Oocyte donation in postmenopausal women: medical and ethical considerations
Kortman, M. and Macklon, N.S. (2008) Oocyte donation in postmenopausal women: medical and ethical considerations. Obstetrics, Gynaecology &Reproductive Medicine, 18, (6), 168-169. (doi:10.1016/j.ogrm.2008.04.005).
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Although maternal morbidity is increased, reported perinatal outcomes from peri- and postmenopausal pregnancy are generally good. Ethical considerations, in particular those relating to long term wellbeing of the child, constitute the primary reason to restrict the use of donated eggs in postmenopausal women.
|Keywords:||age restriction, egg donation, postmenopausal pregnancy|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
|Date Deposited:||19 May 2011 10:37|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 19:19|
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