Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Clinical Practice

  • Tarek El-Toukhy
  • Peter Braude

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Peter Braude, Tarek El-Toukhy
    Pages 1-8
  3. Frances Flinter, Fiona Stewart
    Pages 9-21
  4. Alison Lashwood
    Pages 23-30
  5. Alison Lashwood, Genevieve Say
    Pages 31-39
  6. Willem M. J. A. Verpoest, Christine E. M. de Die-Smulders
    Pages 41-53
  7. Virginia N. Bolton
    Pages 55-64
  8. Pamela Renwick, Gheona Altarescu
    Pages 83-100
  9. Yacoub Khalaf, Jan Grace
    Pages 101-109
  10. Frances Flinter, Caroline Mackie Ogilvie, Virginia N. Bolton, Alison Lashwood, Tarek El-Toukhy
    Pages 111-119
  11. Alan R. Thornhill, Paul N. Scriven
    Pages 121-131
  12. Tarek El-Toukhy
    Pages 133-139
  13. Emma Stephenson, Dusko Ilic, Laureen Jacquet, Olga Genbacev, Susan J. Fisher
    Pages 153-164
  14. Clare Williams, Steven Paul Wainwright
    Pages 165-173
  15. Sjoerd Repping, Sebastiaan Mastenbroek, Paul N. Scriven
    Pages 175-185
  16. Veronica English, Peter Braude
    Pages 187-195
  17. Alison Jones, Pamela Renwick, Alison Lashwood, Tarek El-Toukhy
    Pages 197-209
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 221-228

About this book


This unique book offers a comprehensive yet practical user-friendly guide to preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). It provides understanding of and insight into the complete procedure, its recent clinical and laboratory developments and its future prospects, whilst offering an easy point of reference for patient enquiries. Concluding with perspectives on the ethical and social issues often encountered by healthcare professionals counselling patients with regards to PGD.

Each chapter within Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Clinical Practice is written by established authorities in their fields.  An essential resource for PGD specialists and non-specialists, and for all practitioners working within the disciplines of fertility, reproductive medicine and medical genetics.


Assisted Conception Genetic Diagnosis In Vitro Fertilization PGD Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Preimplantation Genetic Screening Reproductive Genetics

Editors and affiliations

  • Tarek El-Toukhy
    • 1
  • Peter Braude
    • 2
  1. 1.Assisted Conception UnitGuy's and St. Thomas HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Women’s HealthKing’s CollegeLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-2947-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-2948-6
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