In vitro fertilisation is preferable to fertility drugsBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7254.134/a (Published 15 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:134
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
Authors of a new study into high order multiple pregnancies have recommended that doctors treating infertility due to failure to ovulate in future rely exclusively on in vitro fertilisation (N Engl J Med 2000;343:2-7).
They argue that because inducing ovulation to treat infertility carries a considerable risk of producing unwanted multiple births, and giving lower doses of the ovary stimulating drugs decreases the chance of producing a baby, …