fertility preservation


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preservation

 [prĕ-zer-va´shun]
maintenance.
fertility preservation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information, counseling, and treatment that facilitates reproductive health and the ability to conceive. See also fertility.

fertility preservation

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as providing information, counseling, and treatment that facilitate reproductive health and the ability to conceive. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

fertility preservation

In cancer care, the storing of the patient's embryos or sperm prior to the administration of chemotherapy. The stored reproductive cells can be used when the patient achieves remission for conception.
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Satisfaction with life scores were significantly improved compared with those in patients who received no counseling only in women who underwent fertility preservation.
Oncofertility is a burgeoning medical field which holds immense possibilities and the onus lies on the treating doctors to counsel the patients in a timely manner regarding the various options one has in terms of fertility preservation modalities," she added.
Information specific to the Fertility Preservation Network and its members can be found at www.
This opens a bright prospect in the field of fertility preservation for men.
Our data suggest that socio-demographics are not reliable parameters to determine whether patients would be interested in fertility preservation through sperm banking.
Key Words: Fertility preservation, Malignant hematological diseases, Ovarian tissue cryopreservation, Embryo cryopreservation
The only established method of female fertility preservation is embryo cryopreservation.
New guidelines issued by the American Society of Clinical Oncology advise discussion of fertility preservation options with cancer patients as early as possible in treatment planning.
Health authorities should make it ``a medical legal obligation'' to offer women who have to undergo chemotherapy the option for fertility preservation.
The free egg freezing referral service connects women interested in fertility preservation with the egg freezing experts in their local area.
Puneet Rana Arora explained it and said, fertility preservation is an effort to help individuals retain their fertility or ability to procreate.
a cryobank specializing in long-term storage of human reproductive tissue (sperm, eggs, embryos and ovarian and testicular tissue), was invited to speak on the topic of fertility preservation for oncology patients.