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1st Edition

Preimplantation Genetic Testing
Recent Advances in Reproductive Medicine

ISBN 9781138333307
Published June 11, 2020 by CRC Press
175 Pages 51 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) is now well established as a valuable treatment option for patients wishing to start or continue a family, for a range of indications from advanced maternal age to high risk of transmitting inherited disease. This text brings together contemporary thinking from international opinion leaders and will be an invaluable guide for practitioners in Reproductive Medicine wishing to keep pace with the latest developments and clinical data.

Table of Contents




1. Preimplantation Genetic Testing and Reproductive Genetics from a Physician’s Perspective

Kateřina Veselá

2. Genetic Counseling for Preimplantation Genetic Testing

Lauri D. Black and Jill M. Fischer

3. Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidies: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Andrea Victor, Cagri Ogur, Alan Thornhill, and Darren K. Griffin

4. Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Structural Rearrangements

Cagri Ogur and Darren K. Griffin

5. Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Monogenic Disorders

Martine De Rycke and Pieter Verdyck

6. Novel Methods in Preimplantation Genetic Testing: Comprehensive Preimplantation Genetic Testing

Olga Tsuiko and Joris Robert Vermeesch

7. Time-Lapse Imaging and Preimplantation Genetic Testing

Alison Campbell

8. Mosaicism Mechanisms in Preimplantation Embryos

Maurizio Poli and Antonio Capalbo

9. Transfer of Mosaic Embryos

Francesco Fiorentino, Ermanno Greco, Maria Giulia Minasi, and Francesca Spinella

10. Noninvasive Methods of Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidies

Luis Navarro-Sánchez, Carmen María García-Pascual, Lucía Martínez-Merino, Carlos Simón, and Carmen Rubio

11. Preimplantation Genetic Testing in the Future

Joe Leigh Simpson, Svetlana Rechitsky, and Anver Kuliev


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Darren K Griffin, PhD, DSc, FRSA, FRSB, FRCPath, is Professor of Genetics at the School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, President of the International Chromosome and Genome Society, and Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Reproduction. Gary Harton, PhD, is Global Director of Market Development PGD for Perkin-Elmer Inc., Waltham, MA, teacher at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, and at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA: he has worked for over 20 years in both laboratory and clinical management in the IVF field and has served on a number of international committees including the ESHRE PGD Consortium and the UK Steering Committee for External Quality Assessment.