September 26, 2021
Shahid Sadoughi Yazd University of medical Siences
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The department of Genetic Counseling in Yazd Research and Clinical Center for Infertility aims to assess the possible risk of disorders, find out why and how these disorders may be inherited, apply testing in the diagnosis of disorders and deal with the disease and its treatment.

Who needs genetic counseling?

§  Parents of those infants born with congenital genetic disorders

§  In cases where there is a family history of genetic disorders

§  Pregnant women over 35 years old

§  A person detected as the genetic carrier of a disease (the patient may not show symptoms of the disease but can pass on the genetic defect to the next generation) such as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, hemophilia, sickle-cell anemia and thalassemia.

§  In cases where the possibility of genetic disorders is opened up by screening tests such as alpha- fetoprotein

§  A person or couple affiliated with racial or ethnic groups where a specific genetic disorder is prevalent

§  Couples with recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL)

§  Pregnant women who have been exposed to certain drugs or radiation therapy or suffer from severe infection

§  Family history of certain diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and so on

Date:
2021/02/16
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