Top well-known gynaecologist, specialist and obstetrician from the Prashanth Fertility Research Centre (PFRC), Dr Geetha Haripriya says that India is the favorite destination for the people of Oman for seeking a fertility treatment. She personally receives many patients from this Arab country. PFRC is going to a part of the 5th edition of the Oman Health Exhibition and Conference being held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre.
Planned by Omanexpo, this flagship event of the health industry of Oman will be attended by over 100 companies, healthcare centers and international hospitals. The event will get over on 9th September. Dr Geetha said, “We are receiving a lot of enquiries and consultations here too.”
As per the statistics by the Indian Embassy, the medical tourism sector of India has gained enormous growth because of the advanced capabilities and reliability. In the year 2013, around 59,033 patients visited India for seeking treatment, and in the year 2014, the number rose to 81,822, a hike of 57.6 percent.
PFRC is a foremost fertility center in India located in Chetpet and Velachery. This medical institution offers infertility treatments to the couples using excellent ultra-modern equipment and facilities.
An official of PFRC informed, “The PFRC assists you in your journey of parenthood and help you realize your dream of having a biological child. We are equipped with the latest ultra-modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment from all over the world. Our team of highly motivated and dedicated multidisciplinary staff and well-qualified doctors has vast experience of working in western hospitals, and we work together to offer you the best and ultimate in reproduction care.”
The center makes use of the newest techniques in the field of Assisted Reproduction laser-assisted hatching, intra cytoplasmic injection of morphologically selected sperms (IMSI), intra uterine insemination (IUI), vitrification of oocytes and embryos, blastocyst culture and intra cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
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He added, “It is a center of excellence housing the time lapse imaging technology (Embryoscope) which is available in only 200 centers worldwide and 3-D laparoscopy for precision and accuracy of any surgical procedure. The center also has a semen and oocyte bank that caters to the patient’s requirements along with several other associated therapies for assisted reproduction like acupuncture, immunotherapy and stem cell therapy for improved success rates.”
Located in Velachery, Prashanth Superspeciality Hospital, is an extremely advanced hospital that consists of the modern Cath Lab established for interventional cardiac procedures. For knee replacement, there is computerized navigation system and a number of well-known surgeons heading specialty departments. The hospital also has all the state-of-the-art equipment in their fertility section including the Embryoscope, similar to the laboratory in the PFRC, Chetpet.
Dr Geetha has performed over 35,000 procedures in assisted reproduction and has delivered over 22,000 babies from similar techniques. The gynae has performed over 40,000 laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures. She has fulfilled the dream of around 3,000 Sri Lankan couples to have their own babies. She receives patients from all across the globe.