Preimplantation genetic screening, PGS is accomplished by biopsy a blastocyst, sending a few cells to the genetic lab and transferring euploid embryo, i.e. an embryo with 46 chromosomes. The patient will know the gender of the embryo and can elect to transfer the embryo of the preferred gender. PGS allows more efficient treatment and having an elective single embryo transfer.
How is IVF with gender selection done?
By Dr. Joel G. Brasch (gynecologist).
Last Update: 07/05/2019
Dr. Joel G. Brasch
Dr. Joel Brasch is the Medical Director of Chicago IVF, founded in 2005. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and has over 25 years of direct experience in fertility treatment and reproductive care. He is also the Director of Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.