Male Fertility Preservation

SPERM CRYOPRESERVATION

What is sperm cryopreservation: Sperm is prepared and frozen in liquid nitrogen for future use.
Why would you need sperm cryopreservation:

  • to use in future IUI, IVF, or ICSI treatments
  • when you are using PGS/PGD
  • cancer treatments that can affect future fertility
  • military deployments
  • vasectomy
  • hormone treatments
  • extended travel
  • urological surgeries
  • other medical treatments
  • potential exposure to substances that can affect future fertility

SPERM STORAGE

What is sperm storage: Sperm is frozen and stored in tanks filled with liquid nitrogen.
Why would you store sperm: Sperm is stored for the same reasons as it is frozen:

  • to use in future IUI, IVF, or ICSI treatments
  • when you are using PGS/PGD
  • cancer treatments that can affect future fertility
  • military deployments
  • vasectomy
  • hormone treatments
  • extended travel
  • urological surgeries
  • other medical treatments
  • potential exposure to substances that can affect future fertility