Human IVF and ART

For over forty years, Planer has been providing a range of laboratory equipment to support the medical world in developing and fine-tuning advances in IVF.  We are proud of the role our equipment has played over the years in the IVF success stories around the world.

Programmable freezers

The Planer range of controlled rate freezers provides reliable solutions that you can trust.

  • Proven cell viability
  • Outstanding traceability
  • Complete user control of freezing process

 

Benchtop incubators

Our humidity controlled benchtop incubator, the BT37, provides an unparalleled uniformity of environment, in terms of temperature and CO2 levels to help you improve your success rates.

  • Best in class in vitro environment, with rapid gas and temperature recovery times
  • Ensures optimal growth conditions with chamber uniformity of +/- 0.2 across a petri dish
  • Peace of mind thanks to the clear visual status indicators and easy integration with independent and/or remote monitoring
  • Sample protection - built-in battery back-up

 

Alarms and monitoring systems

The Planer alarms and monitoring systems give you peace of mind, so you know that you will be alerted should there be an important change in environment. Laboratory equipment can be easily integrated with our hardwired and wireless monitoring and alarm systems.

  • Assists compliance with full audit trails and granular alarm reporting
  • Simple to install, using either wireless or wired sensors
  • Easy and flexible monitoring with alerts on your choice of device – phone, smartphone, tablet or desktop

 

Sample tracking software

Having a good inventory system to keep track of your frozen samples is essential.

Pro-Curo software is a simple, off the shelf solution that can be quickly tailored to the needs of your laboratory. With a 24/7 telephone help line, online videos and the facility to import existing sample data you can quickly get the system up and running to manage your projects.

  • Compliancy – helps you remain compliant with full audit trails
  • Ease of use – Pro-Curo is an off the shelf solution that can be quickly customised to your needs
  • Traceability of your samples – keep track and manage your samples

 

To find out more about the full range of Planer equipment and to discuss your requirements, please get in touch

Latest News

  • Reproductive Medicine Conference in Johannesburg

    Reproductive Medicine Conference in Johannesburg

    Planer will be supporting our local distributor, IEPSA Medical Diagnostics, who will be exhibiting our latest CT37stax™ benchtop incubator and our DATAssure™ laboratory wireless alarm and monitory system at the Reproductive Medicine conference on the 23 – 25 November 2018 at the Ekurhuleni International Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The conference’s main goal is to improve the reproductive health of all women

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  • BioCoR, University of Minnesota, and the science, technology and practice of bio preservation

    BioCoR, University of Minnesota, and the science, technology and practice of bio preservation

    Professor Allison Hubel, pictured here, recently presented to a National Academy of Engineering meeting in Washington on the role of Preservation in the variability of Regenerative Medicine products. In the talk she emphasised that seemingly subtle effects can have a profound end effect on sample thaw recovery. As such an understanding of the scientific basis for each step is critical

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  • Come and see us on stand 62 at Fertility 2019

    Come and see us on stand 62 at Fertility 2019

    Come and see the Planer team at Fertility 2019, the Joint Conference of the Association of Clinical Embryologists, British Fertility Society and the Society for Reproduction & Fertility. The conference will be held at the ICC, in the heart of Birmingham from 3rd – 5th January 2019. This year's theme will be “Technologies and controversies in reproduction” and will feature a

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  • First birth in Italy from cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplanted to a cancer patient

    First birth in Italy from cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplanted to a cancer patient

    The Italian press reports that a woman gave birth, to a son from stored cryopreserved ovarian tissue retrieved while she was fighting cancer – the first such report from Italy. Back in 2012 doctors told the woman, from Brescia and who is now thirty-five years old, that she had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. She went to the Sant'Orsola hospital in Bologna for the

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  • Useful summary of ovarian cryopreservation

    Useful summary of ovarian cryopreservation

    Preserving fertility with ovarian tissue transplantation Embryologist Media, a non-profit project mainly related to ART, posts a useful summary of ovarian cryopreservation. The article says "Currently, embryo and oocyte cryopreservation are the only fertility preservation techniques that are considered to be non-experimental by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Unfortunately, both approaches require previous preparation and stimulation with gonadotropins for

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