Preimplantation diagnosis: a realistic option for assisted reproduction and genetic practice

@article{Kuliev2005PreimplantationDA,
  title={Preimplantation diagnosis: a realistic option for assisted reproduction and genetic practice},
  author={Anver Kuliev and Yury Verlinsky},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={179–183}
}
  • A. Kuliev, Y. Verlinsky
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Purpose of review Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) allows genetically disadvantaged couples to reproduce, while avoiding the birth of children with targeted genetic disorders. By ensuring unaffected pregnancies, PGD circumvents the possible need and therefore risks of pregnancy termination. This review will describe the current progress of PGD for Mendelian and chromosomal disorders and its impact on reproductive medicine. Recent findings Indications for PGD have expanded beyond those… 
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