In Croatia, the Law allows for a maximum of 2 embryos per transfer, although 3-embryo transfers are possible in exceptional cases.
Tag: endometrial receptivity
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.
The endometrium is very important for embryo implantation. Nowadays, there are techniques, which study the endometrium, and are able to determine the best implantation moment.
The outcome of an assisted reproduction treatment is related to both oocyte quantity and quality.
This illness may cause sterility due to several reasons: it aters the hormonal levels of women (producing irregularities in the ovarian cycle) and furthermore, it can provoke difficulties when it comes to the implantation of the embryo.
Currently, there is no clear evidence to recommend a specific protocol for endometrial preparation after embryo transfer, since many different factors which vary on each woman take part in the process.
Dr Manuel Muñoz, from Alicante’s IVI clinic, tells us about problems, treatments, or investigations into embryo implantation.
Blastocyst is the stage in which embryo implantation within the uterus occurs naturally. To reach this stage, the embryo is cultured up to day 5-6 by means of a sequential culture system.
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.
It is a technique by which the embryos grown in the laboratory are placed into the maternal uterus. The transfer can be carried out on day 3 or on day 5 of the embryionic development.