Rising incidence of gastroschisis and exomphalos in New Zealand.

Abstract

BACKGROUND An apparent increase in the incidence of gastroschisis and exomphalos has been reported from several parts of the world. The exact mechanism of this trend is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine the regional and national trends in the incidence of gastroschisis and exomphalos in New Zealand. MATERIAL AND METHODS This retrospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.09.025

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