Cryopreservation of the ovary by vitrification as an alternative to slow-cooling protocols.

OBJECTIVE To study the thermal properties of a cryoprotectant solution, called VS4, and of VS4-impregnated whole sheep ovaries with pedicle. DESIGN Physical and experimental animal study. SETTING Academic research environment. ANIMAL(S) Five- to 6-month-old ewes. INTERVENTION(S) Thermal properties on cooling of a cryoprotectant solution called VS4… CONTINUE READING