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Ethical Dilemmas in Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Ed. by Schenker, Joseph G.

    289,00 € / $405.00 / £216.99*

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    Publication Date:
    August 2011
    ISBN
    978-3-11-916282-1
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    Overview

    • Overview of ethical aspects in reproductive medicine

    Aims and Scope

    Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) include the artificial or partially artificial methods to achieve pregnancy. These new technologies lead to substantial changes regarding of ethical and legal aspects in reproductive medicine. The book focuses on current hot topics about ethical dilemmas in ART, e.g. about the duties of ethical committees, guidelines regarding informed consent, ethical and legal aspects of sperm donation, embryo donation, ethics of embryonic stem cells, therapeutical cloning, patenting of human genes, commercialization.

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    Details

    24 x 17 cm
    xxiii, 389 pages
    30 Tables
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Specialist Text
    Keyword(s):
    Ethics; Pregnancy; Reproductive Medicine; Reproductive Technologies
    Readership:
    Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Neonatalogists

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    Joseph G. Schenker, Hebrew University, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.

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