Reproductive technologies and the risk of birth defects.

  title={Reproductive technologies and the risk of birth defects.},
  author={M. Davies and V. Moore and K. Willson and P. van Essen and K. Priest and H. Scott and E. Haan and A. Chan},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={366 19},
  • M. Davies, V. Moore, +5 authors A. Chan
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND The extent to which birth defects after infertility treatment may be explained by underlying parental factors is uncertain. METHODS We linked a census of treatment with assisted reproductive technology in South Australia to a registry of births and terminations with a gestation period of at least 20 weeks or a birth weight of at least 400 g and registries of birth defects (including cerebral palsy and terminations for defects at any gestational period). We compared risks of birth… CONTINUE READING
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