Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility started its journey as Infertility unit in outpatient settings on 1st December, 2003, under the leadership of Prof Parveen Fatima, pioneer of assisted reproductive techniques in Bangladesh. Inpatient services started in June, 2004. Andrology Lab for semen analysis was functional in 2005 and the procedure of intrauterine insemination (IUI) was first performed in 2008. Infertility unit of the Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology came into being the Department of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility in July, 2018.
Bangladesh College of Physicians has recognized this centre for training the postgraduate fellows who want to pursue higher degree in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. We have FCPS (Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility) trainees since 2013. The MS Residency program in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility began in March 2017. At present there are 24 FCPS trainees,16 phase A residents and 14 phase B residents in the Department.
|1.||Outdoor service: New patients (60-70 per day) are enrolled and attended in Room no 301, Surgery outdoor2|
|2.||Consultation with Faculty: Outdoor consultation is provided to the patients by trainees and residents under supervision of Faculty in the department. (Room no 108, Ground Floor D-Block, BSMMU)|
|3.||In-patient services: 15 beds|
|4.||Surgeries (3 days a week)|
We deal with infertile couples, women with reproductive problems such as mullerian anomalies, amenorrhea, disorders of sexual development, abnormal pubertal development, gynae endocrine disorders such as polycystic ovary syndrome and primary ovarian insufficiency, conservative
(without hysterectomy) management of menstrual disorders, uterine tumors and endometriosis.
Procedures routinely done in the department include transvaginal sonogram and saline infusion sonography, semen analysis and intrauterine insemination. We offer in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm aspiration (ICSI) to the couples in need. Reproductive surgeries routinely done in the department include diagnostic and operative laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, myomectomy, reconstructive surgeries and tubal recanalization. We practice a novel method of non-surgical vaginal dilation for women with Mullerian agenesis.