An aetiological study of the VACTERL-association

  title={An aetiological study of the VACTERL-association},
  author={Andrew Endre Czeizel and I. Lud{\'a}nyi},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
This paper reports the results of the first population-based study of the aetiology of VACTERL-association (i.e., the occurrence of three or more closely defined VACTERL-type abnormalities without other major congenital abnormalities). Forty-three VACTERL-associations and 33 VACTERL-like cases (the latter representing combinations of three or more closely or broadly defined VACTERL abnormalities with other congenital abnormalities) were evaluated. The noteworthy features of the VACTERL… CONTINUE READING


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