What is Reproductive Tissue Bank?

This is specially equipped freezer compartment, which stores human reproductive cells - sperm, oocytes and embryos. Theoretically, the genetic material can be stored endlessly but each country has specific legislation limiting storage time.

Reproductive Tissue Bank
Reproductive Tissue Bank

Why is necessary to create Reproductive Tissue Bank? In the cycle of infertility treatment, several eggs can be fertilized from which the embryos are created. Typically, one or two embryos are introduced into the uterus, and the remaining are sent to freezing. The embryos can be safely stored in Reproductive Tissue Bank, waiting for the next embryo transfer. When the couple will plan another...

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