Doctors Wanted to Abort Baby With Trisomy 18, He's Now Three-Years-Old
Women who are pregnant with babies diagnosed with fetal anomalies are often pressured into having an abortion, but another story has emerged of a mother who refused and a baby who defied the odds. According to a GoFund Me page, Nathan ... - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48

Doctors Said Our Son's Life Wasn't Worth Saving Because He Has Trisomy 18
On Simon's third day of life, he was diagnosed with trisomy 18, also known as Edward's syndrome. This condition involves an extra chromosome in the sequence of 18 — just as trisomy 21 affects the 21st chromosome for people with Down syndrome. - Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:15

St. Louis Fetal Care Institute Implements New Approach To Trisomy 13 and 18 ...
“Oftentimes when parents receive a diagnosis of trisomy 13 or 18, they are told their baby will pass away before, or soon after, delivery and not given much additional information about long term survivors or options for care after birth. Parents have ...
PR Web (press release) - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:52

Acute gastric volvulus in a patient with trisomy 21
Acute gastric volvulus is a torsion of the stomach by more than 180°and a life-threatening condition. We present a 50-year-old male patient with acute abdominal pain who has Down syndrome/trisomy 21. Computed tomography showed a significant ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:15

Darryl Sutter's Son Provides Best Moment of 2015 NHL All-Star Game
As Rich Hammond of the Kings' official website wrote in 2012, Chris was born with Trisomy 21, a form of Down syndrome. With his father coaching Team Foligno, Chris was right there on the bench to help out. Chris was active during the game and did his ...
Bleacher Report - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:44

WATCH: Darryl Sutter's son was doing some coaching at All-Star Game - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:19

Watch the most heartwarming moment from the NHL All-Star Game
USA TODAY - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:47

Eliana's Journey: Newborn Battling Trisomy 18 Gains Worldwide Attention
The couple say they were first alerted during Naomi's second trimester of pregnancy, that their daughter – if she made it to birth – would face the long odds of “Edwards Syndrome,” also called “Trisomy 18” because it entails an extra (third) 18th ...
10TV - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:58

Hancks are Easter Seal ambassador family
DS, also called Trisomy 21, is a condition in which extra genetic material causes delays in the way a child develops, both mentally and physically. According to the Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau counties, DS affects about one in every 800 babies ...
Bureau County Republican - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:33

BGI Study Confirms Accuracy of NIPT in Nearly 150000 Pregnancies
Comparing the NIPT results with confirmation either by follow-up invasive testing, or by tracking patients' eventual pregnancy outcomes, the group then calculated the false positive and false negative rate for each tested trisomy, and the overall ...
GenomeWeb - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:03

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