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Limitations of the Embryoscope

The Embryoscope incubator, which incorporates the time-lapse system, has many advantages as it allows continuous monitoring of embryo development. However, the Embryoscope also has some limitations:

  • The embryo cannot be rotated for assessment, as it is being observed via video.
  • Bubbles in the culture medium may prevent the assessment of certain stages of embryo development.
  • The cost of hatching embryos with time-lapse technology is higher.

However, time-lapse incubators provide more information on embryo development and are of great help in choosing the best embryo to transfer, so many clinics have incorporated them into their laboratories.

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By MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), (embryologist), (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 09/21/2021