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Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 51–56.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...N.J. Leschot; M.D. Kloosterman Prenatal invasive diagnosis of genetic conditions in the Netherlands is well organised, based on uniform indications and has a sound financial structure. Facilities for fetal karyotyping and DNA analysis are available in the 8 academic centres. Prenatal diagnosis...
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Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 7–13.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
..., Université Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Erasme, Brussels, and b Dienst Verloskunde en Gynécologie and c Centrum voor Menselijke Erfelijkheid, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium Prenatal Diagnosis in Belgium Keywords Prenatal diagnosis Birth defects Chromosome abnormalities...
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Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 61–63.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...M. Rodrigues Pinto; A.M. Tavares Fortuna On practical terms we can say that prenatal diagnosis (PND) only started in Portugal in 1984 after the Abortion Act was approved by Parliament. Since then the demand for PND has been increasing, but we realise that the coverage of high-risk pregnancies...
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Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 26–31.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...Ségolène Aymé; Nicole Morichon; Janine Goujard; Israel Nisand Prenatal diagnosis (PND) is very developed in France, especially in the area of ultrasound (US) screening. The activity is regulated by law, and laboratories have to be authorised to perform any type of prenatal biological test...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 70–76.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...The-Hung Bui; Ulf Kristoffersson Invasive prenatal diagnosis was introduced in Sweden in the early 1970s and is an integral part of the public health care system. Funding is provided by taxation; the patient only pays a consultation fee. Genetic analyses on a broad range of cytogenetic...
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Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 22–25.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
... and screening for fetal chromosome anomalies either by advanced maternal age only or maternal serum screening are arranged. Families with special problems are sent to five university hospitals for prenatal diagnostic services. To make possible the prenatal diagnosis of the autosomal recessive diseases belonging...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 14–21.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...Claes Lundsteen; Lars O. Vejerslev Prenatal diagnosis (PND) in Denmark is covered by 5 genetic departments. More than 10% of all pregnancies are monitored by amniocentesis (AC) or chorionic villus sampling (CVS). Prenatal cytogenetic analyses are recorded in the Danish Central Cytogenetic Register...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 84–89.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...Gordon W. Lowther; Martin J. Whittle Prenatal diagnosis is now a well-established part of health care in the UK. Cytogenetic or molecular diagnostic analysis following amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling or cordo- centesis is in routine practice and identification of ‘at risk’ pregnancies...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 32–38.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...Rolf-Dieter Wegner; Rolf Becker Prenatal diagnosis (PND) in Germany is well established. A wide spectrum of sonographic, cytogenetic, molecular and biochemical investigations can be chosen by pregnant women. While sonographic examinations are offered to all pregnant women, the methods requiring...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 42–47.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
... Research Council called ‘Genetic Engineering’, which is in its fourth year of financing). This programme will hopefully be cost- effective and improve the quality of PND so that more congenital anomalies can be detected at lower expenses in the future. Prenatal diagnosis Genetic disorders Congenital...
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Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 1–6.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
... or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Prenatal diagnosis Europe Amniocentesis CVS Screening Funding Legislation European Journal of Human Genetics Eur J Hum Genet 1997;5(suppl l):l-6 1617710 N.J. Leschota L.O...
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Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1997) 5 (Suppl. 1): 64–69.
Published Online: 19 February 2019
...Joaquina Gabarrón; Carmen Ramos An overview of the national organisation of prenatal diagnosis (PND) in Spain is presented. Although PND is technically well developed and the number of prenatal services seems to be adequate, the uneven distribution between regions is reflected in a different...
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Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1993) 1 (3): 239–244.
Published Online: 11 August 2017
.... Three of 162 partners tested were also heterozygous for ΔF508. After genetic counselling all three couples at risk for having a child with CF requested prenatal diagnosis. One fetus was homozygous for ΔF508, and the pregnancy was terminated. With currently available techniques, the screening programme...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Genetics
European Journal of Human Genetics (1993) 1 (3): 245–251.
Published Online: 11 August 2017
...Serge P. Romana; Gérard Tachdjian; Luc Druart; Daniel Cohen; Roland Berger; Dorra Chérif Prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 21 would be easier if fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) could be applied to interphase nuclei. Therefore, we prepared a chromosome-21-specific probe by in vitro enzymatic...