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John Yeh  
Harvard Medical School 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
USA

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PGD and Prenatal Diagnosis: Comparison and Review in Different Genetic Disorders

Author(s): Ling Sun, Lian Liu, Man Li, Nikoo Afifiyan, Ali Ahmady.

Abstract:

Pre-implantation and prenatal testing provide genetic information and detect birth defects or abnormalities in an embryo/fetus before implantation/born. In this review, the process and details of the two testing are discussed.

Keywords: PGD, Prenatal Diagnosis, Blastomere Biopsy, FISH, CGH, Chorionic villus sampling, Amniocentesis

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Article Details

VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2010
Page: [245 - 249]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157340410792007091
Price: $58