Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Overcome Infertility --Cryopreservation

Conventional medicine plays an important role and most of the time is the first treatment for a couple who for what ever reason cam not conceive after 1 year of unprotected sexual intercourse or can not carry the pregnancy to full term. Artificial insemination is defined as placing sperm of the male partner by using medical advance technological instrument into the female reproductive tract through a method other than sexual intercourse. It is used when the male partner is diagnosed with low sperm count and motility or when a woman is diagnosed with ovulation or cervical mucus problems. In this article, we will discuss definition, procedure and risks of cryopreservation.

1. Definition
In fertility, cryopreservation is technique or process where sperm, embryo or unfertilized eggs are frozen and preserved in a liquid nitrogen at very low temperature between 77 K or −196 °C

2. What is cryopreservation ?
a) Freezing sperm
After sperm are withdrawn from the testicle,it is stored in the tube and stored in -80ÂșC for at least 24 hours. Once completely frozen, the tubes containing sperm is transferred into a regular tube rack for long term storage.

b)Freezing embryo
It is possible to freeze and store embryos in liquid nitrogen at very low temperature. Frozen embryos are stored in embryos bank and only available for legally married couple. The cost of storing embryos are low compare to other treatments and 50% of embryos survive thawing and can be transferred into a woman uterus whenever are needed.

c) Freezing eggs
The technique of egg freezing is still in experience stage because freezing and thawing the eggs may damage the outer layer of the eggs and no body know how long they can be stored for a viable pregnancy.

3. Risk
Some of frozen sperm, embryo and unfertilized eggs may be damaged and can not be used when needed

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