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PGS (preimplantation genetic screening)

PGS (preimplantation genetic screening) is a test that can be carried out on IVF embryos, to ensure that only embryos with no obvious chromosome abnormalities are returned to the woman's womb.

Now known as PGT-A or preimplantation testing for aneuploidy. 

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Event Review: International IVF Initiative – My mosaic embryo 25 January 2021 Review
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – What is IVF? 27 July 2020 Review
Embryos with abnormal cells may be common and result in IVF success 20 July 2020 News
What's the Truth about... 13 January 2020 Comment
Sex selection by gay men using gestational surrogacy: a troubling trend in queer family-making? 29 July 2019 Comment
Artificial intelligence learns to identify good embryos for IVF 8 April 2019 News
What is an 'add-on' and why does it matter? 21 January 2019 Comment
Genetic screening of embryos makes no difference to births 13 August 2018 News
Gene therapy treats deadly Gaucher disease in the womb 23 July 2018 News
DNA shed by embryos could offer non-invasive testing 5 July 2018 News
Back to basics: Improve access to fertility care by subtracting the 'add-ons' 19 March 2018 Comment
We need progress in French ART law 19 February 2018 Comment
Book Review: Selective Reproduction in the 21st Century 29 January 2018 Review
Preimplantation genetic screening: unvalidated methods discard healthy embryos 11 December 2017 Comment
New imaging technique could help pick embryos for IVF 4 September 2017 News
Mitochondrial replacement techniques, Mexico and the legal unknowns 24 April 2017 Comment
Podcast Review: Naked Genetics – Testing, testing 6 March 2017 Review
Benefits of IVF add-ons 'not based on evidence' 5 December 2016 News
TV Review: Panorama – Inside Britain's Fertility Business 5 December 2016 Review
Book Review: Where Science and Ethics Meet – Dilemmas at the Frontiers of Medicine and Biology 21 November 2016 Review
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.30pm (discussion) Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event about testing and screening human embryos is taking place TOMORROW EVENING - book NOW. The event will be chaired by Dr Sue Avery, with speakers including Dr Tony Gordon, Dr Christine Patch, James Lawford Davies and Professor Michael Parker...
Reproductive Medicine: Causes and Treatment of Infertility
10 September 2009 Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT, UK
An event addressing current issues and latest developments in fertility, clinical embryology and reproductive biology...