Multiple-Birth Risk Associated With in Vitro Fertilization: Revised Guidelines
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1999 November 17; 282(19): 1813-1814
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Schieve, Laura A.; Peterson, Herbert B.; Meikle, Susan F.; Jeng, Gary; Danel, Isabella; Burnett, Nancy M.; Wilcox, Lynne S. (1999-11-17)
Schieve, Laura A.; Peterson, Herbert B.; Meikle, Susan F.; Jeng, Gary; Danel, Isabella; Burnett, Nancy M.; Wilcox, Lynne S. (1999-11-17)CONTEXT: To maximize birth rates, physicians who perform in vitro fertilization (IVF) often transfer multiple embryos, but this increases the multiple-birth risk. Live-birth and multiple-birth rates may vary by patient age ...
Ethical Obligation for Restricting the Number of Embryos Transferred to Women: Combating the Multiple-Birth Epidemic From in Vitro Fertilization Van Voorhis, Bradley J; Ryan, Ginny L (2010-07)In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an increasingly effective and popular means of achieving pregnancy for infertile women, but contributes to a growing incidence of risky twin pregnancies. Despite studies demonstrating ...