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Cryopreservation of oocytes in a young woman with severe and symptomatic endometriosis: a new indication for fertility preservation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17920595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To report a new indication for fertility preservation. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Academic teaching hospital. PATIENT(S): A 25-year-old nulliparous woman with severe and symptomatic endometriosis and low antral follicular count. INTERVENTION(S): Oocyte cryopreservation. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Number of cryopreserved oocytes. RESULT(S): After three cycles of ovarian stimulation, we cryopreserved 21 oocytes. CONCLUSION(S): We recommend fertility preservation as part of preoperative counseling in young women with severe endometriosis.
Shai E Elizur; Ri-Cheng Chian; Hananel E G Holzer; Yariv Gidoni; Togas Tulandi; Seang Lin Tan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-10-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-30     Completed Date:  2009-01-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, McGill Reproductive Center, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Cryopreservation / methods*
Endometriosis / physiopathology*,  surgery*
Fertility / physiology*
Menstrual Cycle / physiology
Oocytes / cytology*
Ovary / abnormalities
Ovulation Induction / methods*
Tissue Preservation / methods
Young Adult

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