Twins from Single Embryos Becoming more Common in IVF
Robert Jansen, Medical Director, Sydney IVF
Data presented by Robert Jansen, of Sydney IVF, suggest that monozygotic twinning from in vitro fertilisation is becoming more frequent. This means, he says, IVF practitioners should implant single embryos to keep the twin rates as low as possible.
Is a ‘Mild’ IVF Strategy a Better Option for the Patient?
Esther Heijnen, previously of the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, and University Medical Center, Utrecht
Considering the risk of multiple births, patient discomfort and high costs, should IVF practitioners adopt a milder treatment strategy involving single embryo transfer? Esther Heijnen, previously of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam and the University Medical Center in Utrecht, says her randomized trial supports the mild approach.