Fertility (CG11) (replaced by CG156)
Fertility: assessment and treatment for people with fertility problems
This guidance has been replaced by CG156 Fertility
The NICE clinical guideline on fertility covers:
- the best forms of treatment for people who have problems getting pregnant
- ways of treating people who have a known condition or reason for their fertility problems
- ways of treating people when no reason for their fertility problems can be found
The recommendations here do not cover:
- how fertility problems can be prevented in the first place
- how a pregnancy is managed following fertility treatment
- investigation and treatment of underlying conditions which may reduce fertility, such as endometriosis or sexual dysfunction, other than in relation to treatment for fertility problems
- the use of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, in which cells from an embryo are tested for inherited disorders before being transferred to the woman’s womb
- None found
This page was last updated: 18 February 2013
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