be found below.

Konstantinos Oikonomou

A new technique has been developed experimentally in IVF for the creation of new and fully functional oocytes, which will carry the genome of the "maternal" ovum from which they originate, in women with abnormal ova. IVF patients with cytoplasmically "aged" ova, the quality of which does not allow them to have their own biological child, may use in the near future a new method that will make their dream come true.

Konstantinos Oikonomou

In recent decades, there has been an increase in the incidence of testicular cancer affecting males mainly of 20-35 years of age and industrial city residents. The toxicity of the antineoplastic therapies to male genital cells is now unchallenged and can cause chromosomal abnormalities to the spermatozoa such as aneuploidies, structural chromosomal abnormalities or mutations.

Xrysa Paschalidou

It is a common subject of discussion with couples having normal sperm, tubes and ovaries, and over two years of infertility, the option of insemination with or without superovulation or to an IVF treatment.

Pachydakis Anastasios

Tania Karagianni, Bsc, Clinical Embryologist at Embryogenesis, attended the Congress of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) on "The fourth dimension - the time factor in human embryology".

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Endometrium is the mucosal lining inside the uterus which over the course of the menstrual cycle changes composition, becoming thicker with many blood vessels for implantation and nutritional support for the conceptus but in case of conception failure this tissue is sheded causing the woman's period.