A survey of ethical values in embryo donation according to bioengineering

Nourizadeh, E.; Zargar, J.
January 2014
Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences;1/15/2014, Vol. 11, p250
Academic Journal
Introduction: Gamete donation is a consequence of bioengineering which has revived countless human lives in need of treatment. It has been an age old dreams of humanity which is now realized via the medical sphere. As a fact, many scholars have contributed to this ingenious medical advance. Bioengineering is entangled with lots of sciences, including Islamic jurisprudence which has posed numerous questions regarding its development. Materials and Methods: This article reviews the reports and articles published in the field of bioethics. The objective of this study is to present a clear, unbiased picture of views towards bioengineering. First, different types of in vitro fertilization will be defined and then, the legal consequences and regulations of embryo donation will be presented. Finally, Islamic philosophers‘ views toward in vitro fertilization will be discussed. Results and Conclusion: The result of this study indicate that Islamic philosophers have endeavored to develop solid and genuine foundations for in vitro fertilization in such a way that they will not be traumatized against changes in historical and social conditions.


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