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Is it worth transferring poor quality Day 3 embryos into the uterus?

Some patients will end up with all their embryos being of poor quality on Day 3, and then they're not certain what to do. Traditionally , most doctors will want to put all of their embryos back into the uterus as quickly as possible , no matter what their quality. Af...

Does CAT help to improve IVF pregnancy rates ?

                                   IVF patients are always on the lookout for innovations which will improve their chances of success. For example, many IVF patients ask us whether we do IMSI or CAT. Well, here are the answers. IVF patients are always on...

The limitations of embryo grading in the IVF lab

Embryo implantation is an extremely complex process, and sometimes patients get frustrated when good quality blastocysts do not implant. But you need to understand that even if two blastocysts look exactly the same, their implantation potential can be ve...

Failed implantation - Is it the uterus or is it the embryo ?

Failed IVF A failed IVF cycle can be quite a traumatic experience, and the one question which every patient wants an answer to is - Why did the embryo not implant ? Was there a problem with the embryos ? or is there a problem with the uterus ? Th...

Answering IVF patient's questions

I enjoy answering questions from IVF patients. It keeps me on my toes; I am happy to share my knowledge; and I learn a lot from them ! Here's a question I got recently Dear Dr. Malpani, Let me start off by saying that I have lived by the information you provide on yo...

Failed IVF - Treating IVF failure

Some infertile patients undergo many IVF cycles and produce embryos, but the embryos consistently fail to implant for unexplained reasons. This is called IVF failure or implantation failure. This is a very frustrating problem - both for patients and for doctors. In som...

Negative beta HCG after IVF

Dealing with a negative beta HCG result can be one of the hardest things to cope with during IVF treatment - especially if it's your first IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) cycle. Before starting IVF treatment , patients need a lot of courage and conviction. The...

Cost of IVF

                                                        A complete IVF cycle at our clinic costs only US $ 4000 - and this is all-inclusive of all medical procedures, including scans, egg pickup and embryo transfer. This does not include the cost of consultation ( US $...

Why IVF patients are treated as guinea pigs

(Wednesday, July 23, 2014) I am very critical about the overtesting which is so rampant in IVF today. This leads to over treatment, and ends up wasting a lot of time and money, because no one really knows how clinically useful a lot of these test results are. Just be...

How We Decide On Which Day To Transfer Your Embryos Dr Saiprasad Gundeti, Senior Embryologist, Malpani Infertility Clinic

Embryo transfer represents the final stage of the IVF treatment and is the climax of the IVF treatment cycle. How do we decide on which day to transfer your embryos ? Day 2 ? 3 ? 5 ? Which is better ? and why ? Unfortunately, human reproduction is not a very efficient...