In general, gamete donation translates into an overall improvement in the success rates if compared to those obtained using the patient’s own reproductive cells.
Tag: frozen embryo transfer
Greek fertility centers are not legally bound to make their statistics public. For this reason, determining success rates for fertility treatments in Greece becomes complicated. However, there is prove that the use of donor gametes improves the outcomes of fertility treatments, especially when using donor eggs.
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.
Do egg and/or sperm donation treatments increase the chances of getting pregnant? What are ART success rates among fertility treatments where donor eggs and/or sperm are used?
What is the difference between iVF using own eggs and donor eggs? How does the egg donation process work in Spain?
Embryo transfer consists of inserting the obtained embryos through the cervical canal aided by a catheter. This will allow us to place the embryos inside the uterine caviy, waiting for implantation of the embryo to take place.
The cost of IVF using egg donation may vary greatly depending on each clinic and other related aspects such as the egg donor agency, the type of donation, the fertility treatment, etc.
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.
Embryo freezing or vitrification techniques are used in IVF and ICSI treatments when there are more than two good quality embryos, since one or two embryos are usually transferred with a legal maximun of three embryos.
Vitrification is a procedure whereby embryo vitality is preseved without a time limit, the survival rate is close to 100%.