Chapters 6 & 7

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Chapters 6 & 7 by Mind Map: Chapters 6 & 7

1. Efficacy

1.1. Egypt centers inflate their success rates due to the lack of regulation

1.2. Unnecessary treatments & surgeries in hope for a baby to promote IVF

2. (In)Efficacy

2.1. Non-specializing physicians who compete for infertile patients dissuading them from IVF

2.2. Inflated claims of success

2.3. Lack of regulation

3. Hope

3.1. NRT's are viewed as "hope technologies"

3.2. Inflated success rates gives the hope that it will work to infertile couples

4. Realities of Success & Failure

4.1. More than 50% have never been pregnant

4.2. 26% achieved IVF/ICSI success

4.3. Nearly 50% experienced failure

5. Embodiment

5.1. Bodily invasive

5.2. Long-term consequences of hormonal use

5.3. Socially infertile

5.4. Male infertility-75%

6. Hormones

6.1. Injections, blood draws & ultrasounds

6.2. 61% take either 2 or 3 medications

6.3. 9% take 4 or 5 medications

6.4. Shots, sprays & suppositories

6.5. Medication shortages

7. Inflation

7.1. Low success rates get turned around to create exaggerated success rates

7.2. Lack of a uniform standard to calculate real success rates

7.3. Lack of standardized informed consent