One-quarter of women with endometriosis who freeze their eggs have a live birth

Groundbreaking study demonstrates success of vitrification in this population — but age and surgical history are important

Nearly half of women with endometriosis who freeze their eggs will later thaw their gametes and half of them will go on to have a successful live birth, a pivotal study suggests.

Freezing eggs in liquid nitrogen

Spanish researchers examined records for 1044 women with endometriosis who had oocytes vitrified at fertility clinics between 2007-18 and found 46.5% of them came back for their eggs, thawing them a mean of 1.7 years later.

Almost all (98%) of the 485 women who retrieved their vitrified gametes had moderate or

Latest

Trending