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.
In vitro fertilisation is a form of fertility treatment that can help women to get pregnant. Dr Benjamin Abramov, a leading fertility specialist, answers some more frequently asked questions about IVF, following on from part one.
Having a baby is not always straightforward. Genetics and infertility can conspire to make starting a family seem like an impossibility. However, options such as IVF can help to maximise your chances. One such option is pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS), which can help to streamline the IVF process. Fertility specialist Dr Benjamin Abramov explains.
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.