First unaffected pregnancy using preimplantation genetic diagnosis for sickle cell anemia Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blastocyst
  • Blastomeres
  • Cryopreservation
  • Embryo, Mammalian
  • Polar Bodies
  • Preimplantation Diagnosis

abstract

  • This first unaffected pregnancy resulting from PGD for sickle cell anemia demonstrates that the technique can be a powerful diagnostic tool for carrier couples who desire a healthy child but wish to avoid the difficult decision of whether to abort an affected fetus.

publication date

  • May 12, 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.281.18.1701

PubMed ID

  • 10328069

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1701

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 281

number

  • 18