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Live birth from a zygote cryopreserved for 8 years.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9804265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
After a cryopreservation period of 8 years, four zygotes were thawed and transferred to the patient's uterine cavity. A singleton pregnancy resulted in the delivery of a normal male. This case report offers evidence that long terms of cryopreservation are consistent with full developmental potential post-thaw, and encourages further examination of imposing limits on length of storage of frozen concepti.
K J Go; S L Corson; F R Batzer; J L Walters
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human reproduction (Oxford, England)     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0268-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Reprod.     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-01-19     Completed Date:  1999-01-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701199     Medline TA:  Hum Reprod     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2970-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pennsylvania Reproductive Associates, Pennsylvania Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia 19107, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Embryo Transfer*
Fertilization in Vitro
Infant, Newborn
Infertility, Female / therapy
Middle Aged
Pregnancy Outcome
Time Factors

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