What is in vitro fertilization in IVF ET?
IVF (in vitro fertilization) is a type of fertility treatment where eggs are combined with sperm outside of your body in a lab. It's a method used by people who need help achieving pregnancy. IVF involves many complex steps and is an effective form of assisted reproductive technology (ART).
Why Is in vitro fertilization a risk factor for preeclampsia?
The study suggested that eggs grown outside of the body (i.e. during IVF treatment) may not implant in quite the same way as unassisted conceptions. This could affect the correct growth of the placenta and, so it was argued, lead to more cases of preeclampsia.
What are the factors affecting the success in embryo transfer?
This model describes embryo implantation as dependent on three factors--transfer efficiency, embryo quality, and endometrial receptivity. Application of existing embryo implantation data to this model allows the calculation of the approximate value of each of these factors.
Is IVF a risk factor for miscarriage?
It's true that there is some research showing that pregnancies conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) carry a slightly increased risk of miscarriage, compared with spontaneous (natural) pregnancies. 1 The exact level of the increased risk varies by study.