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Consanguineous marriage is the marriage between people who are blood relatives. Most dangerous consanguineous marriages are marriages between cousins. Hereditary diseases are happened because of mutations in genes, the majority of such diseases are metabolic diseases and there are a lot of them. If there is a diagnosed hereditary sickness in the family or couple has one sick child, then the unborn fetus should be checked for these diseases.
Axar.az reports that, 8,4% of born children are results of consanguineous marriages. Interception of carrier genes increases the frequency of genetic diseases.
In consanguineous marriages mother should consult a geneticist - doctor, in order to prevent such problems. Before people were spending a lot of money and were going abroad for genetic examination.Best case was when clinics took the specimen and were sending them to abroad.
Afgen clinic of professor of Ege University of Izmir Afiq Bardali ended such problems in Azerbaijan. Here diagnosis of many genetic diseases is possible by the help of advanced equipments.
Notably, this center continues its work in Biological Medicine clinic since 2012.
2017.05.18 / 17:00