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What is PGT?

Popular culture, religious affiliations, and misconceived myths have all contributed in giving genetic testing the negative connotations of producing “designer babies”. Like many other aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), the lack of knowledge often scares patients away from potential lifesaving procedures for their future families. Genetic testing is a powerful tool that should be considered as a methodology to…

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Everything you need to know about PGD

Popular culture, religious affiliations, and misconceived myths have all contributed in giving genetic testing the negative connotations of producing “designer babies”. Like many other aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), the lack of knowledge often scares patients away from potential lifesaving procedures for their future families. Genetic testing is a powerful tool that should be considered as a methodology to…

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Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS)

PREG stays on the forefront of ART advancement by offering complete Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) to all patients. As South Carolina’s leader in IVF success rates (www.sart.org), PREG utilizes the technique of Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) to screen all 23 pairs of chromosomes found within an embryo. By eliminating embryos with genetic aneuploidy prior to transfer, this technique provides each…

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