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Embryo Transfer Treatment Marion IA

In a Frozen Embryo Transfer cycle, the uterine lining may be prepared using hormones or the transfer may be performed using a natural cycle. The embryo(s) is/are thawed and transferred to the uterus in the same process as in a fresh IVF cycle.

John K Olson
(319) 221-8400
855 A Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robin Gail Brown
(319) 365-0059
1953 1st Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles R Scholl, MD
(319) 364-9172
411 10th St SE Ste 300
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1950
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Cedar Rapids, Ia; St Lukes Methodist Hosp, Cedar Rapids, Ia

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Catherine Anne Zavala, MD
(319) 368-5500
855 A Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dennis Rosenblum
(319) 369-8160
1026 A Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Thomas Jude Getta, MD
(319) 363-2682
1260 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Cedar Rapids, Ia; St Lukes Methodist Hosp, Cedar Rapids, Ia
Group Practice: Linn County Ob/Gyn

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Paul Douglas Pickering
(319) 363-2682
1260 3rd Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alvina Ann Driscoll, MD
(319) 368-5505
1260 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Lisa Hess
(319) 221-8400
855 A Avenue Northeast #100
Cedar Rapids, IA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dean H Bemus
(319) 368-5500
855 A Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Frozen Embryo Transfer

Frozen Embryo Transfer

IVF - In Vitro Fertilization is a last resort for many couples. Most couples starting IVF have already been through long months of trying to conceive naturally, failed IUI - Intrauterine Insemination - cycles, multiple tests, a lot of frustration and disappointment.

When excess embryos created in the process of IVF are not transferred to the uterus, they can be frozen for future cycles. As eSET (elective single embryo transfer) becomes more prevalent, as is seen in a current worldwide trend to try to prevent birth of multiples as a result of IVF, frozen embryo transfer cycles will increase in popularity. The pregnancy rate following the fresh transfer of a single embryo followed by, if necessary, the transfer of a single thawed embryo is remarkably similar to that of transferring two fresh embryos, while eliminating the risk of twins almost completely.

In a Frozen Embryo Transfer cycle, the uterine lining may be prepared using hormones or the transfer may be performed using a natural cycle.

The embryo(s) is/are thawed and transferred to the uterus in the same process as in a fresh IVF cycle.

It is said that frozen embryos are less successful than fresh embryos, however some women who have been successful with frozen embryos feel that some factors actually make it more likely to succeed:

  • The preparation stage, which is emotionally draining, is much simpler
  • It is easier to control the thickness of the uterine lining
  • There is no egg retrieval process -- another high-stress point

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