Geospatial clustering of gastroschisis in Poland: Data from the Polish Registry of Congenital Malformations (PRCM).

@article{MaternaKiryluk2016GeospatialCO,
  title={Geospatial clustering of gastroschisis in Poland: Data from the Polish Registry of Congenital Malformations (PRCM).},
  author={Anna Materna-Kiryluk and Barbara Więckowska and Katarzyna Wiśniewska and Małgorzata Czyżewska and Urszula Godula-Stuglik and Małgorzata Baumert and Ryszard Margol and Anna Latos-Bieleńska},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={461-70}
}
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were: to evaluate the prevalence of abdominal wall defects in the Polish population, to analyze temporal trends in the prevalence, to identify areas (clusters) of high risk of abdominal wall defects, and to characterize, with respect to epidemiology, children with abdominal wall defects and their mothers in the area defined as a cluster. MATERIAL AND METHODS We used isolated congenital malformations (gastroschisis Q79.3 and omphalocele Q79.2 according to the… CONTINUE READING