Association between Agent Orange and birth defects: systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Ngo2006AssociationBA,
  title={Association between Agent Orange and birth defects: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Anh D. Ngo and Richard Taylor and Christine L Roberts and Tuan V. Nguyen},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={
          1220-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND The association between parental exposure to Agent Orange or dioxin and birth defects is controversial, due to inconsistent findings in the literature. The principal aim of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis of relevant epidemiological studies that examined this association and to assess the heterogeneity among studies. METHODS Relevant studies were identified through a computerized literature search of Medline and Embase from 1966 to 2002; reviewing the reference list of… Expand
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