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Vitrified-warmed Blastocyst Transfers Found to have Similar Clinical Outcomes as Fresh Transfers

A vital component of any cryopreservation protocol used in ART is the minimal effect of the method on the preserved embryos. With its inherent benefits when compared to slow freezing, vitrification has been widely accepted worldwide and considering its widespread usage, numerous studies have evaluated the neonatal outcomes with encouraging results. Adding further credence to this technique, a recent retrospective study highlights that vitrified-warmed blastocyst transfers have equal live birth rates and enhanced neonatal outcomes in comparison to fresh transfers. The study findings are published in the journal, Fertility and Sterility.
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NEWS: Bed rest following embryo transfer speculated to adversely impact IVF outcomes

Embryo implantation in in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy is a complicated process influenced by several factors such as endometrial receptivity and embryo quality. Numerous interventions have been tested towards improving implantation, and although implantation failure is not usually associated with increased activity, bed rest is commonly prescribed. However, a recent study has proved that bed rest following embryo transfer (ET) may have a negative influence on IVF outcomes.
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