Essays about: "Prenatal genetic diagnosis"

Found 4 essays containing the words Prenatal genetic diagnosis.

  1. 1. Fallots tetrad hos hund och människa : embryologi, genetik och diagnostik

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Emma Palmér; [2016]
    Keywords : Fallots tetrad; hund; embryonalutveckling; medfödda hjärtfel; tetralogy of Fallot; canine; embryonic development; congenital heart disease;

    Abstract : Hos människa är anomalier i hjärtat bland de vanligaste medfödda missbildningarna. Även hos hund är medfödda missbildningar i hjärtat relativt vanliga men prevalensen skiljer sig både mellan renrasiga hundar och korsningar samt mellan olika raser. Fallots tetrad (TOF) är en av missbildningarna som kan ses i hjärtat. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prenatal Testing and Reproductive Freedom : A Mother´s Right to Choose

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Centrum för tillämpad etikFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Lise-Lott Karlsson; [2014]
    Keywords : prenatal testing; reproductive freedom; autonomy; severe disease;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyse and examine the debate on prenatal testing in Western countries, with a special focus on my own country, Sweden. In the near future it might be possible for a pregnant woman to profile the DNA of her foetus with a simple blood test early in pregnancy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Selective abortion on the basis of prenatal genetic diagnosis: ethical problems faced by the doctor

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Centrum för tillämpad etik

    Author : Andriana Smolska; [2006]
    Keywords : Prenatal genetic diagnosis; selective abortion; fetus; medical counselling;

    Abstract : The modern world is facing a revolutionary development in the clinical medicine and biomedical sciences. Due to the different life supporting systems, it is easily possible to keep patients with severe diseases alive. With organ transplantation a lot of people, who would otherwise die can live long and happy lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patients’ experiences of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Helena Malmgren; [2006]
    Keywords : preimplantation genetic diagnosis; couples experiences; reproductive alternatives; descriptive data report; statistical comparison;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to investigate the experiences and attitudes concerningpreimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) among the couples that have undergone PGD in Sweden.PGD is an alternative to conventional prenatal diagnosis for couples with a high risk of having a childwith genetic disease. READ MORE