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Preimplantation diagnosis is likely to increase in the Netherlands

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 17 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1433
  1. Tony Sheldon
  1. Utrecht

    The first healthy child has been born in the Netherlands after preimplantation diagnosis to ensure that a serious hereditary abnormality was not passed on. Within days of the birth a scientific report recommended that the strict medical indications for carrying out the procedure in the Netherlands should be relaxed, which could lead to many more treatments.

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