Prenatal exposure to salicylates and gastroschisis: a case-control study.

@article{Martinezfrias1997PrenatalET,
  title={Prenatal exposure to salicylates and gastroschisis: a case-control study.},
  author={M L Martinez-frias and Elvira Rodr{\'i}guez-Pinilla and L. Prieto},
  journal={Teratology},
  year={1997},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={241-3}
}
Gastroschisis, which is a defect in the abdominal wall, lateral to the umbilical cord, is considered to be a vascular problem, probably due to a disruption of the omphalomesenteric artery [Hoyme et al. (1981) J. Pediatr. 98:228-231]. Recently, Torfs et al. [(1996) Teratology 54:84-92] observed a significantly increased risk for aspirin and ibuprofen, two strong cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Here we present the results of a case-control study conducted by the Spanish Collaborative Study of… CONTINUE READING