Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is the detection andscreening of genetic abnormality in gametes prior to fertilisationand embryos fertilised in vitro prior to implantation. Thisexciting new text provides an introduction and overview of theprinciples of PGD. An exciting fusion of prenatal diagnosis (PD) with in vitrofertilisation (IVF), this book is will appeal to both the prenataldiagnosis community, of clinical geneticists and foetal medicinespecialists within obstetrics and gynaecology, and the IVFcommunity within reproductive medicine. It is also an essentialintroduction to PD, clinical genetics and IVF for non-specialists. A concise introduction to the field of PGD Detailed explanations of the techniques and proceduresused The law and ethical implications of PGD Future uses of PGDThis book contains research from leading scientists and clinicians within this field.

Title:Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Author:Joyce C. Harper, Joy D. A. Delhanty, Alan H. Handyside
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2001-07-10


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