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

  title={Preimplantation diagnosis: a realistic option for assisted reproduction and genetic practice},
  author={A. Kuliev and Y. Verlinsky},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  • A. Kuliev, Y. Verlinsky
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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