Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis ( PGD)
Ask the Docs: Is Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) Right for me?
On January 31st, 2023, Drs. John Frattarelli, Anatte Karmon, and Emily Goulet hosted a Facebook livestream entitled, “Is Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) Right for me?” At the Fertility Institute of Hawaii, we offer a genetic carrier screening panel that checks for more than 250 inherited conditions that could be passed on to a baby. If […]
Diagnosing Tay Sachs in impacted embryos prior to IVF
Tay Sachs is no welcome guest to any family’s gene pool. Known to be almost always fatal, it is a cruel genetic disorder passed on primarily with those of Jewish or Irish decent. Children with Tay Sachs appear normal at birth, yet soon start to lose physical and sensory functions as well as cognitive skills. […]