Welcome to IVF
Welcome to IVF
Welcome to IVF
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
PGDPreimplantation genetic diagnosis is carried out for couples who are at a high risk for various genetic disorders, in male factor infertility, in advancing maternal age, repeated failed IVF. The steps involved in PGD are:
  • Hormonal stimulation and oocyte retrieval
  • ICSI/ IMSI and fertilization
  • Embryo biopsy at the 8-cell stage: At the 8-cell stage, the embryo is totipotent. Hence, the biopsy of 1 (and rarely 2) blastomeres does not affect further growth of the embryo.
  • Genetic analysis by FISH technique
  • Transfer of normal embryos
The entire process of genetic analysis is completed within a day and chromosomally  normal embryos are transferred.

Trophectoderm Biopsy

Polar body Biopsy

Please note that our centre does not perform any form of sex determination by PGD or by other test.

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