oocyte donation


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donation

 [do-na´shun]
1. a gift.
2. the act of giving.
oocyte donation a method of assisted reproductive technology in which an oocyte from a fertile woman is aspirated for incubation in the uterus of a woman who has female factor infertility, such as after oophorectomy or premature menopause. fertilization may be either in vitro or in utero.

oocyte donation

a method of assisted reproductive technology in which an oocyte from a fertile woman is aspirated for incubation in the uterus of a woman who has female factor infertility, such as after oophorectomy or premature menopause. Fertilization may be either in vitro or in utero.
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Comparative study of obstetric and perinatal outcome in an oocyte donation programme.
Compensation for oocyte donation generates another set of ethical issues.
Because of the relative newness of oocyte donation, "There is no clear theoretical framework underlying the psychological assessment and emotional support of gamete donors, nor has there been any apparent theory development in this area" (Applegarth & Kingsberg, 1999, p.
Relevance of assisted hatching in an oocyte donation programme using egg cryobanking: A prospective randomised study.
Ethical issues in transnational 'mail order' oocyte donation.
Key words: Turner syndrome, infertility, oocyte donation, fetal-maternal complications.
The data suggest that oocyte donation is here to stay for the foreseeable future, Dr.
The rate of spontaneous pregnancy after cancer treatment and the possibility of the woman conceiving by oocyte donation in the future should also be included in fertility counselling.
Many of the critics of oocyte donation have gone further and called for a ban on all oocyte procurement until the possible risks are better explored.
Simon Craw to implement the integrated process of oocyte donation and processing in coordination with the IVF clinics and under proper regulatory and medical oversight.
Of 106 women with Turner's syndrome who conceived after oocyte donation between 1992 and 2011, 35% had hypertensive complications and 20% had preeclampsia.