Sequential Embryo Transfer in India

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  • Have you undergone multiple failed IVF cycles?
  • Are you in a high age group?

If yes, then sequential embryo transfer in Mumbai is one of the best treatments for you.

What is sequential embryo transfer?

Sequential embryo transfer is a process wherein two sets of developed and healthy embryos are transferred to the woman’s womb twice, on days 3 and 5, during the same cycle of the woman undergoing IVF treatment.

It is done to ensure that embryos selected with high-quality grading have a chance to be implanted in a womb under natural conditions.

Let’s understand how does sequential embryo transfer work?

Blastocyst transfer is a technique for improving IVF success in patients who have had many IVF failures. However, the quantity of fertilized oocytes and the quality of the fertilized embryos are factors that influence the outcome of this method.

As a result, the sequential transfer method provides the benefits of blastocyst transfer without exposing the entire cycle to the possibility of cancellation.

Growing embryos to the blastocyst stage will serve two purposes, assuming that embryos that stop developing in the womb fail to implant. It will allow for improved embryo selection for transfer, as well as higher physiologic synchronization with the endometrium and the ability to achieve the “implantation window.”

The transfer of blastocyst-stage embryos helps overcome the random selection of damaged embryos, and the possibility of multiple pregnancies is reduced.

IVF does not always result in embryos that survive to the blastocyst stage, which results in cycle cancellation. Therefore, this method is only appropriate for people who produce a large number of embryos.

The motive behind sequential embryo transfer is that the embryos (1 or 2 embryos) may promote an increase in endometrial receptivity during the first day-3 transfer, resulting in a better endometrial environment for the second day-5 transfer (1 blastocyst).

What is the procedure for sequential embryo transfer in Mumbai?

In this process, two sets of embryos are transferred to the mother’s womb in one cycle (on days 3 and 5), as previously mentioned.

  • The first group consists of the quickest developing embryos implanted within three days after their formation.
  • Once the initial batch is placed in the uterus, another set is transferred a few days later.
  • The second group has proceeded to the blastocyst stage, which is more developed than the first.
  • It helps boost the chances of conceiving.
  • As they are more mature, the second batch is more likely to attach to the uterine lining.
  • The first group produces hormones known as cytokines to enhance the uterus and increase successful implantation.
  • We cryopreserve additional embryos for the future fertility cycle.

What are the benefits of sequential embryo transfer?

According to Dr. Rainee Agrawal, one of the best IVF doctor in India, many couples opt for sequential embryo transfer in Mumbai for its many advantages, such as –

  • A high rate of embryo implantation
  • A high pregnancy rates
  • An expected multiple pregnancy rate
  • It helps prevent complications like blastocyst transfer cycle cancellation.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1 ) What are the risks of sequential embryo transfer?

Multiple births are common after sequential embryo transfer. Women who undergo this treatment have a higher chance of having twins.

2 ) Who can opt for this procedure?

This procedure may be the best option for you if your previous IVF treatments failed for no apparent reason or if you are above the age of 35.

3 ) Does sequential embryo transfer have a higher success rate?

Yes, this method has a better success rate and is also safe. Sequential embryo transfer in Mumbai improves the clinical pregnancy rate in patients with repeated implantation failures.

“Prenatal sex determination & sex selection is illegal in India and not done here. It is a punishable offence.”

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