A prospective study demonstrates that frozen vitrified donor eggs yield the same outcome as fresh donor eggs in this nice prospective study. Egg freezing has been long in the development because the egg (oocyte) is particularly sensitive to the freezing-thawing process.
Egg freezing is a controversial issue in reproductive medicine because only relatively recently have fertility centers been able to reliably freeze eggs unlike sperm, which we have been freezing for decades. Egg freezing may find usefulness for women about to undergo cancer treatments that would otherwise destroy all their eggs. The technique may also be … Read More »
Here is a survey poll to get your thoughts on elective egg freezing. Egg Freezing is a “new” technique to store unfertilized eggs for future fertility. Banking gametes (eggs or sperm) is not new in that we have frozen sperm for decades and eggs for many years. What is new is that egg freezing has … Read More »