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How are embryos eggs monitored in the IVF treatment?

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Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: In an embryology lab

The eggs go from the body directly into the IVF lab.
Today, the lab is specially designed for air handling, lighting and temperature to support embryo growth. The embryos are cultured for 3-6 days before transfer into the uterus. Embryos receive a score for implantation potential. Sometimes checked for the number of chromosomes and even time-lapse photography. # transferred based on age&quality

In brief: In an embryology lab

The eggs go from the body directly into the IVF lab.
Today, the lab is specially designed for air handling, lighting and temperature to support embryo growth. The embryos are cultured for 3-6 days before transfer into the uterus. Embryos receive a score for implantation potential. Sometimes checked for the number of chromosomes and even time-lapse photography. # transferred based on age&quality
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Dr. Amr Azim
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Before retrieval: hormone levels and ultrasound.
After retrieval: microscope and sometimes genetic testing, after transfer: hormone levels, then ultrasound when pregnancy takes place.

In brief: Depends

Before retrieval: hormone levels and ultrasound.
After retrieval: microscope and sometimes genetic testing, after transfer: hormone levels, then ultrasound when pregnancy takes place.
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim
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