To freeze either ovarian or testicular tissue, performing a biopsy is required. A small part of the tissue containing egg- and sperm-making cells is removed, respectively. After that, the reproductive tissue that has been removed is processed and frozen.
Removal of ovarian or testicular tissue by biopsy
By Antonio Alcaide Raya B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (senior embryologist), Federico Galera Fernández M.D. (gynecologist), Irene Romero Romeo M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), María de Riva García B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Pascual Sánchez Martín M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 07/04/2017