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A 36-year-old male asked about a 40-year-old female:

Which of the two tests are better? or are recommended ? amniocentesis or cvs (chorionic villus sampling )? no past history of any health problems.

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
It depends.: CVS is generally thought to have a slightly higher miscarriage rate than amniocentesis, but this may not be the case everywhere. For mor e information check this link: http://www.babycenter.com/0_chorionic-villus-sampling-cvs_328.bc?page=4#articlesection8

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