Re: frozen ovaries

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Nov 13 2000 - 23:05:27 MST

> On Sun, 5 Nov 2000, Spike Jones wrote:
> >
> >> I read an article in the medical news a few months ago about a young
> >> woman who had her ovaries removed. They cut the ovaries into strips
> >> and took them out with a minimal incision. At a later date she wanted to
> >> conceive and had the ovaries thawed, sewed back together and reimplanted.
> Amara Graps wrote: What was the conclusion here: was this a bogus report or
> not?

It sure looked real to me. I dont have the URL now, did you keep it?

> If true, I wonder why frozen ovaries and frozen embryos are viable
> with today's technology, but frozen eggs are not ??

Is it because the embryo does lose some of its cells, but continues
with the survivors?

> ... will be flooding
> the marketplace. Companies catering to egg donors start a thriving
> industry (another niche for Alcor, perhaps?).

Theres a business op here. Amaracor, inc.

> I see the social
> ramifications as greater than that caused by women's birth control
> pill.

Has anyone figured out if that story is real? It seems so wild
and yet so important. spike

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