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UK authority sets limit on number of embryos transferred

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 09 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:65
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    A maximum of two eggs or embryos may be transferred during a single cycle of infertility treatment in women aged under 40 years, with no exceptions, and no more than three in women over this age, rules the latest code of practice from the government's regulatory body on embryo research and treatment.

    Published by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority this week, the sixth edition of the Code …

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