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Toward a bioethical issue: induced multiple pregnancies and neonatal outcomes

Author(s): Zuppa Antonio | Alighieri Giovanni | Catenazzi Piero | Scorrano Antonio | Romagnoli Costantino

Journal: The Italian Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 1720-8424

Volume: 36;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 74;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Abstract Assisted reproductive technology has made great progress during the last three decades. After the initial enthusiasm, many ethical, legal and social issues related to the application of these procedures began to evolve. Multifetal pregnancy and fetal reduction, embryo cryopreservation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, risks of birth defects and other adverse outcome associated with assisted reproductive technology are issues that have to be addressed building future collaborative studies and continuing the debate on related ethical issues.
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