Vitrification prevents the formation of intra and extracellular ice crystals. There is also less risk of cell damage due to rapid temperature drop, so egg survival and viability rates are higher than with slow freezing.
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By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Felipe Gallego Terris B.Sc, M.Sc (embriologist), Gustavo Daniel Carti M.D. (gynecologist), Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 10/23/2019