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Catalonia plans new policy on frozen embryos

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7154.302c (Published 01 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:302
  1. Xavier Bosch,
  2. Joaquim Pérez-Martinez
  1. Barcelona

    When embryos are frozen as part of infertility treatment the couple should either agree to donate any “spare” ones so that other women can adopt them or only a small number of eggs will be extracted for fertilisation, according to legislation planned in Catalonia, Spain.

    The legislation has yet to be finally approved by the Catalonian parliament. But in the meantime the health department will …

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