Navigation Links
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York supports the ASRM endorsement of Oocyte Cryopreservation

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) are proud to support The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) in their recent decision to lift oocyte cryopreservation from its previous "experimental" label. Analyzing over 1,000 relevant research papers, ASRM has concluded that the rates of implantation and pregnancy using frozen eggs are similar to those of fresh eggs; in light of their findings, the researchers of ASRM have concluded that oocyte cryopreservation can no longer be considered an experimental treatment.

"This is beyond exciting, as it opens numerous doors for women in terms of future fertility," says Dr. Alan Copperman, Co-Medical Director of RMA of New York. "With egg freezing now becoming a main stream reproductive option, we can now offer the treatment and deliver hope to even more women." 

Oocyte cryopreservation, more commonly known as egg freezing, is the process of extracting, freezing and storing a woman's eggs, typically for the purpose of safeguarding child-rearing options for a later time. The physicians of RMA of New York attribute the success of their egg freezing program to their state of the art laboratory and the highly specialized freezing technique called oocyte vitrification, a process of rapid-freezing that prevents ice crystals from forming within the oocyte and appears to improve oocyte survival rates. 

There are numerous situations in which freezing eggs may be beneficial for women. RMA of New York offers egg freezing to those at risk of becoming sterile due to chemotherapy, radiotherapy or removal of their ovaries. In addition, the scientific team at RMA of NY is performing research to determine whether a woman is at risk of early menopause and to assess who could potentially most benefit from the technology. 

About Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York)

RMA of New York is the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility division of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and has been caring for patients in its midtown Manhattan location since 2001, with additional locations in Westchester, Long Island, and Brooklyn, New York. RMA of New York is a full-service fertility center, specializing in in vitro fertilization (IVF), egg donation, egg freezing, reproductive surgeries and male reproductive medicine. Highly individualized patient care is offered through ten reproductive endocrinologists, a urologist, a complementary care team and highly qualified staff. For more information, please call 212.756.5777 or visit

SOURCE Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. New Reproductive Support Dietary Supplement, Pregnitude™, Now Available For Women Having Difficulty Conceiving
2. Sanofi and Regeneron Announce Publication of Phase 2 Results with LDL Cholesterol-Lowering PCSK9 Antibody in the New England Journal of Medicine
3. U.S. Senate Resolution Urges Communities, Parents to Fight Teen Medicine Abuse
4. As Global Telemedicine Market Reaches $2.5 Billion, Industry Leaders Gather in San Diego to Discuss Grants, Funding, Vendor Selection, Credentialing, and More
5. AVT Unveils New Wall Mounted Automated Medicine Information and Dispensing System
6. Medbox, Inc. at the Forefront of Providing Secure Medicine Dispensing Systems to Prisons
7. American Journal of Medicine Publishes Hypertension Study Comparing the Fixed-Dose Combination of Azilsartan Medoxomil and Chlorthalidone versus Azilsartan Medoxomil Co-administered with Hydrochlorothiazide
8. FAME 2 Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Volcano participates in the $84M NIH-Sponsored ISCHEMIA Trial
9. New Telemedicine Market Forecasts Show Software Sales To Reach $2.5 Billion by 2018, Driven by Tablets Like Apples iPad
10. Latest Breakthroughs and Treatments in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Bring Top Clinicians and Researchers Together in Las Vegas
11. New Study in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Shows Fetal Cell-Free DNA in Maternal Blood Unaffected by Trisomy Risk
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> adds "Global ... and "Investigation Report on China Repaglinide ... 2021 forecasts data and information to ... . --> ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents & ... Academics, Clinical Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, Clinical ... 2020" report to their offering. ... addition of the "Radioimmunoassay Market by ...
(Date:11/25/2015)...  The total global healthcare industry is expected to grow ... Latin America has the highest projected growth at ... Japan ), is second with growth projected at 11.5%. ... healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was nearly ... to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In real terms, out of pocket ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... CO (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... According ... cities are not changing the way that they are handling security in light of ... police and security presence in an attempt to stop an attack from reaching U.S. ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... County, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... season , The company is offering customers 10% off of their purchase of lice ... any treatment at full price. According to a company spokesperson. “Finding lice is a ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Intellitec ... Dynamics SL User Group (MSDSLUG). Recognized as Microsoft’s official group for end users ... Dynamics SL software users, partners, industry experts and representatives. Intellitec Solutions’ membership status ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. ... governance involvement with various organizations, and helped advance the healthcare industry as a ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... Inevitably when people think Thanksgiving, they also think Holiday sales and start ... and Cyber Monday massage chair sales to receive the best pricing on ... find the best massage chair deals, they can see all of the coupons in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):