Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

by Joyce Harper
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Publication Date: June 01, 2001

ISBN: 9780470851739

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis provides a valuable introduction and overview of the principles and practice of this relatively new branch of medicine, which has been formed by the fusion of Prenatal Diagnosis (PD) with in vitro fertilisation (IVF). This book contains research from leading scientists and clinicians within this field. Features include: A concise introduction to the field of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Detailed explanations of the techniques and procedures used The law and ethical implications of PGD Future uses of PGD Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis has been carefully written for both the prenatal diagnosis community (clinical geneticists and fetal medicine specialists within obstetrics and gynaecology) and the IVF and reproductive medicine community, with special introductory chapters for non-specialists.