Current Status of Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART)

Three decades have passed since the birth of Louise Brown, the first child born as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF) [1] and it is difficult to imagine the world without assisted reproductive technologies (ART). The pioneering research leading to that development seemed cutting edge at the time [2]. The first pregnancy obtained by IVF implanted in the tube demonstrating one of the many risks entailed in separation of biological and social parenthood.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyHebrew University-Hadassah Medical SchoolIsrael

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