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Hysteroscopic Embryo Transfer: HEED and SEED

  • Michael Kamrava
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Abstract

Using a direct visually guided precision placement or implantation of a single embryo, the hysteroscopic embryo delivery procedures will help optimize the results and decrease major side effects. These include: multiple pregnancies, ectopic/heterotopic pregnancies, and placenta previa from IVF, which rank high on the list of major concerns to public health and maternal and infant safety, affecting millions of couples hoping to have a healthy family.

Keywords

SEED HEED IVF Hysteroscopy Embryo implantation Embryo transfer In vitro fertilization PGS ICSI Uterine contractions 

Abbreviations

ET

Embryo transfer

HEED

Hysteroscopic endometrial embryo transfer

ICSI

Intra cytoplasmic sperm injection

IVF

In vitro fertilization

PGS

Preimplantation genetic screening

SEED

Subendometrial embryo delivery

Notes

Acknowledgments

The project was supported by West Coast IVF Clinic, Inc. and LA IVF Lab, LLC, Beverly Hills, CA, USA, and was also partially supported by a generous funding from Organon®. The authors wish to thank Soheila Kamrava, Michelle Kamrava, LMFT, ATR, and Mitchell Kamrava, M.D. for their invaluable support and understanding during preparation of this report.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.West Coast IVF Clinic, Inc.Beverly HillsUSA

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