Khalid A. Alhussein

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OBJECTIVE To ascertain the incidence, and describe the various forms of neural tube defects (NTDs) due to genetic, chromosomal, and syndromic causes. METHODS We carried out a retrospective analysis of data retrieved from the medical records of newborn infants admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with NTDs and their mothers spanning 14 years(More)
INTRODUCTION Neural tube defects represent group of congenital diseases with relatively high incidence in population. Authors assess world and Slovak literature and statistical facts about the epidemiology of NTD and compare them with their own results of retrospective study performed in Children's Hospital, Bratislava. MATERIALS AND METHODS List of(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe cases of sirenomelia and severe caudal regression syndrome (CRS), to report the prevalence of sirenomelia, and compare our findings with the literature. METHODS Retrospective data was retrieved from the medical records of infants with the diagnosis of sirenomelia and CRS and their mothers from 1989 to 2010 (22 years) at the Security(More)
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