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In this cryopreservation technique, sperm is frozen ultra fast by suspending the spermatozoa in liquid nitrogen at a very low temperature. Before freezing, the sperm is mixed in a solution that dehydrates the cell so that no ice crystals form which could cause lysis (cell rupture).
This process is recommended for patients who are to undergo treatments that may damage sperm quality (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, cytotoxic medication), as well as for patients who will have a vasectomy but want to preserve sperm in case they change their minds