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The board of directors of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology decided Saturday to expel the head of a Kobe maternity clinic that conducted genetic analysis of eggs fertilized through in vitro fertilization without the society’s consent.

Earlier this month, Otani Women’s Clinic head Tetsuo Otani confirmed that his clinic had conducted the controversial preimplantation diagnosis test on two women for sex selection purposes. He later apologized to the society.

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