May 21, 2024

Empowering Success: Kitazato’s Best Practice Recognition Program

Embryologists and fertility specialists understand the imperative nature of precision and dedication in the field of assisted reproduction. In vitro fertilization (IVF) requires a meticulous approach, relying on advanced techniques and adherence to best practices for optimal outcomes. At Kitazato, we stand at the forefront of championing excellence through our Best Practice Recognition (BPR) program. […]

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April 25, 2024

Analysis of Common Techniques in Embryo Transfer

Embryo transfer (ET) is a critical step in IVF procedures, representing the culmination of meticulous preparation and anticipation for prospective parents. The success of ET is influenced by various factors, including the technique employed during the procedure. This blog post aims to provide a comparative analysis of two commonly utilized techniques: ultrasound-guided and clinical touch. […]

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March 25, 2024

Achieve Peak Performance in Embryo Culture with Hypure® Oil Heavy!

Incorporating Hypure® Oil Heavy into your laboratory’s embryo culture protocol represents a significant advancement, ensuring more stable conditions and superior outcomes for your patients. Its unique properties and proven benefits, set Kitazato Hypure® paraffin oil apart. With reduced peroxidation and photooxidation, it ensures a higher standard of quality. Additionally, its pre-washing with ultra-pure water not […]

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February 26, 2024

Ice Breaker: Any chances of cross-contamination during vitrification?

In the field of reproductive medicine, there exists some misconception regarding the potential risk of cross-contamination during gamete or embryo cryopreservation. This concern stems from the notion that direct handling of samples might elevate the chances of contamination through the liquid nitrogen.However, contemporary scientific evidence contradicts this assumption, affirming the lack of cross-contamination risk in […]

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January 23, 2024

Lab Pills: Biopsy Techniques for Successful Results

From laboratories to clinics, the main purpose of every professional involved in an IVF treatment is to deliver to our patients a healthy baby at home. To do so, many techniques and advancements have arisen over the past years. One of the revolutionary and revealing techniques in the IVF world is with no doubt, the […]

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December 15, 2023

Kitazato’s year in review!

Putting the year in perspective As we approach the end of the year, let’s reflect on 2023 and highlight the milestones, especially our contributions to assisted reproduction, made possible through our high-quality products for every step of the Lifecycle. Join us as we revisit the key moments that defined the year. A year of global […]

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November 27, 2023

Crafting Excellence: Accurate & Precise Manipulation for ART and PGT

In assisted reproduction treatments, every detail makes the difference. From the medical devices used at every step, the materials they are made of, to the design that will maximize the user experience.   Embryologists, in charge of manipulating embryos with high precision, play a crucial role in the success of fertility treatments. In this context, having […]

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October 26, 2023

How to perform an accurate and secure embryo transfer?

Embryo transfer is the final step in any IVF treatment and may be one of the most crucial. For this reason, expertise and precision are critical for the success and optimal outcome of the treatment, leading to achieve better pregnancy and birth rates, while also maximizing women’s comfort. In the past, embryo transfer effectiveness was determined […]

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September 29, 2023

How to minimize trauma in Oocyte Retrieval?

Ensuring maximum comfort for patients during oocyte retrieval is of greatest importance to the success of the IVF procedure and a smooth recovery. That’s why at Kitazato, we are committed to revolutionizing assisted reproduction treatments by incorporating state of the art technology into the design and production of our OPU needles. Our goal is to […]

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August 24, 2023

Achieve higher rates with a globally proven protocol

Because of its remarkable success rates, reliability, and effective implementation, The Cryotop® Method developed by Kitazato has proven to be the preferred choice in the field of assisted reproduction, consistently delivering top-notch results to clinics performing IVF procedures. With The Cryotop® Method we ensure the best clinical outcomes, but this would not be possible without […]

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May 30, 2023

Vitrification Media. How to guarantee safety in the lab?

Safety in the laboratory depends not only on the performance of each person in the day-to-day routine, but also on every decision taken beforehand. For example, following a strict protocol during procedures is of utmost importance, but the products used to carry them out are no less, and that decision comes in advance. Pre-purchase research […]

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August 10, 2021

“Evaluation of Hypure® Oil Heavy”, a study by Embryotools

Embryotools has conducted a study in order to evaluate the performance of our Hypure® Oil Heavy versus similar culture oils from our competitors.

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March 3, 2021

Oil Overlay: Extremely Important but Often Ignored

An oil overlay plays an important role by stabilizing in vitro culture conditions of gametes and embryos in terms of temperature, pH and osmolality. Without the overlay, the medium evaporates quickly, even when growing in humid incubators. Mineral and paraffin oils are commonly used to overlay IVF media to maintain their stability throughout embryo culture, […]

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September 16, 2020

Micro Tools and IVF Media Products Now Available in Europe

We are happy to announce that we have received the CE certification to begin supplying our European clients with a variety of new products including a range of micropipettes, IVF media and paraffin oil. Kitazato’s main objective is to help ART professionals achieve the best results possible with continuous innovation in our research centers and […]

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August 5, 2019


Information on the new Echo Marking & Cork

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August 1, 2018


Kitazato has re-designed its well-known Cryotop® to keep offering the best proven results in the market while enhancing the overall user experience.

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June 1, 2018


A recent study conducted by PhD embryologist Damià Castelló, IVI-RMA and Embryotools confirms what we already knew: the Cryotop® SC is the most efficient closed system for vitrification.

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May 21, 2018


Kitazato has re-designed its well-known Cryotop® to keep offering the best proven results in the market while enhancing the overall user experience.

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February 21, 2017

Animation The Cryotop® Method – Kitazato Vitrification

Check out our new video animation on vitrification: The Cryotop® Method.

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May 26, 2016

New Videos of the Cryotop® Vitrification and Thawing Protocol

Kitazato is pleased to present the new videos for its Vitrification and Thawing protocols. We hope you find it useful!

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February 15, 2016

New EC-PRO Master Available

Kitazato’s new Catheter highly visible under ultrasound

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November 5, 2015

Kitazato Cryotop Video Protocol / Oocytes

Demonstrative Video for Vitrification of Oocytes with Cryotop Method

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October 29, 2015

Launch of New Routine ET Catheters

Kitazato adds new Embryo Transfer Catheters with laser markings The Routine Embryo Transfer Catheters are designed with soft rounded tip to minimize trauma and easy hub for greater accuracy and control. Each catheter contains a formable guide to keep memory when giving shape and laser markings to measure the penetration to the uterus with confidence. […]

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July 30, 2015

Launch of New 4Fr Bulb Tip Supported ET Catheters

Kitazato adds a new diameter to its Supported ET Catheters range The Supported ET Catheters range has been increased with the addition of the new 4Fr Bulb Tip Catheter. Once again Kitazato updates its range of products to meet your needs and expectations, offering a catheter that features the same advantages than before but now […]

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February 3, 2015

CRYOTOP®-SC New Design

Kitazato redesigns its device for Closed Vitrification System Kitazato is pleased to present the new design of its Cryotop®-SC, now even more convenient and accesible thanks to the following features: – Cone-shaped strip junction to ease the insertion into thestraw cap – Wider straw cap entrance, tofacilitate the insertion ofthe CRYOTOP SC – Security-orientation mark […]

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November 21, 2013

Cryotop-SC results (closed system)

A randomized, prospective, clinical trial has been done to test the efficiency of Cryotop-SC The study was done on 370 recipients coming from 185 donnors vitrifying their oocytes with Cryotop-SC and another 185 donnors with conventional Cryotop. Oocytes vitrified with Cryotop-SC showed a survival rate of 87.3% (Cryotop was 91.7%) Fertilization, Pregnancy and Implantion rates […]

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