[AI] Enquiry regarding prenatal screening test for RP before birth of a child for my friends

Rahul Kelapure rkelapure at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 06:06:27 EST 2019


Hi Ekinath,

To answer your question, as far as I know, ofcourse there are tests
available, however, the results of tests do not determine the
possibility in clear yes or no. This was what I was told.

Further, There is a department called Genetic Counciling at Sankara
Nethralaya at Chennai. I had been there and they are very straight
forward in talking about the possibility or otherwise.

You may advise your friend to go there and get the tests done.

All the best.

Thanks and warm regards,

Rahul.


On 1/10/19, Ekinath Khedekar <ekinath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Accessindians,
> Hope you all are doing well.
> I have a VI friend whose spouse too is a VI. One of them have RP and
> wish to plan for a baby, only if there exists a prenatal test which
> can definitely determine RP risk to their foetus.
> I tried helping them through Google but it’s confusing. Please
> experienced people on the issue share their views. Kindly only focus
> on the availability on such test and do not judge them.
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
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> With best regards,
> Ekinath Khedekar.
>
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