One of the important decisions to be made in an in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment is the number of embryos to be transferred into the patient's uterus. The law allows up to 3 embryos to be transferred, but this is not the norm. At present, the tendency is to transfer a single embryo, although sometimes two are transferred.
The number of embryos to be transferred is decided on a personalized basis for each patient, taking into account factors such as her age, the quality of the embryos, the results of previous transfers and, of course, her own preference.
Read the full article on: Embryo transfer: when and how is it done? ( 86).
By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Patricia Recuerda Tomás B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Rut Gómez de Segura M.D. (gynecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 02/22/2022