In Vitro Fertilization
Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
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How to Cite
Boivin, J. 2006. In Vitro Fertilization. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
In vitro fertilization in combination with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (IVF-PGD) is a technique that helps couples avoid transmitting a genetic disorder to their offspring. Couples using IVF-PGD react to treatment and subsequent pregnancy and parenthood as do couples using IVF for fertility problems.
- in vitro fertilization;
- preimplantation genetic diagnosis;
- child development;
- genetic disorders