Oocyte vitrification is a technique of fertility preservation which allows women to postpone maternity as long as they want.
In recent years, women increasing integration to the workforce has made them delay motherhood.
This fact implies a higher difficulty to achieve pregnancy since the number and quality of the oocites decrease with age.
This technique allows for mature eggs obtained after ovarian stimulation to be cryopreserved, and later used when the patient decides so, ensuring the same prognostic as when they were vitrified.
Oocytes vitrification is recommended in the following cases: