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Fresh embryo transfer .... What does "fresh" mean?

04-02-2012

Dear experts:

l am not quite understand the term "fresh" for embryo transfer. Frozen embryo is more easy to understand.Right? I just don't understand how an fresh embryo, without freezing, without storing in liquid culture , can survive in open air and then immediately transfer to the patient... Seems that those fresh embryos are viable? glance

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Shafi Ullah Khan
10-15-2017

Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Fresh means immediately transferred and has higher success rates. Consult your fertility consultant and let them help.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan

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