PGD is recommended to identify embryos that are at risk for a single gene disorder, e.g. cystic fibroses, and for testing for chromosomal structural rearrangements, e.g. translocations, deletions/duplications. PGS or now called PGT, preimplantation genetic testing, is used to detect aneuploidy.
When is PGD recommended?
By Joel G. Brasch M.D. (gynecologist).
Last Update: 07/05/2019
Joel G. Brasch
Dr. Joel Brasch is the Medical Director of Chicago IVF, founded in 2005. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and has over 25 years of direct experience in fertility treatment and reproductive care. He is also the Director of Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.