Tag: endometrial glands

Preparation of the endometrium

Early pregnancy stage

The endometrium has to be prepared prior to the implementation of an assisted reproduction treatment. Therapeutical drugs are used to increase the thickness of the endometrium so as to facilitate embryo implantation.

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It is a membrane that internally lines the uterus, and it increases as each mentrual cycle takes place. It increases its size because, in the event of an egg being fertilised and the consequent formation of an embryo, it would have to be implanted in the endometrium.

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