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In-Vitro Fertilization: Donor Egg Sharing for Premature Ovarian Failure



Premature ovarian failure may be a consequence of gonadotoxic cytotoxic chemotherapy or radiation therapy for malignant or systemic disease often resulting in major quality of life concerns. This is the first reported case in the English-speaking Caribbean using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) donor egg sharing in a patient who experienced premature ovarian failure following chemotherapy and radiation for Hodgkin’s disease. The donor’s indication was tubal factor infertility. Both patients delivered healthy infants.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013
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