embryo transfer

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em·bry·o trans·'fer

after in vitro artificial insemination, the embryo is transferred at the morula or blastocyst stage to the recipient's uterus or uterine tube.

embryo transfer

n.
1. The process in which an egg that has been fertilized in vitro is transferred into a recipient's uterus.
2. A technique used in animal breeding in which an embryo from a superovulated female animal is transferred to the uterus of a recipient female animal. In both senses also called embryo transplant.
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Clinical effectiveness of elective single versus double embryo transfer: methanalisis of individual patient data from randomised trials.
Elective single versus double embryo transfer: live birth outcome and patient acceptance in a prospective randomised trial.
The patient underwent a frozen mixed double embryo transfer (MDET) with two high grade quality embryos in a natural cycle.
Obstetric outcome after in vitro fertilisation with single or double embryo transfer. Human Reproduction, 26(2), 442-450.
Elective single versus double embryo transfer. BMJ 2010;341:c7083.
But they said subsequent frozen embryo transfer cycles showed no difference in efficacy, and two cycles of IVF, using one fresh embryo each time, was as effective as one "double embryo transfer".
This shows that women receiving adjuvant therapies are a distinct group who are older, have had more prior IVF cycles, are more likely to be having a double embryo transfer, have had a Day 3 embryo transfer and a fresh cycle.
The incidence of monozygote twinning has been described in IVF, meaning that a triplet birth could result from a double embryo transfer. (136) Should regulators have the authority to order genetic testing on the triplets to verify that two of offspring are monozygotic?
Results were gathered for elective single embryo transfer (eSET) with a top quality embryo, elective single embryo transfer with a nontop quality embryo, compulsory single embryo transfer (because there was only one embryo available) and double embryo transfer (DET).
He found that 75% of participants rated double embryo transfer (DET) as highly desirable, and 72% rated a twin pregnancy as highly desirable.
Older women or those with poor-quality embryos are considered exceptions to the rule who may be suitable for double embryo transfers.
A recent study in Finland found that single embryo transfer results were better than double embryo transfers.