Now they are trying to make it cheaper. She was the first baby created by in vitro fertilisation IVF.
Sophisticated techniques, such as testing embryos for genetic diseases, promise hopeful parents a greater chance of a healthy baby. But tight budgets mean that over half of IVF patients pay out of pocket. In America, where insurers rarely pay for IVF, only a quarter of couples who need it to conceive actually get it, by one estimate. Globally, the figure is less than a tenth. Can IVF be made cheaper? Experts see two ways to try.
The first is to cut the use of drugs, tests or procedures that for many couples are clearly unnecessary. The second is to work out how the cost and effectiveness of simpler methods compare with those of the standard package.
For a health problem that affects one in six to seven couples, solid studies on this trade-off are shockingly rare. A clue about the scale of wasteful over-prescribing comes from new data on the use of intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection ICSI , a procedure to insert sperm into the egg in cases of male infertility. Other bells and whistles include various tests to find out what causes infertility, such as sperm analysis using expensive machines inspection under a simple microscope is often enough.
Such extras are overused partly because many doctors and patients mistakenly believe that they make a big difference. Some cost-cutting techniques could make IVF less effective. Lower doses of pricey IVF drugs, for example, reduce the chance of conceiving a baby on each try. But the time it takes to bring home a baby is, on average, similar and the total cost lower under such a regimen, some studies suggest you simply try the cheaper intervention more often.
It also results in fewer complications from the IVF drugs and fewer multiple births. Two IVF technologies developed in recent years do without the expensive laboratory where embryos are grown before they are placed in the uterus.
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