Pediatric Surgery

Options for Male Fertility Preservation: Pediatric Oncofertility 2017

July 04, 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. Andrew Strine discusses male fertility preservation. Topics discussed include unique considerations in males, brief introduction to male fertility preservation options including sperm cryopreservation, electro-ejaculation or penile vibratory stimulation for sperm harvesting, pubertal stage as indicator for spermarche, testicular sperm extraction, and testicular tissue cryopreservation (pre-pubertal patients).