The impact of a poor quality embryo on the implantation chance of a good quality one when transferred together: A study on double blastocyst transfers.

Demirel C., Goksever Celik H., Tulek F., Tuysuz G., Donmez E., Ergin T., ...More

Journal of gynecology obstetrics and human reproduction, vol.50, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jogoh.2020.101967
  • Title of Journal : Journal of gynecology obstetrics and human reproduction
  • Keywords: Poor quality embryo, Good quality embryo, Blastocyst, Single embryo transfer, Double embryo transfer, Pregnancy rate, Live birth rate, LIVE BIRTH-RATE, IN-VITRO, CLEAVAGE STAGE, SINGLE, PREGNANCY, IVF


Objective: Embryo quality assessment with morphological evaluation remains the first-line method of assessment to select the best embryo for transfer. We aimed to determine if an effect of poor quality embryos on good quality ones exists, whether by a paracrine effect or an adverse endometrial influence, when they are transferred together.