Incidence of neural tube defects among neonates at King Hussein Medical Centre, Jordan.

Neural tube defects (NTDs) are important factors in fetal and infant mortality. There have been no studies on the incidence of NTDs in Jordan. A one-year prospective study was therefore conducted in King Hussein Medical Centre neonatal unit (April 2002-April 2003) to determine the incidence of NTDs among Jordanian neonates. All liveborn babies, both term… CONTINUE READING