Ovary transplants could extend fertility

June 29, 2009 1:13:27 PM PDT
A huge development for women fighting their biological clock, hoping to have children.

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Ovary transplants may soon be available to extend their fertility.

Until now, doctors have performed ovarian transplants primarily on women with cancer. But recent advances to preserve ovaries and surgically implant them could make the procedure more widely available.

The research is being presented at a meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Amsterdam.

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