Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation

Authors: M. Huser 1;  E. Juránková 1;  I. Crha 1;  P. Ventruba 1;  R. Hudeček 1;  J. Žáková 1;  L. Šmardová 2;  Z. Král 2
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum asistované reprodukce CAR 01, Gynekologicko - porodnická klinika Fakultní nemocnice, Brno 1;  Interní hemato-onkologická klinika Fakultní nemocnice, Brno 2
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2007, 72, č. 1 s. 68-73
Category: Original Article


Chemoterapy is one of the basic modalities of oncological therapy and usually leads to permanent consequences. Infertility is one of the most common consequences resulting from irreversible gonadal damage. The potentially effective method of reproductive function protection in women undergoing chemotherapy is ovarian tissue cryopreservation. This paper summarizes the medical and scientific knowledge in this interesting multidisciplinary medical field an also presents authors own experience with this novel and interesting method of ovarian tissue protection.

Key words:
cancer, infertility, assisted reproduction, ovarian tissue cryopreservation

Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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