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Clinical strategies to avoid multiple pregnancies in assisted reproduction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17071529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple pregnancies following assisted reproductive techniques (ART) became an epidemic in the early nineties. Since then, most European countries have tried to apply restrictive policies to avoid multiples and high order multiples as far as possible. Those pregnancies may cause severe consequences to both the fetuses and mother. Economic, social and ethical dilemmas are also avoidable if caution is exercised when using ART to achieve those pregnancies. When restrictive policies are used in ovulation induction and in vitro fertilization, the results show a clear reduction in the number of MP maintaining satisfactory rates.
Ramón Aurell; Rosa Tur; Maria José Torelló; Buenaventura Coroleu; Pedro N Barri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0951-3590     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-30     Completed Date:  2007-03-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807913     Medline TA:  Gynecol Endocrinol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  473-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Reproductive Medicine Service, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institut Universitari Dexeus, Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal
Pregnancy, Multiple
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted*

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