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Limb deficiencies, chorion villus sampling, and advanced maternal age.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8291530     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Record linkage between a prenatal diagnosis register and a congenital malformation register in the state of Victoria, Australia, has enabled further evaluation of the suggested association between limb deficiencies and early chorion villus sampling (CVS). We found 3 anomalies in this category after later CVS (i.e., 9 weeks and beyond), but our data suggest that advanced maternal age may be a risk factor for both terminal and all limb deficiencies. The data from Victoria are tabulated with data obtained from other registers. Different birth prevalence figures are obtained by different registers, therefore limiting comparisons between registers.
J Halliday; J Lumley; L J Sheffield; P A Lancaster
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical genetics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0148-7299     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1993 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-24     Completed Date:  1994-02-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708900     Medline TA:  Am J Med Genet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1096-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Murdoch Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Australia / epidemiology
Chorionic Villi Sampling / adverse effects*
Congenital Abnormalities / epidemiology
Infant, Newborn
Limb Deformities, Congenital*
Maternal Age*
Middle Aged
Risk Factors

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