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 BSc, MSc, PhD (senior embryologist), Blanca Paraíso MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), Federico Galera Fernández MD (gynecologist), Sara Salgado BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 07/04/2017