Regular medical care during pregnancy is essential in order to study the presence of fetal alterations. Ultrasound scans and analyses of certain proteins in the mother are the most common ways of doing so.
Tag: chromosomal alterations
Julio Martín, Director in the PGD laboratory of the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI), provides us with an opportunity to know about the many benefits of performing a PGD in women over age 40.
Nowadays, thanks to technological advances, a pre-implantation genetic diagnosis with CGH arrays allows the evaluation of the 23 pairs of chromosomes with the aim of choosing the healthiest embryo for the transfer.
This kind of infertility is due to testicular problems, which cause difficulties in the process of spermatogenesis (the process in which sperm is produced).