Opinion on a new and Challenging Tool in Prenatal Counseling: Non invasive Prenatal Testing by Fetal Cell-Free DNA in Maternal BloodJusto Alonso*
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Facultad de Medicina de Montevideo, Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay, Uruguay
- *Corresponding Author:
- Dr. Justo Alonso
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Facultad de Medicina de Montevideo
Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay, Uruguay
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: November 06, 2013; Accepted date: November 19, 2013; Published date: November 25, 2013
Citation: Alonso J (2013) Opinion on a new and Challenging Tool in Prenatal Counseling: Non invasive Prenatal Testing by Fetal Cell-Free DNA in Maternal Blood. J Health Med Informat 4:138. doi: 10.4172/2157-7420.1000138
Copyright: © 2013 Alonso J. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Practicing obstetricians are constantly facing new challenges regarding prenatal diagnosis, as knowledge on this field increases exponentially. Continuous medical education in this area as in others is essential for a good clinical practice and appropriate counseling to patients.