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Improve Your Chances, Reduce Your Risk
Prior to implantation, genetic diagnosis is performed to determine any potential “at-risk” embryos: any that exhibit potential genetic conditions that could lead to a disease after birth. Genetic testing is performed on embryos during an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle. The embryos that have been analyzed and are found to be normal are transferred into the woman’s uterus, where they will hopefully implant and result in the birth of a healthy child.
Learn More about Genetic Diagnosis
While genetic screening and diagnosis is routinely performed for in vitro fertilization patients prior to implantation, it can also be used by couples and individuals who can reproduce traditionally, but are still concerned about passing on detrimental genetic traits or disease. Whatever your reason for undergoing the procedure, our fertility specialists will help you better understand genetic screening and diagnosis at one of our centers in the Chicago, Illinois area. Our board-certified physicians have the experience necessary to provide the most advanced fertility services. To speak with a fertility specialist about genetic diagnosis, contact Reproductive Medicine Institute today.