Affordable ART: a different perspective.

  title={Affordable ART: a different perspective.},
  author={T. K. Aleyamma and Mohan Shashikant Kamath and Karthi Muthukumar and Ann M. Mangalaraj and Korula George},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={26 12},
BACKGROUND Although ≈ 10% of the population is affected by infertility, the treatment option of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) remains unaffordable for the majority of infertile couples. We have initiated a lowcost programme incorporating an uncommonly used, but recognized, ovarian stimulation protocol, together with certain costlimiting initiatives in an established assisted reproductive technology (ART) set up. METHODS The medical records of women who underwent the lowcost programme were… CONTINUE READING