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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 ...
Do Cervical Cancer Patients Diagnosed with Opportunistic Screening Live Longer? An Arkhangelsk Cancer Registry Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-26)
The aim of the current study was to compare cervical cancer (СС) patients diagnosed with and without screening in terms of: (i) sociodemographic and clinical characteristics; (ii) factors associated with survival; and (iii), and levels of risk. A registry-based study was conducted using data from the Arkhangelsk Cancer Registry. It included women with newly diagnosed malignant neoplasm of the uterine ...
Knowledge about human papillomavirus and prevention of cervical cancer among women of Arkhangelsk, Northwest Russia
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-12-13)
<p><i>Background - </i>Knowledge about cervical cancer (CC) risk factors and benefits of CC prevention motivates women to participate in its screening. However, several studies show that there is a significant knowledge deficit worldwide about human papillomavirus (HPV). The current study explores the level of knowledge about HPV and CC prevention in the context of sociodemographic and behavioral ...
Sociodemographic characteristics, sexual behaviour and knowledge about cervical cancer prevention as risk factors for high-risk human papillomavirus infection in Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-24)
While sociodemographic predictors of cervical cancer (CC) are well understood, predictors of high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) infection have not been fully elucidated. This study explored the HR-HPV infection positivity in relation to sociodemographic, sexual behavior characteristics and knowledge about HPV and CC prevention among women who visited the Arkhangelsk clinical maternity hospital ...
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 ...