In Vitro

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Friday, September 26, 2008

New In Vitro Method Helps Reduce Miscarriages

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine has improved the success rate for in vitro fertilization - thanks to a ground-breaking approach that allows doctors to test all 23 chromosomes for abnormalities. Ryan Warner speaks with Dr. Eric Surrey, one of the doctors in the practice.

A normal appearing blastocyst-stage embryo, photographed five days after egg retrieval. The little lump of cells at 6 o'clock is the inner cell mass which will become the fetus.

Blastocyst-stage embryo

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