Continuous monitoring of embryonic development

With the use a special camera that is placed inside the incubator and the use of specialised software, it is possible to have a continuous monitoring of the embryo development (time lapse monitoring). In this way, the embryologist can have access to important information regarding the start of the first cleavage, the development and synchronisation of the divisions of each embryo, the appearance of fragmentation, as well as the presence of any abnormalities such as multinucleation in one or all the cells of an embryo.

With the use of this technology, we can pinpoint the healthy embryos with good morphology and a normal development pattern with a greater accuracy and we can also exclude from transfer embryos of poor quality and decreased potential, thus increasing the chance of achieving a healthy pregnancy with a normal development.