TITLE

EXPERIENCE OF A CROSS BORDER DONOR EGG IVF PROGRAM

AUTHOR(S)
Isikoglu, M.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Reproductive BioMedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited;Oct2010 S3 Supplemen, Vol. 20, pS48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
According to the new Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act introduced in early March 2010, all kinds of 3rd party reproduction are forbidden in Turkey. In addition, preparation of recipients or donors, suggesting any third party treatment to the patients and undergoing such treatments are forbidden. Between October 2008 and February 2010, 377 oocyte retrievals were performed in our center. During the same time period, the no. of couples travelling abroad was 35 (8%). Reasons for travelling abroad were: egg donation 24 (68%), sperm donation 6 (17%), embryo donation 3 (8%), sex selection 1 (3%) and surrogacy 1 (3%). The number of couples travelling to our center from abroad was 22. The nationalities of these patients were Germany (9), Russia (4), Kazakhistan (3), UK (2), Canada (1), Austria (1), Sweden (1) and, Norway (1). The main advantages of Antalya are the availability of direct flights, low tx cost, and numerous options for accommodation.
ACCESSION #
59358132

 

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