[Screening of embryos for numerical chromosome abnormalities during in-vitro fertilisation is not useful for application in daily practice].

@article{Fauser2008ScreeningOE,
  title={[Screening of embryos for numerical chromosome abnormalities during in-vitro fertilisation is not useful for application in daily practice].},
  author={Bart C. J. M. Fauser},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  year={2008},
  volume={152 13},
  pages={734-6}
}
Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is a diagnostic procedure using fluorescence in situ hybridisation to detect aneuploidy in cleavage-stage embryos from in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) before transfer into the uterus. It has been suggested that the use of PGS may improve the effectiveness of IVF in women of advanced maternal age. Recently, a Dutch study was published showing that PGS did not increase but instead significantly reduced the rates of ongoing pregnancies and live births after IVF… CONTINUE READING