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reproductive technology

[‚rē·prə‚dək·tiv tek′näl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
Any procedure undertaken to aid in conception, intrauterine development, and birth when natural processes do not function normally.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Van Paris shares, "TWEB feels it is necessary to attend symposiums that keep us educated in the always-advancing field of in vitro fertilization and assisted reproductive technology. Discussing the latest developments and progressions allows us to provide the optimal care for our donors, intended parents, and partnering clinics."
According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, the number of US IVF attempts with single-gene testing rose from 1,941 in 2014 to 3,271 in 2016, an increase of almost 70%.
It is a type of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) that helps to increase the chances of fertilization.
Synopsis: Compiled and edited by psychoanalyst and clinician Mali Mann, "Psychoanalytic Aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology" significantly contributes in an important way to the psychoanalytic understanding and impact of Assisted Reproductive Technology on a majority of patients who have difficulties starting new families.
Among more than 1.1 million fresh autologous cycles of assisted reproductive technology (ART), 14,960 complications of any kind occurred, a rate of 131.8 per 10,000 autologous cycles.
In line with Vatican policies, the Maronite leadership officially rejects all forms of assisted reproductive technology, due to their belief that an embryo is a person with a soul.
"By combining research into the beginnings of life, fertility, conception, the foetus, pregnancy and birth with a clinical facility for reproductive technology services, this gift will enable us to deepen and broaden that research and to return Australia to a position of world leadership in the field of assisted reproductive technologies," The University's Vice-Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence, said.
Prince Alwaleed also inaugurated Kingdom Hospital Center for Assisted Reproductive Technology in the presence of the medical and administrative team of Kingdom Hospital that was headed by Dr Fayez Takieddine, the executive director, Kingdom Hospital and Consulting Clinics.
And reproductive technology may have played an insidious role.
In "Law, Technology, and Gender Relations: Following the Path of DNA Paternity Tests in Brazil," Claudia Fonseca explores how a different reproductive technology, DNA paternity testing, has, in paradoxical ways, also challenged and complicated conventional notions of kinship in Brazil.
Whether "old" or "new," there is no automatic trajectory--either progressive or regressive--between reproductive technology and struggles for reproductive justice.
The memoir, she tells us, is her contribution to a public, "consumer-driven" conversation, one that will empower couples with information and insight about assisted reproductive technology in their quest to become parents.

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