hrp0092rfc12.1 | Growth and Syndromes (to include Turner syndrome) | ESPE2019

Karyotyping of oocytes, granulosa cells and stromal cells in the ovarian tissue from patients with Turner syndrome: a pilot study

Peek Ron , Schleedoorn Myra , Beerendonk Catharina , van der Velden Janielle , Braat Didi , Smeets Dominique , Fleischer Kathrin

Summary Answer: Most primordial/primary oocytes were found to have a 46,XX karyotype. Chromosome patterns of the ovarian cells were different from that observed in other tissues.Background: TS is a chromosomal condition associated with partial or complete absence of one of the two X-chromosomes. Females with TS have a limited reproductive lifespan due to an accelerated loss of germ cells. It has been hypothesized that vi...

hrp0092p1-377 | Growth and Syndromes (to include Turner Syndrome) (2) | ESPE2019

International Consensus: Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation in Young Turner Syndrome Patients. Outcomes of an Ethical Delphi Study Including 55 Experts from 16 Different Countries.

Schleedoorn Myra , Mulder Bjarne , Braat Didi , Beerendonk Catharina , Peek Ron , Nelen Willianne , van Leeuwen Evert , van der Velden Janielle , Fleischer Kathrin

Summary Answer: The majority of the expert panel states that ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC)should be offered to young females with Turner syndrome (TS)Background: OTC is a valid option to preserve the fertility of young females at risk of iatrogenic premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). Offering OTC to females with a genetic cause of POI seems a logical next step. One of the most common genetic disorders related ...