• Asthma medication prescribing before, during and after pregnancy: a study in seven European regions 

      Charlton, Rachel A; Pierini, Anna; Klungsøyr, Kari; Neville, Amanda J; Jordan, Susan; de Jong-van den Berg, Lolkje T W; Thayer, Daniel; Bos, H Jens; Puccini, Aurora; Hansen, Anne V; Gini, Rosa; Engeland, Anders; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Dolk, Helen; Garne, Ester (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-01-19)
      Objectives: To explore utilisation patterns of asthma medication before, during and after pregnancy as recorded in seven European population-based databases. Design: A descriptive drug utilisation study. Setting :7 electronic ...
    • 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 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, ...
    • Epidemiology of Dandy-Walker malformation in Europe: A EUROCAT population-based registry study 

      Santoro, Michele; Coi, Alessio; Barišić, Ingeborg; Garne, Ester; Addor, Marie-Claude; Bergman, Jorieke E.H.; Bianchi, Fabrizio; Boban, Ljubica; Braz, Paula; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Kinsner-Ovaskainen, Agnieszka; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jennifer J.; Lelong, Nathalie; Luyt, Karen; Materna-Kiryluk, Anna; Mokoroa, Olatz; Mullaney, Carmel; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda Julie; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Perthus, Isabelle; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Schaub, Bruno; Tucker, David; Wellesley, Diana; Yevtushok, Lyubov; Pierini, Anna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Dandy-Walker (DW) malformation is a rare and severe congenital anomaly of the posterior fossa affecting the development of the cerebellum and the fourth ventricle. Objective: The aim of this study was to ...
    • Holt Oram syndrome: a registry-based study in Europe 

      Barisic, Ingeborg; Boban, Ljubica; Greenlees, Ruth; Garne, Ester; Wellesley, Diana; Calzolari, Elisa; Addor, Marie-Claude; Arriola, Larraitz; Bergman, Jorieke E. H.; Braz, Paula; Budd, Judith L. S.; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr, Kari; McDonnell, Bob; Nelen, Vera; Pierini, Anna; Queisser-Wahrendorf, Annette; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rounding, Catherine; Tucker, David; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; Dolk, Helen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-25)
      Background: Holt-Oram syndrome (HOS) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterised by upper limb anomalies and congenital heart defects. We present epidemiological and clinical aspects of HOS patients using data from ...
    • Improving information on maternal medication use by linking prescription data to congenital anomaly registers: a EUROmediCAT study 

      de Jonge, Linda; Garne, Ester; Gini, Rosa; Jordan, Susan E.; Klungsøyr, Kari; Loane, Maria; Neville, Amanda J.; Pierini, Anna; Puccini, Aurora; Thayer, Daniel S.; Tucker, David; Vinkel Hansen, Anne; Bakker, Marian K. (Journal article, 2015-07-08)
      Introduction Research on associations between medication use during pregnancy and congenital anomalies is significative for assessing the safe use of a medicine in pregnancy. Congenital anomaly (CA) registries do not have ...
    • Metformin exposure in first trimester of pregnancy and risk of all or specific congenital anomalies: exploratory case-control study 

      Given, Joanne E.; Loane, Maria; Garne, Ester; Addor, Marie-Claude; Bakker, Marian; Bertaut-Nativel, Bénédicte; Gatt, Miriam; Klungsøyr, Kari; Lelong, Nathalie; Morgan, Margery; Neville, Amanda J; Pierini, Anna; Rissmann, Anke; Dolk, Helen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Objective: To investigate whether exposure to metformin during the first trimester of pregnancy, for diabetes or other indications, increases the risk of all or specific congenital anomalies. Design: Population based ...
    • Prescribing of Antidiabetic Medicines before, during and after Pregnancy: A Study in Seven European Regions 

      Charlton, Rachel A; Klungsøyr, Kari; Neville, Amanda J; Jordan, Sue; Pierini, Anna; de Jong-van den Berg, Lolkje T W; Bos, H Jens; Puccini, Aurora; Engeland, Anders; Gini, Rosa; Davies, Gareth; Thayer, Daniel; Hansen, Anne V; Morgan, Margery; Wang, Hao; McGrogan, Anita; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Dolk, Helen; Garne, Ester (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-05-18)
      Aim: To explore antidiabetic medicine prescribing to women before, during and after pregnancy in different regions of Europe. Methods: A common protocol was implemented across seven databases in Denmark, Norway, The ...
    • 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 ...
    • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants in pregnancy and congenital anomalies: Analysis of linked databases in Wales, Norway and Funen, Denmark 

      Jordan, Sue; Morris, Joan K; Davies, Gareth I.; Tucker, David; Thayer, Daniel S; Luteijn, Johannes Michiel; Morgan, Margery; Garne, Ester; Hansen, Anne Vinkel; Klungsøyr, Kari; Engeland, Anders; Boyle, Breidge; Dolk, Helen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-12-01)
      Background: Hypothesised associations between in utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and congenital anomalies, particularly congenital heart defects (CHD), remain controversial. We investigated ...
    • 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 ...
    • Use of asthma medication during pregnancy and risk of specific congenital anomalies: A European case-malformed control study 

      Garne, Ester; Hansen, Anne Vinkel; Morris, Joan; Klungsøyr, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-07-26)
      Background. Pregnant women with asthma need to take medication during pregnancy. Objective. We sought to identify whether there is an increased risk of specific congenital anomalies after exposure to antiasthma medication ...