Case Studies in the Ethics of Assisted Reproduction

This book evaluates some of the most common ethical issues confronted by reproductive endocrinologists, embryologists, and their teams. The authors apply core ethical principles and approaches to problem solving to each of the cases raised. This work is a guide for both those on the front lines of p...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: King, Louise P. (Editor), Band, Isabelle C. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface/Introduction
  • Section 1: Introduction to Fertility Medicine and Ethics
  • 1.1: Basic primer on principles and philosophy applicable to reproductive bioethics
  • 1.2: Basic legal principles in fertility medicine
  • Section 2: Cases
  • 2.1: Multiple embryo transfers; ovarian stimulation and multiple births
  • 2.2: Selection to transfer of genetically affected embryos
  • 2.3: Selection to transfer of aneuploidy/mosaic embryos
  • 2.4: Sex selection
  • 2.5: Social egg freezing and fertility preservation
  • 2.6: HLA matching
  • 2.7: Embryo donation
  • 2.8: PGD for Brca/Huntington/Alzheimer's
  • 2.9: Posthumous sperm/gamete use
  • 2.10: Same sex couples/use of mixed gametes
  • 2.11: Anonymity in gamete donation
  • 2.12: Divorce cases
  • 2.13 Treatment of transgender persons and access to care
  • 2.14 Discarding embryos
  • 2.15: Age
  • 2.16: Third party reproduction