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Research & Reviews  307 results

Ultrasound Appearances of the Acrania-Anencephaly Sequence at 10 to 14 Weeks' Gestation.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15267
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine References; Wertaschnigg D, Reddy M et. al.

Mar 9th, 2020 - The acrania-anencephaly sequence is a lethal condition with a high detection rate in experienced hands after 10 weeks' gestation. However, earlier in gestation, many cases remain undetected. Different phenotypic appearances have been described and...

Craniorachischisis with Exencephaly.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15513815.2020.1716282
Fetal and Pediatric Pathology; Guerrero J, Heller DS et. al.

Jan 26th, 2020 - Background: Neural tube defects can be as mild as spina bifida, to as severe as anencephaly, with only a fraction of these cases presenting as both craniorachischisis and exencephaly. Case report: The G3, P1011 mother was 25-years old, who at an e...

An Unusual First-Trimester Ultrasound Presentation of the Acrania-Anencephaly Sequence:...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15161
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine References; Sepulveda W, De La Maza F et. al.

Nov 10th, 2019 - A previously unrecognized first-trimester presentation of the acrania-anencephaly sequence is described. Ultrasound features included a constriction ring around the external base of the developing skull and an enlarged globular head, resembling a ...

Laboratory screening and diagnosis of open neural tube defects, 2019 revision: a techni...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41436-019-0681-0
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Genetics; Palomaki GE, Bupp C et. al.

Nov 8th, 2019 - Open neural tube defects (ONTDs) include open spina bifida (OSB) and anencephaly. These defects are caused by incomplete closure of the neural tube at about 4 weeks of pregnancy. Levels of early second-trimester maternal serum (ms) alpha-fetoprote...

The search for genetic determinants of human neural tube defects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6993899
Current Opinion in Pediatrics; Wolujewicz P, Ross ME

Nov 6th, 2019 - An update is presented regarding neural tube defects (NTDs) including spina bifida and anencephaly, which are among the most common serious birth defects world-wide. Decades of research suggest that no single factor is responsible for neurulation ...

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Guidelines  2 results

Teratology Society position statement on surveillance and prevalence estimation of neural tu...
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/bdr2.1434
Kancherla, V.,et al

Dec 18th, 2018 - In this position statement, the Teratology Society acknowledges the value of accurate measurement of total prevalence of neural tube defects (NTDs) in the population to support prevention, and advocates for rigorous surveillance world‐wide. NTDs,.

Practice Bulletin No. 187: Neural Tube Defects.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002412
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Nov 30th, 2017 - Neural tube defects (NTDs) are congenital structural abnormalities of the central nervous system and vertebral column. Neural tube defects may occur as an isolated malformation, in combination with other malformations, as part of a genetic syndrom...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  371 results

Ultrasound Appearances of the Acrania-Anencephaly Sequence at 10 to 14 Weeks' Gestation.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15267
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine References; Wertaschnigg D, Reddy M et. al.

Mar 9th, 2020 - The acrania-anencephaly sequence is a lethal condition with a high detection rate in experienced hands after 10 weeks' gestation. However, earlier in gestation, many cases remain undetected. Different phenotypic appearances have been described and...

Craniorachischisis with Exencephaly.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15513815.2020.1716282
Fetal and Pediatric Pathology; Guerrero J, Heller DS et. al.

Jan 26th, 2020 - Background: Neural tube defects can be as mild as spina bifida, to as severe as anencephaly, with only a fraction of these cases presenting as both craniorachischisis and exencephaly. Case report: The G3, P1011 mother was 25-years old, who at an e...

An Unusual First-Trimester Ultrasound Presentation of the Acrania-Anencephaly Sequence:...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15161
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine References; Sepulveda W, De La Maza F et. al.

Nov 10th, 2019 - A previously unrecognized first-trimester presentation of the acrania-anencephaly sequence is described. Ultrasound features included a constriction ring around the external base of the developing skull and an enlarged globular head, resembling a ...

Laboratory screening and diagnosis of open neural tube defects, 2019 revision: a techni...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41436-019-0681-0
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Genetics; Palomaki GE, Bupp C et. al.

Nov 8th, 2019 - Open neural tube defects (ONTDs) include open spina bifida (OSB) and anencephaly. These defects are caused by incomplete closure of the neural tube at about 4 weeks of pregnancy. Levels of early second-trimester maternal serum (ms) alpha-fetoprote...

The search for genetic determinants of human neural tube defects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6993899
Current Opinion in Pediatrics; Wolujewicz P, Ross ME

Nov 6th, 2019 - An update is presented regarding neural tube defects (NTDs) including spina bifida and anencephaly, which are among the most common serious birth defects world-wide. Decades of research suggest that no single factor is responsible for neurulation ...

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News  59 results

Consultation on Fortifying Flour With Folic Acid 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902737

Oct 22nd, 2018 - The Government plans to consult on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid in a move to reduce birth defects. The consultation will start early next year and will look at the evidence around folic acid fortification as well as its pra...

FDA Allows Food Makers to Fortify Corn Masa to Halt Birth Defects, but Few Do
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903827

Oct 22nd, 2018 - Two years after the Food and Drug Administration allowed manufacturers to add folic acid, a crucial B vitamin that prevents terrible birth defects, to their corn flour, very few have done so. A new research report found that only 10 percent of cor...

US Folic Acid Supplementation Effort May Not Be Reaching Hispanic Women
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903535

Oct 16th, 2018 - (Reuters Health) - Corn masa flour and tortillas sold in U.S. grocery stores may not be fortified with folic acid, which means a government effort to help reduce birth defects among Hispanic babies may not be working as intended, a small study sug...

U.S. folic acid supplementation effort may not be reaching Hispanic women
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-folic-acid-fortification/u-s-folic-acid-supplementation-effort-may-not-be-reaching-hispanic-women-idUSKCN1MQ2XA

Oct 16th, 2018 - (Reuters Health) - Corn masa flour and tortillas sold in U.S. grocery stores may not be fortified with folic acid, which means a government effort to help reduce birth defects among Hispanic babies may not be working as intended, a small study sug...

Scientists urge UK to fortify flour with folic acid to limit birth defects
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-folicacid/scientists-urge-uk-to-fortify-flour-with-folic-acid-to-limit-birth-defects-idUSKBN1FK05F

Jan 30th, 2018 - LONDON(Reuters) - Britain’s failure to legislate to make food producers fortify flour with folic acid to help prevent babies being born with birth defects is based on flawed analysis and should be reversed, scientists said on Wednesday. Urging the...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →