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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 57-61

Oocyte embryo and ovarian tissue freezing in endometriosis: Food for thought

Jindal IVF and Sant Memorial Nursing Home, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Umesh Jindal
Jindal IVF and Sant Memorial Nursing Home, Chandigarh
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DOI: 10.4103/tofj.tofj_17_19

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Fertility preservation by oocyte, embryo, or ovarian tissue in females is an established technique now. In addition to oncology patients, the indications have been extended to other benign diseases such as endometriosis which carry a significant risk of decrease in ovarian reserve due to disease or therapy instituted. Fertility preservation is not without its pros and cons. All young women need to be counseled regarding the decrease in ovarian reserve with endometriosis, age and/or surgery. Fertility preservation options need to be discussed whenever immediate childbearing is not possible or desired.

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