Place of Cyprus Preimplantation Genetics Diagnosis in Community Control of Thalassemia. Michael Angastiniotis IVF/PGD Center, Cyprus. Options available for Individuals AT-RISK for Producing Thalassemia Offspring. Remain Single Avoid Another Carrier as Partner
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Place of Cyprus Preimplantation Genetics Diagnosis in Community Control of Thalassemia
IVF/PGD Center, Cyprus
Options available for Individuals AT-RISK for Producing Thalassemia Offspring
Fall in the thalassaemia major birth rate in four countries where registers exist.
Reproductive Genetics Institute
OPTIONS OFFERED FOR COUPLES AT GENETIC RISK FOR DIAGNOSIS & PREVENTION
OUTCOMES OF ALL KNOWN THALASSEMIA CONCEPTIONS IN UK
IN THE ABSENCE OF PGD
(Modell, personal communication)
Figure 1. Prenatal diagnoses for haemoglobin disorders for UK residents, and ethnic group of parents.
UPTAKE OF PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS BY DIFFERENT ETHNIC GROUPS IN UK SUGGESTING THE NEED FOR PGD (Modell, 1999)
PREGNANCY OUTCOMES FOR 102 COUPLES WHOSE THALASSEMIA
RISK WAS DETECTED PROSPECTIVELY INDICATING THE NEED FOR
PGD AS AN OPTION (Modell et al, 1999)