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2019-08-29
abnormality FAQ genetic miscarriage PGT PGS - genetic embryo screening - is it really worth it?
Dr Benjamin Abramov

Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) also known as Preimplantation Genetic Testing - Aneuploidies (PGT-A) refer exactly to the same thing, to the same technology. PGS is an embryo selection tool that can be used in infertility treatment. PGT-A is the newer nomenclature but both PGS and PGT-A are used interchangeably and refer to the exact same thing. 

2019-05-15
abnormality genetic IVF miscarriage What should we do if we experience multiple miscarriages?
Dr Benjamin Abramov

Miscarriages can be devestating. Most occur because the developing baby has a genetic abnormality. If you experience multiple miscarriages, it is important to see a fertility specialist to check for any underlying causes.

2019-04-01
genetic IVF PGD PGT When is preimplantation genetic diagnosis used?
Dr Benjamin Abramov

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis is used for couples who either have a child with a genetic disease, or they have a family member who does. Dr Benjamin Abramov, a fertility specialist, explains what this is in more detail.