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Preimplantation Genetic Screening and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: What is it?

For some patients, the need to transfer genetically normal embryos is paramount. To help achieve this, preimplantation genetic screening (PGS), also known as preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), is an option to test embryos prior to transfer.

Who needs PGS/PGD?

PGS/PGD is not necessary or even recommended for all couples. However, in some cases,

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New Tests Improve Hope for Healthy Babies

Recently, I saw a new patient who wanted to be evaluated for difficulty in becoming pregnant. She told me that a close friend of hers had recently delivered a baby with a genetic disorder. The patient seeking our assistance was very worried about having a similar experience.

It turns out that the patient’s friends (both the man and the woman) were carriers of a recessive gene that combined during fertilization.

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