Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2022 Feb 28;20(1):40. Epub 2022 Feb 28.
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Reproductive Center, 550 Peachtree Street, 18th Floor, Atlanta, GA, 30308, USA.
The use of frozen embryo transfer in assisted reproductive technology (ART) has steadily increased since development in the early 1980's. While there are many benefits to delayed frozen embryo transfer, certain adverse perinatal outcomes are noted to be more common in these transfers when compared to fresh transfers, specifically hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Frozen embryo transfers require coordination between the embryo's developmental stage and the endometrial environment and can occur in either ovulatory or programmed cycles. Read More