1 doctor weighed in:

Why would a pregnant person need chorionic villus sampling (cvs)?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Genetic testing

Chorionic villous sampling represents one of the earliest available methods to accurately diagnose genetic abnormalities such as down's syndrome.
While most, if not all, of these defects are not curable, it does give the patient the earliest opportunity to decide on whether to continue the pregnancy.

In brief: Genetic testing

Chorionic villous sampling represents one of the earliest available methods to accurately diagnose genetic abnormalities such as down's syndrome.
While most, if not all, of these defects are not curable, it does give the patient the earliest opportunity to decide on whether to continue the pregnancy.
Dr. David Doucette
Dr. David Doucette
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors