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PGD in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Spain performing PGD (Preimplantation genetic diagnosis) .
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Clínica Tambre

Tambre is an assisted reproduction centre located in the green and quiet neighbourhood of El Viso, in the heart of Madrid. Its founder, Dr. Pedro Caballero, started his project in 1978 and was part of the Interministerial Commission that drafted the first Assisted Reproduction Law in Spain

3 listed fertility specialists:

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Dr. Elena Santiago, MD

Specialist in Fertility Treatment

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1,850 - 3,600 US$

Fundacio Puigvert

Fundació Puigvert state-of-the-art high technology equipment, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive approach, together with some of the world’s leading specialists and over 60 years of experience, allow the clinic to have served over 600.000 patients

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Prof. Ana Polo

Director of the the Reproductive Medicine

Prof. Eduard Ruiz Castañé

Director of the Andrology Department

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Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quironsalud Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital has certified medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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GIREXX

A modern, fully equipped fertility clinic, offering IVF, ICSI (with IMSI), egg donations, PGD and more. The staff consists of four resident doctors specializing in human reproduction, supported by embriologysts, lab technicians, and an international service department.

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Dr. Àngel Rocas

Chief Doctor Gynaecologist

Dr. Ramon Brichs

Gynaecologist

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Hospital Quirónsalud Malaga

With more than 36 medical specialties, 200 physicians and surgeons of the highest level, Quironsalud Hospital Malaga is one of the most pertinent hospitals in Spain.

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Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Instituto Bernabeu

Since its founding in the early 80's, they keep their vocation and commitment to provide the patients with a holistic care, providing the highest level of care to implement individualized treatments.

17 listed fertility specialists:

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Dr. Belén Lledó

Director of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department

Dr. Jorge Ten

Director of the Reproductive Biology Department

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Ginefiv

A medical group providing services for assisted reproduction, covering all areas involved in the process.

19 listed fertility specialists:

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CERAM

A fertility clinic established by Dr Hugo Rafael Benito Martinez, offering a full range of assisted reproduction procedures, including: IVF, ICSI, IUI, egg donation, sperm donation, blastocyst trasfer and assisted hatching.

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Dr. Hugo Benito Martínez

Founder and Medical Director

Dr. Enrique Criado Scholz

Chief Embryologist

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About PGD

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is PGD?
PGD (Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis) is also referred to as embryo screening and is a procedure used on embryos before implantation, to screen for a variety of disorders. The most common disorders in question include cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, Huntington's disease and spinal muscular atrophy.
PGD is a procedure used alongside IVF and is carried out in order to increase the likelihood of an ongoing pregnancy and to prevent an inherited condition being passed on to the child.
PGD is also sometimes used for sex selection.

How is PGD carried out?
The woman undergoes IVF in order to collect eggs and fertilize them with the man’s sperm in a laboratory. The embryo develops in the laboratory for two to three days after which one or two cells are removed for genetic testing. The embryos that are found healthy from genetic diseases are transferred to the womb. Any unused embryos may be frozen for future use.

What affects the chances of success of a PGD procedure?
While there is little data available on the success rates of PGD, many factors can affect its success.

  • The age of the woman (the younger the woman, the higher the chances of success)
  • The underlying cause of infertility
  • Lack of embryos available to be transferred to the womb (for reasons of not enough eggs, damaged embryos or lack of viable embryos)

Is PGD legal in all countries?
PGD is a controversial technique and is not offered at all health centers. In many countries PGD is prohibited, in others it is controlled by the state.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The PGD procedure, where the embryo is diagnosed, takes a few days. One full cycle of IVF takes around 4 to 6 weeks in total, including the PGD procedure.

Days admitted : None.

Anesthesia : PGD doesn’t require any anesthesia. Egg collection for the IVF process takes place under a sedation anesthesia, or a general anesthesia.

Recovery : There is no recovery period for PGD and you are able to carry out your normal activities after leaving the clinic.

Risks : Risks for PGD combined with IVF are similar to risks associated with IVF treatment. Risks include: - Damage to embryos through the cell removal process. - PGD testing may not be 100 percent conclusive. - Reaction to fertility drugs including hot flashes, mood change and headaches. - Cramps and a small amount of bleeding may occur after egg collection. - Ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome. - Ectopic pregnancy. - Multiple births.

After care : - Monitor any side effects arising from IVF fertility drugs and consult your doctor if you are experiencing problems. - Take painkillers if you have cramping following egg collection.

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