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Options to preserve fertility before oncological treatment: cryopreservation of ovarian tissue and its clinical application.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17240742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy induce premature ovarian failure in many patients treated with these methods for oncological and benign diseases. This paper reviews the risk of developing premature ovarian failure according to the types of treatment as well as the different options to preserve fertility. We focus mainly on the cryopreservation of ovarian tissue procedure and we report here the second world-wide spontaneous pregnancy after cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplantation.
Authors:
I Demeestere; P Simon; S Emiliani; A Delbaere; Y Englert
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta clinica Belgica     Volume:  61     ISSN:  1784-3286     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Clin Belg     Publication Date:    2006 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-23     Completed Date:  2007-02-08     Revised Date:  2014-03-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370306     Medline TA:  Acta Clin Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Child
Child, Preschool
Cryopreservation*
Embryo, Mammalian*
Female
Fertility* / drug effects,  radiation effects
Hodgkin Disease / drug therapy*
Humans
Neoplasms / drug therapy*,  radiotherapy*
Oocytes*
Ovary* / drug effects,  radiation effects
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency / etiology*

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