Patients should be aware that it is very difficult to compare the results of one clinic with those of another since each has a unique patient population. Many other factors can affect treatment outcomes. Your estimated chance of success with treatment must be individualized to your particular situation and can only be provided once you have had a consultation with the clinic of your choice.
The CFAS is a national non-profit multidisciplinary society dedicated to promoting excellence in the field of Assisted Reproduction to the benefit of Canadians and children born of this technology The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) certifies that the format in which this centre presents their IVF data complies with CFAS standards. In doing so, this IVF Centre demonstrates a commitment to clear and easily understood patient communication concerning treatment outcomes. These results cannot be used to compare one fertility provider with another since differences patient population and other factors are not considered. An individual’s chance of success cannot be determined from this information and can only be provided in consultation with a fertility expert.
Note that CFAS compliance refers to presentation of data only. The data itself has not been independently audited by the CFAS and remains proprietary to the clinic.