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Embryo Transfer Treatment Saint Ann MO

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.

Stacey L Clancy, MD
(314) 965-6033
10345 Watson Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Probst & Behm Ob/Gyn Services
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Angela Cartwright
(314) 291-2975
12266 De Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.4, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Rochelle G Catus, MD
(314) 298-8646
12255 de Paul Dr Ste 765
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1982

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Hoosna Haque, MD
12255 De Paul Dr Ste 300
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1996

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Mary T Grimm, MD
(314) 878-7333
12255 de Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Ravi Johar
(314) 344-7585
12277 De Paul Drive
Bridgeton, MO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Depaul Health Center, Bridgeton, Mo
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Mark Stanley Wasserman, MD
(618) 451-4872
6065 Helen Ave
Berkeley, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1984

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Scott A Lieberman
(314) 344-7585
12277 De Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ravi S Johar, MD
(314) 344-7585
12277 de Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Depaul Health Center, Bridgeton, Mo; Missouri Baptist Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Lukes Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo
Group Practice: DE Paul Medical Group

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Margaret A Rempe, MD
(314) 781-1505
12303 de Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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