Barbato, Vincenza (2011) INNOVATIVE BIOMATERIALS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NEW STRATEGIES TO PRESERVE FERTILITY IN CANCER WOMEN. [Tesi di dottorato] (Unpublished)

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Item Type: Tesi di dottorato
Language: English
Title: INNOVATIVE BIOMATERIALS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NEW STRATEGIES TO PRESERVE FERTILITY IN CANCER WOMEN
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Barbato, Vincenzabarbato_vincenza@libero.it
Date: 30 November 2011
Number of Pages: 177
Institution: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Department: Biologia strutturale e funzionale
Doctoral School: Scienze biologiche
PHD name: Tecnologie innovative per materiali, sensori ed imaging
PHD cycle: 24
PHD Coordinator:
nameemail
Andreone, Antonelloandreone@unina.it
Tutor:
nameemail
Talevi, Riccardoriccardo.talevi@unina.it
Date: 30 November 2011
Number of Pages: 177
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alginate matrix, oocyte cryopreservation, biomaterials
MIUR S.S.D.: Area 05 - Scienze biologiche > BIO/13 - Biologia applicata
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 12:12
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2014 19:48
URI: http://www.fedoa.unina.it/id/eprint/8863

Abstract

Currently, embryo and oocyte cryopreservation are the most used strategies to preserve fertility in cancer women. However, for prepuberal patients or patients who have an estrogen sensitive cancer, they are not an option. Thus the aim of this thesis is the development of alternative strategies, that are cryopreservation of ovarian tissue and in vitro culture of ovarian isolated follicles. New protocols have been applied in order to improve actual efficiency of ovarian tissue cryopreservation. Moreover, isolated follicles have been grown in different alginate matrices.

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