Rapid Freezing Increases IVF Success Rates
NUMBERS tell the story about why couples should choose a clinic that uses rapid freezing embryo technology to freeze eggs and embryos according to City Fertility Centre Medical Director Dr Ashish Das.
“IVF clinics have traditionally used a slow-freeze technique with a survival rate of blastocyst embryos (post thawing) of about 60-70%. But we are achieving an 80-90% survival rate with the rapid-freeze method,” Dr Das said.
Dr Das said City Fertility Centre had adopted the new technology, called vitrification, about a year ago because there was a significantly reduced risk of ice forming in frozen embryos and eggs.
“We’ve made parenting a happy reality for scores of people who have a better chance of having a healthy baby thanks to this approach,” he said.
The fertility technology is being offered through the organisation's six centres located in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Melbourne.
Written by DR Ashish Das
Fertility Specialist and Gynaecologist
City Fertility Centre Medical Director
For more information on rapid freezing (Vitrification) please contact
City Fertility Centre ph 1800 123 483