Psychological implications and acceptability of preimplantation diagnosis.

  title={Psychological implications and acceptability of preimplantation diagnosis.},
  author={Marco Palomba and Giovanni Monni and Rosalba Lai and Giuseppina Cau and Giovanni Olla and Antonio Cao},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={9 2},
The aim of this study was to ascertain the degree of acceptability of preimplantation diagnosis with blastocentesis in 180 women at risk for beta-thalassaemia awaiting chorionic villus sampling (CVS). The women were asked to fill in a questionnaire some days before sampling. All women who had had previous therapeutic abortion found blastocentesis acceptable. Only 30% of women who had not had previous therapeutic abortion chose blastocentesis, whilst 25% of primigravid women opted for… CONTINUE READING

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