Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
Source/Author: Anuja Dokras, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine 
Web-based (medical)
Overview of PGD

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Source/Author: Centre for Genetics Education, Australia 
Web-based (lay)
Overview of this testing option - to screen embryos for genetic problems prior to implantation.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and Screening
Source/Author: Center for Genetics and Society 
Web-based (lay)
Overview of PGD plus arguments for and against and resources.

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for achondroplasia: genetics and gynaecological limits and difficulties.
Source/Author: Moutou C, Rongieres C, Bettahar-Lebugle K, Gardes N, Philippe C, Viville S
Full text
Article on attempts to use PGD for achondroplasia in France.

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis of Morquio disease.
Source/Author: Qubbah W, Al-Aqeel, Al-Hassnan A, Al-Duraihim A, Awartani K, Al-Rejjal R and Coskun S
Medical journal article on a case of successful PGD in a couple at 25% risk for having children with Morquio syndrome.
Full text article available by contacting [email protected]

Prenatal and Preimplantation Diagnosis
Source/Author: The MPS society 
Support Group
Discussion of the available options for prenatal diagnosis and preimplantation genetic diagnosis for couples who have had a previous child with a genetic disorder or are at risk of having a child with a genetic disorder. Applicable to any genetic condition.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Source/Author: JJ Mairk, MD 
Web-based (lay)
Detailed overview of PGD.

Preimplantation Genetic Testing
Source/Author: Shady Grove Fertility
Web-based (lay)
Discussion of the PGD services offered by this company.

World first: Israeli dwarf has normal-sized baby (using PGD)
Source/Author: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, The Jerusalem Post. 7/17/07
Web-based (lay)
News report on a woman with achondroplasia who used PGD to ensure that she would have an average statured baby.