Should advanced maternal age be a reasonable indication for invasive diagnostic testing?

  • Hyun Mee Ryu
  • Published 2013 in Obstetrics & gynecology science

Abstract

Advanced maternal age (AMA) is usually defined as a mother who is 35 years of age or older at delivery. AMA is related to aneuploidies by nondisjunction of the chromosomes during maternal oogenesis (meiosis) and is therefore an important risk factor for fetuses with chromo-somal abnormalities. AMA has also been used as a sole indicator for undergoing… (More)
DOI: 10.5468/ogs.2013.56.3.135

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