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Fertility, pregnancy, and medical management of Turner syndrome in the reproductive years.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23020910     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Turner syndrome results in infertility in most cases. Fertility preservation through the cryopreservation of oocytes or ovarian tissue may be an option for some girls with Turner syndrome. Oocyte donation results in high pregnancy rates (PR). Those women who plan to pursue pregnancy need comprehensive screening and counseling before and after conception. Pregnancies conceived with either autologous or donated oocytes are at high risk of maternal death from aortic dissection/rupture and are at high risk of serious hypertensive disorders. Reproductive age women with Turner syndrome require ongoing screening for associated medical conditions unrelated to reproduction.
Authors:
Megan Freebury Karnis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  98     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  787-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ontario Network of Experts in Fertility (ONE Fertility), Burlington, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: mkarnis@onefertility.com.
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