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Publications

The following publications have been published utilising data from the SWCAR database. Names in bold text are affiliated with SWCAR.

Papers

2014

Springett A, Budd J, Draper ES, Kurinczuk JJ, Medina J, Rankin J, Rounding C, Tucker D, Wellesley D, Wreyford B, Morris JK. Congenital Anomaly Statistics 2012: England and Wales. London: British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers. 2014.

Joan K Morris, Ester Garne, Diana Wellesley, Marie-Claude Addor, Larraitz Arriola, Ingeborg Barisic, Judit Beres,Fabrizio Bianchi, Judith Budd, Carlos Matias Dias, Miriam Gatt, Kari Klungsoyr, Babak Khoshnood, Anna Latos-Bielenska, Carmel Mullaney, Vera Nelen, Amanda J Neville, Mary O'Mahony, Annette Queisser-Luft, Hanitra Randrianaivo, Judith Rankin, Anke Rissmann, Cath Rounding, Antonin Sipek, Sylvia Stoianova, David Tucker, Hermien de Walle, Lyubov Yevtushok, Maria Loane, Helen Dolk Major congenital anomalies in babies born with Down syndrome: A EUROCAT population-based registry study. Am J Med Genet A2014; 164(12):2979-2986 (DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36780)

Anna Springett, Elizabeth S. Draper, Judith Rankin, Catherine Rounding, David Tucker, Sylvia Stoianova, Diana Wellesley and Joan K. Morris Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2014; 100(9):721-725 (DOI: 10.1002/bdra.23301)

Basude S, McDermott L, Newell S, Wreyford B, Denbow M, Hutchinson J, Abdel-Fattah S. Fetal Hemivertebrae, associations and perinatal outcome. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014 (DOI: 10.1002/uog.13401)

Best KE, Addor MC, Arriola L, Balku E, Barisic I, Bianchi F, Calzolari E, Curran R, Doray B, Draper E, Garne E, Gatt M, Haeusler M, van Kammen-Bergman J, Khoshnood B, Klungsoyr K, Martos C, Materna-Kiryluk A, Matias Dias C, McDonnell B, Mullaney C, Nelen V, O'Mohony M, Queisser-Luft A, Randrianoivo H, Rissmann A, Rounding C, Sipek A, Thompson R, Tucker D, Wellesley D, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Rankin J. Hirschsprung's disease prevalence in Europe: A register based study. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2014 (DOI: 10.1002/bdra.23269)

Springett A, Draper ES, Rankin J, Rounding C, Tucker D, Wellesley D, Wreyford B, Morris JK. Birth prevalence and one year survival of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, England and Wales, 2002-2011. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2014; 99(Suppl 1):A159 (DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306576.468)

Tennant PWG, Glinianaia SV, Wellesley D, Draper ES, Kurinczuk JJ, Tonks AM, Tucker DF, Wreyford B, Rankin J. Epidemiology of partial urorectal septum malformation sequence (or 'persistent cloaca'): a population-based study in seven regions of England and Wales, 1985-2010. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2014 (DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306027)

2013

Basude S, McDermott L, Newell S, Hutchinson J, Denbow M, Abdel-Fattah S. Fetal hemivertebrae: is it a diagnosis of concern? BJOG 2013; 120(s1):112-3 (DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12293)

Tennant PWG, Glinianaia SV, Wellesley D, Rankin J. Partial urorectal septum malformation (pURSM) sequence in England and Wales: prevalence, additional anomalies, and pregnancy outcome. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013; 98(Suppl 1):A13 (DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-303966.044)

2012

Howe DT, Rankin J, Draper ES. Schizencephaly prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and clues to aetiology: a register based study. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 39(1):75-82 (DOI: 10.1002/uog.9069)

2011

Boyd PA, Tonks AM, Rankin J, Rounding C, Wellesley D, Draper ES, and a BINOCAR Working Group. Monitoring the prenatal detection of structural fetal congenital anomalies in England and Wales: register-based study. J Med Screen 2011; 18(1):2-7 (DOI: 10.1258/jms.2011.010139)

2010

Savva GM, Walker K, Morris JK. The maternal age-specific live birth prevalence of trisomies 13 and 18 compared to trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). Prenat Diagn 2010; 30(1):57-64 (DOI: 10.1002/pd.2403)

2009

Savva GM, Morris JK. Ascertainment and accuracy of Down syndrome cases reported in congenital anomaly registers in England and Wales. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2009; 94(1):F23-7 (DOI: 10.1136/adc.2007.135210)

2008

Morris JK, Savva GM. The risk of fetal loss following a prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 13 or trisomy 18. Am J Med Genet A 2008; 146(7):827-32 (DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.32220)

Mytton J, Harrison V, McLoughlin A, Thompson R, Overton T. An evaluation of the recording of folic acid use in the South West Congenital Anomaly Register. Prenat Diagn 2008; 28(8):722-6 (DOI: 10.1002/pd.2034)

Reports

2013

Springett A, Budd J, Draper ES, Fitzsimons K, Kurinczuk J, Rankin J, Rounding C, Stoianova S, Tonks A, Tucker D, Wellesley D, Wreyford B, Morris JK. Congenital Anomaly Statistics 2011: England and Wales. London: British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers. 2013.

2012

Springett A, Morris JK. Congenital Anomaly Statistics 2010: England and Wales. London: British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers. 2012.

2011

Springett A, Morris JK. Congenital Anomaly Statistics 2009: England and Wales. London: British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers. 2011.

2006

Mytton J. Audit Report – Use and recording of folic acid to prevent neural tube defects in pregnancy: South West Region, 2003-2004. Bristol: South West Congenital Anomaly Register & Bristol Directorate of Public Health. 2006.