ISSN: 1813-0410

Keywords : Rats

Does dexamethasone interfere with process of blastocyst implantation in the pregnant rat uterus?

Alaa Hussein AL-Safy; Akram Yousif Yasear

journal of kerbala university, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 271-278

Results has been revealed that the blastocysts from both the control and treated groups were successfully implanted. The decidual tissue as one of the indicators of success of implantation was formed .Implantation of blastocysts started in the antimesometrial side of uterus at day 7 of pregnancy , then the position of the embryos were shifted to mesometrial side of the uterus. Conclusion of this study have shown that dexamethasone is safe during implantation period, but probable side effects might occur during subsequent stages of pregnancy