Hong Kong Med J 2003;9:43-7 | Number 1, February 2003
Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis in Hong Kong
EHY Ng, EYL Lau, WSB Yeung, ETK Lau, MHY Tang, PC Ho
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital
This paper presents the first two successful cases of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis in Hong Kong and discusses the indications and the advantages over prenatal diagnosis. Patients should be informed about the procedure and extensively counselled about the possibility of misdiagnosis and the need for conventional prenatal diagnosis during pregnancy.
Key words: Preimplantation diagnosis
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