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Turkey Medicals member Obstetrics IVF Turkey Op. Dr., what tests should be performed before IVF treatment? he answered his question.

There are a number of tests  in Turkey hospitals that need to be done before starting treatment, these are thyroid, vitamin D in the body, B12 testing and whole blood counts. In women’s examinations, more detailed tests are recommended, a uterine film is taken that concerns the structure of the uterus in a woman, after routine checks on both couples, treatment and necessary supplements are made, the planning of IVF treatment will be correct.


In vitro fertilization treatment in couples who cannot have children by natural methods is a technique successfully applied in couples who cannot have children due to infertility, advanced age, infection in women and blockages in the tubes, low sperm count and low quality in men, metabolic disorders such as obesity. Before IVF treatment, there are some tests that are requested by both women and men. One of these tests is a blood test. So, what are the blood tests that should be done before IVF? We’ve compiled what needs to be known for you in our news.

Before starting IVF treatment, a woman and a male partner with infertility problems are asked to perform various laboratory tests separately, and in some special cases, blood tests. So, what are the blood tests that should be done before IVF? All the details that are curious are in our news…


In vitro fertilization treatment is an artificial insemination technique applied by combining female and male reproductive cells under laboratory conditions and placing a fertilized egg in the mother’s womb.


HIV, Hbs Ag, Anti-HCV

HIV (AIDS test) and Anti-HCV (Hepatitis C test) in a woman show the presence of viral diseases that do not have treatment and can be transmitted to the baby at birth if pregnancy occurs. Hepatitis B is a carrier of Hepatitis B, and if the mother is a carrier of hepatitis B, the baby will be protected from “Type B jaundice”by making a Hepatitis B vaccine and Hepatitis B serum to the baby after birth.

Blood type

“Blood mismatch needle (Anti D immunoglobulin)” is performed during pregnancy, as the blood group of the expectant mother is negative, the father is positive, and in case of pregnancy, the risk of blood mismatch in the baby will occur.

Rubella IgG

A positive Rubella IG G indicates that you have previously had rubella (rubella) infection and is a positive finding. If Rubella Ig G is negative, the expectant mother is at risk for rubella and it is recommended to avoid pre-pregnancy vaccination or rash diseases.

If rubella is passed during pregnancy, it is necessary to terminate the pregnancy, as it causes serious disabilities in the baby.

aPTT, PTT, INR, Protein S and Protein C

They are a factor related to blood clotting. Especially in clotting disorders (thrombophilia), pregnancies can lead to miscarriage. aPTT, PTT, INR, Protein S and Protein c values are falling.

Complete blood count

A complete blood count can be performed to determine whether there is any anemia or a problem with platelets in the blood.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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