Pronuclear embryo cryopreservation experience: outcomes for reducing the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and for fertility preservation in cancer patients

@article{Sabatini2010PronuclearEC,
  title={Pronuclear embryo cryopreservation experience: outcomes for reducing the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and for fertility preservation in cancer patients},
  author={Mary E. Sabatini and Ann M. Wolkovich and Eric A Macklin and Diane Lynne Wright and Irene C Souter and T. Toth},
  journal={Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={28},
  pages={279-284}
}
PurposeTo evaluate pregnancy rate (PR) and live birth rate (LBR) after freezing pronuclear (PN) embryos for two purposes: to reduce the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and to bank embryos for cancer patients anticipating gametotoxic chemotherapy/radiotherapy.MethodsData from 3,621 consecutive IVF cycles were retrospectively analyzed. PN freezing was offered to patients at risk for OHSS and for those wishing to preserve fertility prior to cancer therapy. Primary outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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