Techniques of Embryo Transfer

  • Cecilia L. Schmidt


In vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) has approximated the tubal functions of oocyte retrieval, housing of fertilization and transport of the embryo to the uterine environment in patients lacking functioning fallopian tubes. However, normal appearance following cleavage of concepti at the time of transfer has not improved the low success rate in terms of pregnancies per embryo transferred (Wood et al., 1981).


Embryo Transfer Fallopian Tube Human Embryo Uterine Cavity Human Oocyte 
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