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Reproductive factors, subfertility, and risk of neural tube defects: a case-control study based on the Oxford Record Linkage Study Register.

Abstract:

Periconceptual exposure to subfertility treatments is increasingly common, raising concerns about the possibility of malformations in the offspring. The authors conducted a case-control study to determine whether subfertility or its treatment was associated with increased risk of neural tube defects (NTDs). Cases were 694 women diagnosed with an NTD-affected pregnancy in Oxfordshire or West Berkshire, England, between 1970 and 1987. Cases were individually matched on maternal year of birth an...

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10.1093/aje/152.9.823

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Whiteman, D More by this author
O'Donnell, M More by this author
Goldacre, M More by this author
Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
152
Issue:
9
Pages:
823-828
Publication date:
2000-11-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:bfed2668-ac92-4260-81e5-0b0f7667ba05
Source identifiers:
190897
Local pid:
pubs:190897

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