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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There was no significant difference in serum progesterone level of women with positive BHCG in comparison with non-pregnant women according to embryo transfer day.
Effects of vaginal progesterone administration on uterine contractility at the time of embryo transfer. Fertil Steril 2001;75:1136-40.
On the other hand, it should be stressed that the rates of wanting twins were almost identical considering only cycles with women's own fresh embryos, despite different embryo transfer policies in the two centers (SET being performed in 28% of cases and there being no triple embryo transfers in the private clinic vs 18% SET and 36% triple embryo transfers in the public hospital).
Effect of embryo age and recipient asynchrony on pregnancy rates in a commercial equine embryo transfer program.
The patient underwent a frozen mixed double embryo transfer (MDET) with two high grade quality embryos in a natural cycle.
Incidence of abortion in pregnancies after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Obstet Gynecol 1988;71:297-300.
The patient underwent 2 stimulation cycles in a GnRH-antagonist protocol; however there was no euploid embryo after PGS, so no embryo transfer was done.
In both groups, endometrial thickness was measured on the days of hCG trigger, oocyte retrieval, and embryo transfer. GCSF injection was done by one of the researchers at all stages of the project, but ultrasound was done by another researcher who was an infertility subspecialist that had worked for more than eight years in the IVF ward.
EMBRYO transfer proved to be a hot topic at various debates during the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference held in Warsaw last week.