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June 11, 2018

Benefits of Choosing an Elective Single Embryo Transfer

Depending on each individual patient and their personal history, often times a single embryo transfer is the best option to hopefully achieve the goal of a healthy live birth and a good obstetrical outcome.

It is important to educate patients on the possible benefits of a single embryo transfer and the possible risks associated with the transfer of more than one embryo.

A study which looked at the obstetrical outcomes of cycles using fresh and frozen eggs and transferring one versus multiple embryos showed single embryo transfers were more likely to end in a healthy live birth.  To read more see the link here

As always a proper history, work-up, and evaluation would determine if an elective single embryo transfer is best for you and would be discussed in detail with each individual patient

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