Coral-IVF (Columbia Oral)

For patients and couples who have not achieved success through in vitro fertilization (IVF) injections, Columbia University Fertility Center now offers a novel, low-cost IVF fertility treatment which uses a combination of pills to cause the same effect as hormone injections. 

Many women have successful pregnancies after in vitro fertilization (IVF), but when it requires multiple rounds, IVF becomes costly. Repeated hormone injections are necessary to stimulate the woman’s ovaries to produce multiple follicles — which contain the eggs — and the cost of the injections adds up after multiple rounds.  Patients who don’t respond to the injections may feel at a loss as to their next steps in trying to achieve a successful pregnancy.

Columbia Oral IVF — or Coral-IVF — now offers an alternative to IVF injections for patients who are not responding to injections, with the potential for a 100-fold cost savings.

See Coral-IVF on CBS News