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|Title:||First pregnancy and live birth resulting from cryopreserved embryos obtained from in vitro matured oocytes after oophorectomy in an ovarian cancer patient||Authors:||Prasath, E.B.
In vitro maturation
|Issue Date:||Feb-2014||Citation:||Prasath, E.B., Chan, M.L.H., Wong, W.H.W., Lim, C.J.W., Tharmalingam, M.D., Hendricks, M., Loh, S.F., Chia, Y.N. (2014-02). First pregnancy and live birth resulting from cryopreserved embryos obtained from in vitro matured oocytes after oophorectomy in an ovarian cancer patient. Human Reproduction 29 (2) : 276-278. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/det420||Abstract:||In vitro maturation (IVM) of immature oocytes retrieved from surgically resected ovaries has been proposed as a method of fertility preservation in ovarian cancer patients undergoing definitive surgery. While there had been several reports of successful derivation of mature oocytes and or embryos, there have been no reports as yet of successful pregnancies. In this case report, we present a pregnancy and live birth from a young patient, with stage IIIC ovarian cancer, who had undergone fertility sparing surgery. The immature oocytes recovered after oophorectomy were fertilized after IVM. The embryos obtained were cryopreserved and later transferred to achieve a singleton healthy pregnancy leading to a live birth. © The Author 2013. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. All rights reserved.||Source Title:||Human Reproduction||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/124716||ISSN:||02681161||DOI:||10.1093/humrep/det420|
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