Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) - PERLA Health

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is mainly defined as all treatments that include the in vitro handling of egg cells and embryos with the goal to establish a pregnancy. This includes technologies such as in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer, other egg cell or embryo transfer technologies, egg cell or embryo donation and gestational surrogacy.


  1. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What is Assisted Reproductive Technology? (accessed 29. July 2020)
  2. NIH: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). (accessed 29. July 2020)
  3. World Health Organization (WHO). International Committee for Monitoring Assistec Reproductive Technology (ICMART) and the World Health Organization (WHO) revised glossary of ART terminology, 2009. Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 92, No. 5, November 2009.

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