[Array-comparative genomic hybridization is a new and promising method for prenatal chromosomal diagnosis]

Ugeskr Laeger. 2014 Jul 21;176(30):1379-82.
[Article in Danish]


Array-comparative genomic hybridization (array-CGH) is a very sensitive method for identifying chromosomal imbalances and is now used on a clinical basis for prenatal diagnosis. This article reviews the advantages and disadvantages of the method, the ethical considerations and the current recommendations for prenatal use in Denmark according to a new national guideline from The Danish Society of Foetal Medicine and the Danish Society of Medical Genetics.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chromosome Disorders / diagnosis*
  • Chromosome Disorders / genetics
  • Comparative Genomic Hybridization / ethics
  • Comparative Genomic Hybridization / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Microarray Analysis / ethics
  • Microarray Analysis / methods
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis / ethics
  • Prenatal Diagnosis / methods*