Impact of genetic counseling on primary and preventive care in obstetrics and gynecology.

@article{Cohn1999ImpactOG,
  title={Impact of genetic counseling on primary and preventive care in obstetrics and gynecology.},
  author={Gabriel M. Cohn and Richard C. Miller and Madelyn Gould and Charles J. Macri and Martin L. Gimovsky},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          7-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the utility of the prenatal three-generation pedigree in assessment of the obstetric patient's primary medical risks. STUDY DESIGN In a case series, 250 charts of patients referred for amniocentesis on the basis of advanced maternal age were reviewed for a significant genetic risk of a primary care disorder. RESULTS A total of 40 patients (16%) were at significantly increased risk for a primary care disorder. Thirty-eight patients (15.2%) were at increased risk for… CONTINUE READING

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