New ivf patients avoid UMC Utrecht after bevruchtingsfout

New ivf patients avoid UMC Utrecht after bevruchtingsfout

Since the ivf laboratory at UMC Utrecht at half power work after a temporary closure of the lab, many
new patients that a fertility treatment want to be diverted to other hospitals.

They are waiting on ivf – or ICSI-treatment in the Sint Antonius Nieuwegein, in the netherlands, the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort, the Diakonessenhuis in Utrecht and Rijnstate in Arnhem, the netherlands.

A spokesman let the AD know that most of the events in the St. Antonius take place, but that they are for the follicular puncture and transfer of the embryo to the Isala Clinics in Zwolle.

“That is certainly not ideal, but we can now offer an alternative to the set with a burning desire to have children.” Isala let us know “the patient group, good to know that they have them as short as possible want to keep you waiting”.

Also, the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort is working with the city of Zwolle. The Rijnstate in Arnhem let couples flee to the Radboudumc in Nijmegen and the half of the patients of the Diakonessenhuis in Utrecht you can visit the Leiden UMC.


The lab of the UMC Utrecht, was temporarily closed after the end of december it became known that in the fertilization of oocytes of 26 women as possible, the sperm of the male of another pair are used. The lab went by 1 February at half power run, but it ended up definitely 150 patients on the waiting list.

The hospital let us know that they have to wait on outcomes of quality checks which to april take place. According to the UMC this study is now almost complete. They can not yet say when the lab is back at full strength running.

A spokesman of the UMC can’t say or put on the waiting list also have emigrated to one of the other hospitals.

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