Category: Fertility Preservation

Ovarian Tissue Freezing
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Ovarian Tissue Freezing

If you are facing a treatment for cancer that may affect your future fertility and you are not able to freeze your eggs or embryos then ovarian freezing may be an option. The technique involves taking a whole ovary or small pieces of ovarian tissue which is then frozen and stored. The ovary or tissue...

10 July 201727 November 2018by
Testicular Tissue Freezing
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Testicular Tissue Freezing

Testicular tissue freezing is an experimental technique but may be an option for young (as young as 13 years old) boys wishing to preserve their fertility before undergoing cancer treatment. A small piece of tissue is taken from a testicle then frozen and stored. There have been no births reported following testicular tissue freezing. In...

10 July 201727 November 2018by
Sperm Freezing
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Sperm Freezing

Indications • Low sperm count or the quality of sperm is deteriorating • Difficulty in producing a sample on the day of egg collection • When the sperm is retrieved from the testicles for ICSI treatment and there are surplus sperm to store • When there is a medical condition that may affect infertility. After...

10 July 20175 December 2018by
Oocyte Freezing
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Oocyte Freezing

The effect of cryopreservation, freezing of a woman’s ova , on the development and improvement of assisted reproduction methods is becoming increasingly important. What is egg freezing Egg freezing or cryopreservation is an assisted reproduction technique that allows women to freeze and store their eggs so they can choose the time they become mothers. What are the reasons...

10 July 201713 March 2018by
Embryo Freezing
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Embryo Freezing

In many IVF or ICSI cycles people have a number of unused embryos. It is a good idea to freeze them for use in later treatment cycles without using drugs for ovarian simulation. The chances of getting pregnant with a thawed frozen embryo are not affected by the length of time the embryo has been...

10 July 20175 December 2018by