Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, August 9th, 2004
According to A.J. Schaeffer and colleagues, miscarriage ends 10-15% of all clinically recognized pregnancies and usually occurs in the first trimester.
"Approximately 50% of first-trimester miscarriages result from fetal chromosome abnormalities," they said. "Currently, G-banded chromosome analysis is used to determine if large-scale genetic imbalances are the cause of these pregnancy losses. This technique relies on the culture of cells derived...
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