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Fertility Preservation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fertility Preservation
Tree Number(s)
E02.875.800.625
E04.936.537.562
E05.820.800.625
Unique ID
D059247
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059247
Scope Note
A method of providing future reproductive opportunities. Typically CRYOPRESERVATION of reproductive organs or tissues (e.g., sperm, egg, embryos and ovarian or testicular tissues) are carried out before known risk of loss of fertility (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation or military deployment) begins for future use.
Entry Term(s)
Egg Freezing
Sperm Freezing
Previous Indexing
Fertility (1992-2011)
See Also
Cryopreservation
Oocyte Retrieval
Organ Sparing Treatments
Sperm Retrieval
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Fertility Preservation Preferred
Sperm Freezing Narrower
Egg Freezing Narrower
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