Medical, Ethical and Legal Aspects of Prenatal Diagnostics

Danielius Serapinas Abstract This article outlines the main medical, ethical and legal aspects of prenatal diagnostics. It has become standart in prenatal care to performe tests for chromosome abnormalities and neural tube defects. First trimester tests from maternal serum (free ╬▓ human chorionic gonadotropin and pregnancy associated plasma protein A) are performed from 11week to…