HIV-discordant couples are significantly increasing. The availability of new and more effective antiretroviral drugs has resulted in HIV discordant couples increasingly and a growing demand of parenting. We followed HIV discordant couples with an integrated multidisciplinary project of assisted reproductive technology (ART) to prevent horizontal transmission.
Women of childbearing age are HIV positive have significant complications in gynecological and reproductive health, but the availability of new and more effective antiretroviral agents, has prompted new possibilities for women HIV positive resulting in demand for maternity. The reproductive assistance to HIV positive women in almost all European countries is extremely difficult due to problems of structures, ethics, legal issues and prejudices.
The PMA techniques and in particular the ICSI provide HIV-positive couples to a safe and highly effective way to achieve pregnancy.
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