Tag: embryo quality and grading

Embryo transfer in Greece

Amount of donated oocytes

Greek regulations establish different boundaries regarding how many embryos should be transferred, according to the patient’s age, and the type of eggs used (donor or own oocytes).

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Embryo transfer in Russia

Placing the embryos inside the uterus

The order #107n of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation limits to two the number of embryos that can be transferred to the female’s uterus.

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Embryo transfer in the United States

Embryo attaching itself to the uterine lining

US regulations do not establish a limit regarding how many embryos can be transferred to the woman; therefore, it will depend on the medical criterion along with the decision of the prospective surrogate.

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How many embryos to transfer

Risks involved in a multiple birth

How many embryos should be transferred? This is a frequently asked question among patients undergoing an IVF cycle. Increasing the pregnancy success rate without rising the risk of multiple births is the ultimate goal.

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

Process of PGD

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) consists in separating a cell from the embryo—which continues its development without this cell— in order to analyze the genetic information of such cell, since it is the same as the rest of the embryo. The purpose is to check whether there is any genetic abnormality before carrying out the embryo transfer into the woman’s womb.

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