International Dexeus Forum - 44th edition
REPRODUCTION > ART LABORATORY
Miquel Solé, Dexeus Mujer, Barcelona (Spain)
Vitrification is used for cryopreserving oocytes and embryos for human IVF. The process involves multiple steps, moving embryos/oocytes through different medium with very specific times and conditions. Due to poor reproducibility and inconsistency across operators and different IVF laboratories, success and survival rates vary significantly.