A fresh(er) perspective on frozen embryo transfers

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Volume 106, Issue 2, Pages 257-259


Authors:

Nigel Pereira, M.D., Zev Rosenwaks, M.D.

Abstract:

In the past decade, we have witnessed a rapid rise in the number of frozen-thawed embryo transfers (FET). Nationally, it has been estimated that the number of FET cycles has increased by 82.5% between 2006 and 2012, while the number of fresh ET cycles has increased by only 3.1% during the same time interval (1). These trends are intriguing given that embryo cryopreservation was traditionally used to cryopreserve supernumerary good-quality embryos or for reducing the incidence of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) in patients at risk.


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