Fertility preservation in a pediatric and teen female population is challenging because standard technologies of egg and embryo freezing may not be possible due to premenarcheal status. Ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC) with the intent of future ovarian tissue transplantation or in vitro follicle growth may be the only option to preserve fertility. The purpose of this study was to add to the general understanding of primordial follicle dynamics in young patients.

Authors: Francesca E. DuncanMary Ellen Pavone, Alexander H. Gunn, Sherif BadawyClarisa Gracia, Jill P. Ginsberg, Barbara Lockart, Yasmin Gosiengfiao, and Teresa K. Woodruff.

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