Obstetrics

The impact of extended newborn screening programs on inherited metabolic diseases

October 20, 2020

Despite the fact that extended newborn screenings have been used for more than 20 years, the impact of such screenings on long-term clinical outcomes among individuals who had inherited metabolic diseases is still relatively unknown.

Major points and concepts to consider when offering pan-ethnic expanded carrier testing

September 17, 2020

The following points summarize information from a Joint Statement of the Perinatal Quality Foundation, ACMG, ACOG, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), and the National Society of Genetic Counselors on “points to consider” when performing expanded carrier screening in reproductive medicine.