egg freezing

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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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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.
Oocyte Cryopreservation as a Fertility Preservation Measure for Cancer Patients, 23 Reprod.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fertility and IVF Center of Miami offers a new Fertility Preservation program through Oocyte Cryopreservation.
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.
Of the participants, 22 (88%) said that they did not have enough knowledge about oocyte cryopreservation and 13 (52%) reported the same about ovarian tissue cryopreservation.
Female broodstock of Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) were conditioned using different diets to determine the effect of diet on oocyte cryopreservation success.
Among their topics are clinical and biological indications for human oocyte cryopreservation, the clinical management of oocyte cryopreservation, comparing the pros and cons of slow freezing and vitrification, the safety of storage, cooperation between the physician and the embryologist for the optimal management of the oocyte cryopreservation program, costs, and tricks and secrets.
Founded in 1990, IVF New Jersey has specialized in egg donation and in vitro fertilization, and was one of the first centers on the East Coast to offer oocyte cryopreservation (egg freezing).
The self-evident candidates for ovarian tissue or oocyte cryopreservation are young women and girls with haematological cancer who need aggressive chemotherapy regimens.
Broadly, these can be summed up in three categories: embryo cryopreservation, ovarian or oocyte cryopreservation and the use of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogues.
Oocyte cryopreservation provides greater flexibility in breeding programs than embryo cryopreservation (Payner and Fuller, 2007).