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Can comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS) in IVF screen for (1) partial trisomy, (2) unbalanced translocation, and (3) balanced translocation? Does testing parental karyotyping before CCS help?

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Dr. Frances Ilozue
Family Medicine

In brief: Test for Aneuploidy

Aneuploidy is the term used to describe any embryo with either too many or too few chromosomes.
It is the cause of greater than 60% of miscarriages, as well as the most likely reason that patients do not get pregnant from an IVF cycle. The purpose of CCS is to analyze, select and transfer only embryos that do not have abnormalities in their number of chromosomes. A genetic consult is needed;

In brief: Test for Aneuploidy

Aneuploidy is the term used to describe any embryo with either too many or too few chromosomes.
It is the cause of greater than 60% of miscarriages, as well as the most likely reason that patients do not get pregnant from an IVF cycle. The purpose of CCS is to analyze, select and transfer only embryos that do not have abnormalities in their number of chromosomes. A genetic consult is needed;
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