Demographic, medical and treatment characteristics associated with couples' decisions to donate fresh spare embryos for research.

@article{Choudhary2004DemographicMA,
  title={Demographic, medical and treatment characteristics associated with couples' decisions to donate fresh spare embryos for research.},
  author={Mansoor Choudhary and Erica Haimes and Mary Herbert and Miodrag Stojkovi{\'c} and Alison P. Murdoch},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 9},
  pages={2091-6}
}
BACKGROUND Isolation of human embryonic stem cell lines has opened a promising and pioneering area of basic and applied medical research. The issues in relation to a couples' decision in donating their supernumerary embryos for research need to be investigated further. METHODS We carried out a prospective study of 300 couples who underwent IVF/ICSI treatment cycles in our unit. We analysed various factors contributing to their decision to consent to donate spare embryos for stem cell or… CONTINUE READING

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