• Epidemiology of congenital cerebral anomalies in Europe: a multicentre, population-based EUROCAT study 

      Morris, Joan K.; Wellesley, Diana G.; Barisic, Ingeborg; Addor, Marie-Claude; Bergman, Jorieke E. H.; Braz, Paula; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jennifer J.; Lelong, Natalie; Luyt, Karen; Lynch, Catherine; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Mokoroa, Olatz; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; Pierini, Anna; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Schaub, Bruno; Tucker, David F.; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; Wiesel, Awi; Zymak-Zakutnia, Natalia; Lanzoni, Monica; Garne, Ester (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives: To describe the epidemiology and geographical differences in prevalence of congenital cerebral anomalies in Europe. Design and setting: Congenital cerebral anomalies (International Classification of Diseases, ...
    • Ethics and legal requirements for data linkage in 14 European countries for children with congenital anomalies 

      Claridge, Hugh; Tan, Joachim; Loane, Maria; Garne, Ester; Barisic, Ingeborg; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Dias, Carlos; Gatt, Miriam; Jordan, Susan; Khoshnood, Babak; Kiuru-Kuhlefelt, Sonja; Klungsøyr, Kari; Mokoroa Carollo, Olatz; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; Pierini, Anna; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rissmann, Anke; Tucker, David; De Walle, Hermien; Wertelecki, Wladimir; Morris, Joan K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Introduction: Linking healthcare data sets can create valuable resources for research, particularly when investigating rare exposures or outcomes. However, across Europe, the permissions processes required to access data ...
    • Linking a European cohort of children born with congenital anomalies to vital statistics and mortality records: A EUROlinkCAT study 

      Loane, Maria; Given, Joanne E.; Tan, J.; Reid, A.; Akhmedzhanova, D.; Astolfi, G.; Barisic, Ingeborg; Bertille, N.; Bonet, L.B.; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Carollo, O. Mokoroa; Coi, Alessio; Densem, J.; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Garne, Ester; Gatt, Miriam; Glinianaia, S.V.; Heino, Anna; Hond, E. Den; Jordan, Sue; Khoshnood, Babak; Kiuru-Kuhlefelt, S.; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Nathalie; Lutke, L.R.; Neville, Amanda J.; Ostapchuk, L.; Puccini, Aurora; Rissmann, Anke; Santoro, Michele; Scanlon, I.; Thys, G.; Tucker, David; Urhoj, Stine Kjaer; De Walle, H. E. K.; Wellesley, Diana; Zurriaga, O.; Morris, Joan K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      EUROCAT is a European network of population-based congenital anomaly (CA) registries. Twenty-one registries agreed to participate in the EUROlinkCAT study to determine if reliable information on the survival of children ...
    • Prevalence of microcephaly in Europe: Population based study 

      Morris, Joan K.; Rankin, Judith; Garne, Ester; Loane, Maria; Greenlees, Ruth; Addor, Marie-Claude; Arriola, Larraitz; Barisic, Ingeborg; Bergman, Jorieke E.H.; Csaky-Szunyogh, Melinda; Dias, Carlos; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Gatt, Miriam; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jennifer J.; Lynch, Catherine; McDonnell, Robert; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Pierini, Anna; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rissmann, Anke; Tucker, David; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Wellesley, Diana; Wiesel, Awi; Dolk, Helen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Objectives: To provide contemporary estimates of the prevalence of microcephaly in Europe, determine if the diagnosis of microcephaly is consistent across Europe, and evaluate whether changes in prevalence would be detected ...
    • Prevalence of vascular disruption anomalies and association with young maternal age: A EUROCAT study to compare the United Kingdom with other European countries 

      Morris, Joan K.; Wellesley, Diana; Limb, Elizabeth; Bergman, Jorieke E. H.; Kinsner-Ovaskainen, Agnieszka; Addor, Marie Claude; Brougham, Jennifer M.; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Dias, Carlos M.; Echevarría-González-de-Garibay, Luis-Javier; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Barisic, Ingeborg; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Nathalie; Materna-Kiryluk, Anna; Neville, Amanda; Nelen, Vera; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Perthus, Isabelle; Pierini, Anna; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Sayers, Geraldine; Stevens, Sarah; Tucker, David; Garne, Ester (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Younger mothers are at a greater risk of having a pregnancy with gastroschisis and the risk is higher in the United Kingdom than other European countries. Gastroschisis is thought to be a vascular disruption ...
    • Prevention of Neural Tube Defects in Europe: A Public Health Failure 

      Morris, Joan K.; Addor, Marie-Claude; Ballardini, Elisa; Barisic, Ingeborg; Barrachina-Bonet, Laia; Braz, Paula; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Den Hond, Elly; Garne, Ester; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Khoshnood, Babak; Lelong, Nathalie; Kinsner-Ovaskainen, Agnieszka; Kiuru-Kuhlefelt, Sonja; Klungsøyr, Kari; Latos-Bielenska, Anna; Limb, Elisabeth; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Perthus, Isabelle; Pierini, Anna; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Sayers, Gerardine; Sipek, Antonin; Stevens, Sarah; Tucker, David; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Wellesley, Diana; Wertelecki, Wladimir; Bermejo-Sanchez, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective: Thirty years ago it was demonstrated that folic acid taken before pregnancy and in early pregnancy reduced the risk of a neural tube defect (NTD). Despite Public Health Initiatives across Europe recommending ...
    • Survival of children with rare structural congenital anomalies: a multi-registry cohort study 

      Coi, Alessio; Santoro, Michele; Pierini, Anna; Rankin, Judith; Glinianaia, Svetlana V.; Tan, Joachim; Reid, Abigail-Kate; Garne, Ester; Loane, Maria; Given, Joanne; Ballardini, Elisa; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Gatt, Miriam; García-Villodre, Laura; Gissler, Mika; Jordan, Sue; Kiuru-Kuhlefelt, Sonja; Kjaer Urhoj, Stine; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Nathalie; Lutke, L. Renée; Neville, Amanda J.; Rahshenas, Makan; Scanlon, Ieuan; Wellesley, Diana; Morris, Joan K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Congenital anomalies are the leading cause of perinatal, neonatal and infant mortality in developed countries. Large long-term follow-up studies investigating survival beyond the first year of life in children ...
    • Survival, hospitalisation and surgery in children born with Pierre Robin sequence: a European population-based cohort study 

      Santoro, Michele; Garne, Ester; Coi, Alessio; Tan, Joachim; Loane, Maria; Ballardini, Elisa; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Gatt, Miriam; Gissler, Mika; Jordan, Sue; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Natalie; Urhoj, Stine Kjaer; Wellesley, Diana G.; Morris, Joan K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Objective: To evaluate survival, hospitalisations and surgical procedures for children born with Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) across Europe. Design: Multicentre population-based cohort study. Setting: Data on 463 live ...
    • Temporal and geographical variations in survival of children born with congenital anomalies in Europe: A multi-registry cohort study 

      Santoro, Michele; Coi, Alessio; Pierini, Anna; Rankin, Judith; Glinianaia, Svetlana V.; Tan, Joachim; Reid, Abigail; Garne, Ester; Loane, Maria; Given, Joanne; Aizpurua, Amaia; Astolfi, Gianni; Barisic, Ingeborg; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; de Walle, Hermien E. K.; Den Hond, Elly; García-Villodre, Laura; Gatt, Miriam; Gissler, Mika; Jordan, Sue; Khoshnood, Babak; Kiuru-Kuhlefelt, Sonja; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Nathalie; Lutke, Renée; Mokoroa, Olatz; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; Odak, Ljubica; Rissmann, Anke; Scanlon, Ieuan; Urhoj, Stine Kjaer; Wellesley, Diana; Wertelecki, Wladimir; Yevtushok, Lyubov; Morris, Joan K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Congenital anomalies are a major cause of perinatal, neonatal and infant mortality. Objectives: The aim was to investigate temporal changes and geographical variation in survival of children with major ...
    • Ten-year survival of children with trisomy 13 or trisomy 18: A multi-registry European cohort study 

      Glinianaia, Svetlana V.; Rankin, Judith; Tan, Joachim; Loane, Maria; Garne, Ester; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; De Walle, Hermien E. K.; Gatt, Miriam; Gissler, Mika; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Natalie; Neville, Amanda; Pierini, Anna; Tucker, David F.; Urhoj, Stine Kjaer; Wellesley, Diana Gay; Morris, Joan K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Objective: To investigate the survival to 10 years of age of children with trisomy 13 (T13) and children with trisomy 18 (T18), born 1995–2014. Design: Population-based cohort study that linked mortality data to data ...
    • Trends in congenital anomalies in Europe from 1980 to 2012 

      Morris, Joan K.; Springett, Anna L.; Greenlees, Ruth; Loane, Maria; Addor, Marie-Claude; Arriola, Larraitz; Barisic, Ingeborg; Bergman, Jorieke E.H.; Csáky-Szunyogh, Melinda; Dias, Carlos; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Garne, Ester; Gatt, Miriam; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lynch, Catherine; McDonnell, Robert; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; O'Mahony, Mary; Pierini, Anna; Queisser-Luft, Annette; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Kurinczuk, Jennifer; Tucker, David; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; Wellesley, Diana; Dolk, Helen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04-05)
      Background: Surveillance of congenital anomalies is important to identify potential teratogens. Methods: This study analysed the prevalence of 61 congenital anomaly subgroups (excluding chromosomal) in 25 population-based ...