The crucial factor impacting the success of your IVF
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The crucial factor impacting the success of your IVF

Dr. Ralph Papas
Dr. Ralph Papas

In 10 seconds: “The human operator” – the specialist performing embryo transfer (the process when one or more embryos are transferred back into the future mother’s uterine cavity) is still crucial in the success of in vitro fertilization, research has found.

What’s the story? Embryo transfer is the last and arguably the most critical step of the sequential events of an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle. While many steps of IVF can be controlled for objectively, this crucial stage remains dependent on the physician operator performing the transfer. A recent study has confirmed the importance of the human factor in the Embryo Transfer technique affecting the chances of pregnancy from an IVF cycle.

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