gamete intrafallopian transfer

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gamete intrafallopian transfer

[¦ga‚mēt ‚in·trə·fə¦lō·pē·ən ′tranz·fər]
(medicine)
A variation of in vitro fertilization in which the spermatozoa and oocytes are placed directly into the fimbriated end of the Fallopin tube during the laparoscopy. Abbreviated GIFT.
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The early procedure was known as GIFT - gamete intra-fallopian transfer - where fertilisation takes place in the woman's fallopian tubes as opposed to outside the body during IVF.
11) 1984 saw the first gamete intra-fallopian transfer (GIFT), in which oocytes are collected then introduced into the fallopian tubes together with prepared sperm at laparoscopy.