Successful ovarian tissue transplantation in woman with premature ovarian failure after gonadotoxic treatment


Authors: T. Mardešić ;  L. Jelínková ;  L. Melicharová
Authors‘ workplace: Sanatorium Pronatal, Praha, vedoucí lékař doc. MUDr. T. Mardešić, CSc.
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2017, 82, č. 1 s. 38-41

Overview

Objective:
To demonstrate successful restoration of ovarian function after ovarian transplantation in young woman with premature ovarian failure after gonadotoxic treatment of breast carcinoma and to discuss its possibilities.

Design:
Case report.

Setting:
Sanatorium Pronatal, Prague.

Case report:
We demonstrate successful ovarian transplantation and restoration of ovarian function in 33 years old woman after cryopreservation of ovarian tissue performed before chemotherapy and radiotherapy of breast carcinoma and discuss possibilities of this approach in women diagnosed with cancer and subsequent risk of ovarian silure.

Conclusion:
Cryopreservation of ovarian tissue is one of efficient options to preserve fertility in young patients facing gonadotoxic treatment.

Keywords:
ovarian tissue, cryopreservation, oncofertility


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