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Birth Defects

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Birth defects encompass structural and functional alterations that occur during embryonic or fetal development and are present since birth. The cause may be genetic, environmental or unknown and can result in physical and/or mental impairment. Here is the latest research on birth defects.

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MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Population-Based Surveillance for Birth Defects Potentially Related to Zika Virus Infection - 22 States and Territories, January 2016-June 2017

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ReportJanuary 24, 2020
Ashley N SmootsMargaret A Honein
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Performance Assessment in Congenital Heart Surgery - Where Do We Go from Here?

The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryJanuary 22, 2020
Sara K PasqualiSharon-Lise T Normand
Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists


Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical EndocrinologistsJanuary 23, 2020
Jing ChenLin Che
International Journal of Cardiology

Outpatient volumes and medical staffing resources as predictors for continuity of follow-up care during transfer of adolescents with congenital heart disease

International Journal of CardiologyJanuary 22, 2020
Sandra SkogbyEwa-Lena Bratt
Archives of Disease in Childhood

Clinical features and aetiology of cerebral palsy in children from Cross River State, Nigeria

Archives of Disease in ChildhoodJanuary 22, 2020
Roseline DukeRichard Bowman
The Journal of Hand Surgery

Radial Longitudinal Deficiency: Severity Differences Between U.S. and Japanese Cohorts

The Journal of Hand SurgeryJanuary 22, 2020
Schuyler J HalversonCharles A Goldfarb
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Mitral valve replacement with the 15-mm mechanical valve: a 20-year multi-center experience

The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryJanuary 22, 2020
Rinske J IJsselhofPaul H Schoof
Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods

Modeling the congenital heart condition of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum using human induced pluripotent stem cells

Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological MethodsJanuary 23, 2020
Wendy KeungRonald A Li
Journal of Cardiac Surgery

Heart transplantation and in-hospital outcomes in adult congenital heart disease patients with Fontan: A decade nationwide analysis from 2004 to 2014

Journal of Cardiac SurgeryJanuary 24, 2020
Gabriel A HernandezJonathan N Menachem
Journal of Cardiology Cases

Transcatheter closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects with Amplatzer® duct occluder I; The first case report in Japan

Journal of Cardiology CasesJanuary 24, 2020
Takanari FujiiMasaaki Ota
Clinical Science

Downregulation of the insulin signaling pathway by SHC may correlate with congenital heart disease in Chinese populations

Clinical ScienceJanuary 24, 2020
Zhiling LuoTao Guo
Oral Oncology

Oral MALT Lymphoma: Something to remember

Oral OncologyJanuary 22, 2020
Francesca ZottiGiorgia Capocasale
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Benzenesulfonamide Derivatives as Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase Inhibitors and Antiviral Agents Against Dengue and Zika Virus Infections

Journal of Medicinal ChemistryJanuary 24, 2020
Wei-Chia ChenWen-Shan Li
Veterinary Parasitology

Prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection and associated histologic findings in domestic cats (Felis catus)

Veterinary ParasitologyJanuary 24, 2020
Italo B ZeccaSarah A Hamer
Clinical Medicine & Research

Cardiac Anomalies in Liveborn and Stillborn Monochorionic Twins

Clinical Medicine & ResearchJanuary 22, 2020
Elizabeth McPhersonScott Hebbring

DNAH10 mutation correlates with cisplatin sensitivity and tumor mutation burden in small-cell lung cancer

AgingJanuary 22, 2020
Man LiLinlang Guo
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Outcomes of preterm infants born with marginal viability in a University Hospital in Thailand

Journal of Paediatrics and Child HealthJanuary 24, 2020
Nuttha PiriyapokinPracha Nuntnarumit
Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Importance of various skin sutures in cheiloplasty of cleft lip

Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeonsJanuary 23, 2020
Soung Min Kim
Veterinary Medicine and Science

Lobar holoprosencephaly with craniofacial defects in a Friesian calf: A case report

Veterinary Medicine and ScienceJanuary 24, 2020
Mosiany L KisipanRodi O Ojoo
Cirugia y cirujanos

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of head and neck. A 5-year retrospective study: Experience in a single third-level reference center

Cirugia y cirujanosJanuary 23, 2020
Sergio I Gamboa-HoilJosé A Abrego-Vásquez

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