Modern and retrospective scientific literature on the issue of one of the additional interventions in in vitro fertilization was analyzed. There is an increase in infertility around the world, so many patients resort to assisted reproductive technologies. A history of unsuccessful in vitro fertilization occurs in 10-30% of women. The main goal in reproduction at the moment is to increase the likelihood of successful implantation of the embryo after transfer to the uterine cavity. Endometrial scratching is an additional procedure carried out in preparing a woman for in vitro fertilization. The reviewed studies have conflicting data. The issue of using scratches on the endometrium to increase the implantation capacity of the endometrium requires detailed study. This review summarizes the available data on the effectiveness of endometrial scratching.