PGD – Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

What is PGD?

  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is the name of a reproductive technology practiced with an IVF cycle.
  • PGD can be adopted for diagnosis of a genetic disease and to examine for specific serious hereditary disorders in early embryos before implantation and pregnancy.
  • Also, this technology can be utilized in the field of assisted reproduction for aneuploidy screening and examination of unbalanced inheritance of chromosome abnormalities, such as translocations or inversions.