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Birth prevalence of Congenital Talipes Equinovarus in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: Congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), or clubfoot, is a structural malformation that develops early in gestation. Birth prevalence of clubfoot is reported to vary both between and within low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and this information is needed in order to plan treatment services. This systematic review aims to understand the birth prevalence of clubfoot in LMIC settings.
METHODS: Six databases were searched for studies that reported birth prevalence of cl...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/tmi.12833

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-01-22
Acceptance date:
2016
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Pubs id:
pubs:667575
URN:
uri:decdf1ce-eba8-4947-a9ec-9af46205c9c8
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uuid:decdf1ce-eba8-4947-a9ec-9af46205c9c8
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pubs:667575

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