George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Screening for both genetic diseases, chromosomal defects with a single biopsy improves pregnancy rates, say researchers

Screening for both genetic diseases, chromosomal defects with a single biopsy improves pregnancy rates, say researchers

Couples who are undergoing pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in order to avoid transmission of inherited diseases, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy or cystic fibrosis, should also have their embryos screened for abnormal numbers of chromosomes at the same time, say researchers.

Couples who are undergoing pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in order to avoid transmission of inherited diseases, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy or cystic fibrosis, should also have their embryos screened for abnormal numbers of chromosomes at the same time, say researchers.

Source: Science Daily

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