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INVOcell Could Bring IVF Treatment to Millions

By Ellen Arkfeld
In a conventional In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment, zygotes develop in an incubator before they are implanted into a woman’s uterus. This incubator is designed to mimic the human body.  Recently, however, physicians developed an alternative method of incubation: instead of using an incubator, the zygotes grow in an INVOcell, a device that is actually inside the body. INVOcell was first used in Canada in February 2015, and was approved …

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