• 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 ...
    • 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 ...