Reproductive Genetics

Reproductive Genetics

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906985165
Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
Publication date: 11/01/2009
Series: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Study Group
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Sean Kehoe works as a Consultant at Churchill Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital. He currently serves on the RCOG Council (as Fellows' Representative South East).

Lyn Chitty is a Consultant at University College London Hospital.

Tessa Homfray is an Adviser to the Progress Educational Trust and a Consultant in Medical Genetics at St George's University of London's Department of Clinical Development Services.

Table of Contents

1. Genetic aetiology of infertility Anu Bashamboo, Celia Ravel and Ken McElreavey; 2. Disorders of sex development Lin Lin and John C. Achermann; 3. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis: current practice and future possibilities Alison Lashwood and Tarek El-Toukhy; 4. Ethical aspects of saviour siblings: procreative reasons and the treatment of children Mark Sheehan; 5. Epigenetics, assisted reproductive technologies and growth restriction Jennifer M. Frost, Sayeda Abu-Amero, Caroline Daelemans and Gudrun E. Moore; 6. Fetal stem cell therapy Jennifer Ryan, Michael Ting and Nicholas Fisk; 7. Prenatal gene therapy Khalil Abi-Nader and Anna David; 8. Ethical aspects of stem cell therapy and gene therapy S. Holm; 9. Fetal dysmorphology: the role of the geneticist in the fetal medicine unit in targeting diagnostic tests Tessa Homfray; 10. Fetal karyotyping: what should we be offering and how? John Crolla; 11. Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis: the future of prenatal genetic diagnosis? Lyn Chitty, Gail Norbury and Helen White; 12. Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis for fetal blood group status Geoff Daniels, Kirstin Finning, Peter Martin and Edwin Massey; 13. Selective termination of pregnancy and preimplantation genetic diagnosis: some ethical issues in the interpretation of the legal criteria Rosamund Scott; 14. Implementation and auditing of new genetics and tests: translating genetic tests into practice in the NHS Rob Elles and Ian Frayling; 15. New advances in prenatal genetic testing: the parent perspective Jane Fisher; 16. Informed consent: what should we be doing? Jenny Hewison and Louise Bryant; 17. Consensus views arising from the 57th Study Group: Reproductive Genetics; Index.

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