Informed Choice and PGD to Prevent “Intersex Conditions”

  title={Informed Choice and PGD to Prevent “Intersex Conditions”},
  author={J. Nisker},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={47 - 49}
  • J. Nisker
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Bioethics
  • I continue to “worry”1 about how difference becomes pathologized when physicians, medical procedures, and researchers (laboratory and philosophy/social) focus on preventing children of particular characteristics (Mykitiuk and Nisker 2010; Nisker 2012; Nisker and Gore-Langton 1995). I continue to worry about how informed choice regarding preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is treated lightly compared with informed choice regarding amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling (CVS) both in the… CONTINUE READING
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