Embryo culture as a diagnostic tool.

@article{Balaban2003EmbryoCA,
  title={Embryo culture as a diagnostic tool.},
  author={Başak Balaban and Bulent Urman},
  journal={Reproductive biomedicine online},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={
          671-82
        }
}
Embryo culture can serve as a strong diagnostic tool, yielding useful information regarding the implantation potential of the human embryo. The information thus gained is useful for quality control of the embryology laboratory, success rates of the IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) programme, and counselling of the couple following failed cycles. Zygotes can be scored and zygote quality has been associated with further embryonic development and cleavage stage embryo quality. Early… CONTINUE READING

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