Thanks to medical advances in assisted reproduction women now have the possibility to decide when to form a family. Factors, such as being single, work or economic instability force women to postpone their motherhood - in most cases facing the fact that waiting has had disastrous consequences for their fertility.
Hence, solutions provided by assisted reproductive techniques consist, among others, in preserving fertility by means of cryoconservation. The ovarian stimulation will result in extracting the eggs by performing a puncture/aspiration of the ovaries.
The eggs will then be frozen at -196C, thus stopping cell ageing until the moment of implantation. This process does not damage the eggs.
With the aim of guaranteeing pregnancy by means of, specialists recommend undergoing regular examinations in order to ensure the correct functioning of the reproductive system. It is advisable to start a treatment before the age of 35 and preserve the eggs of the highest quality for further implantation.
This treatment also constitutes a reproductive solution for patients that must undergo chemotherapy or radiotherapy, or take medication that may affect their fertility (e.g. Lupus). This way, they will have the chance to preserve their eggs for conceiving a healthy child after overcoming cancer.
This treatment is performed by means of a personalized and controlled ovarian stimulation using next-gen protocols in order to obtain 12 - 14 eggs in each process. The more the number of treatments you undergo the higher the chances of success.
Pregnancy rates 30 - 70%.*
For whom is it appropriate?
- For patients under the age of 35.
- Women that are not looking forward to forming a family short-term.
- Patients suffering from cancer
- Lupus and other illnesses that require medication which may have a negative impact on fertility.
Treatment viability depends on medical diagnosis.
*Pregnancy rates depend on age, ovarian reserve, individual response to treatment and genetics. Displayed data are representative to the cases subject to study.