Modern Turner Procedures
Name: Dr. Philip
Date: September 2004
Is it possible today to make classical Turner syndrome
patients (45, X) fertile by ovary transplants (ovaries with 46, XX
This question is prompted by the fact that some mosaic patients are
fertile if at least one ovary is 46, XX.
Dear Dr. Snider:
I had no idea that anything like this was @ all feasible, but I ran across this story today reporting on a Belgian woman who recently gave birth after "a pioneering ovarian tissue transplant", which sounds as though it might be a possibility in the situation that you describe, as well:
Jeff Buzby, Ph.D.
CHOC Research Institute
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