Traditionally, Australian IVF clinics have been reluctant to transfer embryos which have a known chromosomal mosaicism. To explain, we need a quick lesson in genetics... Usually, conception occurs when a single egg is fertilised by a single sperm, and an embryo develops containing 46 chromosomes. Occasionally, a fertilized egg with contain 47 chromosomes. This occurs as… Continue reading Should we consider transferring “mosaic” embryos in IVF?
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