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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 and Reproductive Medicine, 18, (6), pp. 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.

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Published date: December 2008
Keywords: age restriction, egg donation, postmenopausal pregnancy


Local EPrints ID: 169859
ISSN: 1751-7214
PURE UUID: b80404be-fefb-42db-a332-c03220e787f7

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Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:18

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