The consensus view among relevant professional societies opposing the offering of elective oocyte cryopreservation for potential future self-donation withstands neither clinical nor ethical scrutiny. The favorable risk-benefit ratio of this technology mandates both the prioritization of patient autonomy for informed women seeking to maximize-not guarantee-their chances of having genetically related children, and a justification for viewing egg freezing differently from intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Fertility and sterility|
|State||Published - Nov 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Reproductive Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology