Category Archives: maternal fetal medicine

Now Offering Advanced Genetic Testing


  Beginning September 1, 2015, Boston Maternal Fetal Medicine will now be offering advanced genetic testing through Good Start Genetics.

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Chromosomal Microarray for Routine Prenatal Diagnosis: Let the Revolution Begin

In an extraordinary recent publication in The New England Journal of Medicine, Wapner et al compared the findings obtained from chromosomal microarray analysis versus traditional karyotyping in 4406 women undergoing amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling.  In addition to detecting 100% of the common aneuploidies identified Learn More

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