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USC Fertility expert interviewed about preimplantation genetic screening

USC Fertility expert Richard Paulson MD interviewed about preimplantation genetic screening

Although preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is becoming more common in reproductive medicine, some fertility specialists are thinking twice about using it. A new article in The Cut, A New Last Chance, discussed PGS and its limitations. One of the experts who was interviewed in the article was Richard Paulson, M.D., of our Los Angeles fertility center.

Like the other fertility specialists in the article, Dr. Paulson shared his concerns about the effectiveness of PGS. According to Dr. Paulson, “I think it’s a large number of embryos that we’re throwing away because of the inefficiency of PGS.” In a video that is included with the article, Dr. Paulson explains why using a unique prop – a soccer ball.

If you would like to watch the video and find out more, please click here.

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