Pediatric Surgery

Options for Female Fertility Preservation: Pediatric Oncofertility 2017


During the Pediatric Oncofertility: A Comprehensive Review Course in 2017, course faculty discuss the strategies in preserving fertility in pediatric oncology patients and other at-risk children.

In this session, Dr. Holly Hoefgen discusses female fertility preservation options. Topics discussed include oocyte and embryo cryopreservation, controlled ovarian stimulation, barriers and considerations, ovarian transposition, GnRH analogues, ovarian tissue cryopreservation (pre-pubertal patients), orthotopic transplantation, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital ovarian tissue cryopreservation protocols and outcomes.