Tag: CCS

The Eeva Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) Study

In collaboration with a cutting-edge biotechnology company, Auxogyn, RMANJ’s patients recently had the unique opportunity to participate in a non-invasive study where they were able to watch their embryos grow!  Since the Eeva Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) Study launched last year, the RMANJ Clinical Research team has helped recruit over 100 participants.  The final stages […]

The Benefits of SelectCCS Comprehensive Chromosome Screening

Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) is a type of preimplantation genetic screening that evaluates all 23 pairs of human chromosomes in search of any abnormalities (aneuploidy).  Aneuploidy is the term used to describe any embryo with either too many or too few chromosomes. Greater than 60% of miscarriages are caused by chromosomal abnormalities, with increased incidence […]

When is it safe for PGD to be performed on an embryo?

“PGD performed on an embryo at the Blastocyst Stage(Day5)  is safer than DNA sampling done on Cleavage Stage(Day3) embryos,” says Dr. Shefali Shastri, MD, FACOG Pre-Genetic Diagnosis or PGD is a technique that enables people to look at the genetic make-up of an embryo prior to implantation.  It can help individuals with a specific inheritance condition in […]