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BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 01 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:948
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    As the review in this week's BMJ suggests, low tech surrogacy has been going on for centuries. The problem with surrogacy using in vitro fertilisation is that it requires some sort of consensus view of what is appropriate. Different societies have come up with very different answers. In Britain commerce is outlawed—a relief in many ways, …

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