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A Note from the Editor-in-Chief
Authors:  Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.
  Welcome to the November-December 2014 Editor-in-Chief’s page. I would like to call attention to the following articles that have clinically relevant information for clinicians practicing in general and subspecialty areas of obstetrics and gynecology. In this issue, the focus is on investigations in the field of assisted reproductive technologies and infertility.

In This Issue:

• Egg Donation Brokers: An Analysis of Agency Versus in Vitro Fertilization Clinic Websites
E. Holwell, J. Keehn, C.-S. Leu, M. V. Sauer, and R. Klitzman

In the business world of assisted reproductive technologies, payment for donated gametes, be they sperm or eggs, has been an accepted practice for decades. However, behind the façade of this practice, some crucial questions remain. Among the most important are those that relate to guidelines that have been put in place by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) to ensure that egg donors receive proper counsel-ing and thorough explanation of the risks attendant in ovarian stimulation procedures to maximum the number of ova available.
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