SingHealth Transplant Programmes
Tel: +65 6326 5194
Fax: +65 6220 0730
When does a patient require an ovarian tissue transplant?
For reproductive-aged women suffering from cancer, ovarian tissue freezing (cryopreservation) and transplantation offers them an opportunity to preserve their fertility. Cancer treatment; in particular Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy often destroys oocytes and ovarian function and the woman's chances of bearing children permanently. The ovaries are vital to normal female reproductive function and fertility because they contain the female egg cells (oocytes) and secrete the female reproductive hormones.
Eligibility of transplant
The patient is assessed by our transplant team to determine her suitability for ovarian tissue retrieval and freezing. The factors include:
Centre of Assisted Reproduction Block 5, Level 1 Singapore General Hospital Tel No: 63214292
SingHealth Transplant Tel: (65) 6326 6368 Fax: (65) 62200730 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.singhealth.com.sg/transplant Facebook: www.facebook.com/singhealthtransplant
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