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Ovarian autotransplantation

Ovarian autotransplantation

This technique is used in women diagnosed of cancer and want to have children after the treatment.

One of the ovaries is removed. After a prudential time, if the production of ovarian hormones in the remaining ovary has not went back to normal, the removed ovary is defreezed and transplanted back.

By BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 07/11/2014
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