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egg freezing

A colloquial term for cryopreservation of oocytes. It is a technique to preserve female fertility.
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Oocyte cryopreservation is a suitable method in assisted reproductive technologies for fertility preservation (1, 2).
The use of L-proline in mammalian oocyte cryopreservation is rare.
Oocyte cryopreservation is becoming an integral part of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) as an approach for female fertility preservation and conservation of endangered animal species as well as preserving the female genome of valuable laboratory models (1).
Yet, oocyte cryopreservation or the freezing of unfertilized cells is more frequently elected in "social freezing.
Egg freezing, or human oocyte cryopreservation, is a medical procedure where a woman's eggs are harvested, frozen and stored for later use by the woman.
Oocyte cryopreservation or egg freezing, on the other hand, may be given to female partners who will also undergo chemotherapy or want to delay childbearing.
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have published guidelines endorsing embryo and oocyte cryopreservation as viable strategies for maintaining fertility (J.
Here are current protocols, fertility expectations, and safety outcomes as well as ethical considerations for oocyte cryopreservation.
Oocyte cryopreservation is critically important in buffalo species because the major limitation to the diffusion of in vitro embryo production (IVEP) technology is the low number of oocytes recovered per ovary (Gasparrini 2002).
The controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) and subsequent embryo or mature oocyte cryopreservation is the well-known and preferred technique due to its high cumulative pregnancy rates.
One such technology that is fast gaining acceptance among urban women is egg freezing or oocyte cryopreservation.
And, one such technology- which is fast gaining acceptance and momentum with urban Indian women- is oocyte cryopreservation which is commonly known as egg freezing, Parents India magazine reported.