Polar body biopsy

Polar body biopsy combined with array comparative genomic hybridization allows detection of maternal chromosomal aberrations. Although it has limitations, it can be seen as an alternative to blastomere and trophectoderm biopsy.

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Authors

Markus Montag, Ph.D., Maria Köster, D.V.M., Thomas Strowitzki, M.D., Bettina Toth, M.D.

Volume 100, Issue 3, Pages 603-607, September 2013

Abstract

Polar body biopsy combined with array comparative genomic hybridization allows detection of maternal chromosomal aberrations. Although it has limitations, it can be seen as an alternative to blastomere and trophectoderm biopsy.

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