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In failed IVF , how can one determine if it is due to implantation failure ? What causes implantation failure
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Negative preg. test
Embryos that implant ('take' in the lining of the uterus) make detectable levels of HCG hormone, so embryos that implant and then fail later cause a 'biochemical pregnancy' or miscarriage.
Embryo transfer with negative blood HCG means embryos didn't implant. Possible causes: genetic or metabolic problems in the embryos, polyps or other problems with uterine lining, or issues with embryo transfer.

In brief: Negative preg. test
Embryos that implant ('take' in the lining of the uterus) make detectable levels of HCG hormone, so embryos that implant and then fail later cause a 'biochemical pregnancy' or miscarriage.
Embryo transfer with negative blood HCG means embryos didn't implant. Possible causes: genetic or metabolic problems in the embryos, polyps or other problems with uterine lining, or issues with embryo transfer.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ask the RE
If you had a good quality blastocyst transferred, it's likely implantation failure.
There are several possible reasons an ivf cycle may fail, so it's best to sit down with your re and have him/her review the factors and make a determination.

In brief: Ask the RE
If you had a good quality blastocyst transferred, it's likely implantation failure.
There are several possible reasons an ivf cycle may fail, so it's best to sit down with your re and have him/her review the factors and make a determination.
Dr. Scott Roseff
Dr. Scott Roseff
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Can't for certain
If you mean determine with certainty, you can't.
It's always suspect when high grade embryos fail, but that's not the same as proving it. The hard science of implantation is still mostly in a research state, not easily applied to clinical situations. No-brainer cases where Progesterone administration is not correct (wrong day, wrong dose) very likely give implantation problems.

In brief: Can't for certain
If you mean determine with certainty, you can't.
It's always suspect when high grade embryos fail, but that's not the same as proving it. The hard science of implantation is still mostly in a research state, not easily applied to clinical situations. No-brainer cases where Progesterone administration is not correct (wrong day, wrong dose) very likely give implantation problems.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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