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Under-reporting of major birth defects in Northwest Russia: a registry-based study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-30)
The objective was to assess the prevalence of selected major birth defects, based on data from two medical registries in Murmansk County, and compare the observed rates with those available for Norway and Arkhangelsk County, Northwest Russia. It included all newborns (≥22 completed weeks of gestation) registered in the Murmansk County Birth Registry (MCBR) and born between 1 January 2006 and 31 ...
Risk Factors for Ventricular Septal Defects in Murmansk County, Russia: A Registry-Based Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-24)
Cardiovascular malformations are one of the most common birth defects among newborns and constitute a leading cause of perinatal and infant mortality. Although some risk factors are recognized, the causes of cardiovascular malformations (CVMs) remain largely unknown. In this study, we aim to identify risk factors for ventricular septal defects (VSDs) in Northwest Russia. The study population ...
Risk Factors for hypospadias in Northwest Russia: A Murmansk County Birth Registry Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-04)
<i>Background</i> - Hypospadias is the most common congenital anomaly of the penis, but its causes are mainly unknown. Of the risk factors identified, the most plausible are hormonal and genetic. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for hypospadias in Northwest Russia based on registry data.<p> <p><i>Methods</i> - The study population included male infants registered in the Murmansk ...