PGS – Preimplantation Genetic Screening

What is Preimplantation Genetic Screening?

PGS, also known as ‘ANEUPLOIDY SCREENING’ is a recent development in modern medicine to assess the genetic profile embryo before it is implanted to the uterus , hence increasing the chances of a healthy conception.

24 chromosomes could be analyzed to give more clarity of chromosomal abnormalities before the embryo transfer.

When is PGS recommended to patients?

Patients with the following indications are suggested PGS:

  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Male factor infertility
  • Unsuccessful IVF
  • Unexplained infertility with good embryo quality but unidentified concern
  • Advanced maternal age

PGD – Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis

What is PGD – Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis?

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) makes reference particularly to when the couples have genetic abnormalities so they can choose to diagnose the DNA of each embryo and transfer the preferred embryos to the uterus.

It is one of the best alternatives to have healthy pregnancy by preventing genetic disorder..

When is PGD recommended to patients?

Patients with the following indications are suggested PGD:

  • Family history of particular genetic/ chromosomal disorders like cystic fibrosis
  • History of x-linked diseases
  • Genetic disorders like Taysach’s DMD, SCD
  • Previous history of an affected child with particular genetic/ chromosomal disorder

When the couples have a history of IVF repeated failures or repeated miscarriages. Then you would be recommended for PGD/PGDS

How could PGD assist me?

PGD can considerably minimize the probabilities to your baby to be affected by a specific genetic issue or genetic problem. Surya Fertility Centre has the ability to test for several issues.

What conditions are tested with PGD?

The conditions tested include aneuploidy, single gene disorders, and translocations.

How is PGD performed?

Embryo Analysis is the commonly used method for PGD.

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