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Semen Banking and Cryobiology

Pankaj Talwar

Citation Information : Talwar P. Semen Banking and Cryobiology. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2011; 2 (2):51-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1018

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Cryo banking of spermatozoa is an essential aspect of fertility preservation. With the advancements in cryobiology and better understanding of cryoprotectants and assisted reproduction, indications for semen banking are expanding. The exponential developments that have occurred over the years in the field of cryopreservation have proved that frozen sperm is as good as fresh sperm in fertilizing oocytes. Semen banking has major role in fertility preservation in cancer patients.

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