Risk factors for neural tube defects: a study at university-affiliated hospitals in Tehran.

@article{Nili2006RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for neural tube defects: a study at university-affiliated hospitals in Tehran.},
  author={Firouzeh Nili and Mohammad Jahangiri},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={20-5}
}
BACKGROUND Neural tube defects have a complex and imperfectly understood etiology involving both genetic and environmental factors. In this case-control study, we tried to determine the association of known risk factors for neural tube defects in patients referred to university-affiliated hospitals with neurosurgical services in the city of Tehran. METHODS Risk factors were assessed in-person through interviews with infants' mothers. We found 192 neural tube defect cases. One hundred and… CONTINUE READING

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