Further experience of vitamin supplementation for prevention of neural tube defect recurrences.

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In accordance with a previous protocol, a second cohort of 254 mothers with a history of previous neural tube defect (NTD) births was before a subsequent conception and continued until the time of the second missed menstrual period. There were 2 NTD recurrences (0.9% of 234 infants/fetuses examined), which is significantly fewer than the 11 NTD recurrences… (More)

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@article{Smithells1983FurtherEO, title={Further experience of vitamin supplementation for prevention of neural tube defect recurrences.}, author={R W Smithells and Norman Cumming Nevin and Mary J. Seller and S. Sheppard and R. Harris and Andrew P. Read and Drummond Fielding and S. Walker and Chris J Schorah and Jonathan Wild}, journal={Lancet}, year={1983}, volume={1 8332}, pages={1027-31} }