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reduction

in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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A second minority report called for a state law limiting the number of embryos that can be transferred to a woman's womb to two, thus eliminating the need for fetal reduction.
Healy a few minutes to discuss "selective fetal reduction" and some other reactions to the "miracle" of human life.
Among eight cases that underwent elective fetal reduction of one or two fetuses, five resulted in the loss of all the fetuses, suggesting that further investigations are needed to determine more effective methods of reduction.
The finding was somewhat unexpected; the main purpose of the study was to investigate if selective fetal reduction really improved birth weight and risk of preterm delivery, said Dr.
Fetal reduction from a triplet to a twin pregnancy was performed 33 days after embryo transfer.
Vatican--The Pontifical Council for the Family, having been invited to express its position on so-called "fetal reduction," after consulting with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, (CDF), publishes the following Declaration.
A total of 89 women in the ART group underwent twin-to-singleton fetal reduction.
There are no data from this study or in the literature to support observation in the presence of PROM or PPROM, nor is there sufficient evidence to support the use of prophylactic antibiotics, closure of the cervical os, or fetal reduction in multiple gestations in post-radical trachelectomy patients who become pregnant, he added.