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Elective single embryo transfer – pros, cons and recommendations for different patient groups

Patrícia Carvalho
Nurse at Ferticentro, Ferticentro

Embryo Transfer, Success Rates

From this video you will find out:
  • What is Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)?
  • When more is not better – why you should transfer one embryo at a time?
  • What are the chances of twins with two embryo transfer?
  • What are the risks of multiple pregnancies?
  • Does transferring more than 1 embryo is worth the risk?
  • Is there another way of maximizing the odds of pregnancy while avoiding the risks of multiple births?
  • Does PGT-A increase the success of IVF?
  • What are the differences in pregnancy rates between eSET and DET?

Why should I choose to have elective single-embryo transfer (eSET)?

In this session, Patrícia Carvalho, IVF Nurse at Ferticentro, Portugal, has discussed elective single embryo transfer, why it is recommended, what are the advantages, if there are any disadvantages and success rates.

Patrícia Carvalho

Patrícia Carvalho

Patrícia Carvalho graduated in nursing from the Nursing School of Coimbra in 2010, she has been part of the nursing staff of Ferticentro – Clínica de Fertility since 2015. Patrícia has experience in different nursing themes and in different countries: Providing geriatric healthcare at Birch Court Nursing Home in the UK; Providing health care for children, adolescents and adults in different institutions based in Switzerland. For six years, she has been exclusively dedicated to women's health and Medically Assisted Procreation treatments at Ferticentro.
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Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka is an International Patient Coordinator who has been supporting IVF patients for over 2 years. Always eager to help and provide comprehensive information based on her thorough knowledge and experience whether you are just starting or are in the middle of your IVF journey. She’s a customer care specialist with +10 years of experience, worked also in the tourism industry, and dealt with international customers on a daily basis, including working abroad. When she’s not taking care of her customers and patients, you’ll find her traveling, biking, learning new things, or spending time outdoors.


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