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Advances in preimplantation genetic diagnosis/screening.
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PMID:  24907939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) gives couples who have a high risk of transmitting genetic disorders to their baby the chance to have a healthy offspring through embryo genetic analysis and selection. Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is an effective method to select euploid embryos that may prevent repeated implantation failure or miscarriage. However, how and to whom PGS should be provided is a controversial topic. The first successful case of PGD of a human being was reported in 1990, and there have been tremendous improvements in this technology since then. Both embryo biopsy and genetic technologies have been improved dramatically, which increase the accuracy and expand the indications of PGD/PGS.
LiYing Yan; Yuan Wei; Jin Huang; XiaoHui Zhu; XiaoDan Shi; Xi Xia; Jie Yan; CuiLing Lu; Ying Lian; Rong Li; Ping Liu; Jie Qiao
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science China. Life sciences     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1869-1889     ISO Abbreviation:  Sci China Life Sci     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
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Created Date:  2014-6-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101529880     Medline TA:  Sci China Life Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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