The PGD is indicated in couples that carries a structural chromosomal alterations or severe genetic diseases. Comprises a series of techniques that allows you to diagnose a specific genetic condition in embryonic cells in order to prevent the transmission of a serious genetic disease to their offspring.
Is also is indicated for those couples with reproductive problems, the PGD screening of aneuploidies (DGSA). Mainly in couples that had repeated miscarriages by unknown cause, as well as implantation failure, advanced maternal age or severe male factor. This type of diagnosis is to detect chromosomal alterations at the level of the embryo that may compromise their viability.