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Possible destinations for IVF supernumerary embryos

Embryos that are not initially transferred in a conventional IVF or ICSI treatment are cryopreserved. They thus remain awaiting use in one of the options permitted by Law 14/2006:

  • Own use in future treatments.
  • Donation to other women or couples.
  • Donation for research.
  • Cessation of storage.

This last destination for frozen embryos will only be possible when it is considered that the woman no longer meets the appropriate medical requirements to undergo an assisted reproductive technique.

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By BSc, MSc, PhD (senior clinical embryologist), MD, PhD (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (embryologist).
Last Update: 10/08/2021