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[Cryopreservation of embryos in the in vitro fertilization/embryo transfer program].

@article{Mkov1993CryopreservationOE,
  title={[Cryopreservation of embryos in the in vitro fertilization/embryo transfer program].},
  author={Martina M{\'i}kov{\'a} and L Zetov{\'a} and Tonko Marde{\vs}i{\vc} and Peter M{\"u}ller and A. {\vS}troufov{\'a}},
  journal={Ceskoslovenska gynekologie},
  year={1993},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={
          166-70
        }
}
  • Martina Míková, L Zetová, +2 authors A. Štroufová
  • Published in Ceskoslovenska gynekologie 1993
  • Medicine, Biology
  • An ultra-rapid method for cryopreservation of human embryos, using 1,2-propane-diol, was developed. 280 spare embryos obtained in the IVF program were frozen by this method. 91 embryos were thawed and 68 of them (74.7%) survived the procedure with more than half the blastomeres intact. 65 embryos were transferred in 28 cycles. Two pregnancies developed (7.1%), one of which ended by the birth of a healthy girl (the first birth after transfer of a frozen/thawed embryo in the Czech Republic). The… CONTINUE READING

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