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CASE REPORT

Fertility Preservation: A Case Series

Korula George, Vaibhav Londhe, K Muthukumar

Citation Information : George K, Londhe V, Muthukumar K. Fertility Preservation: A Case Series. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2011; 2 (3):114-117.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1030

Published Online: 00-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Improvement in survival rates of cancer patients has lead to a shift in focus toward fertility issues, especially in young survivors. Male fertility preservation is well established. Embryo cryopreservation remains most successful female fertility preservation option. Other female fertility preservation procedures like oocyte/ovarian tissue cryopreservation either have limited efficacy or in experimental stages. We have highlighted not uncommon clinical scenarios where the fertility preservation option was exercised. There is an urgent need to spread awareness among clinicians and patients regarding the various available fertility preservation measures. Timely referral will help in improving the quality of life of cancer survivors.


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