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Doctors support embryo selection to help ill siblings

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:71
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    The BMA has supported the idea of preimplantation selection of embryos to help to treat a seriously ill sibling.

    The BMA's annual representative meeting endorsed the judgment in a recent High Court appeal in the Hashmi case (12 April 2003, p 782) when it was agreed that cord blood from the selected baby would be harvested …

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