M D Macmillin

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The phenotype of inverted duplicated 8p, region 8p11.2-p23, reported in children and adults, includes: severe mental retardation, minor facial anomalies, agenesis of corpus callosum, and other malformations including those of heart and kidneys. We report on the prenatal diagnosis of 2 cases of inverted duplication 8p. Both cases were ascertained by abnormal(More)
The first three articles of this Genetic Library are from a special issue of the Journal of Health Psychology, which is published in the UK. This particular issue is devoted to studies using interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) to examine several psychological and social issues in the “new genetics” (the clinical advances of the human genome(More)
This report describes the application of a genetic prenatal diagnostic test for cystic fibrosis to a family with a cystic fibrosis-affected child. The test uses 12 deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) markers that bracket the cystic fibrosis gene on chromosome 7, and chorionic villus tissue as a source of DNA from the fetus at risk for cystic fibrosis. The fetus was(More)
Increasing confidence in the ability of high-resolution ultrasound to detect neural tube and ventral wall defects has enabled us to offer a revised risk estimate to the patient with an elevated maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) level, such that amniocentesis may not be necessary. Recent authors have suggested that a reduced emphasis on follow-up(More)
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