Assisted reproductive technology and major birth defects in Western Australia.

  title={Assisted reproductive technology and major birth defects in Western Australia.},
  author={Michele J. Hansen and Jennifer J. Kurinczuk and Nicholas de Klerk and P. Burton and Carol Bower},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={120 4},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of major birth defects diagnosed by 6 years of age in all births and terminations of pregnancy for fetal anomaly conceived by assisted reproductive technology (when this included intracytoplasmic sperm injection and in vitro fertilization [IVF]) and the remainder of nonassisted reproductive technology-conceived children born in Western Australia from 1994 to 2002. METHODS This retrospective cohort study used data linkage between three population-based… CONTINUE READING


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