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Looking for Preimplantation genetic diagnosis hospital

Hello, We are told that having single gene disorder that had affected our second and third baby continously and got aborted and first baby was miscarried. We lost three babies in sequence. Our family doctor suggested for PGD. Therefore I am looking for a hospital in india where PGD is done. Can you please suggest me an hospital if there is any in bangalore would be nice ? Medical History: 1st Pregnancy - Spontaneous miscarriage . 2nd Pregnancy - Termination fo pregnancy at 21 - 22 weeks due to multi system anomaly. Fetus was sent for autopsy here and was found to have severe fetal hydrops , dysmorphic fascies, small nose, bilateral talipes, Pulmonic stenosis with bicuspid valve morphology, ambiguous genitalia , crossed renal ectopia, kyphoscoliosis, hemivertebra and absent uterus. Fetal karyoptype was not done. 3rd Pregnancy - Nuchal translucency 7.0 mm increased with septations. (CVS done) Head: abnormal, Spine: abnormal, Face: seen, Heart: Cardiac activity present, Abdomen: stomach visible, KUB: bladder visible, Extremities: extremities visible. Head: both lateral ventricles imaged. Posterior fossa cyst seen. Spine: Irregularity and angulation of the spine seent at the lumbar region. Face: Both orbits and premaxillary triangle seen.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Apr 2011
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Hello,welcome to HCM. PGD (Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis) is also referred to as embryo screening and is a procedure used on embryos before implantation, to screen for a variety of disorders. The most common disorders in question include cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, Huntington's disease and spinal muscular atrophy.
PGD is a procedure used alongside IVF and is carried out in order to increase the likelihood of an ongoing pregnancy and to prevent an inherited condition being passed on to the child.
I know about Malpani infertility clinic in mumbai offering this services but I am not aware of any such facility in bangalore. Wish you good health.
Answered: Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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hi welcome to HCM.I heard 1 PGD center is there in mumbai,address is jaslok hospital and research center,Dr G Deshmukh road,mumbai can try over there.wish you good luck
Answered: Tue, 2 Aug 2011
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Hi, i am working with one of the renowned ivf specialist in mumbai but PGD is not done at our center.....I have heard that it is done at DR.aniruddha malpani's ivf clinic in mumbai, colaba area.You may visit his website and search for the details.IF YOU NEED ANY FURTHER HELP IN TERMS OF IVF TREATMENT YOU CAN WRITE ME.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jul 2011
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PGD is preimplantation genetic diagnosis wherein the embryo is tested for genetic abnormalities prior to implantation in the womb. This is recommended in couples undergoing assisted reproduction when they are known to be predisposed to having or have a family history of genetic abnormalities. You can consult any superspeciality Assisted reproduction clinic or hospital for this test. It is carried out by geneticists.
Answered: Tue, 2 Aug 2011
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