GYNECOLOGY

Chapter 37 – Predicting Ovarian Futures

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Abstract The first live birth to occur after ovarian-tissue transplantation between two genetically different sisters was reported in 2011. Since this is an acceptable practice with monozygotic twins, there is…

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Chapter 38 – Fertility Preservation

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Abstract One of the consequences of cancer therapies, including radiation and chemotherapy, is gonadotoxicity. As effective treatments have rendered a number of malignancies curable, or have delivered long-term survival, post-treatment…

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Chapter 39 – Legal Issues of Fertility Preservation

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Abstract Fertility preservation is a new subfield of reproductive medicine aimed at preserving the potential for genetic parenthood in adults or children at risk of sterility before undergoing anti-cancer treatments….

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Chapter 35 – Ovarian Allotransplantation

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Abstract The transplantation of endocrine organs can be regarded as the oldest form of transplantation in modern medical history. By the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth…

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Chapter 33 – The Artificial Ovary

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Abstract Since the first publications on the artificial ovary, many advances have been made. At that time, no studies had yet proved the feasibility of the concept, so it might…

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Chapter 34 – Uterus Transplantation

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Abstract Uterus transplantation (UTx) has now repeatedly shown that women with absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI) can achieve both genetic and gestational motherhood [1–3]. Along with enabling the woman to…

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Chapter 32 – Survival of Primordial Follicles

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Abstract According to the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Working Group on Oocyte Cryopreservation [], between 2010 and 2014, cancer patients in Europe underwent similar numbers of…

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