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Collection and storage of ovarian tissue

The birth of a child is the most important and beautiful moment in the life of every person, and the parental instinct is one of the most powerful reflexes. Unfortunately, among young people there are diseases, treatment of which can lead to infertility. But modern science has found a solution and can help

Who needs preservation of ovarian tissue in a cryobank?

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    Women with cancer

    Treatment with anticancer drugs can lead to infertility and early menopause in women

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    To girls who have not reached puberty

    If they are shown a treatment for a malignant disease that destroys the ovaries

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    Women who have postponed the birth of a child

    As fertility decreases with age

After recovering from cancer or making a decision about pregnancy, the ovarian tissue frozen in the cryobank (ovarian tissue) is re-transplanted and the reproductive function is restored

Collection and storage of ovarian tissue

Resection (removal of a part) of the ovary is performed under general anesthesia during laparoscopic surgery, which does not require a large incision. After such an operation, patients spend in the clinic usually no more than 3 days

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    Confirmation from the gynecologist

    It is necessary to obtain the conclusion of a gynecologist about the possibility of surgical isolation of ovarian tissue for cryopreservation

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    Conclusion of an agreement with Cryobank

    After signing a contract for the preservation of ovarian tissue, you will receive a special container for transporting ovarian tissue

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    Carrying out of the operation and delivery to Cryobank

    After ovarian resection, a licensed Cryobank courier will deliver your biospecimen from any region of Ukraine to the laboratory in Kyiv

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    Treatment of ovarian tissue

    Ovarian tissue will be cut into strips and cryopreserved by technology that meets international standards

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    Long-term storage

    Frozen ovarian tissue will be stored in a Dewar vessel in liquid nitrogen at -196° C

How does ovarian tissue reimplantation occur?

Thanks to assisted reproductive technologies, more than 3,000,000 children have been born worldwide, including more than 100 children in women who have been retransplanted their own ovarian tissue frozen in a cryobank

  • Full recovery

    The condition for reimplantation is recovery or the achievement of lasting remission. As a rule, 3-5 years after the end of treatment

  • Laparoscopic surgery

    Retransplanting of ovarian tissue is carried out by minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

  • When planning a pregnancy

    If a woman is planning a pregnancy, the ovary tissue after thawing is retransplanted directly into the ovary

  • To restore hormonal levels

    If a woman does not plan to have children yet, the ovary tissue is transplanted under the skin of the anterior abdominal wall

Consultation

Call or write, and the Cryobank consultant will give comprehensive answers to all your questions.

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Answers to some questions
When is ovary tissue preservation necessary?

1. At cancer
To preserve reproductive function (fertility) in women and girls who have not reached puberty

Hodgkin’s lymphoma (lymphogranulomatosis, Hodgkin’s disease)

The risk of the loss of fertility as a result of:

– chemotherapy depending on the treatment protocol – ≤ 10-50%

– transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells – 70-100%

Leukemia (leukosis)

Treatment does not damage fertility, but may affect reproductive potential

Ovarian cancer

High risk of infertility due to radiation and chemotherapy