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Harmonization of description and classification of fetal observations: Achievements and problems still unresolved: Report of the 7(th) Workshop on the Terminology in Developmental Toxicology Berlin, 4-6 May 2011.
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PMID:  22781580     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This article summarizes the 7(th) Workshop on the Terminology in Developmental Toxicology held in Berlin, May 4-6, 2011. The series of Berlin Workshops has been mainly concerned with the harmonization of terminology and classification of fetal anomalies in developmental toxicity studies. The main topics of the 7(th) Workshop were knowledge on the fate of anomalies after birth, use of Version 2 terminology for maternal-fetal observations and non-routinely used species, reclassification of "grey zone" anomalies and categorization of fetal observations for human health risk assessment. The paucity of data on health consequences of the postnatal permanence of fetal anomalies is relevant and further studies are needed. The Version 2 terminology is an important step forward and the terms listed in this glossary are considered also to be appropriate for most observations in non-routinely used species. Continuation of the Berlin Workshops was recommended. Topics suggested for the next Workshop were grouping of fetal observations for reporting and statistical analysis.
Roland Solecki; Stephane Barbellion; Brigitte Bergmann; Heinrich Bürgin; Jochen Buschmann; Ruth Clark; Laura Comotto; Antje Fuchs; Ali Said Faqi; Ralph Gerspach; Konstanze Grote; Helen Hakansson; Verena Heinrich; Barbara Heinrich-Hirsch; Thomas Hofmann; Ulrich Hübel; Thelma Helena Inazaki; Samia Khalil; Thomas B Knudsen; Sabine Kudicke; Wolfgang Lingk; Susan Makris; Simone Müller; Francisco Paumgartten; Rudolf Pfeil; Elkiane Macedo Rama; Steffen Schneider; Kohei Shiota; Eva Tamborini; Mariska Tegelenbosch; Manuela Tiramani; Beate Ulbrich; E A J van Duijnhoven; David Wise; Ibrahim Chahoud
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-1708     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8803591     Medline TA:  Reprod Toxicol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Federal Institute of Risk Assessment, Germany.
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