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Economic aspects of infertility treatment

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Title: Economic aspects of infertility treatment
Authors: Granberg, Maria 1954-
Issue Date: 2004
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology
Avdelningen för obsterik och gynekologi
Date of Defence: 2004-05-14
Disputation: Föreläsningssalen, Kvinnoklinken, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, kl.13.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: ART
health economy
willingness to pay
cost effectiveness
infertility treatment
donor insemination
polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
tubal surgery
Abstract: Background: With the expansion of IVF into general clinical practise during the 1980's and 1990's, the interest to identify and compare costs of different infertility treatments increased and, in many countries there is an ongoing debate about whether or not in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and other assisted reproductive techniques (ART) should be covered by national health insurance schemes. Objective: The aim of the present study was to examine aspects of cost in relation to effectiveness and ben... more
ISBN: 91-628-5979-X
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