Knowledge and attitudes towards preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany.

@article{Meister2005KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes towards preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany.},
  author={Ulrike Meister and Carolyn Finck and Yve Stoebel-Richter and Gabriele Schmutzer and Elmar Br{\"a}hler},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={231-8}
}
BACKGROUND Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a technique which is often related to emotional debates because of its ethical and social implications. Worldwide there are different forms of legislation; Germany constitutes an interesting case because of the historical background concerning eugenics and dealing with handicapped persons at the time of national socialism. PGD is currently not legal but there are still polarized positions and legalization remains an issue. Studies about the… CONTINUE READING