Patient Resources – Queensland
Undergoing IVF and related treatment is complex; there is a lot of information that a patient needs to understand and this can be overwhelming. This page includes information about:
- Fertility treatment cycles
- Treatment costs and relevant financial information
- Preimplantation Genetic Testing
- The World Egg Bank
- Medication Demonstrations
Treatment Cycle Information
At the commencement of your treatment, you will be notified about these resources and provided with a password. The videos cover information that will be provided to you at your nurse interview and we encourage you to watch in advance and note down any questions you may have that you can then discuss with your IVF Nurse. You are able to watch the video as many times as you wish.
Treatment Cost Information
This video runs through information that will be discussed at your finance interview and is specific for Queensland patients. We encourage you to watch in advance of your finance interview and note down any question you may have that you can then discuss with our finance team.
Treatment Cost Information – Queensland
Preimplantation Genetic Testing Information
This video covers information regarding PGT services for Monash IVF patients in Queensland. For information relating to more complex PGT options (eg: PGT for a chromosome rearrangement or PGT for a monogenic disorder), please contact Monash IVF.
If you are considering having PGT with your IVF cycle:
Step 1. Watch the Preimplantation Genetic Testing Information Video.
Step 2. Have a PGT information session with a PGT scientist. The process for this will be advised by your local team. This is an opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding PGT and complete the .
*** Please note that terminology around this technology is evolving. PGS – Pre implantation Genetic Screening is now referred to as PGT-A, Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy. These terms may be used interchangeably.
|Testing||Previous terminology||New terminology|
|24 chromosome screening (aneuploidy and sex selection)||PGS||PGT-A (aneuploidy)|
|Single Gene/Monogenic||PGD||PGT-M (monogenic)|
|Translocation/chromosome rearrangement||PGD||PGT-SR (structural rearrangement)|
Undertaking treatment with Donor Eggs, Embryos or Sperm
This video covers information about using Donor Eggs, Embryos or Sperm for Monash IVF patients in Queensland.
Undertaking Surrogacy Treatment
This video covers information about undertaking Surrogacy treatment in Queensland.
The World Egg Bank
We have created a series of short medication demonstrations covering a variety of commonly used IVF medications. Your specific medications will be prescribed by your fertility specialist.
Medication Demonstration – Bemfola
Medication Demonstration – Cetrotide
Medication Demonstration – Crinone
Medication Demonstration – Decapeptyl
Medication Demonstration – Elonva
Medication Demonstration – Endometrin
Medication Demonstration – Gonal-F
Medication Demonstration – Luveris
Medication Demonstration – Menopur
Medication Demonstration – Orgalutran
Medication Demonstration – Ovidrel
Medication Demonstration – Pregnyl 5000 - 10000
If the dose prescribed is 5,000 iu, then after mixing one vial of powder and one vial of liquid together, attach the small needle and inject this amount.However, if you have been asked to inject 10,000 iu i.e. two powders and one liquid, please go on to mix the first solution into the second powder and then swap the needle to the smaller one ready for injection.