|February 2005 · Vol. 17, No. 2
UPDATE on FERILITY
New Developments That Are Changing Patient Care
Frozen eggs and other marvels take “hi-tech” up a notch or 2
Momentous discoveries are moving into the clinical arena.
More ART centers will offer and market cryopreservation
Professor and Director,
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Michigan Health System
As predicted in this column a year ago, 2004 saw the emergence of human oocyte cryopreservation as a hot topic. Now, it is generally agreed that human oocyte cryopreservation is a technique that can be applied to clinical practice in certain circumstances, although general application will be hotly debated pending further adequate clinical trials.