• President Mar 27, 2018

    University Hospitals Fertility Clinic Failure Affects More Patients Than Thought

    The number of frozen eggs and embryos a Cleveland fertility center says were lost in a tank failure has doubled since the incident was first reported earlier this month, NBC News reported. The hospital is now blaming human error for the loss of 4,000 eggs and embryos, and it told nearly 1,000 patients that it is unlikely any egg or...

  • President Mar 15, 2018

    Fertility Clinic Storage Tank Failures Leave Families Heartbroken

    Many of them had already endured their share of heartache. Some had been trying for years to get pregnant, suffering through multiple miscarriages. Others had undergone cancer treatments that destroyed their fertility. Now, hundreds of these women and couples have learned that the eggs and embryos they froze for eventual use in starting or expanding a family may have been...

  • President Mar 12, 2018

    Family Files Lawsuit Over Lost Embryos at Ohio Hospital

    An Ohio hospital where as many as 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos were damaged by a storage tank malfunction is being sued by a couple who lost two embryos. The lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of Amber and Elliott Ash. Lawyers are seeking class action status, which would require approval from a judge. The Ashes say they stored two...

  • Cleveland Mar 9, 2018

    Human Embryos Destroyed by Equipment Failure at Ohio Facility

    A liquid nitrogen tank fails at Cleveland’s University Hospitals Fertility Center, damaging more than 2,000 embryos and eggs.

  • President Mar 9, 2018

    Thousands of Eggs, Embryos Possibly Damaged at Ohio Hospital

    Officials say more than 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos may have been damaged due to a refrigerator malfunction at an Ohio fertility clinic. Patti DePompei, president of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Women’s Hospital, calls the situation “absolutely devastating.” She says the temperature in one of the two large freezers preserving specimens at the UH Fertility...

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