• Congenital clubfoot in Europe: A population-based study 

      Wang, Hao; Barisic, Ingeborg; Loane, Maria; Addor, Marie-Claude; Bailey, Linda M.; Gatt, Miriam; Klungsøyr, Kari; Mokoroa, Olatz; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; O'Mahony, Mary; Pierini, Anna; Rissmann, Anke; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Wiesel, Awi; Wisniewska, Katarzyna; de Jong van den Berg, Lolkje T.W.; Dolk, Helen; Khoshnood, Babak; Garne, Ester (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      We aimed to assess prevalence, birth outcome, associated anomalies and prenatal diagnosis of congenital clubfoot in Europe using data from the EUROCAT network, and to validate the recording of congenital clubfoot as a major ...
    • Epidemiology of Pierre-Robin sequence in Europe: A population-based EUROCAT study 

      Santoro, Michele; Coi, Alessio; Barišić, Ingeborg; Pierini, Anna; Addor, Marie-Claude; Baldacci, Silvia; Ballardini, Elisa; Boban, Ljubica; Braz, Paula; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jennifer J.; Materna-Kiryluk, Anna; Lanzoni, Monica; Lelong, Nathalie; Luyt, Karen; Mokoroa, Olatz; Mullaney, Carmel; Nelen, Vera; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Perthus, Isabelle; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Schaub, Bruno; Tucker, David; Wellesley, Diana; Zymak-Zakutnia, Nataliia; Garne, Ester (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) is a rare congenital anomaly. Respiratory disorders and feeding difficulties represent the main burden. Objective The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of PRS ...
    • Maternal risk factors for the VACTERL association: A EUROCAT case-control study 

      van de Putte, Romy; van Rooij, Iris A.L.M.; Haanappel, Cynthia P.; Marcelis, Carlo L.M.; Brunner, Han G.; Addor, Marie-Claude; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Dias, Carlos Matias; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Etxebarriarteun, Larraitz; Gatt, Miriam; Khoshnood, Babak; Kinsner-Ovaskainen, Agnieszka; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jenny J.; Latos-Bielenska, Anna; Luyt, Karen; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Miller, Nicola; Mullaney, Carmel; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; Perthus, Isabelle; Pierini, Anna; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Schaub, Bruno; Tucker, David; Wellesley, Diana; Wiesel, Awi; Zymak-Zakutnia, Natalya; Loane, Maria; Barisic, Ingeborg; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Bergman, Jorieke E. H.; Roeleveld, Nel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The VACTERL association (VACTERL) is the nonrandom occurrence of at least three of these congenital anomalies: vertebral, anal, cardiac, tracheoesophageal, renal, and limb anomalies. Despite suggestions for ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Spectrum of congenital anomalies among VACTERL cases: a EUROCAT population-based study 

      van de Putte, Romy; van Rooij, Iris A.L.M.; Marcelis, Carlo L.M.; Guo, Michel; Brunner, Han G.; Addor, Marie-Claude; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Dias, Carlos Matias; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Etxebarriarteun, Larraitz; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin C.H.; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jenny J.; Lanzoni, Monica; Latos-Bielenska, Anna; Luyt, Karen; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Miller, Nicola; Mullaney, Carmel; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; Perthus, Isabelle; Pierini, Anna; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Schaub, Bruno; Tucker, David; Wellesley, Diana; Wiesel, Awi; Zymak-Zakutnia, Natalya; Loane, Maria; Barišić, Ingeborg; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Roeleveld, Nel; Bergman, Jorieke E.H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: The VACTERL (Vertebral anomalies, Anal atresia, Cardiac malformations, Tracheo-Esophageal fistula, Renal anomalies, Limb abnormalities) association is the non-random occurrence of at least three of these ...
    • 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 ...