Isolated fetal omphalocele, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, and assisted reproductive technologies.

@article{WilkinsHaug2009IsolatedFO,
  title={Isolated fetal omphalocele, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, and assisted reproductive technologies.},
  author={Louise E Wilkins-Haug and Amina Porter and Pam Hawley and Carol B. Benson},
  journal={Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology},
  year={2009},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={58-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) among fetuses with an ultrasound diagnosis of isolated omphalocele and to examine relevant clinical variables, in particular route of conception. MATERIALS AND METHODS An ultrasound and consultation database (1988-2007) was searched and cases were included that met the following criteria: omphalocele, no additional major structural anomaly or autosomal aneuploidy, and either newborn examination or molecular diagnostic… CONTINUE READING
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