In Belgium, an unusual child was born. His mother, doctors transplanted ovarian tissue taken from her during adolescence. The tissue sample was frozen prudent before the start of treatment of sickle cell anemia. One of the side effects of such therapy – infertility, writes the BBC.
When the woman decided to marry, surgeons have performed the surgery to implant the frozen tissues of the ovary in various parts of the body. After 5 months the patient began menstruating. At the age of 27 she was able to conceive without the use of IVF.
Scientists believe that the method will help thousands of women with lymphoma, sarcoma, or leukemia have a child after chemotherapy and radiation therapy. While births of children by transplantation of frozen ovarian not much, just 40.