Corpus ID: 33648438

Elective fetal reduction: the ultimate elective surgery.

  title={Elective fetal reduction: the ultimate elective surgery.},
  author={M. Rorty and J. Pinkerton},
  journal={The Journal of contemporary health law and policy},
  volume={13 1},
Multifetal Reduction Following Medically Assisted Reproduction
The ideal goal of assisted reproductive technology is to facilitate the conception and birth of a healthy child; the unintended consequence of efforts to meet this objective has been the dramaticExpand
Successful pregnancy outcome after fetal reduction in a woman with quadruplet pregnancy to twin pregnancy
First trimester transvaginal embryo reduction is an effective alternative for the management of multifetal pregnancy in assisted reproduction and is done by performing an intracardiac embryo punctureExpand
Moral Evaluation of Fetal Reduction
It is confirmed that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WSA) will not be investigating the use of anti-doping equipment in Syria following a complaint by the Syrian government. Expand
Permissibility of Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction from The Shiite Point of View
The aim of this paper is to understand the Shiite instruction in terms of the risks multifetal pregnancies have for fetuses and if it is permissible to reduce the numbers of fetuses, and to lead to the development of Islamic criteria for reduction of the number of embryos. Expand
Ethical Considerations for the Reduction of Multifetal Pregnancies
1. To increase awareness of the ethical issues associated with multifetal pregnancy reduction; 2. To highlight the potential ethical distinctions between singleton abortion and multifetal pregnancyExpand
Health policy, patient-centred care and clinical ethics.
It is suggested that clinical ethics can help to provide a theoretical justification for patient-centred care, and that clinical ethical practices can further patient-Centred initiatives through ethics consultation, education and policy development and review. Expand
Number of embryos for transfer following in-vitro fertilisation or intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection.
In a single fresh IVF cycle, SET is associated with a lower LBR than DET, however there is no significant difference in CLBR following SET+ 1FZET and the LBR following a single cycle of DET, and MPR are lowered following SET compared with other transfer policies. Expand
Fetal Reduction From Twins to a Singleton: A Reasonable Consideration?
The data suggest that the likelihood of taking home a baby is higher after reduction than remaining with twins, and it is proposed that twin-to-singleton reductions might be considered with appropriate constraints and safeguards. Expand
The economic impact of the assisted reproductive technologies.
The use of IVF is likely to expand in response to increases in infertility and scientific advances, and providing insurance coverage ofIVF may contribute to lowering multiple birth rates. Expand
Less is more: the risks of multiple births. The Institute for Science, Law, and Technology Working Group on Reproductive Technology.
The medical, social, and financial risks caused by the birth of multiples that need to be addressed in policy and practice are reviewed, and providers and patients are educated about the risks of multiple gestation. Expand