- Posted July 16, 2014 by
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Scientists Discover Test To Identify Embryos Boosting IVF Success Rates By 50%
IVF research scientist Dr Elpida Fragouli, said that this newly discovered test was in effect a "new independent biomarker of embryo viability", which would help doctors to choose the embryos which were most likely to result in a successful pregnancy. She said that the majority of IVF clinics had an average success rate of between 20 & 30% of women having a baby after being treated with IVF, but that this figure could be increased to about 40% after pre-implantation genetic screening of the egg or embryo for chromosome abnormalities which are one of the major causes for miscarriages...
Original Press Release: http://newswire.net/newsroom/pr/00084031-ivf-success-rates.html