Comparative preimplantation genetic diagnosis policy in Europe and the USA and its implications for reproductive tourism☆

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Bayefsky, Michelle J (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online, volume 3, pages 41-47 (issn: 2405-6618, eissn: 2405-6618)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.rbms.2017.01.001, pmc: PMC5612618
  • Subject: selection | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | comparative policy | embryo | reproductive tourism | QH471-489 | preimplantation genetic diagnosis | Reproduction | Brocher Symposium: Between Policy and Practice - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Equitable Access to Healthcare
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Unlike many European nations, the USA has no regulations concerning the use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), a technique employed during some fertility treatments to select embryos based on their genes. As such, PGD can and is used for a variety of controvers... View more
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