Disposition of abandoned embryos: a committee opinion

It is ethically acceptable to destroy abandoned embryos. It is not ethically acceptable to use abandoned embryos for research or transfer than to another couple without prior written consent.

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Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 99, Issue 7, Pages 1848-1849, June 2013

Abstract

It is ethically acceptable to destroy abandoned embryos. It is not ethically acceptable to use abandoned embryos for research or transfer than to another couple without prior written consent.

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