1165.1 - Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) assessment

Page last updated: 16 June 2016

Application Detail

Status

Open

Description of Medical Service

PGD is a technique which is applied within the in vitro fertilisation (IVF) process, to detect whether an embryo created in vitro has a specific genetic defect. PGD is defined as: testing of cells from pre-implantation embryos for the detection of genetic and/or chromosomal disorders before embryo transfer.

Description of Medical Condition

PGD is used by couples who know that they carry a serious genetic disorder (and are therefore at risk of having affected offspring) to have a child free of the disorder.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Investigative

Previous Application Number

1165

Associated Documentation


Application Form

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PICO Confirmation

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Assessment Report

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Public Summary Document

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Meetings for this Application

PASC

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ESC

6 October2016

MSAC

6 April 2017