Istanbul consensus workshop on embryo assessment: proceedings of an expert meeting
Basak Balaban, Daniel Brison, Gloria Calderon, James Catt, Joe Conaghan, Lisa Cowan, Thomas Ebner, David Gardner, Thorir Hardarson, Kersti Lundin, M Cristina Magli, David Mortimer, Sharon Mortimer, Santiago Munne, Dominique Royere, Lynette Scott, Johan Smitz, Alan Thornhill, Jonathan van Blerkom, Etienne Van den Abbeel
Reproductive BioMedicine Online | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2011
This paper reports the proceedings of an international consensus meeting on oocyte and embryo morphology assessment. Following background presentations about current practice, the expert panel developed a set of consensus points to define the minimum criteria for oocyte and embryo morphology assessment. It is expected that the definition of common terminology and standardization of laboratory practice related to embryo morphology assessment will result in more effective comparisons of treatment outcomes. This document is intended to be referenced as a global consensus to allow standardized reporting of the minimum dataset required for the accurate description of embryo development. This pape..View full abstract
The Workshop was supported by unrestricted grants from the following (in alphabetical order): IBSA Institut Biochimique SA; Ferring International; Merck Serono SA, and by Alpha and ESHRE. This Proceedings report was compiled by Sharon Mortimer.