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Simon Fishel, the managing director of CARE fertility, has said a new IVF technique could make a "significant difference" to a couples chances of a successful birth.
IVF timelapse can allow more than 5,000 snapshots to be taken of developing embryo before it is transferred to the womb.
- The timelapse method can spot delays in the embryo's development at crucial stages
- The condition, called aneuploidy, means the embryo can have extra or missing chromosomes
- It is common in human embryos and a major cause of fertility treatment failure and miscarriage
- Researchers say timelapse imaging offers a simpler alternative to spot problems
An IVF technique which uses timelapse imaging could significantly increase the chances of a successful birth. Researchers used the method to select low risk embryos which looked unlikely to have abnormalities.
Initial results show the chances of producing a successful live birth increase by more than a half. Thousands of snapshots are examined to to help avoid miscarriages or birth defects.
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Scientists have said an IVF technique which uses timelapse imaging could significantly increase the chances of a successful birth.