Document Type : Original Article


1 Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah Hospital, Kuwait

2 Department of Genetics, Al Soor Clinic, Kuwait


Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is recognized as an effective approach to rule out embryos with abnormal chromosomes in hopes of increasing the chances of a successful pregnancy. The objective of this study is to evaluate the association between types of single cell (blastomere) chromosomal aneuploidy and female partner age using Next Generation Sequencing technique. This study showed that 70.80% of tested samples had abnormal chromosomal complementation, regardless of maternal age or complexity of the abnormality present. 


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