chorionic villus sampling

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a prenatal test to detect birth defects at an early stage of pregnancy

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Prenatal diagnosis for all of these diseases is possible through amniotic fluid or chorionic villi sampling when both parents are carriers.
Eng and her associates discovered that there was a 71% acceptance rate of CMA among couples in which the woman was undergoing amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling (CVS).
Accidental introduction of organisms during a genetic amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling is another plausible explanation, although outcomes did not differ in her amniocentesis study.
SAN Francisco -- Results of an international randomized trial suggest that chorionic villi sampling is safer and more efficient than early amniocentesis.
New, a professor of pediatrics at Cornell University, New York, included 576 pregnant women undergoing amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling for prenatal diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia because of a family history of the disorder.
The current standard of care in the United States is for women aged 35 and older to be offered amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling to screen for aneuploidy, but many women decline the invasive testing or request second-trimester ultrasound or biochemical screening before making a decision on invasive testing, said Dr.
But even younger women who are carrying more than one baby should receive invasive genetic testing in the form of chorionic villi sampling or amniocentesis, Dr.
And if pregnancy is achieved through the help of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), couples also should be offered amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling, advised Dr.