Cobo A., Use of cryo-banked oocytes in an ovum donation program: a prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Human Reproduction, 2010.

Rienzi L., Embryo development of fresh ‘versus’ vitrified metaphase II oocytes after ICSI: a prospective randomized sibling-oocyte study. Human Reproduction, 2010.

Parmegiani L., Efficiency of aseptic open vitrification and hermetical cryostorage of human oocytes. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 2011.

Solé M., How does vitrification affect oocyte viability in oocyte donation cycles? A prospective study to compare outcomes achieved with fresh versus vitrified sibling oocytes. Human Reproduction, 2013.


Zhu D., Vitrified-warmed blastocyst transfer cycles yield higher pregnancy and implantation rates compared with fresh blastocyst transfer cycles-time for a new embryo transfer strategy? Fertility & Sterility, 2011.

Shi W., Perinatal and neonatal outcomes of 494 babies delivered from 972 vitrified embryo transfers. Fertility & Sterility, 2012.

Cobo A., Outcomes of vitrified early cleavage-stage and blastocyst-stage embryos in a cryopreservation program: evaluation of 3,150 warming cycles. Fertility & Sterility, 2012.

Liu S.Y., Obstetric and neonatal outcomes after transfer of vitrified early cleavage embryos. Human Reproduction, 2013.

Cobo A., Outcome of cryotransfer of embryos developed from vitrified oocytes: double vitrification has no impact on delivery rates. Fertility & Sterility, 2013.

Kato O., Neonatal outcome and birth defects in 6623 singletons born following minimal ovarian stimulation and vitrified versus fresh single embryo transfer. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2012.


García-Velasco J,. Five years’ experience using oocyte vitrification to preserve fertility for medical and nonmedical indications. Fertility and Sterility, 2013.

Cobo A., Oocyte vitrification as an efficient option for elective fertility preservation. Fertility and Sterility, 2016.


Chang L., Blastocyst biopsy and vitrification are effective for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of monogenic diseases. Human Reproduction, 2013.

Ubaldi F.M., Reduction of multiple pregnancies in the advanced maternal age population after implementation of an elective single embryo transfer policy coupled with enhanced embryo selection: pre- and post-intervention study. Human Reproduction 2015.

Greco E., Successful implantation and live birth of a healthy boy after triple biopsy and double vitrification of oocyte-embryo-blastocyst. Springerplus, 2015.

Rodríguez-Purata J., Reproductive outcome is optimized by genomic embryo screening, vitrification, and subsequent transfer into a prepared synchronous endometrium. Journal Assisted Reproduction Genetics, 2016.


Roy T.K., Single-embryo transfer of vitrified-warmed blastocysts yields equivalent live-birth rates and improved neonatal outcomes compared with fresh transfers. Fertility & Sterility, 2014.


Blockeel C., A fresh look at the freeze-all protocol: a SWOT analysis. Human Reproduction, 2016.


Seki S., Mazur P., The dominance of warming rate over cooling rate in the survival of mouse oocytes subjected to a vitrification procedure. Cryobiology, 2009.

Weinerman R., Why we should transfer frozen instead of fresh embryos: the translational rationale. Fertility & Sterility, 2014.