Fertility Preservation for Women

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call our dedicated line, 706-721-6734, or our clinic line at 706-722-4434.

Assisted Reproductive Technologies:

  • Embryo freezing
    • Provides excellent pregnancy rates
    • Requires sperm from male partner or donor sperm
  • Oocyte (egg) freezing
    • Provides excellent pregnancy rates
    • Requires no sperm
  • Ovarian tissue storage – experimental procedure and a limited clinical success
    • Surgical removal of ovarian cortex or the whole ovary (laparoscopic removal or at the time of cancer surgery)
    • Cryopreservation (freezing) of those strips
    • Storage for future transplant back into the patient or in-vitro maturation of the ovarian tissue and oocytes
    • Can be performed on pre-pubescent girls

Additional Options of Fertility Preservation in Women

  • Surgical procedure - ovarian transposition
    • Excellent option for patients undergoing pelvic radiation
    • Laparoscopic procedure with quick recovery- going home the day of surgery
  • Medical option of ovarian suppression: GnRH agonist or GnRH antagonist during chemotherapy