The last step in a fertility treatment with highly complex techniques is the embryo transfer. The embryos can be transferred on day 3 or day 5 of their development depending on several factors. The transfer procedure is the same whether conventional IVF or ICSI is performed. In any case, the endometrium must be of adequate thickness to be receptive for embryo implantation to take place.
The embryo transfer phase
By Edurne Martínez Sanz B.Sc., M.Sc. (senior clinical embryologist), Eric Saucedo de la Llata M.D. (gynecologist), Gorka Barrenetxea Ziarrusta M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Juan José Espinós Gómez M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), María Eugenia Ballesteros Moffa M.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 08/31/2022