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Bioethics of New Assisted Reproduction

  1. Laura Purdy

Published Online: 14 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003479.pub2



How to Cite

Purdy, L. 2008. Bioethics of New Assisted Reproduction. eLS. .

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  1. Wells College, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2008

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New methods of assisted reproduction such as in vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection raise important moral issues. These include informed consent and a variety of consequentialist and structural concerns.


  • assisted reproduction;
  • IVF;
  • ICSI;
  • reproductive technologies;
  • genetics;
  • ethics