When shipping human reproductive cells, shipments are prepared in a lab according to precise timings scheduled with the shipping company. The cells are cryopreserved and are stored in special shipping containers specially designed for cryogenic conditions.
To create a stable internal environment, the temperature needs to be constantly monitored, keeping continuously around -196 ° degree Celsius.
Cryopreservation of human reproductive cells plays a vital role in treating infertility as the costs and efforts involved with multiple attempts are eliminated by cryopreserving the cells. This allows the couple to make numerous attempts so that the woman does not have to go through the ovarian stimulation cycle again.
Cryopreservation is also used for social freezing, preserving fertility. You could choose to cryopreserve your oocytes or sperm to ensure no problems in the future that can affect your chances of having offspring. Alternatively, it can help cancer patients preserve their fertility later in life after completing their treatment.
A good freezing technique is essential when trying to increase the chances of pregnancy with frozen cell fertility treatment.
The traditional slow freeze cryopreservation method allows ice to form and solute concentration to increase during preservation. In slow freezing, embryos and oocytes are dehydrated by exposing them to one or more cryopreservation solutions for ten to fifteen minutes.
The cells are then loaded into plastic straws, which are heat-sealed and placed in a freezer that slowly lowers the temperature to -30 ° degree Celsius.
Slow freezing was the only method to freeze cells for almost twenty years, when vitrification became possible at clinics. It was indeed a game-changer for cryogenic preservation. Studies show that vitrified cells are much safer than dead, frozen cells.
Vitrification is a method of rapid cooling by which a substance is converted into glass, an amorphous, non-crystalline solid. Not just the cells, but the entire solution solidifies without ice crystallization.
Vitrification is a very rapid process in which an embryo or other cell moves from 37 to -196 degrees Celsius in less than a second.
This rapid cooling allows the cells to turn into a glass-like substance rather than ice. It is essential to avoid ice crystal formation when trying to thaw the embryo at a later date.
If you plan to have more children, freezing the fetus in a treatment cycle is the best option for future use without going through the entire stimulation and accumulation process again. If one among the couple is at risk of becoming infertile in the future, it is advisable to freeze the reproductive cells.
Young people are more aware of the close relationship between fertility and age, and they think ahead and save their cells when they are at their best by using cryopreservation. Later in life, these cells need transportation.
Transporting cryopreserved reproductive cells must be done while maintaining the cryogenic conditions before the cells can be used. This is where specialist cryogenic services such as
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