ovarian graft


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ovarian graft

The implantation of a section of an ovary into the muscles of the abdominal wall.
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Experimental ovarian grafts were performed in rat (Goodman; Chihal et al.; Mangoushi; Uilenbroek et al.), mouse (Felicio et al.; Gosden et al., 1994), and hamster (Caldwell et al.; McGowan & Davis; Henzl et al.; Gosden et al.).
At least 60% of all follicles are expected to be lost during the initial ischemia after transplanting the ovarian tissue and ovarian grafts are also expected to have a limited lifespan (87, 88).
Earlier this week, it was revealed a woman of 30 has had the first ovarian graft which restored fertility after an early menopause.
``When I proposed the ovarian graft to the patient, we had no idea it was working or not, we just had experimental studies in animals, '' he said.