oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Embryo experimentation: legal aspects in a comparative perspective
|Article Title||Embryo experimentation: legal aspects in a comparative perspective|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Freiburg, Breisgau|
|Publication Date||Nov 1988|
|Pages||356 - 382|
|Keyword(s)||Embryo research, In vitro fertilisation, IVF and Values|
In the case of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) we are dealing with a more complex ethico-legal as well as a factually more multidimensional situation than is usual in the traditional doctor-patient relationship. Above and beyond this "bilateral relationship" we must also consider the welfare of the prospective child. Thus, in effect, we have a problem with "three corners", all of which need to be considered.
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