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Genetic Testing
Why Genetic Testing?
At least one in 30 people are a carrier of a genetic disorder. Most carriers don’t have a family history of a genetic disease. Many patients ask us why genetic…
chromosome testing
Chromosome Testing
PGS, preimplantation genetic screening, can be used to be sure only embryos with normal chromosomes are transferred back into the uterus. It can also be used for family balancing. Many…
Announcing Our New IVF Program with Embryo Screening
Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce the most cost-effective embryo screening program available called IVF Select. “Our expanded collaboration with Good Start Genetics of Cambridge, MA allows us to pass along…
Chromosomes and IVF
What are Chromosomes?
How Do Chromosomes Affect My Chance of a Successful Pregnancy? The excitement of learning you’re pregnant is often met with anxiety of the unknown. Questions about your baby’s health and…
What is the difference between PGD and PGS?
The Difference Between PGD and PGS
Wondering what is the difference between PGD and PGS?  Here are the details in this video by Dr. Vitiello. Click here to watch: The Difference Between PGD and PGS Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis…
Evolution of Cost-Effective Embryo Screens
ART advances have increased dramatically including the evolution of cost-effective embryo screens. In the 1990s, PGS was proposed to improve IVF outcomes with transfer of chromosomally-normal embryos. Initially, it was…
preimplantation genetic diagnosis
Preimplantation Genetic Testing
In this five part series preimplantation genetic testing is defined and the categories of genetic disorders that preimplantation genetic testing may identify are described. Preimplantation genetic testing for diagnosis is…