hrp0084p1-57 | DSD | ESPE2015

Attitudes of Parents of Klinefelter Boys and Flemish Paediatricians Towards Neonatal Screening and Fertility Preservation Techniques in Klinefelter Syndrome

Gies Inge , Tournaye Herman , De Schepper Jean

Background: Preserving spermatogonial stem cell (SSCs) in Klinefelter syndrome (KS) adolescents by testicular tissue banking to safeguard their fertility potential is under debate. While diagnosis of KS is frequently made in late adolescence or young adulthood, when testicular fibrosis is already present, this strategy may be an option when associated with in vitro culture and maturation of SSC.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the attitude ...