Behind The Scenes With The EmbryoScope®

Embryoscope

FCNE was the first IVF center in the country to report a successful pregnancy using the EmbryoScope®! Many patients seek us out because of this advanced technology. Here are some of the most common questions our patients ask: What is the EmbryoScope®? The EmbryoScope® is a state-of-the-art system with a built-in camera that provides automated and […]

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FCNE Featured on CBS Discussing the Embryoscope®

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The Fertility Center of New England’s Dr. Joseph Hill was featured on CBS Boston discussing the Embryoscope®, a new advancement for the IVF laboratory. Although there are less than 10 currently being used in the United States, this technology is available at the Fertility Centers of New England! FCNE was the first IVF center in the nation […]

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World’s First Live Birth Using Previously Frozen Eggs Cultured as Embryos in the Embryoscope®

Fertility Centers of New England Announces World’s First Live Birth Using Previously Frozen Eggs Cultured as Embryos in the Embryoscope® Incubator System

The Fertility Centers of New England is excited to announce another milestone in assisted reproduction: the world’s first live birth from embryos cultured in the Embryoscope® using previously frozen eggs. Last year, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released a revised statement on the clinical benefits of egg freezing for fertility preservation. This change established egg freezing […]

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Oxygen and Embryos

oxygen and embryos

A human embryo naturally develops within the confines of the fallopian tube before its implantation within the uterine cavity.  Since the first IVF cycle in 1977, efforts have been made to refine the lab incubator environment to mimic the natural environment of the fallopian tube.  This includes temperature and nutrients but also importantly the concentration […]

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FCNE Mentioned in NBC News Feature Article

FCNE Embryoscope

The Fertility Centers of New England, mentioned in the NBC News article on advances in IVF, was the first IVF center in the nation to announce the successful births following embryo culture using the Embryoscope® (Unisense/Fertilitech, Aarhus, Denmark), a new advancement for the IVF laboratory. The Embryoscope® incubator is a state-of-the-art system, with a built-in […]

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FCNE Announces First Births in United States Using Embryoscope® Incubator

Fertility Centers of New England Announces World’s First Live Birth Using Previously Frozen Eggs Cultured as Embryos in the Embryoscope® Incubator System

The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce the first successful births following embryo culture using the Embryoscope® (Unisense/Fertilitech, Aarhus, Denmark), a new advancement for the IVF laboratory. The Fertility Centers of New England was also the first IVF center in the United States to use this system for research purposes under the […]

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New Technology Could Increase Chances of Success for Patients Undergoing IVF

The Fertility Centers of New England  has introduced a novel incubator system which allows continual harmless observations of developing embryos. In a clinical Assisted Reproduction practice (ART), the best methods of embryo selection are those that do as little harm to the embryos and which also rely on the basic biology of the oocyte and […]

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