Attitudes Regarding Predictive Testing for Retinitis Pigmentosa

@article{Mezer2007AttitudesRP,
  title={Attitudes Regarding Predictive Testing for Retinitis Pigmentosa},
  author={E. Mezer and Riyana Babul-Hirji and R. Wise and Russell A. Chipman and Lisa DaSilva and M. Rowell and Robin Thackray and C. Shuman and A. Levin},
  journal={Ophthalmic Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={15 - 9}
}
  • E. Mezer, Riyana Babul-Hirji, +6 authors A. Levin
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmic Genetics
  • Purpose: To assess attitudes towards predictive testing for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (ADRP). Methods: A prospective questionnaire study of 46 affected adults and their adult family members identified from pedigrees clearly consistent with ADRP or who had had DNA-testing confirmation of ADRP before the study commenced. Results: High proportions of unaffected siblings (73%) and patients (67%) agreed to prenatal testing. Patients agreed to prenatal testing. Patients agreed… CONTINUE READING

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