Oocyte Cryopreservation for Fertility Preservation in Healthy Women.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Advancements in methods of fertility preservation have resulted in more options available to women seeking to postpone reproduction. Preservation of unfertilized oocytes provides women with the possibility for reproduction even after age-related declines in fertility might make conceiving a child difficult to impossible. As oocyte cryopreservation rises in popularity among women, it is crucial for nurses and other clinicians to understand the background, process, ethical issues, and risks involved to help women make informed medical decisions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stevenson, EL; Hurt, MJ; Trotter, KJ

Published Date

  • October 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 384 - 393

PubMed ID

  • 28987211

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1751-486X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1751-4851

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nwh.2017.07.004


  • eng